2015-16 Men's Basketball Ticket Information
Virginia men's basketball season tickets are expected to sell out for the 2015-16 season. Approximately 1,300 season tickets are expected to be available for purchase after the renewal period for returning season ticket holders. Please read the information below if you are interested in purchasing 2015-16 season tickets.
Season Ticket Pricing
Prices for 2015-16 season tickets will remain the same as during the 2014-15 season, with season tickets starting at $176. UVa faculty and staff members may purchase up to four season tickets at a 20% discount. 100 level seating locations require an annual gift and capital contribution to the Virginia Athletics Foundation (VAF). Some 300 level seating locations require an annual and/or capital gift to VAF. A variety of season ticket prices and locations are available throughout John Paul Jones Arena.
Returning Season Ticket Holders
Beginning June 1: Click here to sign in to your online account
Priority Deadline for Season Ticket Renewals-August 7
For priority, please place your season ticket order by August 7. Orders not received by this date will be considered late and subject to possible seat relocation or cancellation.
VAF Priority Pledge Deadline for Season Tickets-June 30
Priority Season Ticket Holders must make their 2015 annual pledge to VAF by June 30 in order to maintain their seat locations and/or qualify for additional season tickets.
Customers who have made capital contributions to the John Paul Jones Arena have long term rights to purchase their same seats annually. Other seat locations in Upper Orange locations are determined based on Virginia Athletics Foundation annual giving requirement (two tickets - $100 gift and four tickets - $1,250 gift)and priority points. Renewals in Upper Blue and Upper Pink areas can renew their previous year seat locations; requests for additional seats or changes in seat location will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis in these areas (subject to availability). Please click here for more information on VAF giving levels and benefits.
Full-time University of Virginia faculty and staff members are eligible to purchase up to four discounted (20% discount) season tickets.
Seating requests may be made in the online comments box or attached to your order form. The ability to handle your request is dependent on attrition and your priority point standing. All seating requests are individually reviewed in priority point order. Athletics Ticket Office and/or Virginia Athletics Foundation staff will select the best possible seats for you based on your specific request and will contact you if necessary.
Auto Renewal Program
Season ticket holders may sign up for an auto renewal program. Enrollment is open through July 10.
Auto Renewal Program Benefits
- Payment automatically made. Choose from one or five installment options.
- No application processing fees.
- Ensures you'll order your tickets on time and will miss no priority deadlines.
- Avoid receiving multiple reminder emails, phone calls, and mailings.
- At the start of next season your order will automatically be in, unless you choose to opt out of the program. There won't be a need to place renewal order online or by phone or email.
- New in 2015: A one-time auto renewal payment option. Your total order amount will be processed in late July.
- Five installment option: Five payments will be processed on approximately the 30th day of July, August, September, October and November.
Current members of the auto renewal program who need to make updates to their account should call the Athletics Ticket Office by July 10. Please note the auto renewal programs for men's basketball and football are separate. Updating your information for one auto renewal program does not automatically update your information for other sports. Also note that updating the payment card information stored in one's online account profile does not automatically update the payment card information for any auto renewal accounts.
Returning season ticket holders have the option to spread their payment out over three installments. Season ticket orders must be in by the August 7 priority deadline to take advantage of this payment plan offer. A credit card must be given at the time of order; this card will be charged on approximately the 15th day of August, September, and October.
New Season Tickets
New Season Ticket Information
Fans requesting to purchase 2015-16 season tickets who did not hold season tickets during the 2014-15 season must complete the online ticket request form or call the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821). The season ticket request period will continue until June 30.
Following the renewal period, requests for new season tickets will be fulfilled and seated in Virginia Athletics Foundation priority point order. Fans requesting new season tickets are strongly encouraged to make a contribution to VAF by the June 30 deadline. Contributions to VAF support Virginia Athletics by helping to fund scholarships, the Athletics Academic Affairs office and sport-specific operational needs. Click here to make your contribution.
Fans will be notified if their season ticket request is filled with seat location(s) during the August 24 - September 11 new season ticket sales period. The number of season tickets and the assigned seat locations will be based on priority points and information provided as part of the request form. Season tickets in Priority Upper Level locations will be allocated in accordance with VAF giving levels.
Once a season ticket request is fulfilled, the customer may choose to pay for his/her season tickets in full or take advantage of a two-month payment plan option with payments charged to the card provided on approximately the 15th day of September and October.
For more information, please call the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821).
New season ticket holders may contact the Virginia Athletics Foundation if they are interested in making a capital contribution and securing long term seat rights. Seats purchased in Upper Orange locations require an annual gift (two tickets - $100 gift and four tickets - $1,250 gift) and will be assigned according to VAF annual giving and priority points. Orders placed in Upper Blue and Upper Pink locations will first be assigned based on priority point order. If additional seat locations are available after this process, then seats will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Please click here for more information on VAF giving levels and benefits.
Full-time University of Virginia faculty and staff members are eligible to purchase up to four discounted (20% discount) season tickets.
Seating requests may be made in the online comments box when submitting your season ticket request or by calling the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office at 800-542-UVA1. The ability to handle your seating request is dependent on attrition and your priority point standing. All seating requests will be individually reviewed and seats assigned from available locations in priority point order. Athletics Ticket Office and/or Virginia Athletics Foundation staff will select the best possible seats for you based on your specific request and will contact you if necessary.
Due to the demand for season tickets, Virginia will not be offering mini-packages this season. Fans are encouraged to make a donation to the Virginia Athletics Foundation and request season tickets for the best remaining seat locations.
Single Game Tickets
Single game tickets for the home games against Lehigh (Nov. 25) and Oakland (Dec. 30) will be available to purchase beginning on Friday, October 23. These seats in sections 301 and 302 are normally held for UVA students and both games occur when classes are not in session at the University.
Additional single-game ticket availability will be based on unclaimed student tickets and unused tickets held for hosting prospective student-athletes. These tickets, if they are available, will be sold online only at VirginiaSports.com beginning at 5 p.m. on each of the on-sale dates listed below.
|On-Sale Date||Opponent(s) (Dates)||Sections|
|Friday, October 23||Lehigh (11/25) & Oakland (12/30)||301, 302|
|Friday, November 6||Morgan State (11/13)|
|Friday, November 13||Lehigh (11/25)|
|Friday, November 20||William & Mary (12/5)|
|Friday, December 11||Villanova (12/19), Cal (12/22), Oakland (12/30)|
|Friday, December 18||Notre Dame (1/2)|
|Monday, January 4||Miami (1/12)|
|Friday, January 15||Clemson (1/19)|
|Friday, January 22||Syracuse (1/24)|
|Friday, January 29||Boston College (2/3)|
|Friday, February 5||Virginia Tech (2/9)|
|Friday, February 12||NC State (2/15)|
|Friday, February 19||North Carolina (2/27)|
|Friday, February 26||Louisville (3/5)|
Virginia Athletics does not sell tickets for away basketball games. Please check with the host institution for availability.
The 2016 ACC Tournament will be held Tuesday-Saturday, March 8-12 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Beginning in mid-December, Virginia Athletics Foundation donors at the Sabre Club level and above may request ACC Tournament tickets through their online ticket account. All requests should be placed by the January 15 priority deadline for ACC Tournament tickets.
Donors whose orders cannot be fulfilled will be contacted by email by Friday, January 29. For more information on ACC Tournament tickets, please click here.
VAF Donors at the Sabre Club level and above may click here to request ACC Tournament tickets
VAF Priority Pledge Deadline for Season Parking-June 30
Priority Season Ticket Holders must have their 2015 annual pledge in to VAF by June 30 in order to maintain their parking locations and/or qualify for additional parking passes.
Season Parking (Parking Map)
Season ticket holders may purchase one reserved season parking pass per ticket account. Virginia Athletics Foundation donors are assigned parking based on VAF priority points. All season ticket holders who are not donors are assigned parking in the Cage Lot, located next to Onesty Hall. Should requests for parking exceed supply, timely notifications and refunds will be made.
Order Confirmation and Processing of Payment/Refunds
Orders placed via VirginiaSports.com will receive immediate confirmation. For mail or phone orders, your credit card statement or cancelled check will serve as your confirmation. The processing of your payment, however, does not constitute final acceptance of your order. Should demand exceed supply for any tickets ordered, you will receive timely notification and a refund will be processed for the price of the tickets ordered. Refunds of unfilled orders will be made by a Commonwealth of Virginia check if purchased by check; otherwise, for credit card orders, a credit will be issued to your credit card account.
Virginia Ticket Marketplace
This season ticket benefit allows customers, starting approximately November 1, to list for sale tickets to games they are unable to attend. Enter Virginia Ticket Marketplace.
Virginia Ticket Return
Last minute change in plans? Can't attend a game? Donate your season tickets for that particular game back to Virginia Athletics, starting approximately November 1, so that another Cavalier fan can attend the game. Click here to return tickets.
Virginia Ticket Transfer
This season ticket benefit allows customers, starting approximately November 1, to electronically send their tickets for a particular game to another customer of their choosing. Click here to transfer tickets.
Delivery of Tickets
Season tickets will be mailed in late October. Single game tickets will be mailed no later than ten (10) days prior to the game. Orders placed within seven (7) days of the event will not have mail as a delivery option.
In order to ensure the proper mailing of season tickets, it is your responsibility to inform the Athletics Ticket Office of any changes in your address by the season ticket priority deadline. Manage your account information online by clicking here.
Orders from Virginia Athletics Foundation donors meeting specific deadlines are prioritized according to their priority points as established by the Virginia Athletics Foundation. General public orders are prioritized on a date-received basis.
To receive full priority, ticket orders and all correspondence with the Athletics Ticket Office should include your customer number and be made in the same name as previous orders. Online orders should be made by signing in to your correct customer account and not by creating a new account.
Individuals desiring group seating should return their orders together. Each order should reference the other individuals in the group. The group will be seated according to the priority of the group member with the lowest priority.
Game times and dates are subject to change. Refunds will not be made because of a time or date change.
Any patron having reached their second birthday requires a ticket. Virginia maintains a no re-entry policy at all men's basketball games. Admission is subject to inspection and search of prohibited items. More detailed information is available at VirginiaSports.com.
UVA Student Tickets
Students utilize SHOTS (Student Hoops Online Ticketing System) to request tickets for Men's Basketball games. Students have access to sections 101-105, 116-119, 301-302. Student sections will be converted to reserved seats and sold to the general public for games when students do not utilize all of their allocated seats.
|June 1, 2015||
Season ticket sale begins for returning customers.
|June 30, 2015||
Virginia Athletics Foundation pledge deadline for priority season ticket seat locations and parking passes.
|July 1, 2015||
Traditional ticket renewal applications sent via mail and email to unrenewed customers.
|July 10, 2015||
Deadline to enroll in or make changes to Auto Renewal Program.
|August 7, 2015||
Season ticket priority deadline. Last day to update address for season ticket mailing.
|August 24, 2015||
Season ticket sale begins for customers who placed a request to buy new season tickets.
|Late August, 2015||
ACC releases complete 2015-16 schedule.
|Late October, 2015||
Season tickets mailed via USPS priority mail.
|November 13, 2015||
Home opener versus Morgan State at John Paul Jones Arena
|January 15, 2016||
ACC Tournament ticket request priority deadline.
Rivalry Win Continues Cavaliers' AscentMen's Basketball2/10/16In defeating Virginia Tech for the 10th time in the rivals' past 12 meetings, seventh-ranked Virginia never trailed Tuesday night at John Paul Jones Arena.Even-Keeled Cavaliers Ready for RematchMen's Basketball2/9/16At 8 p.m. Tuesday, No. 7 Virginia meets ACC rival Virginia Tech at John Paul Jones Arena. The Hokies upset the Cavaliers last month in Blacksburg.Short-Handed Cavaliers' Struggles ContinueWomen's Basketball2/8/16Since losing All-ACC guard Faith Randolph, the Virginia women's basketball team has lost six of eight games. UVA hosts Syracuse on Thursday night.
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