Welcome to Agganis Arena at Boston University. We are working diligently to make this facility a safe and secure venue for our guests, employees and vendors. We hope you enjoy your event experience!
Security Searches and Metal Detectors
To help ensure the highest level of safety and security, all Arena Guests, employees, and vendors are subject to security searches and a courtesy screening, which may include metal detection devices.
Opening Times: Doors and Parking
Doors are open one hour prior to the start of an event. Parking lots and the VIP entrance open ninety minutes prior to the start of an event.
Agganis Arena is a smoke-free facility. Guests are not allowed to smoke inside the building. For the safety of our Guests and for the health and comfort of others, there are no areas designated for smoking outside of Agganis Arena.
Guests are prohibited from bringing alcoholic beverages into Agganis Arena.
Agganis Arena’s policy on cameras and recording equipment varies. In general, flash photography is prohibited at all events; Arena policy on the use of video recorders or digital cameras with recording capabilities varies by event. Arena personnel reserves the right to examine and prohibit the use of any camera or recording equipment it deems unacceptable. Refer to the individual event page for more information about camera policies.
Items that jeopardize the safety, viewing, listening pleasure, or enjoyment of other guests are prohibited. In accordance with building policy and security guidelines, items not allowed into Agganis Arena include but are not limited to: alcoholic beverages, outside food or beverages, bottles or cans of any type, coolers, containers, weapons or firearms, fireworks, illegal substances, bullhorns, noisemakers, confetti, beach balls or other inflatable items, Frisbees, laser pointers, back packs, large bags, large banners, sticks or poles, folding chairs, stools, skateboards, and roller blades, etc. Arena management reserves the right to remove any items it deems a violation of its building policy and security guidelines. No check-in services are available for prohibited items.
Banners and Signs
Guests are not allowed to bring any outside banner(s) into the Arena. Small signs are permitted as long as they do not block the view of others or contain political and/or obscene material. Large signs and signs which contain sticks and poles are not allowed into the Arena. Arena management reserves the right to remove any sign in Agganis Arena.
Food & Beverage
Outside food and beverages are not permitted into Agganis Arena. The
offers a wide variety of food and beverages at our concession stands and
Ticket scalping—the resale of Agganis Arena admission tickets—is
strictly prohibited on the premises. Violators of this policy will
be prosecuted to the fullest extent
of the law.
Exit and Reentry
Once guests enter Agganis Arena for an event they are not allowed to exit and reenter the Arena for that same event. Only under emergency circumstances will a guest be allowed to reenter the Arena; prior to exiting arrangements must be made with Arena personnel.
To help make Agganis Arena a safe and enjoyable environment for all Guests, we request that all Guests be courteous to those around them and abide by all building policies and regulations. Guests who do not conduct themselves in a proper manner and do not abide by building policies and regulations will be removed from the Arena.
Boston University athletic events are for the enjoyment of all in attendance and should be safe and fun. Fans are asked to behave responsibly at all games and to cheer loudly for the Terriers.
Boston University, the Hockey East Conference, America East Conference, and the NCAA promote good sportsmanship by student-athletes, coaches, and spectators. Please support the participants and officials in a positive manner. Throwing objects of any type and any profane, racial, sexist or other abusive comments or actions directed at officials, student-athletes, visiting team fans, spectators, coaches or team representatives will not be tolerated and are grounds for removal from AGGANIS ARENA.
Leaflets & Brochures
Leaflets and brochures are prohibited in the Arena.
Agganis Arena would be happy to make your birthday announcement at a Boston University Athletic event. Announcements are free and we can only accommodate birthdays, anniversaries and military welcomes. Information must be received 48 hours before the event – if it is after this window than the announcement is not guaranteed.
To request a birthday announcement, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the person’s name, a pronunciation guide, and an age or anniversary year if you want it announced, plus the game you are requesting the announcement.