Student Ambassadors for the Arts (SAFTA)

SAFTA (Student Ambassadors for the Arts) is a student-led organization of dedicated student arts ambassadors sponsored by Cal Performances. SAFTA connects students to world-class performances through special events like student night-out parties, pop-up concerts, and more, inviting students to make the performing arts an essential part of their UC Berkeley experience.


50% off all events

Current UC Berkeley students receive 50% off tickets to all Cal Performances events! Tickets may be purchased at the Ticket Office located in Zellerbach Hall (see our current hours), by calling 510.642.9988, or online. Student tickets start at just $10.

Explore the 2022/23 Season

Please note a $12 service fee may apply to over-the-phone and online orders. A valid student ID must be presented to pick or purchase tickets in-person; authentication via CalNET is required for online purchases. If no student ID is presented, student must forfeit tickets or pay full ticket price. Student tickets for our 2020/21 Season start at $10.

Students’ Night Out

Each semester, our Student Ambassadors for the Arts offer opportunities for students to engage with the artists we present and socialize with fellow students through exclusive student-only events. Check back for more details this Fall!

Student Email Club

Be the first in line for added event announcements, discounts, Students’ Night Out registration, and more when you sign up for our free Email Club.

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Cal Performances’ suite of student life and learning programs, which develop and deliver project-based learning through collaborations with the Haas School of Business and programs such as SAFTA and Front Row, is generously supported by Chevron.