UMaine Students

Student Tickets

Students currently enrolled in six or more credits hours receive two free tickets per semester to shows at the Collins Center. Check the Student Tickets page frequently for the most up-to-date list of student ticket shows.

Rush Tickets

$13 rush tickets may be available to full-time UMaine students for Collins Center for the Arts that are not sold out 90 minutes prior to show time. To receive rush tickets, please present your MaineCard at the box office. Please note that for contract purposes, rush tickets may not be available for all shows.


Student employment opportunities are available in many various departments at the Collins Center; including box office, backstage, the café, and the administrative office. We happily employ both work-study and non-work-study students. Most Collins Center student jobs are posted at the beginning of each semester with the UMaine Office of Student Employment. To inquire about student employment, visit


Love the performing arts? Volunteering as an usher might be right for you! Our ushers distribute programs, guide patrons to their seats, give directions and answer questions. In return, ushers are able to see a number of shows — free of charge! To inquire about volunteer ushering, please email Joe Cota, Manager of Theater Operations, or call 207.581.3351.