The Ohio State University Alumni Association

The alumni football ticket process

All Ohio State alumni are eligible to purchase Buckeye football tickets before they go on sale to the general public. Here's what you need to know.

The alumni football ticket process

2021 OSUAA FOOTBALL TICKET PROCESS

The Ohio State University Alumni Association

The 2021 football season is fast approaching! We are all excited for you to be back in the ‘Shoe to cheer on our Buckeyes.

Your health and safety remain our top priority. We continue to work with our university partners and Columbus Public Health on all of our safety protocols.

All Sustaining and Life Members of the Ohio State University Alumni Association will have early access to order tickets beginning on Tuesday, August 24 at noon EDT. All Ohio State alumni are eligible to order tickets beginning on Wednesday, August 25 at 9 a.m. EDT. Both presales end on Wednesday, August 25 at noon EDT, at which time tickets will be available to the general public as well. Here’s what you need to know.

This process was established in response to alumni feedback. It has the following benefits:

• Game selection is in your hands: You can note your preference for the games you want to attend, although you are not guaranteed to receive tickets to any game.
Get more tickets to more games: You can purchase tickets to one Big Ten game, and tickets to one non-conference game. Please see the chart below on how many tickets you have the ability to purchase.
• All tickets will be mobile-only for all events, enabling contactless entry into Ohio Stadium and other athletics venues. More information on mobile tickets can be found here.
Immediately know the game(s) you’re attending: Begin planning your football Saturdays right away.

*Indicates Big Ten conference games

FAQs

How does the process work?
Sustaining and life members can order tickets beginning on Tuesday, August 24 at noon EDT carried out on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional details on the process will be shared via email from the Athletic Ticket Office.

All Alumni can order tickets beginning on Wednesday, August 25 at 9 a.m. EDT,* by visiting the ticket website and using the password: ALUMNI. You can purchase tickets to one Big Ten game, and tickets to one non-conference game. Additional details on the process will be shared via social media. Ticket quantities listed above.

* Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, so your preferences won’t be guaranteed.

When will I be able to purchase tickets through the Alumni Football Ticket process?
Sustaining and life members can order tickets on Tuesday, August 24 at noon EDT.

All Alumni can order tickets on Wednesday, August 25 at 9 a.m. EDT.

When is the deadline?
Both presales end on Wednesday, August 25 at noon EDT, at which time tickets will be available to the general public as well.

Can I buy more than two tickets to one game? 
Yes. Please refer to the chart above.

Do I get to choose which game I attend?
Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. When you make your purchase, you will have access to the tickets and seats that are available at that time.

Is my gift as a Sustaining Member tax deductible? 
Due to the enhanced ticket process, there is now a $15 value associated with the opportunity to purchase football tickets. The amount of your tax-deductible contribution is limited to the excess of your gift over the value of the goods and services provided to you. Please consult your tax adviser regarding your charitable deduction.

All alumni of The Ohio State University are eligible to participate in the Ohio State Alumni Association football ticket process and purchase Buckeye football tickets before they go on sale to the public. Sustaining and Life Members of the alumni association, will have early access to the process before all alumni.

Active Sustaining and Life Members as of December 31 will be eligible for the following year’s alumni ticket process. If you’re an alumnus who made a gift of $75 or more between January 1 and December 31, you’re a Sustaining Member eligible for the following year’s process.

If you’re an alumnus who purchased a Life Membership from the alumni association prior to July 1, 2012, you’re eligible for the process every year.

If you’re a member of the alumni association who receives season tickets, you’re eligible to participate in the process, as well. Participating in the alumni football ticket process doesn’t affect your ability to receive season tickets.

If you have further questions regarding football ticket process eligibility, please contact the alumni association at 614-292-2281 or 800-762-5646.

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Renew your Sustaining Membership today!

Make your gift to become a Sustaining Member and take part in the 2022 alumni football ticket process.

GIVE NOW