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The SVSU Box Office provides centralized ticketing services for all programs and activities held on campus that require a ticket for admission.

Box Office Location

Groening Commons - Information Desk Box Office phone number: (989) 964-4261 Event

Box Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. On performance days, the Box Office is open one hour prior to show time for walk up sales only.

Ticket Sales

Tickets are available through the Box Office located on the first floor of Groening Commons at the Information Desk/Ticket Office.

Tickets can be purchased:

  • in person at the Box Office
  • by calling (989) 964-4261
  • online at
  • by faxing your order to (989) 964-7487
  • by mailing your order to SVSU Box Office, Groening Commons, 7400 Bay Road, University Center, MI 48710

Tickets must be paid in full at the time of purchase, and payment will be immediately deposited and processed upon receipt. Visa, MasterCard, personal checks or money orders are welcome. There will be a $30 service fee for all checks returned for insufficient funds.

No tickets will be distributed without payment. No tickets will be allowed to be sold by any other party except the SVSU Box Office.

All ticket sales are FINAL. Please choose carefully when making your show selections as there are no refunds or exchanges.

Will Call

Tickets ordered by telephone, mail or fax will be held at the Box Office and can be picked up during Box Office hours (above). Otherwise, tickets will be held at the Box Office Will Call for pickup on the day/evening of the performance. Please bring your ID for verification.

Student Tickets

All students must present a valid student ID card to receive any discounts that may apply.

Service Charge

A $1.25 per ticket service charge will apply to all tickets for University programs, and a $3.00 per ticket service charge will apply for non-University organizations.

University programs that are "free admission" and require ticketing services will not incur the service charge. University programs that require complimentary tickets will not incur service charges for those tickets.

The sponsoring department or organization is responsible for setting the ticket price inclusive of the service charge. The Box Office retains the service charge.

Box Office Registration Services

Registration services are available through the SVSU Box Office. The fees are:

  • $5.00/person - box office services including a registration list, distribution of individual tickets and name tags.
  • $3.00/person - box office services including a registration list and distribution of individual tickets.
  • $1.00/person - box office services including a registration list or distribution of individual tickets.


Special Needs

The Performing Arts Theatre is fully ADA compliant. For disability accommodations, contact the Conference & Events Center at (989) 964-4348 at least two weeks prior to the event.

Performance Times

All performances will begin promptly at their announced starting times, unless otherwise designated by the artist and management.

Prohibited Devices

Cameras, backpacks and recording devices are not permitted in the auditorium or theatres during performances. Pagers and cell phones must be switched to silent mode.


As a courtesy to other audience members, please exercise discretion in bringing children to a performance. Regardless of age, all children are required to have a ticket and any child attending should be able to sit quietly through the performance.

Lost & Found

Any articles found will be turned in to the University Police Department which can be reached at (989) 964-4141.


In compliance with the Michigan Indoor Clean Air Act, all SVSU facilities are designated as smoke-free.



Approved 10/25/04  VP-ABA
Revised 8/21/09  VP-ABA