College Student Passes and Events

College Pass 2019 LogoUltimate College Season Ski & Ride Passes

Current College and University students can buy the Ultimate College Season Pass or and Ultimate Night College Season Pass. College ID and transcript are required at pass pick up. The Ultimate College Season Pass for $309 is valid Mondays through Fridays 9AM to close and Saturdays and Sundays 3:30PM to 10PM. The Ultimate Night College Season Pass for $209 is valid 7 nights a week, 3:30PM to close. Downloadable College Pass form. Pass prices increase by $50 after December 1.

Want to ski/ride for free? 

We're looking for students from these schools to be Holiday Valley College Ambassadors to promote Holiday Valley at your school: 

University of New York at Buffalo, Erie Community College, St. Bonaventure University, Daemen, Canisius, Niagara University  and University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. 

Interested? Send a resume, cover letter and photo of you on-hill to


College Night Tickets

Present your current college ID to purchase a night lift ticket for $30. College Night tickets available Sunday through Thursday nights.

College Daze

College Daze logoJanuary 3-4-5, 2021. Spend winter break at Holiday Valley with this special lodging, lift and PARTY package designed for college students. Cost is $199 per person including quad occupancy at the slopeside Inn at Holiday Valley, 3 days and 2 nights lift tickets (anytime Sunday through 4:30 on Tuesday), some meals and events. For Holiday Valley Ultimate College Pass holders the cost is just $99!

Here's a list of just SOME of the activities we have planned in addition to great skiing and riding...
•Sunday evening Rail Jam
•Sunday night Pre-Party at the resort, After-Party at Slopeside Bar
•Monday afternoon Drinking Games in the T-Bar.
•Food and drink at the Ellicottville Depot Monday night

For more details and lodging links, go to the College Daze event page. New this year, shuttle to town from the Inn at Holiday Valley!

Fall Rail Jam Road Shows

Rail Jam Road Show logoHoliday Valley will hit the road this fall to present to you the ‘Rail Jam Road Show’ series, a pre-season rail-jam event to instill hype and excitement for the winter season to come. Holiday Valley Terrain Parks will supply a rail/box feature and a 12’ foot drop in ramp outfitted with a polycarbonate mat that acts and feels like actual snow. The event is a jam format with lots of giveaways and an atmosphere you won’t want to miss. 

Be sure to bring your own board or skis and a helmet. Parent signature required for anyone under 18 years old.

Acknowledgement of Risk Form must be signed by participants or participant's parent if under 18.