A new system has been set into place for the thousands of Abilene Christian University students, faculty and guests who will attend home football games this year, according to a university student newspaper.
Normally, anyone who graduated from university and still had a campus ID card could show it and still gain free access to home football games, something school officials say only applies to currently enrolled students.
“We didn’t want to have a person who graduated in 2000 and has had their student ID for the last ten years to get into the games for free anymore,” said John Houser, assistant director of athletics and in charge of marketing, ticketing and advertising. “This new ticketing system is a way to regulate that.”
Under the new system, stadium employees will stationed at the stadium’s entrance gates, carrying portable card readers to scan students’ campus ID card.
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