Passport to the Performing Arts

Art Garfunkel performing

Free Tickets to Princeton's Best Shows

The Passport to the Performing Arts program, sponsored and administered by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students, allows undergraduate and graduate students to attend a number of world-class performances on campus each year at no charge. At the beginning of each academic year, all students receive 6 Passports loaded onto their TigerCards. Non-degree-seeking students are not eligible to participate in the program.

4 Tiger Tickets

Tiger Tickets can be used for non-student organization performances below $10 and/or that are designated "Tiger Ticket Eligible."

2 Student Events
Eligible Tickets 

These can be used on student organization performances that are designated "Student Events Eligible."

How to Use Your Passport

  • Availability Use of Passports is subject to availability of tickets. Passports can only be used for designated performances through the end of the academic year. Students may redeem one ticket per show. Ticket redemption is subject to the restrictions of the program budget and the specific venue.
  • At the Show Students are required to present their TigerCards when redeeming tickets at the box office and when attending performances at some venues. Students may take multiple TigerCards to the box office, but ticket limits may apply. To redeem your Passports in exchange for a ticket, please visit an approved campus box office. 
  • At McCarter Theatre, students can book tickets online. Visit the McCarter PU Student Ticketing page, to see offerings and booking details for Passport Eligible shows.
  • At the Princeton University Concerts Series ("PUC"), students can access Tiger Tickets when booking tickets online or in-person for all concert offerings throughout the academic year. Visit the Student Tickets page for more information and other initiatives available to University students.

Register your Event

Only performing arts student organizations may register their event to be Passport to the Arts eligible. To apply, email Pat Rounds '15, ODUS Arts Program Coordinator

We reserve the right to amend these policies as necessary