FOR OUR VISITORS

About Bryan-College Station
How to Get Here
Where to Park
Visiting Team Pass Gate
Will Call
Visiting Team Dressing Room
Visiting Team Parking
Visiting Band Parking

All About Bryan-College Station
 

Texas A&M University is located in Bryan/College Station, which has gained national acclaim as one of the most livable metropolitan areas in the United States.

LOCATION: Bryan/College Station is located in Brazos County in east central Texas, about 140 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. The nearest interstate is Interstate Highway 45 (38 miles). Bryan serves as the county seat for Brazos County. Bordered by the Brazos and Navasota Rivers, it occupies 583 square miles at an average elevation of 367 feet above sea level. The community is just 95 miles northwest of Houston, 166 miles northeast of San Antonio, 104 miles east of Austin, 172 miles south of Fort Worth and 169 miles south of Dallas.

POPULATION: Bryan/College Station has a total population of 133,550. Bryan has a population of 65,660 and College Station, 67,890, with the total Brazos County population at 152,415.

EDUCATION: Public education is provided by the Bryan Independent School District and the College Station Independent School District. Several private schools also serve Bryan/College Station. Higher education is offered by Blinn College, a two-year institution, and Texas A&M University, a world-class university.

ARTS & CULTURE: Through Texas A&M University's Opera and Performing Arts Society (OPAS), the Arts Council of Brazos Valley and several other organizations, quality entertainment is brought frequently to Bryan/College Station.

Presentations include ballet and modern dance companies, symphonies, Broadway road shows, operas, and classical jazz and pop musicians. For further information contact the Arts Council of Brazos Valley at (979) 696-ARTS (2787).

Cultural programs often feature world-renowned speakers and political figures. There are also local theater productions, exhibits of artists and craftsmen, and a season of quality music from the area's own symphony orchestra and chorus. Texas A&M and several galleries regularly feature art and exhibits. The Brazos Valley Museum offers exhibits, lectures and demonstrations for all ages. For more information, call (979) 776-2195.

ATTRACTIONS: In addition to Texas A&M University and the world renowned George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Bryan/College Station takes pride in its numerous sights of interest, including the Brazos County Arboretum, Bryan's Historical District, Carnegie Library and Messina Hof Wine Cellars. For more information on these and other sights, call the Bryan/College Station Convention & Visitor Bureau at (979) 260-9898.

RECREATION: Bryan and College Station both have fine park systems providing basketball, swimming, soccer, softball, tennis, jogging, nature trails and bike paths. Many programs and special events are scheduled throughout the year. Texas A&M University also offers many sporting events including Aggie football, basketball, baseball, and a host of other collegiate sports.

Bryan/College Station is conveniently located near many outdoor recreation areas making boating, sailing, swimming, fishing, camping and hunting easily accessible.

Parks, golf courses and A&M's facilities provide Bryan/College Station with a diversity of recreational opportunities.

HEALTH: With a wide range of available medical specialists and facilities, Bryan/College Station is considered a regional medical center.

This community is home to three medical-surgical hospitals. Together, these facilities provide more than 400 beds. In addition, there is a major medical clinic that is growing steadily. Also, 11 nursing-assisted living homes and retirement homes are located in Bryan/College Station. Texas A&M University also contributes to the medical community with its fine medical school.

How to Get Here
 

AIR SERVICE: Continental and American Airlines offer service directly into College Station's Easterwood Airport. You may also choose to fly into several major nearby airports, including Houston/George Bush Intercontinental Airport (1 1/2 hours away by car), Houston Hobby Airport (2 hours), Austin/Bergstrom International Airport (1 3/4 hours) or Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (3 hours).

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Click on this link for driving directions to the Texas A&M campus from several major Texas cities.

Where to Park
 

CLICK HERE for complete parking information.

Visiting Team Pass Gate
 

The visiting team pass gate is located at Gate 4.

Will Call
 

The visiting team will call is also located on the southeast corner of the stadium at Gate 3.

Visiting Team Dressing Room
 

The visiting team's dressing room is located under the first deck, at the far southeast corner of the stadium (scoreboard and bleacher end).

Visiting team tickets are traditionally located in that same part of the stadium, in sections 147-149.

Visiting Team Parking
 

Team buses will park inside the Southeast gate of Kyle Field adjacent to lot "C" beside the visitor's locker room. There is space available for a maximum of 4 buses, two vans and an equipment truck, or 4 buses and one 18 wheel tractor-trailer.

Visiting Band Parking
 

Band buses will park on Coke Street. The Texas Aggie Band director will contact visiting band directors for parking passes to this area. Due to limited space, only the vehicles with parking passes will be admitted to these spaces.