Welsh-Ryan Arena is scheduled to open in November 2018.

The renovation of Welsh-Ryan Arena is being financed through private contributions. To support the renovation project, please contact the Athletics Development Office at (847) 467-4321.

December 1, 2017 is the deadline for Wildcat Excellence Fund contributions that will be counted toward the Seat Selection Process.

The Wildcat Excellence Fund is our unrestricted annual fund which addresses our needs in several key areas. Click here to learn more.

Only gifts to the Wildcat Excellence Fund count toward seating gifts. Your gift to PTR, does earn you additional Purple Points.

The Seat Selection Process is scheduled to begin in January 2018.

Fans may purchase up to six season tickets.

The hospitality fee covers food and beverage costs in the Wilson Club.

When on the court and facing the stands, the seats are numbered left to right.

The Wildcats will shoot at the basket in front of section 104 in the second half.

NU students sit in sections 103, 104, 111, 112 and 113.

The ticket price varies between $350-$600 based on location.

Visiting team fans sit in the first two rows of section 109 and the last two rows of 218.

The Northwestern bench is in front of section 107.

The visiting team bench is in front of section 109.

The NU band sits in section 113.

By transitioning to chair-back seats, there has been a complete change to the seating bowl and all current season ticket holders will need to select new seats.

The capacity was reduced to increase the number of chairback seats and provide a comfortable width between rows.

Northwestern will periodically provide the opportunity for season ticket holders to improve their seating location.

Yes! One donation to the Wildcat Excellence Fund will cover all seating and parking requirements.

Please complete the following form to indicate your desire to sit with friends.

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No, in fact nearly 40% of season tickets do not require a donation.

A donation recognizes that many Northwestern fans already contribute to the Wildcat Excellence Fund and this helps limit the increased expense for these supporters. Additionally, by supporting the Wildcat Excellence Fund, NU basketball season ticket holders know their donations are used to directly support five key areas of student-athlete success. To learn more about the Wildcat Excellence Fund, click here.

Only personal gifts will count towards your seat selection group and/or seat donation.