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Why Universal Studios Hollywood?

Universal Studios Hollywood offers an array of activities designed exclusively for the Youth and Education communities. From multiple tours and events to in-park experiences, your students will never forget their visit to The Entertainment Capital of LA.  Explore aspects of technology and special effects, celebrate accomplishments with friends or even audition to become a “Hollywood star”. Universal Studios® offers enriching experiences for students of all ages.

What is the minimum number of students?

We require a minimum of 10 students, please note that higher minimums may be required based on the selected program.

Can we pay upon arrival?

Unfortunately no. All discounted youth tickets must be pre-paid and will be emailed to you prior to your arrival.

Where is the drop off and bus parking?

From Universal Studios Blvd., buses should follow signs for "Buses/Deliveries". At the parking tollbooth, the attendants can direct you to the Bus Drop Off. After student drop off, buses need to move to FREE bus parking on Buddy Holly Dr. located south of CityWalk. If buses wish to remain parked in the bus drop off for the entire day, you will need to alert the tollbooth upon entrance and pay a bus parking fee. All parking availability is at the sole discretion of the parking staff on the day of arrival.

Are we allowed to bring our own lunch?

Please see Universal Studios Hollywood Food Policy here: https://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/faqs

Is there a way to skip attraction lines?

Yes, Universal Express provides you with one-time priority access at each attraction and priority seating at each show, in addition to all day admission to the park. For inquiries, email educational.programs@nbcuni.com for pricing and availability.

Programs

What youth programs does Universal Studios Hollywood offer?

Here at Universal Studios we value hands-on experiential learning activities that take students beyond the classroom and bring education to life. Example of our programs include:
  • Exciting celebrations such as Grad Bash, and Jr. Grad Bash
  • Educational Programs in technology, production and science
  • Opportunities to perform on the amazing 5 Towers Stage at Universal CityWalk
  • Cheer and Dance competitions, including SHARP, and Shout!
We offer multiple tours that take your students out of the classroom and into the ultimate Hollywood experience.

Do the youth programs at Universal Studios Hollywood meet state education standards?

All our educational programs meet California state standards, common core standards, or next generation science standards. Universal also has a strong focus on Career Technical Education which provides students with technical skills and knowledge to succeed in future careers.

Can I use my annual pass to attend an educational program?

Annual Passes are NOT valid for admission to any of the youth & educational programs. Annual Passes are accepted for general admission to the park but are subject to restrictions.

Do all programs include a one-day park ticket?

Yes, all of our programs include one-day admission to all of the rides and attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Do all your programs take place at Universal Studios Hollywood?

Yes, all of our programs take place on property at Universal Studios Hollywood, and include a one-day admission to all of the rides and attractions.

What grade levels do the programs cover?

Our Programs are available for grades K-12. Our Educational Lesson Plans are geared toward grades 4-12.

Are your programs offered year round? Seven days a week?

Availability varies based on the selected program. Please call for availability.

Events

Where is the drop off and bus parking?

From Universal Studios Blvd., buses should follow signs for "Buses/Deliveries". At the parking tollbooth, the attendants can direct you to the Bus Drop Off. After student drop off, buses need to move to FREE bus parking on Buddy Holly Dr. located south of CityWalk. If buses wish to remain parked in the bus drop off for the entire day, you will need to alert the tollbooth upon entrance and pay a bus parking fee. All parking availability is at the sole discretion of the parking staff on the day of arrival.

Are we allowed to bring our own lunch?

Please see Universal Studios Hollywood Food Policy here: https://www.universalstudioshollywood.com/faqs

Is there a way to skip attraction lines?

Yes, Universal Express provides you with one-time priority access at each attraction and priority seating at each show, in addition to all day admission to the park. For inquiries, email educational.programs@nbcuni.com for pricing and availability.

Tickets

Can we pay upon arrival?

Unfortunately no. All discounted youth tickets must be pre-paid and will be emailed to you prior to your arrival.

How can we pay for our tickets?

Acceptable forms of payment are school or organizational check, or credit card. Payment is required 10 days prior to date tickets are needed. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ARE ACCEPTED. PURCHASE ORDERS CANNOT BE USED FOR PAYMENT.

Can I use my annual pass to attend an educational program?

Annual Passes are NOT valid for admission to any of the youth & educational programs. Annual Passes are accepted for general admission to the park but are subject to restrictions.

Contact Us

Have More Questions?

For more information or to make a reservation please complete the Contact Form above or call us at 1-800-436-8802, Monday – Sunday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Universal Studios Hollywood

100 Universal City Plaza
Bldg. 5531-3
Universal City, CA 91608

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