Office of Student Life

Student Activities


About General Discounts

In order to allow students to explore everything Columbus has to offer, D-Tix sells gift cards and tickets to various restaurants, museums, comedy clubs, and attractions in the area.


Please note:

D-Tix users acknowledge that because of the current public health crisis, users may be assuming additional risks to their health and safety by participating in any activity for which D-Tix sells tickets, passes, vouchers, or gift cards. Users agree that they are knowingly, voluntarily, and expressly assuming this risk and responsibility for any damages, liabilities, loss or expenses related to COVID-19 that they may incur as a result of participating in an activity related to a D-Tix purchase.  Users further understand and agree to abide by the Code of Student Conduct, applicable policies, and the COVID-19-related directives of the university and/or local, state, and federal authorities, including but not limited to, directives regarding gatherings and masks, while participating in any activity purchased through D-Tix.
  • All discounted tickets and gift cards must be purchased at the Ohio Union Information Center, not the individual venue
  • All general discount tickets and gift cards are subject to availability
  • No returns, exchanges, or refunds are offered on tickets and gift cards purchased through D-Tix


General Discounts to Attractions

Tickets to attractions are available two per BuckID per week, and are available on a first come first serve basis, sellouts for the week are possible. Tickets will be restocked every week on Monday morning. Due to unforeseen circumstances we will have a limited amount/variety of our normal D-Tix operations. Please check the list below for updates on tickets. Check websites before heading there for any current/new restrictions.


Clay Cafe Gift Cards
$10; These gift cards are worth $20, but you only pay $10! Please note: prices for items at Clay Cafe vary, check their website for more information. It's good to be on site 2 hours before closing, one coupon per item per person. Only the Grandview location is open! 

Lazer Kraze
$3; Good for one game of lazer tag, Advance Reservations are recommended. Passes are not for use during All You Can Play sessions. ONLY Gahanna location is open for business from Friday - Sunday. Check website for updated hours. 

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

SegAway Tours Of Columbus - Seasonal, available now
$30; Must call to make reservations 

Columbus Museum of Art
$FREE; UPDATES: MUST call ahead to make reservations once you purchase D-Tix, 614.221.6801. 

Columbus Zoo - seasonal, on sale now
$8, MUST make reservation online in advance using code on ticket 


Franklin Park Conservatory
$7; MUST call ahead and make reservations once you purchase D-Tix, 614.715.8002. 

Funny Bone - not available currently, return TBD
$4; Each ticket admits two people. Must call to make reservations, not valid for special engagements, must exchange passes 45 mins prior to show time,  21 years of age and older (except Columbus Comedy Showcase Weds @ 7:30PM) 

Gateway Film Center Movie Vouchers
$3; Passes are for general use, must check the Gateway Film Center for specific movies and available times. Check their website for any new Health and Safety protocols: 

Scene 75
$10; worth $20! 


VIRTUAL Gateway Film Center Vouchers
$3; Passes are for good for online movie screenings. Go to once you purchase D-Tix and use the code provided for a movie. 


Ohio History Connection
$6; Passes are for general use. Must make a reservation in advance, information on tickets. 


Columbus Food AdventuresSeasonal (Must make reservations, space is limited and pay attention to expiration dates)
Taco Truck Tours $25 (Return TBA) 

Short North Tours $25 (On Sale Now)

Alternative Eats Tours $25 (Return TBA)

Dessert Tours $25 (Return TBA)

Breakfast Tours $25 (Return TBA)

Grandview Food Tours $25 (Return TBA)

Old Worthington Food Tours $25 (Return TBA)

German Village Food Tours $25 (On Sale Now)

Dublin Food Tours $25 (On Sale Now) 

Shadowbox Cabaret - not available currently, return TBD
$10; Must make reservations, some restrictions may apply



General Discounts to Attractions – LOTTERY EVENTS

Tickets to attractions through the Lottery System are available two per BuckID per semester. Must register online and win in order to purchase Lottery Tickets. Registrations open every Monday and Tuesday throughout the semester. Group orders are not available on lottery general discount items. Last registration for Summer Semester is July 26-27, 2021.


Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Gift Cards - First registration for Fall Semester, August 23-24, 2021
$8; Gift card worth $15


Otherworld - First registration for Fall Semester, August 23-24, 2021
$12; Immersive art experience. Ticket is general admission any day, open Thursday-Sunday. 


Igloo Letterpress Gift Certificates - First registration for Fall Semester, August 23-24, 2021
$10, Must make reservations for specific classes online, gift certificate worth $25. Good for use in the shop, and custom orders only at the moment, and classes/workshops, register online.


North Market Gift Certificates - First registration for Fall Semester, August 23-24, 2021
$10; Gift certificates worth $20. Only good for the Downtown location.


Penn & Beech Candle Co. (formally The Candle Lab) Gift Cards - First registration for Fall Semester, August 23-24, 2021
$15; Gift cards worth $25; Advance reservation recommended, can use gift card for online purchases


Lockology Escape Rooms - First registration for Fall Semester, August 23-24, 2021
$10, Must make reservations for specific time online. Excape Columbus in Powell is the only current open location!


Pinot's Palette Gift Certificates - First registration for Fall Semester, August 23-24, 2021
$15, Must make reservations for specific time online.


Glass Axis Gift Cards - First registration for Fall Semester, August 23-24, 2021
$15; Gift card worth $25


Mad River MountainSeasonal, not on sale now - return TBD - 2 per item per semester (2 ski lift, 2 tubing, 2 rental)
$25 Ski/Snowboard Lift Passes; $10 Snow Tubing; $12 Ski/Snowboard Rental 

Hocking Hills Zipline ToursSeasonal, not on sale now - return April/May 2022
$50; Good for one Canopy tour 


The Wilds Gift CardSeasonal, last 2 gift cards for sale!
$20; Gift Card worth $30 


Cedar PointSeasonal, not currently available (only valid for current season).

Zoombezi BaySeasonal, not on sale now - return April/May 2022 (only valid for current season).


Restaurant Gift Cards – LOTTERY EVENT

All restaurant gift cards are for $25 and cost $15. Students may purchase up to two gift cards per semester, however restaurant gift cards are not available during summer semester. Group orders are not available on restaurant gift cards. Gift Cards are available through the Lottery System. Winners have a selection of two restaurant groups available on a first come first serve basis each week, sellouts of a certain type are possible (only for Lottery Winners). 


First Registration for Fall Semester: August 22-23, 2021


Gift cards are available to the following restaurants:

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants 
Bravo, Brio