BSO College Card

[BSO Education]The College Card is the best way for students to experience the BSO on a regular basis.
For only $25 (College Card) students can attend many BSO concerts at no additional cost! (Blackout Dates Apply).

Purchase the College Card $25

Register Your College Card
To register your card you must first sign in to the BSO website.  College card registration instructions can be viewed at the bottom of this page.

Subscribe to Our College Card Mailing List
Subscribe to our College Card mailing list to receive weekly emails on concert availability.

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Ticket Availability and Pick-up

Every Friday during the Boston Symphony Orchestra season, the BSO determines which concerts for the following week will be available to BSO College Card holders. This can range from four concerts to none, although generally it is two or three performances. Available dates will be posted on this web page on Fridays.

Tickets for performance(s) are
available starting next week:

Monday, Nov. 27 at 7pm: "Double Header: Baseball Legends and Jazz Icons, Benefit Concert for United Sound"

Availability is limited, check this page often to learn about performance availability and black-out dates. This is the best way to learn which concerts will be made available to you. 

When Tickets are Available: 
Starting each Monday morning at 10AM, (Tuesdays for holidays that fall on Monday), one ticket per concert, per-program may be obtained per BSO College Card in person, that week's available performances. Both your College Card and college ID must be presented at the Box Office window to pick-up tickets.

Where to Get tickets: 
In-person at the Box Office only. The BSO Box Office is located at Symphony Hall at 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA. 

When College Card Tickets End: 
When we manually end ticketing (due to low inventory), or one hour before the concert -- whichever comes first. 


BU Staff and Faculty

Receive 50% off purchases for available College Card dates.


College Card Registration

  • You must first sign in to the BSO website with an account in order to register your card.
  • If you do not have a BSO account at this time, please create one by clicking here. 
  • Once your account is created, you are ready to register. Click here to register your card.  Please come back to this page after you have completed registering.
  • After you sign in, you will be directed to the card registration page.
  • Please select your card type, affiliation, and card number and click on "Register Card".
  • On this page you will also find your patron number. Please write your patron number on the back of your card. You will need this patron number when requesting tickets.
  • After your card is registered you will be directed back to this page.
  • Click here to sign up to receive email notifications.