March 8–17, 2019 Austin, TX Dates & Deadlines

2019 SXSW Student OFFER

Every year, students bring a unique combination of ambition, openness, thoughtfulness, and unbounded passion to SXSW. We recognize the unstoppable power of education, and just like students, we're always looking towards the future. If you are currently enrolled in a college undergraduate or postgraduate program, or high school grades 9-12, read on!

Details for obtaining your student discounted badge for SXSW 2019:

1) Cost: SXSW Interactive, SXSW Film, and SXSW Music badges are available to students for only $375 each. By comparison, the standard walk-up rate for one badge is $1,325.

2) What we need from you now: A PDF illustrating proof of current school enrollment.

3) After we receive and verify proof of enrollment / employment: We will email you a coupon code to register at the student rate within the SXSW Cart.


Q: What happens when a registered student can no longer attend?
A: A transfer is permissible only to another student with payment of a transfer fee and presentation of proof of current enrollment.

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.