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The Annenberg Center connects diverse audiences with visionary artists and innovative ideas, engaging both the University and the greater Philadelphia community in transformative artistic experiences.
$10 student rush tickets
Arden Theatre Company is dedicated to bringing to life great stories by great storytellers—on the stage, in the classroom and in the community.
$10 (cash) student rush tickets with valid student ID, available for purchase 30 minutes before performance
Astral is a nonprofit intensive mentoring program that specializes in developing the early careers of extraordinary classical musicians. We concentrate our resources on a small number of rising-star soloists and chamber ensembles with the potential to be change-makers and influencers.
$5 tickets for select shows with Student ID
Launched in 2016, Azuka Theatre was the first theater company in Philadelphia (and in the country as far as we can tell) to offer its entire season of productions as Pay What You Decide (PWYD): every production, every performance, everyone.
Pay What You Decide
During rehearsal periods for each series, BalletX invites local college students into the studio to meet the BalletX dancers, learn more about contemporary ballet from choreographers and BalletX Directors, and see the creative process in action.
FREE admission to Open Studio visits
Explore Philly on a giant 15-passenger bike! Big Red Pedal Tours runs history tours, pub crawls, food tours and more via “pedicycles”. Riders work together to propel the bikes forward by pedaling.
Get 15% off weekday history pedal tours using the code CAMPUSPHILLY15
Bright Invention uses improvisation to empower individuals and organizations to unlock their potential.
FREE with ticket reservation
With great community support, the theater complex today boasts four state-of-the-art theaters, classrooms, community gathering space, a café, and a listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
$10 tickets with valid ID
Located in University City, this movie theater offers $5.50 tickets on Discount Day, every Tuesday. Reserve your tickets online to secure your spot!
$5.50 tickets on Tuesdays with valid ID
The Curtis Institute of Music gives the world’s most talented young musicians a haven to learn by doing—and gives audiences a place to witness their pursuit of greatness.
$10 Student Tickets
EgoPo is known for creating unique new stagings of classic theater. Productions are accessible interpretations of significant literature and plays, making them ideal for high school and college classes.
Package pricing available for groups, $15/student
The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. Its vision is to build an enlightened community devoted to lifelong learning.
FREE author events
The mission at Grace & Glory Yoga is to disrupt business as usual. It’s a cause for community, developing bold leaders, and elevating the world around us… starting with the world within us. Grace & Glory Yoga believes in the efficacy of the Baptiste Yoga Methodology: physicalness as an access to freedom, vitality and power on and off of the mat.
$12 drop-in classes
Looking for a fun group activity? Enjoy this full 18-hole part-indoor/part-outdoor miniature golf course, and be sure to play the old school pinball and arcade machines!
Check out the latest indie or foreign films, 3-D movies and smart films from Hollywood at one of the three Ritz movie theatres in Philly!
$8.25 tickets with student ID
Laurel Hill is a unique destination for connoisseurs of art, architecture and horticulture, and the final resting place of countless individuals who shaped the history of our city and nation. Nestled on a scenic bluff high above the Schuylkill River, the site also affords spectacular views that cannot be found elsewhere.
Free admission during regular hours
As one of the premier performance venues in the Philadelphia region, Longwood Gardens has been delighting guests with an eclectic array of events for more than a century.
$20 general admission ticket with valid ID
Thousands of rare and lovely wooded plants, including many of Philadelphia’s oldest, rarest and most magnificent trees, grow in the expansive, 92-acre Victorian arboretum near Chestnut Hill. Photo by Paul Meyer
We extend our mission of making and experiencing theatre through arts education programs that excite curiosity about, and deepen understanding of, the world around us.
$5 student rush tickets with valid ID
A small, intimate theater managed by the Philadelphia Film Society showing independent, mainstream, and international cinema.
$7 rush tickets
Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) is a leading regional theater company that produces, develops, and presents entertaining and imaginative contemporary theater focused on the American experience.
$10 student rush tickets with valid ID
Experience the rush of attending Philadelphia’s MLS soccer team, The Union, at home games for just $10, plus free transportation on the U-Ride bus, with pick-up from Center City! Photo: B. Krist for VISIT PHILADELPHIA
$10 single-game tickets to any home game + a free ride
This state-of-the-art rock climbing gym with the tallest walls in the region offers discounted student memberships and Student Night every Thursday.
$12 Day Passes every Thursday night with valid ID
Check out Philly like never before – from the water aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia! With the most breathtaking skyline views, delicious buffet dining, attentive service and interactive DJ entertainment, Spirit is the perfect backdrop for any event – from orientation mixers to senior week outings and everything in between.
Get 15% off using code CAMPUSPHILLY at checkout
Open from May to September each year, SummerFest has Philly’s only outdoor roller skating rink + mini-golf, arcade games, rides, and concession stands with some of the city’s best food and drinks!
FREE skating admission with valid student ID
Every year, a free concert just for college students kicks off The Philadelphia Orchestra’s eZseatU program, which brings thousands of students to Verizon Hall to experience the famous Philadelphia Sound.
Annual FREE concert with valid ID
Philly’s first board game cafe, Thirsty Dice, has hundreds of games in its library – from Settlers of Catan, to Bananagrams, to Cards Against Humanity – they have it all! Enjoy selections from their menu of game-themed snacks while challenging new friends to your favorite board games.
Check out the Thirsty Dice events calendar, and RSVP for our College Night on October 9!
Every Wednesday, 8-11 p.m., at Topgolf is College Night! Unlimited game play, $2 off all appetizers, shareables and flatbreads, drink specials, and space reserved exclusively for college students.
Standing at the corner of Ninth and Walnut Streets in Philadelphia for two hundred years, Walnut Street Theatre’s National Historic Landmark structure has housed two centuries’ worth of American popular entertainment.
Tickets are available for $25 for those 24 years old or younger
Open from November to March each year, this Delaware River Waterfront destination has ice skating, lodges, fire pits, cabins, delicious eats and drinks, an arcade, and so much more!
Discounted skating for college students, Monday-Thursday
YOGA HIVE Philly’s mission is to increase awareness throughout our community of the powerful benefits associated with regular yoga practice. YOGA HIVE Philly offers a warm and welcoming environment to our students, allowing them to learn yoga at their own pace and feel comfortable on their yoga journey.
$10 drop-in classes>