Students Save at Symphony Center!

It’s easy and inexpensive for students to experience the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra. During the concert season, students can take advantage of special pricing for many Symphony Center events.

Buy online and experience the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra for just $15!*

*$5 per ticket fee applies.


Upcoming events with Student Ticket availability:

  • Student tickets are not available at this time.

How it Works

Step 1:
Choose from any of the events listed above.

Step 2: Click BEST SEATS BY SECTION in the bottom right corner of the event page.

Step 3: Select the Web Student option and number of seats and add to your cart.

The tickets you purchase will be held at the Box Office for pick-up. A valid Student ID is required for each Student Ticket ordered. When you purchase the tickets they will be shown as general admission. Seats will be assigned two hours prior to the concert. Seating assignments are based on availability and cannot be exchanged for a different area of the hall.

Please note, we will make every effort to assign seats together on the Main Floor or in the Terrace, but the actual seats you are assigned will be based on availability.

 Student ticket offers can not be applied to a group reservation.
 A valid student ID is required for each student ticket.
 There are no refunds or exchanges on Student Ticket sales.

Day-of-Concert Student Tickets

Day-of Concert student tickets are $20 at the Box Office (cash only). A valid Student ID is required and there is a one ticket per student ID limit.

For more information, please call 312-294-3000.


The most cutting-edge new music concerts in the city are available for students for just $15. Student subscriptions for all four concerts are also available for $28.

Concerts take place at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance and Symphony Center. A valid student ID is required.

Seating restrictions apply. Tickets will be held at the Box Office until proof of age and/or valid student ID are presented. Copies of identification can be faxed to 312-294-3000. All artists, programs and prices are subject to change.