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✨🪩 You're invited to the ultimate end-of-year party in the Main Quad on Saturday 1 June

On Saturday 1 June, we're bringing the UCL community together for the UCL Summer Ball, which will see campus transformed into a one-night-only festival in the Main Quad. Expect high-energy DJ sets, a silent disco tent, immersive party games, on-site bars, and so much more at this ultimate end-of-year bash.

So what are you waiting for? This is your invitation to get dressed up and come together for an unforgettable night to celebrate the end of term in the most iconic spot on campus.

The Summer Ball aims to foster a sense of community and togetherness, with an emphasis on inclusivity and diversity. All are welcome to attend and encouraged to join in this huge celebration of UCL’s unique culture and community spirit.

Limited Early Bird tickets are on sale now - get yours early to avoid the price increase!

What to expect

 Get ready to dance, mingle, and create memories that will last a lifetime

1,200+ students celebrating the end of year in style.

Live performances - talented DJs and live bands will be performing a diverse range of music genres. From chart-topping hits to classic tunes, there's something for everyone to dance the night away.

Silent Disco, interactive party games, rides and attractions.

Multiple bars of tasty festival food and drink, and a Prosecco Bar!

Themed zones - immerse yourself in different themed zones, each offering a unique ambiance and experience. Whether you're dancing to a silent disco or kicking it back at our bar, there's something for everyone.

Students' Union prices - It wouldn't be a Students' Union celebration without our Students' Union pricing, so make sure you get a drink from our exciting container bar, serving the best and cheapest alcoholic and alcohol free drinks around.

LOADS of photo opportunities to make lasting memories with friends... and much more!


Release dates for those all important tickets

We're releasing tickets at different price points in the lead up to the Summer Ball. The earlier you buy your ticket, the cheaper the price!

Early Bird - SOLD OUT

Second Wave - Limited!


General Release


Everything you need to know

How much are tickets?

A limited number of early bird tickets will be released on Monday 18 March, followed by General Release tickets on Monday 22 April. The sooner you buy your tickets, the cheaper the price!

Can I get a refund?

The Summer Ball is an 18+ event. Any tickets purchased by anyone under that age are neither valid nor eligible for a refund.

Once any ticket has been purchased, it will only be changed or refunded in the case of cancellation. In that case, the purchaser can apply for a refund in a period no longer than thirty days from the date of the public announcement of the cancellation.

Bad weather & natural disasters will not lead to ticket refunds.

Can I bring a non UCL guest?

Yes each guest can bring one non UCL guest and they must purchase their own ticket for entry!

What time does the Ball start and finish?

The Summer Ball will start at 20:00 and finish at 01:00 (if you make it to the end of the night!)

Is there a dress code?

Dress to impress in your finest formal attire with a touch of festival flair. Whether you opt for glamorous gowns or stylish suits, let your personal style shine as we celebrate in grand style.

What food and drink will be available at the Ball?

We'll have an array of festival food on offer - think burgers, pizzas and tacos on the go - there will be more than enough to keep you going long into the early hours.

Will there be security checks?

We'll update this section as soon as we have the information confirmed!

Will I be able to leave the Main Quad during the Ball and return?

We'll update this section as soon as we have the information confirmed!

What can I bring into the Ball?

We'll update this section as soon as we have the information confirmed!

I have accessibility or access needs - can you help?

If you need to have a carer or companion by your side at the Ball, let us know. Please email [email protected] with your requirements and we'll do what we can to help.

I've still got a question - who can I ask?

If your question isn't already answered here, please do drop us a line at [email protected] and we'll try to help!