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Ticket Central FAQs

Ticket Central, NYU’s clearinghouse for tickets to the movies, musical events, sporting events, Broadway, Off-Broadway shows and more! Ticket Central also provides ticket printing and advertising services for NYU events to service students and staff.

Ticket Central is located in the NYU Skirball Center Lobby, at 566 LaGuardia Place. Our box office is on the side entrance of the NYU Kimmel Center.

Ticket Central hours for Fall and Spring are as follows: Tuesday-Saturday noon-6pm. Ticket Central is closed for all university holidays and breaks. Check our website for summer hours.

Ticket Central accepts cash, credit cards and campus cash at the box office. 

No, Ticket Central does NOT process refunds and/or exchanges unless a show/event has been rescheduled or cancelled. Please check the specific information on your purchased tickets to make sure that they are in fact the correct tickets. In the event that you were given wrong tickets, a refund/exchange will be issued at the discretion of Ticket Central management.

All matriculated, active NYU students, NYU faculty, administrators, visiting scholars, and staff may use Ticket Central’s services. Your valid NYUCard or Alumni ID is required for all transactions and services at NYU Ticket Central. IMPORTANT: Only NYUCardholders with full university privileges (dark purple ID color) may purchase tickets to theatre, performing arts, sports and other special events, or claim free tickets to shows or movies on the first day of sale or distribution. 

All students must be active with a valid dark purple NYU ID in order to use Ticket Central’s services.

A customer may buy an unlimited amount of movie passes and vouchers (some restrictions may apply depending on availability and time of year). There is usually a 4-ticket limit per NYU for our NYC Events.  However, sometimes this may change depending on ticket availability. Ticket limits are posted on the Ticket Central website and on NYU Home.

Ticket Central's NYC Events (Theatre, Opera, Sports and other NYC events) are offered for sale online through NYUHome. You must have a valid NYUHome account to access online ticket sales.

Movie passes and vouchers are only available for purchase at our box office.

Sorry, we do not take phone or email orders. 

No. Your friend or family member may not purchase tickets for you with your NYU ID. You MUST be present with your own valid NYU ID to purchase tickets.

Ticket Central can help you purchase group tickets to almost any event in the New York area. We will also help you find the best prices!

You can buy group tickets for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, musical and dance performances/events, sporting events, museums...basically most events in NYC.

YES! Ticket Central often gives out free movie passes and tickets to shows/events. The best way to keep informed of our free stuff is to join the Ticket Central Listserv!

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Contact Us


Ticket Central:
Group Services:
Steals & Deals:
NYU Skirball Center:
Campus Events:

Phone: 212-998-4941
Fax: 212-995-4961

Box Office Location:

566 LaGuardia Place
At Washington Square
(Side Entrance of the NYU Kimmel Center)

Summer 2016 Box Office Hours:

Through June 18: Tuesday – Saturday, noon–6:00pm
June 21 - August 6: Tuesday - Friday, noon-6:00pm
August 7 - 15: CLOSED
Starting August 16: Tuesday – Saturday, noon–6:00pm

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