Center for the Arts.

Purchase tickets to individual events or get a subscription and guarantee you won’t miss any of this season’s most memorable moments.

Series Subscriptions

You'll save money and guarantee the same seats for all events with a full series subscription to the Distinguished Speakers Series. Subscriptions also make thoughtful gifts for friends, family or clients.

Refunds and Exchanges

The University Events office has a no-refund-or-exchange policy for tickets purchased for any Distinguished Speakers lecture. However, refunds or exchanges will be honored in the event of a lecture postponement or cancellation.

Winston Duke Refunds

The Winston Duke lecture, scheduled for Thurs., Nov. 4, at 7:00 p.m., has been cancelled due to a conflict with Mr. Duke’s filming schedule. Ticket refund information can be found below.

  • Guests who paid with a credit card through the Center for the Arts Box office will be automatically refunded within 30 days.
  • Guests who paid with cash or check through the Center for the Arts Box Office should email, or visit the box office during office hours to initiate your refund. Office hours are Tuesdays and Wednesdays from noon – 6:00 p.m. When requesting your refund, please be prepared with your order information and ID.

Support and Funding

All speaker honoraria and production expenses for the Distinguished Speakers Series are covered by the following:

  • Ticket sales
  • Support provided voluntarily by student governments using their student activity fees to purchase lecture tickets for distribution to students
  • Sponsorships directed to the series by our university and community partners
  • The Donald L. Davis Lectureship Fund and the James Fenton Lecture Foundation, two endowments created exclusively to support the series

No state funds, Research Foundation funds, tuition dollars, or general gifts to the university or UB Foundation are used to support the program.

Sponsors are listed throughout this website, where appropriate.

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