Padres U

Welcome to PADRES U! Text STUDENT to 78469 to receive student ticket offers by text message.

College students 18 years of age or older who are actively enrolled in a recognized college or university and have a valid .edu email address are eligible to receive ticket offers from the Padres. To participate, interested college students can text STUDENT to 78469 to opt in or complete the registration form below. Once registered, eligible college students will receive ticket offers via text message for eligible Padres regular season home games. Ticket offers will be priced exclusively for college students with limited availability per offer. Purchased tickets will be made available via the MLB Ballpark app.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The San Diego Padres PadresU Program (the "Program") will allow eligible students to purchase select San Diego Padres regular season home game tickets.
  2. All tickets purchased through the Program are subject to the standard terms and conditions governing San Diego Padres tickets, available at
  3. MLB game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined at the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the Padres L.P. (“Padres”), as applicable, and may be subject to change.
  4. All eligible purchasers of Program tickets must be active students, aged 18 or older, at a recognized college or university and have a valid .edu email address (an "Active Student"). Active Students must use their valid .edu email address at time of registration and purchasing Program tickets. Active Student status is subject to verification by the Padres. Purchasers who are unable to verify Active Student status may have their purchases voided and/or refunded.
  5. Purchasers must have an app compatible device and download the MLB Ballpark app in order to receive any purchased tickets. Tickets will be delivered and viewable in the MLB Ballpark app prior to each game purchased.
  6. The Program is open only to Active Students. Individuals under the age of 18 are ineligible.
  7. The Padres has the absolute discretion to determine the games (if any) for which Program tickets will be available.
  8. Program tickets are subject to availability, as determined in the sole discretion of the Padres.
  9. Program tickets may not be transferred, resold or used for any promotional purposes whatsoever. Any such use may be voided and/or refunded to the original purchaser.

MLB Text Message Terms and Conditions

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