Lumina Theater

Sharky's Box Office

ticket stubSharky's Box Office provides tickets to all films and events in Lumina Theater. We also distribute tickets for the Leadership Lecture Series, hosted by UNCW Presents. The Student Government Association distributes Safe Rides (discounted taxi vouchers) at Sharky's Box Office.

Student organizations, campus departments and community organizations may take advantage of our convenient ticket services for a low fee. Please see our ticketing prices at the bottom of this page.

Please check the Lumina Theater Movie & Event Schedule to find specific ticket information for the event you plan to attend.

If a fee is charged for a ticket, it can be purchased in person at Sharky's Box Office or online at Vendini. Convenience fees will apply. There are no convenience fees for tickets purchased in person at Sharky's Box Office.

If a Lumina Theater movie or event is free, tickets will be distributed one hour before the show, unless the event occurs when Sharky's is closed.

Sharky's Box Office accepts cash, MasterCard and Visa. We do not take checks or UNCW OneCard for ticket purchases. Due to University regulations, Sharky's Box Office does not accept credit cards over the phone for ticket purchases.

Sharky's does not offer Will Call service for movies.

Guests under 17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian for ANY event in Lumina Theater, regardless of the MPAA movie rating.  (An exception to this policy is provided for Isaac Bear students with valid UNCW Student IDs.)

Location

Sharky's Box Office is located on the first floor of the Fisher Student Center at the entrance to Lumina Theater.

Box Office Hours

Summer Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fri - Sun: CLOSED

Fall and Spring Hours:
Mon - Friday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sat: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Sun: CLOSED

If there is a 10 p.m. movie on Friday or Saturday, Sharky's will close at 10:30 p.m.

Fall and Spring Final Exam Hours:
Weekdays 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Sat-Sun: Closed
Sharky's closes one day prior to the end of each final exam period.

Sharky's opens for business on the first day of classes for each semester and summer session.

Sharky's is closed for all UNCW breaks and holidays.

Safe Rides

SGA offers Safe Rides to UNCW students! You pay $2 per SAFE RIDE voucher, but it is worth $5 at participating taxi companies! UNCW students must present valid UNCW ID to purchase SAFE RIDES at Sharky's. You may purchase up to 10 SAFE RIDES per month.

Use your Safe Rides at any of these UNCW Authorized Taxi Companies*:

  • Carolina Yellow Cab 910-762-4404
  • Port City 910-762-1165
  • Lett's 910- 343-3335
  • Katt's 910- 763-5003

Text SAFERIDES to 90947 anytime to get taxi numbers sent to your phone!

ACE Films

The Association for Campus Entertainment shows movies during the academic year. Tickets for ACE Films movies go on sale the Monday before the film is scheduled to play.

ACE International Cinema
Select Thursdays
Free

ACE Friday Movie
Every Friday at 7 p.m. & 10 p.m.
$2 with UNCW Student ID
$4 Non-Students

ACE Saturday Movie
Every Saturday at 7 p.m. (A 10 p.m. showing may be added for popular titles.)
$2 with UNCW Student ID
$4 Non-Students

ACE also holds FREE annual movie events in Lumina Theater!

 Rocky Horror Picture Show with Shadow Cast (October)
Mini Hawk-In: 12-Hour Movie Marathon (November)
Moulin Rouge! Spectacular Spectacular with Shadow Cast (February)
Hawk-In: 24-Hour Movie Marathon (March)
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Shadow Cast (April)

Leadership Lecture

Sharky's Box Office sells tickets to the Leadership Lecture series that take place in the Burney Center. Tickets are free to UNCW Students, Faculty and Staff, and $10 for the Public. Public ticket are available at Etix.

Etix

Sell Your Event Tickets at Sharky's

Box Office Fee Structure

To sell tickets for your campus or off-campus event through Sharky's Box Office, contact Sandra Jackson. Please review the ticket sales service fees below.

Group 1 - Student Organizations

7% sales tax

5% total ticket sales revenue

$.30 fee for each ticket distributed at Sharky's Box Office (complimentary or sold)

$1 plus 7% of the ticket price for each ticket sold on Vendini.com

3% of credit card sales

$25 setup fee per month of events

Group 2 - University Departments or Co-sponsored

7% sales tax

7% total ticket sales revenue

$.30 fee for each ticket distributed at Sharky's Box Office (complimentary or sold)

$1 plus 7% of the ticket price for each ticket sold on Vendini.com

3% of credit card sales

$30 setup fee per month of events

Group 3 - Non-Affiliated

7% sales tax

10% total ticket sales revenue

$.30 fee for each ticket distributed at Sharky's Box Office (complimentary or sold)

$1 plus 7% of the ticket price for each ticket sold on Vendini.com

3% of credit card sales

$40 setup fee per month of events