Student Tickets

All students enjoy discounted tickets to world-class shows and events at McCarter.

Princeton University students also get access to free tickets through Passport to the Arts.

Events occurring before the first day of classes or after the last day of classes are not eligible for the Passport Program, regardless of booking period.


McCarter Theatre Center offers discount student tickets to all college, university, and graduate students. Students must present a valid student I.D. and are limited to 2 tickets per production. All tickets are a final sale (no refunds or exchanges) and based on availability. Exclusions may apply.

24/25 Season student tickets are available for purchase online starting in September with promo code STUTIX or PUSTUTIX for Princeton University students.

Free Tickets for Princeton University Students


FREE TICKETS for McCarter's professional shows & headliners and for student events which take place at McCarter Theater using Princeton University’s Passport to the Arts program with the code PUTIGER.

Enter promo code PUTIGER in the promo code box before choosing your seat. There is a strict limit of one (1) ticket per show and each student must book their own ticket.

When you place an order using PUTIGER, it is a reservation and not a confirmed ticket. The ticket will be sent to your email once it has been processed if you have Tiger Tickets available.


You will receive an email with the subject line “Your tickets” from which will have a PDF of your ticket. Be sure to find your ticket before arriving to the theater and check your spam/junk folder if it is not in your Inbox.

For more information on the Passport to the Arts Program, click here:



McCarter will occasionally offer opportunities through ODUS and LCA for a special event, a staged reading, and/or a chance to engage with artists. Check the PU Passport to the Arts page for offers. You may also sign up here to receive email alerts.


Watch & Learn how to access FREE tix with Passport & code PUTIGER


What is available?




Have a question about access or a specific event?

Reach out to us: or call 609-258-2787.

Open from 12 pm to 6 pm – Tuesday through Saturday.



Free Tickets under Passport and Discounted Tickets for McCarter shows are subject to availability and limited to Zones B & C. Limit 1 FREE ticket per student with code PUTIGER using Passport to the Arts. Limit 2 tickets per student using code PUSTUTIX when booking discounted tickets. Codes cannot be combined with other offers.