About the TIC

About the TIC

Get tickets at our on-campus box office, the Ticket and Information Center
On Sale at the TIC
Photo: Columbia Students queue out the door of Lerner Lobby on opening day of On Sale at the TIC

The Ticket and Information Center (TIC) is the Arts Initiative’s box office, located in the lobby of Lerner Hall.

The TIC distributes more than 45,000 tickets each year to Broadway shows, Metropolitan Opera performances, student events, and more, providing countless Columbians affordable, convenient access to the rich cultural life of New York City. We accept cash, credit card, or check.


TIC Box Office Hours: Tuesday—Saturday, 3—8 PM

(Closed for University holidays and breaks)

(212) 851-0419

Discount Movie Vouchers

Get discounted admission to many of New York City's leading movie theaters.


Movie vouchers are available for purchase in-person at the Ticket and Information Center in the Lerner Hall lobby.

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On Sale at the TIC

Discounted tickets to hundreds of off-campus arts events at the city's leading performance spaces including Broadway, Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, the New York Philharmonic, and more.

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Student Events

Discover a variety of student arts events and get tickets online or in-person at the TIC. 





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