Student tickets now available for Dalai Lama visit

University of Arkansas students can now reserve a free ticket to the afternoon address of the Dalai Lama by visiting the ticket section of

The Dalai Lama will appear in two forums when he visits the University of Arkansas campus on May 11. He will take part in a morning panel discussion on “Turning Swords into Ploughshares: The Many Paths of Non-Violence”, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. He will deliver his keynote address, “Non-Violence in the New Century: The Way Forward” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Both events will take place inside Bud Walton Arena.

Students who wish to purchase extra tickets to the afternoon address or tickets to the morning panel discussion may do so beginning March 8 when tickets for faculty and staff go on sale.

Tickets for the general public go on sale on March 15.

Tickets for the morning panel discussion are $15 for regular seating or $18 for floor and prime seating. Tickets for the afternoon lecture are $15 for regular seating and $22 for floor and prime seating. Tickets for both events will be $25 for regular seating or $30 for floor and prime seating. Prices do not include sales tax or fees.

To order tickets, call the Walton Arts Center box office at 479-443-5600 or order online at