Bryce Jordan Center Bag Policy
In line with the best practices at major entertainment venues, the Bryce Jordan Center utilizes walk-through metal detectors at all entry gates and restrictions on the size and type of bag that may be carried into the arena for all events.
PERMITTED BAGS AT THE BRYCE JORDAN CENTER:
- Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12”.
- One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
- Small clutch bags, with or without a handle or strap, that do not exceed 4.5” x 6.5” x 1".
An exception will be made for medically necessary items that cannot fit into a clear bag, after proper inspection. No backpacks allowed.
Fans will be asked to return non-approved bags or other prohibited items to their vehicle prior to arena entry. There is no check-in location for prohibited bags or items at the BJC.
All media representatives with necessary bags and equipment must enter the BJC at the media entrance to have each item inspected and tagged prior to entering the BJC.
Limit one bag per guest.
Bag Policy FAQs
How does this make the experience more convenient for fans?
This will enable us to move fans through our security checkpoints much faster, allowing staff to be more efficient and effective in checking bags that are brought into the Bryce Jordan Center. There will be less time spent standing in lines at the arena entrances and fans will enjoy an improved sense of safety. Shorter lines means fewer hassles.
How many bags can each fan bring into the Bryce Jordan Center?
Each guest, including children, will be able to carry one approved bag into the venue.
What happens if I show up at the gate with a bag that is not permitted?
Fans will be asked to return non-approved bags or other prohibited items to their vehicle prior to arena entry. There is no check-in location for prohibited bags or items at the Bryce Jordan Center.
The Bryce Jordan Center is not responsible for items left behind, lost, stolen, or damaged.
Can I bring a seat cushion?
Yes! One-piece, foam seat cushions without metal frames are permitted. If you bring a seat cushion, prepare to have it inspected/patted down prior to entry.
Are umbrellas allowed in the Bryce Jordan Center?
Umbrellas are allowed in the Bryce Jordan Center unless otherwise stipulated by the artist/tour management, promoter, and tour security. Please check your event page for details on prohibited items.
Bryce Jordan Center management, Penn State University, artist/tour management, promoter, and security reserves the right to prohibit any additional items at their discretion. Bryce Jordan Center management and security staff reserves the right to search anyone, and their belongings, who enter the premises.