Coming to a Show

Entrance Locations

Throughout the 2016-2017 season, the Emens main lobby and front entrance will be closed for construction of our lobby expansion project. Added amenities include an enlarged lobby, indoor box office and restrooms on the main floor. During this time however, Emens will using two alternate entrance locations indicated on the map below as the ‘Hargreaves Music Entrance’ (MU) and ‘Arts & Communications Entrance’ (AC). 

The Emens Box Office will also be temporarily relocated across the street to the Sursa Hall box office. On the night of events, box office staff will be available at the MU and AC entrances two hours prior to each performance to assist with will call and additional event sales. 

Parking Map


Here is some helpful information about attending an event at Emens Auditorium.

Curtain Times

Curtain times vary. Please check your tickets for start times. Our staff makes every effort to open lobby doors one hour prior to each performance.

Late Seating

Due to artist contractual agreements, on occasion patrons who arrive late will be asked to wait in the lobby and will be seated at the first appropriate break in the program. We make every attempt to begin each performance on time.

Recording Devices, Cameras and Cell Phones

Due to artist contractual agreements and as a courtesy to those around you, use of electronic equipment is not permitted within the auditorium. No videography, no professional grade cameras, and no flash are allowed during performances. Please be sure to silence cell phones and pagers prior to the start of a performance.


Facilities are located on the balcony and lower levels at Emens Auditorium. Restrooms are also located in the adjacent buildings and are accessible at intermission only.


Smoking is not permitted anywhere in Emens Auditorium or the adjacent buildings.