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

2019 SXSW Student / Faculty DISCOUNT OFFER

Every year, students bring an incredible combination of inquisitiveness, ambition, openness, thoughtfulness, and unbounded passion for 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 grades 9-12, in a college undergraduate or postgraduate program, or on school faculty attending with three or more students, read on!

Details for obtaining your student / school faculty discounted badge for SXSW 2019:

1) Cost: Through January 18, SXSW Interactive, SXSW Film, and SXSW Music badges are available to students for only $325 each. The student price increases to $350 on January 19, and $375 on February 16. Faculty attending with three or more registered students may apply for a $625 Music, Film, or Interactive badge. 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.