We hope you’ll join us for many performances
this season, and we’ve made doing so even easier with the elimination of service charges for all tickets.
Events are subject to cancellation or change, please be sure to check
our website calendar for current performance information. Many of our
shows sell out, and only an advance ticket purchase guarantees your
seat. Tickets are nonrefundable.
Varner Hall, on the OU campus, is surrounded by ample free parking
How to Order
Advance general admission tickets for most events are available through
Star Tickets at (800) 585-3737. All credit cards accepted. The Varner
Box Office can also take orders Tuesday – Friday, 3 – 6 p.m. at (248)
370-3013. Students must show their ID when picking up discounted
To purchase tickets online without a service fee, visit startickets.com
and search for the name of your event. All credit cards accepted. Tickets purchased online will be held at the
venue box office at no additional charge. Students must show their ID
when picking up discounted tickets.
On the go
Using an app on your mobile device, download the Star Tickets mobile
experience for your Android device free of charge. Apple iPhone or iPad
users will be prompted to bookmark the mobile site on their first visit
. Search for the name of your event.
Tickets are available at two locations on the Oakland University campus:
- At the box office in Varner Hall. The box office is located on
the west end of Varner Hall, outside of the Recital Hall performance
space. Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 3 - 6 p.m. from September 23 through
May 19. Tickets are also sold one hour before each performance, subject
to availability. There is an auxiliary box office located on the east
end of Varner Hall, outside the Studio Theatre performance space, which
is open only one hour prior to Studio Theatre events.
- At the Center for Student Activities service window in the
Oakland Center using cash, checks, credit cards and SpiritCash. The CSA
service window is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m. and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m starting on September 3.
Discounts are available to groups of 20 or more who pre-book their visit
to any Music, Theatre or Dance performance. You are strongly encouraged
to make reservations well in advance, as many of our shows sell out.
For information call the box office manager at (248) 370-4578.
Box office hours
The Varner Box Office is during the academic year from 3 to 6 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday, and one hour before performances. The Box Office
is located in the west end of Varner Hall by the Recital Hall entrance.
A box office is open near Varner Studio Theatre one hour before
performances in that venue.
Many of our events sell out, so please call the box office for information about same-day availability.
Oakland University is located in southeastern
Michigan between Flint and Detroit. The 1,441-acre campus actually
extends into two cities — Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, between
Adams Road and Squirrel Road, just south of Walton Boulevard.
Take I-75 to exit 79 and go east on University Drive to the
main entrance of campus. Or, take M-59 to the Squirrel Road exit and go
north to the main entrance of campus at the corner of University Drive.
Varner Hall, which is located on Pioneer Drive in the southwest quadrant
For more information, see the online campus map.
If you wish to use your smart phone map to find us search for "Varner Hall."
Free parking is available in several lots adjacent to Varner Hall,
including lots 36, 26 and 24. More information on parking at OU.