Details for obtaining your student / school faculty discounted badge for SXSW 2019:
1) Cost: Through January 17, SXSW Interactive, SXSW Film, and SXSW Music badges are available to students for only $325 each. Faculty attending with three or more registered students may apply for a $625 Music, Film, or Interactive badge. The student price increases to $350 on January 19, and $375 on February 14. By comparison, the standard walkup rate for one badge is $1,325.
2) What we need from you now: A PDF illustrating proof of current school enrollment / school employment.
3) After we receive and verify proof of enrollment / employment: We will email you a $325 student / $625 school faculty registration coupon.
Q: What happens when a registered student / school faculty member can no longer attend?
A: A transfer is permissible only to another student or school faculty, respectively, with payment of a transfer fee and presentation of proof of current enrollment / employment.
Q: Can I buy a Platinum badge?
A: There is no student discount for Platinum badges.
Q: What about Music Venue access?
A: The SXSW Conference and Festivals are open to anyone with a badge, but entry to most venues, especially those that are part of the music festival, is subject to age restrictions.