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FAQ - Tickets

Who can get a ticket to Bruin Bash?

Bruin Bash is exclusively for current undergraduate UCLA students.

How do I sign up for a concert ticket?

Check the concert page for more information! Click here.

How do I know if I received a ticket from the lottery?

An email should have been sent out to the email linked to your CTO account. If it’s not in your inbox, then please check your spam inbox as well. If you don’t receive an email by the end of 9/13, please email for help.

I didn’t receive a concert ticket. What do I do now?

Due to the size of the venue, we cannot guarantee concert tickets for all students. However, there are plenty of other great features of Bruin Bash to explore! Try checking out the booths at the festival on the IM Field, or the film in the Ackerman Grand Ballroom.

Where do I pick up my wristband for the concert?

Detailed instructions can be found on the Ticket section of the concert page on this website, found here.

Are wristbands transferrable?

No, wristbands are bound to your BruinCard, and are immediately put on your wrist when you scan your BruinCard at wristband distribution locations. Your BruinCard will be face-checked, so your wristband can be picked up by you and only you. Attempts to sell your wristbands will result in the removal of the ticket from your BruinCard. No exceptions.

FAQ - Concert

What time can I start lining up to get in Pauley Pavilion?

Lineup begins at at 5pm on the IM field. Doors open at 6pm. Concert starts 7:30pm.

Can I bring a bag/purse?

No, absolutely no bags, backpacks, or purses are allowed into the venue. If you bring a bag, you may rent a locker from the John Wooden Center but you will not be able to bring it with you.

Can I bring a selfie stick?

Nope, bring a friend with long arms instead.

Will there be food?

The concession stand inside Pauley Pavilion will be open if you would like to purchase food and drinks once you have entered the venue.

Do I need to bring my BruinCard?

Please have your BruinCard on you at ALL times.

When is the latest I can enter Pauley Pavilion?

Doors officially close at 9pm. After 9pm, all wristbands are invalid. Anybody who is not in line to enter Pauley Pavilion can no longer enter the venue.

I need special accommodations for the concert. Who do I contact?

Students with disabilities: please contact the Center for Accessible Education at (310) 825-1501 or visit A255 Murphy Hall during the office hours of 8AM to 5PM Monday through Friday for more information on accommodations.

FAQ - Movie

How do I get a ticket?

Just show up with your BruinCard. Seats are given on a first-come-first-served basis.

Can I bring a friend to the movie?

The film is exclusively for current undergraduate UCLA students.

Do I need to bring money for the movie?

The screening is completely free, as always.

Wait, I’m confused. Where do I line up?

We’ll update this question as soon as we have a definite answer.

When does lineup start?

Lineup starts as early as your heart desires.

FAQ - Festival

What hours will the festival be open?

The festival’s activities will run from 12pm to 4pm. The IM field will remain open from 5pm to 9pm for lineup to enter Pauley Pavilion.

How do I get in?

The east entrance will be open starting 12pm. At 5pm, the southwest entrance will also open.

Do I need my BruinCard?

Please keep your BruinCard on you at ALL times.

Can I bring a bag?

Yes, you may bring a bag onto the IM Field. Please be aware that no bags will be allowed into the concert venue, Pauley Pavilion, however.

Can I bring in food or drinks?

Only water is allowed on the field. Any other consumable items are prohibited and will be discarded immediately.

FAQ - Other

Who can I thank for putting on Bruin Bash?

Bruin Bash is completely organized by your fellow students. Feel free to send your thanks to your friends at the Campus Events Commission and Cultural Affairs Commission by checking out our websites to find out what other events we throw all year long.

Where’s Kanye?

Busy. Next question?

Do you have a snapchat filter?

Yes we do, feel free to use it as much as you want on the day of Bruin Bash ;)