Villanova Football Fan Guide 2022


VILLANOVA, Pennsylvania—With less than a week left until the football team opens its home season for the first time in 18 years, Villanova Athletics has announced its fan guide for the 2022 season. The Villanova Stadium playing environment are designed to provide a fun and safe environment for Wildcats fans of all ages to cheer on the team while providing fan-friendly features and amenities throughout the stadium. Villanova will host five regular season home football games, including the 2022 home opener against Lehigh on Friday, Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. and subsequent games against CAA opponents Monmouth (Sept. 24), UAlbany (Oct. 22) , Hampton (October 29) and Delaware (November 19).

Season tickets

A familiar perk for season ticket holders returns in 2022, as fans renewing season tickets or purchasing season tickets for the first time will have the exclusive opportunity to sit in the middle seating section near the 50-yard line. . Subscription packages can be purchased from the options listed below and the home game schedule includes competition against Lehigh (September 2), Monmouth (September 24), UAlbany (October 22), Hampton (October 29) and Delaware (Nov. 19). Holders of renewed season tickets can purchase tickets for 2022 by logging on to online account manager.

Season pass options
Adult $150.00
Youth (12 and under:) $90.00

Nova Points

Football season ticket holders for the 2022 season will receive 30 Nova Points per year of season ticket purchases. Fans who purchase season tickets for Villanova’s four paid sports (Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Soccer and Men’s Lacrosse) will receive an additional 10 Nova Points per fiscal year (June 1 through May 31). This is a great benefit for four-sport season ticket holders who have the opportunity to earn a total of 130 Nova Points per year (30 each for Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Football and Men’s Lacrosse in addition to the 10 point bonus). More information…Nova Points. For questions, call 610-519-4100 or email

Group tickets

Villanova soccer games are the perfect opportunity to entertain groups, including employee appreciation parties, entertaining customers, youth soccer team nights, birthday parties, fundraisers or just a group of friends. Groups of 10 or more enjoy a special group rate. Make a deposit today and get the first chance to select match tickets. More information…Group ticket deposit.

Single Match Tickets

Tickets for individual home matches are on sale now! Single tickets for all home games except Family Weekend (September 24) are $20.00 for adults, $10.00 for children ages 3-12 and 5 $.00 for groups of 10 or more. Family weekend tickets are $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for youth. Fans can buy single match tickets on line or by calling the Villanova box office at 610-519-4100.

Mobile tickets

Villanova Athletics exclusively uses digital ticketing for all ticketed sporting events. Mobile ticketing offers a more streamlined and simple approach for fans while enabling contactless transactions at the entrance to sports venues.

It is recommended that all fans attending a paid sporting event, including season ticket holders and single game ticket holders, download the Villanova Athletics mobile app to facilitate the mobile ticketing process. Single match ticket holders are already familiar with mobile ticket delivery and season ticket holders will now also have this transaction method applied to their accounts. Subscription holders will have access to an enhanced online account manager that enhances user experience and provides a self-service experience. Ticket holders will also be able to download tickets to their digital wallet as well as transfer tickets to multiple recipients via SMS or email.

General parking

General parking for all home football games, except Family Weekend, will be in the I-1 garage at the normal hourly rate. The I-1 the garage will open three hours before kick-off and no tailgating is permitted in the garage. Click on here for directions at the Villanova campus and athletics facilities.


2022 Season – Tailgating Home Page

Tailgate on the green (Mendel Field)

For the home game against UAlbany (October 22), fans can reserve a private football tailgating site (a 10′ x 15′ private site) on Mendel Field. Tailgate on the Green is sold out for the home game against Monmouth (September 24), but fans can join the waitlist. Up to 20 guests will be allowed at each site. Fans may bring portable propane grills (no charcoal), food and beverages. Fans aged 21 and over are permitted to possess and consume a moderate amount of beer and wine on their private site. NO hard liquor will be allowed. Each private site will receive 20 wristbands for guests to wear. All guests of a private tailgating site must have a wristband. The fan who has booked the private site will be held responsible for ensuring that all guests adhere to the tailgating rules and guidelines. Requests must be made no later than Monday noon of the match week. The gate on the green opens three hours before kick-off.

Villanova Football Club

The Villanova Football Club (VFC) helps ensure the continued success of the Villanova Football program by providing significant financial support for key initiatives and enrichment opportunities for our student-athletes. Our goals include creating networking opportunities for all members of the Villanova Football community, enhancing the playing experience and increasing club membership through annual program fundraising support . By making a minimum donation of $100, you become a member of the VFC! All members are invited to join VFC for a pre-game tailgate before every Villanova home game.

wildcat walk

Arrive on campus early before home football games and don’t miss the Wildcat Walk which takes place in the A-2 parking two hours before kick-off. The band, cheerleaders, dance team and twirlers will lead the football team through the A-2 parking lot as they head to the dressing rooms before the game. The Wildcat Drive route will run from the back of the Finneran Pavilion through the A-2 lot and in the Villanova stadium.

Gameday digital program

Once again in 2022, Villanova Football’s matchday schedule is available for digital download! The program will be available free of charge each week on match day on and the Villanova Athletics Mobile App.

Promotional schedule
Below are details of the single match football promotions for the 2022 season.

Friday, Sept. 2 vs. Lehigh (6:00 p.m.)

Presented by Jersey Mike’s

  • Theme – wear light blue!
  • Giveaway – light blue pom poms for Villanova students

Saturday September 24 against Monmouth (3:30 p.m.)
Presented by Main Line Health

  • family weekend
  • Contest – Nation thunder sticks

Saturday, October 22 against UAlbany (3:30 p.m.)
Presented by Villanova School of Business

  • Back home
  • football alumni day
  • Military Appreciation Game – Free entry for serving and retired military and their families. Contact for more information.
  • Theme – Breast Cancer Awareness Game. Wear pink!
  • Contest – Villanova Football pink t-shirts for Villanova students

Saturday, October 29 vs. Hampton (1:00 p.m.)
Presented by Rothman Orthopedics

  • Theme – Halloween
  • Contest – Villanova treat bags
  • Costume contest – Win a Villanova prize by having the best costume! A young person and a student from Villanova will be selected.
  • Community Day – Buy 1 Get 1 Free for friends and neighbors of Villanova. Contact for more information.

Saturday, Nov. 19 vs. Delaware (1:00 p.m.)
Presented by Independence Blue Cross

  • Senior Day – Pre-game recognition for senior soccer student-athletes. Recognition at halftime for cheer, dance, twirler and band seniors.
  • Community Day – Buy 1 Get 1 Free for friends and neighbors of Villanova. Contact for more information.

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