University of California, Santa Barbara Arts and Lectures
Ticket Office: (805) 893-3535
MON - FRI / 10AM - 5PM

Patron Information

Due to the nature of live events, artists, venues, programs, dates and times are subject to change.

Arts & Lectures Ticket Office

Phone: (805) 893-3535

Hours are Mon - Fri 10 AM - 5 PM year-round and Sat noon - 4 PM October through May, with the exception of campus holidays and closures. Will Call opens at performance venues one hour before the event. The A&L Ticket Office opens at noon on weekend Campbell Hall performance days unless the event is sold out. It is located on the UCSB campus in Building 402 adjacent to Campbell Hall. Enter Parking Lot 12 off Mesa Road and look for the sign. There are parking meters in front of the Ticket Office (quarters required).

Ticket Sales

Ticket prices published in the 2013-2014 brochure are valid through Aug 31, 2013 and after that, are subject to change. Single tickets to Arts & Lectures events (i.e. non-subscription purchases) will go on sale Aug 10 at 10 AM. The ticket office will be open or you can purchase tickets online at

Convenient Ticket Purchasing

To charge by phone call (805) 893-3535; to order tickets online, visit beginning Aug 10, 2013; to order by mail, send your order with a check payable to “U.C. Regents” (no tax) or your VISA or MasterCard number, expiration date and signature to “Arts & Lectures, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5030.” For payment by check, call the Ticket Office to confirm your total. Ticket prices are subject to change.


All tickets subject to convenience fees. Subscriptions are subject to an $11 processing fee. There is a $5 service charge for non-subscription orders placed online or by phone; there is a $2 service charge for film or lecture tickets costing $15 or less when placed online or by phone.

Facility Fees

A facility fee may be added to each ticket price. Facility fees are subject to change without notice.

Student Discounts

Only currently enrolled UCSB students with current ID are eligible to purchase UCSB student-rate tickets. UCSB students must show a valid UCSB Access ID at the time of purchase and at the event or they will be charged the additional cost for a general admission ticket.

Late Seating

Patrons who arrive after a performance has begun will not be seated until an appropriate point in the program determined by the artist.

Ticket Exchanges

Exchanges are free to subscribers. Return tickets you cannot use at least two business days prior to the performance. Tickets are exchanged at face value and are subject to availability. Tickets of a higher value exchanged for a lower value are considered an even exchange. Tickets exchanged for a higher value need the difference paid. Gift certificates are not issued as a credit for returned tickets. Non-subscribers may only exchange tickets for a different performance of the same event for a $4 fee per ticket.

Lost Tickets

Tickets can only be replaced for reserved-seating events. For donors at the Procucers Circle level and subscribers, lost tickets are replaced for free. Other patrons’ tickets are replaced for a $4 fee per ticket.

Services for Patrons with Disabilities

A&L is committed to making events accessible to all who wish to enjoy them. For more information about disability-related accommodations including wheelchair seating, assisted listening devices, large-print programs and seating for patrons with special needs, please call our Ticket Office. All venues are wheelchair accessible, and you may contact The Granada Theatre or Arlington Theatre directly about accessible seating.

Suitability for Children

With the exception of our Family Fun series, A&L’s performing arts season is designed primarily for adult audiences. However, some of our performances will reward young viewers. If you have questions about the appropriateness of an event, please don’t hesitate to call. Each child, regardless of age, must have a ticket and sit in a seat. The "Children" ticket price, available for the Family Fun series only, applies to children ages 12 years and under.

Group Sales

Groups of 20 or more are invited to take advantage of special rates for many events. Call (805) 893-6038 or email .

Tax-deductible Donations

If you are unable to attend a performance, you may return your tickets to the A&L Ticket Office two business days before the event as a tax-deductible contribution.

It is the policy of the University of California, Santa Barbara and the UC Santa Barbara Foundation that a portion of gifts and/or the income from gifts may be used to defray the costs of raising and administering funds.


All sales are final. No refunds except in the case of a canceled event not replaced. Handling charges and facility fees are not refundable. Due to the nature of live events, artists, venues, programs, dates and times are subject to change.

Canceled Performances

If a performance is canceled, you will receive a full refund or a credit toward another A&L performance that you request. Refunds are granted only for canceled performances not replaced. Handling charges and facility fees are not refundable.

Gift Certificates

Gift certificates make a fabulous gift and may be purchased by phone, fax, mail or in person. Call the ticket office for more information (805) 893-3535.

Cameras / Cell Phones / Pagers

Cameras and recording devices are not permitted in the theater. All electronic devices, including cellular phones, pagers, laptops and electronic alarms must be silenced before the start of the program.

Parking at the UCSB Campus

UCSB charges $4 for evening and weekend parking. Arts & Lectures sells open-dated UCSB parking permits at a discount to patrons. You can order permits for $3 each with your ticket purchase, and they’ll be mailed with your tickets. When you arrive on campus, write the date on one of your permits in ink and display it on your dashboard. Unused permits cannot be refunded and lost permits cannot be replaced. Monthly Night & Weekend parking permits (valid for 30 days) are also available for only $16 from any parking dispenser in any campus parking lot. Parking rates subject to change.