Free UMD Student Tickets

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All students at the University of Maryland, College Park, are eligible to receive one free ticket to each event.

About the free tickets

  • Available for most events presented by The Clarice, UMD School of Music and UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.
  • You must register for a student account to be able access your free tickets!
  • Pre-registration and reservations can be done in person at our ticket office, online through our website, or by calling the ticket office.
  • Free UMD Student Tickets become available on the first day of classes each semester. 

Register for access to free tickets:

First ticket purchase of the school year? You must register online for access to free tickets:

  • Create and/or login to your online account.
  • Add a “Free Student Ticket Registration” merchandise item to your cart.
  • Click “Checkout” to continue with the checkout process.
  • Continue through the checkout process as prompted. Make sure to click “Confirm” at the very end – you’re not registered until you see an Order Confirmation screen with a unique order number to confirm your Free Student Ticket registration.

How to register in person:

  • Visit the ticket office with your UID.
  • Our ticket office staff will create or update your ticketing account, giving you access to Free Student Tickets.
  • Check your email (including your Spam folder!) for an email asking you to set your password.
  • Set your password.

Reserve your free tickets:

How to reserve your free tickets online:

  • Create and/or login to your online account.
  • If you are creating a new account, you must first register a UMD Student ticket account. Add a "Free Student Ticket Registration" merchandise item Student Ticket Registration” to your cart and confirm your Registration order.
  • Next, go to the event you would like to attend.
  • Select a seat anywhere in the house at any price level and add the ticket to your basket.  
  • When you reach the Checkout page, your ticket will be discounted to $0.
  • Complete your check out. 

How to reserve your free tickets in person at the ticket office:

Reserve a ticket in person at the ticket office with your UID.

Frequently Asked Questions & Reminders

  • Tickets are available for the entirety of the 2022-2023 academic year. 
  • You can see as many different music, theatre, and dance performances as you want, but just one performance per run. Want to see it again? Additional student tickets are Pay What You Wish, with a suggested price of $10 per ticket!  Pay What You Wish minimum ticket price is $5.
  • Don’t ghost us! If you have a ticket you can’t use, please give us a call (301.405.2787) or email us ( and let us know at least an hour before the show starts. If your account has 3 or more unused tickets, we’ll return your remaining tickets for the semester and you’ll have to re-register next semester.
  • Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.
  • Interested in bringing a student group or class? Email the ticket office at for more information!

Questions? Comments? Contact our ticket office if you want more information.