MSU Charity Ball is the largest student-run formal of the year. This year, get your suits and dresses ready for the 21st Annual MSU Charity Ball.

This formal includes, appetizers, entertainment and a silent auction, in addition to a band and DJ to keep you dancing for the evening. All of the money raised from this event is donated to a local Hamilton charity. We are pleased to announce that  Mission Services Hamilton: Willow's Place, will be this years' recipient. 

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Q: I do not own a credit card, can I pay by debit or cash?

A: YES. Tickets will be sold at the Compass Information Centre, located in the MUSC building.

Q: I forgot my McMaster student ID at home, can I still attend by showing my class schedule, or a photo of my ID?

A: No. You must show a physical, valid McMaster student ID alongside a ticket to enter the venue.

Q: Can I bring a guest? How many guests can I bring?

A: YES - there is a 1 guest per student limit. Your guest must present a piece of government issued ID, a valid ticket and be signed in by you. *Guests Must be 18 years or older* Please note, you and your guest must each have their own ticket. 

Q: Is there a separate guest ticket I need to purchase for my guest?

A: No, there is not separate guest ticket. If you would like your guest to attend, they must purchase a regular Charity Ball ticket to attend. 

Q: I can no longer attend the event but bought a ticket already, can I get a refund?

A: Tickets are non refundable. Perhaps there is another student that would be willing to buy this ticket from you. Check out the Transfer Ticket option. 

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