Join the IU Cinema Team!


Tickets are required for all IU Cinema screenings. You can purchase tickets online and pick them up at the IU Auditorium box office during regular hours or 60 minutes prior to any screening. Learn more about IU Cinema tickets »


Parking is available near the IU Cinema at the Jordan Avenue Garage (the top level is open to all visitors). If you have an IU parking pass, you can park at surface lots near the IU Auditorium during the week after 5 p.m. Parking is free on weekends. Learn more about IU Cinema parking »

Join the IU Cinema Team!

Still image of IU Cinema Team with producer Angus Aynsley

Be an IU Cinema Usher

See great movies, lead tours, and support the Indiana University Cinema. As a volunteer usher, you’ll get hands-on experience with day-to-day cinema operations, meet fellow students with a shared interest, community members and guest filmmakers, and be part of the newest addition to the arts at Indiana University.

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Positive attitude and cheerful smile
  • Team player
  • Ability to deal discreetly and sensitively with disruptive or disgruntled guests
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • A love of film, a love of people, or both
  • Tearing tickets, showing guests to seats, distributing programs
  • Ensuring guest safety, including emergency evacuations
  • Answering questions about the cinema of films
  • Completion of orientation and training session
  • Attendance at monthly meetings

Get Started

To volunteer, simply attend our next usher meeting. Our next meeting is scheduled for the first week of the fall semester. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the exact date and time.

Learn more about the position in our usher manual.

If you’ve completed your training session, sign up for shifts through »