Northern Illinois University will begin to offer paperless tickets for all sports in 2019, including football games, the school announced Wednesday.
Northern Illinois University Athletics will join the hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, venues and organizations across the country to use mobile tickets for single-game and mini-plan purchases for all of the Huskies’ ticketed sports in 2019, allowing fans an easy way to buy tickets and enter the stadium or arena simply by using their cellphones.
This mobile-ticketing method, which has been in use for NIU Convocation Center and Huskie Stadium nonathletic events since December, replaces the Print-at-Home (PDF)/TicketFast option in order to provide a more up-to-date, fast and secure way to enter NIU’s home facilities.
Buying tickets automaticaly creates an account. All purchased tickets can be accessed through each customer’s “My Huskies Account.”
With mobile ticketing, fans now can avoid will call lines on game day, easily transfer tickets to friends or family members and even replace lost, damaged or forgotten tickets. These services are available to anyone with a My Huskies Account, whether a season-ticket member, mini-plan or single-game purchaser.
Season-ticket members who purchase their season tickets by the print deadline still will receive paper tickets. In addition, traditional hard-stock tickets can be made available by request via mail for pick-up at will call, or during in-person purchases at the ticket windows.
Print-at-Home (PDF) tickets are being eliminated by Ticketmaster, NIU’s ticketing partner, because of increased fraudulent activity and a prevalence of counterfeit tickets.
For questions about the new process, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the NIU Ticket Office at 815-753-PACK (7225).