About the TIC

About the TIC

Get tickets at our on-campus box office, the Ticket and Information Center

Fall 2020 Note

In light of current social distancing protocols due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the TIC is closed for the Fall 2020 semester.

On Sale at the TIC
Photo: Columbia Students queue out the door of Lerner Lobby on opening day of On Sale at the TIC | Credit: Adrienne Stortz

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.

Tickets Offered at the TIC

On Sale at the TIC

[Paused for Fall 2020 semester] 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.

Discount Movie Vouchers

[Paused for Fall 2020 semester] Get discounted admission to many of New York City's leading movie theaters. Movie vouchers are available at the Ticket and Information Center in Lerner Hall lobby.

Student Events

[TIC closed for in-person sales during Fall 2020 semester] Discover a variety of student arts events and get tickets online or in-person at the TIC.