Your University of Chicago Student ID (UCID) is now your UChicago Arts Pass—it provides free or discounted admission to over 60 theater, music, dance, visual art, and cultural institutions throughout Chicago. From Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre’s innovative genre fusions to the thrilling arias of the Lyric Opera, this city teems with artistic excellence. Thanks to our special partnerships with some of the best cultural institutions Chicago has to offer, the Arts Pass is your gateway to a world of riveting performances, exhibitions, and more. Just use your UCID to:

Arts Pass also organizes multiple group outings per quarter (transportation included), as well as a study event series during Reading Week, and we are constantly forging new partnerships with organizations across the city.

Sign up for our newsletter or join our Facebook group to keep up with our latest events and offerings. Check out the Organizations page for a full list of participating institutions and student benefits.

If you have any questions not listed in the FAQ, or would like to suggest new organizations, please email us at

UChicago Arts Pass is made possible with the support of the Robert M. Rudolph Arts Endowment, Joan and Robert Feitler through the Smart Family Foundation, the College, the Office of the Provost, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, and the generosity of alumni, friends, and partnering cultural institutions.

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