The Hancher Box Office sells tickets for all Hancher events, as well as select events presented by the UI Division of Performing Arts (Dance, Theatre and Music departments).

The Hancher Box Office is closed July 26 – August 19. Online sales will begin and the box office will reopen on Wednesday, August 20.


ONLINE: Hancher 2014-2015 tickets will be on sale online beginning August 20.

IN PERSON:The box office is located in the Old Capitol Mall (University Capitol Centre), on the first floor at the south end by the parking ramp, next to Sweets & Treats; open 10 am-5:30 pm, Mon-Fri.

CALL: 319/335-1160 or 1-800-HANCHER; open 10 am—5:30 pm, Mon—Fri.

MAIL: 193 University Capitol Centre Rm A, Iowa City, IA 52242-5500

Print a Hancher season order form [pdf]

FAX: 319/353-2284

E-MAIL IS NOT SECURE! Please do not e-mail order forms with credit card numbers to the Box Office.


Handling charges are applied to ticket orders based on the ordering method.
• New orders placed in person at the box office, no handling charges
• By phone, $3 per order and $1.50 per ticket
• Online, $3 per order and $2.50 per ticket
• By fax, mail or drop off of an order form, a flat fee of $10 for Hancher and $5 for the
Division of Performing Arts. There are no additional charges for mailing tickets.

College student - students at any college or university with a valid ID. Please note that for Hancher performances a college student may bring a guest at the student rate.
UI Student – students at the University of Iowa with a valid ID
Senior – people 65 and older
Youth – children aged 17 and younger
Nonstudent – everyone else

Student discounts and policies are determined by the presenter of the performance.

For Hancher performances college students at any college or university may attend a performance using a student ticket. Anyone may purchase college student tickets, but the college student themselves must attend the performance and present their valid student ID with their ticket at the door. Each college student may also bring a guest at the student rate.

For University Theatres and Music Department productions, as well as Dance Gala and Dancers in Company performances, only UI students may attend using a UI Student ticket. Anyone may purchase UI Student tickets, but each student ticket must be accompanied by a valid UI Student ID at the performance. Students at other colleges and universities are NOT entitled to student prices for these performances.

For other performances by the UI Department of Dance, only UI students may attend using a UI Student ticket. Each UI student may receive one free ticket. To obtain this free ticket, the UI Student themselves must present their valid UI Student ID at the Hancher Box Office in person. Free UI Student dance tickets may not be obtained over the phone or online.


For Hancher events: Organized groups of 20 or more may purchase tickets at $5 off of the regular price to most Hancher events.

For Division of Performing Arts events: Organized groups of 15 or more may purchase tickets at $2 off of the regular price to most Theatre and Dance events.

To receive a group discounts, all tickets must be purchased at the same time with one payment type. A flat $5 handling charge applies to all group orders. Group discounts are not available online or via paper order form. Call the box office at 319-335-1160 to reserve tickets for your group today.



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Hancher Box Office
193 University Capitol Ctr Rm A
Iowa City, IA 52242-5500
319/335-1160 or 1-800-HANCHER