Alvin Ailey Dancers

2017-18 Subscriptions on Sale NOW!

You know what you like, so why not create your own subscription? Save 15% on your purchase of any three (3) events or more, and add-on performances throughout the season! The discount is just one of many perks... check out these Subscriber Benefits:

Subscribers save 15% off general public ticket prices (price range A and B, FAC Series events only).

Subscribers can exchange tickets for another FAC Series event up to 6 p.m. on the day of event, or by 6 p.m. Friday for weekend events. 

Receive 10%–20% off dining at selected area restaurants all season long, not just on nights of performances, from September 1, 2017 through April 27, 2018.

Non-Subscription Tickets

A non-subscription order consists of performances chosen from the Fine Arts Center series, General Admission events (¡Guitarra!, Magic Triangle), the Department of Music & Dance events, the Department of Theater events, or other miscellaneous performances on sale through the Fine Arts Center Box Office.

Discounts are available for many non-subscription tickets sold through the Box Office. For example, discounts are often available to Seniors over 60 and Youth under 17. Discounts cannot be combined, some discounts are only available in-person or over-the-phone, and the discounts offered do vary by performance. Please call the Box Office if you would like to know if you or someone in your party is eligible for a discount.

Five College Discounts
Discounts are available to full-time staff and faculty and full-time and currently enrolled students at UMass Amherst, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College. This discount is only available to the Staff, Faculty, or Student attending the performance and not for any other tickets they may purchase.

The Fine Arts Center Box Office must confirm the name(s) and statuses of all Five College staff, faculty and students purchasing discounted tickets for Fine Arts Center series performances. The ticket(s) will only be released to patrons after matching the name(s) on the order to the presented ID(s).

The Five College student discount is not necessarily available to UMass Continuing Education students, UWW students, and employee-waiver students. Please call the Box Office if you would like to know if you or someone in your party is eligible for a discount.

Group Tickets

Groups of 20 or more are eligible for a 15% discount on adult tickets in Price Ranges A & B for performances in the Fine Arts Center series. Other tickets, such as youth or Five College student tickets, and tickets in Price Range C are not further discounted. The group discount is only available in-person or over-the-phone. Please call the Box Office for more details on group-rate tickets.



Purchase tickets by calling 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS during regular business hours. TTY: 413-577-3190. There is a $2 phone handling fee on the total order. Payment methods accepted for over-the-phone ticket sales: Visa/MasterCard and gift certificate.

Two free 15-minute parking spots are available for patrons buying tickets, at the base of the FAC driveway on the campus pond side of the building, and there is an Accessible Parking Lot off Haigis Mall. There is no handling fee when purchasing tickets in-person at the Box Office. Payment methods accepted for in-person ticket sales: cash, check, Visa/MasterCard, gift certificate and UCard.

Download this order form, fill it out and mail it with your check or money order (made payable to the University of Massachusetts Amherst), or indicate credit card payment. Please note your seating preference; patrons wishing to sit together must submit their orders together. Mail to the Fine Arts Center Box Office, 151 Presidents Drive, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003-9331.

Box Office hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. while the University is in session, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during summer and winter sessions. It is closed for state and national holidays. The Box Office also opens one hour prior to shows at the venue.


Subscriptions are available online on July 1, as are non-subscription/single tickets. There is a $1 to $2 handling fee per ticket when purchasing online. Only Visa or MasterCard accepted. Subscribing online is easy!  Simply select subscribe online when you choose your quantity of tickets and price zone!

      Look for the subscribe online field

Subscriptions are only available for certain performances and the subscription discount is only for price zones 1 and 2. If you don't find it when selecting seats, it is unavailable for that performance. Call the Box Office at 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS if you're unsure which performances are included in the subscription.

The Fine Arts Center is completely PCI compliant and works with the University of Massachusetts to ensure the highest industry standards for credit card security.