Student Activities

Division of Student Services

Ticket Subsidy & Free Events

Ticket subsidy

The ticket subsidy program provides an excellent way for students to get off campus, explore what Portland has to offer, and take a break from studying. The student activities office purchases tickets to various events in Portland which, in turn, are sold to students at approximately half price. Events may include concerts, lectures, plays, sporting events, and more.

Ticket subsidy tickets are distributed via lotteries. Check the list outside our office or campus flyers for upcoming lottery information.  Lottery sign up sheets are located in the student activities office.

Free events

The student activities office purchases tickets to most events that take place in the Kaul Auditorium. Some common events include concerts by the Portland Baroque Orchestra, Chamber Music Northwest, and the Portland Gay Men's Chorus. We distribute these tickets free to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Check the board outside our office for a full listing of available tickets or look for flyers advertising individual events.

From time to time, the student activities office receives free tickets to other Portland-area events, including the Oregon Symphony, the Portland Opera, and even Blazer games. These tickets, usually donated by friends of the college, are most often distributed by a lottery system. They sometimes come in at the last minute, so keep your eyes open for announcements.


For more information, or to submit suggestions for upcoming ticket purchases, call Matt Marcott in student activities at 503/788-6692 or email student activities.

Contact Student Activities


Phone: 503/788-6692
Fax: 503/788-6657
Office: Student Center

Kristin Holmberg

Claudia Ramirez Islas
Assistant Director

Matt Marcott
Administrative Coordinator