Online Student Discounts

Student Discount Program

To help you make the most of your student status, we’ve put together the ultimate list of student discounts.

While most of these are geared toward college students, young scholars of any age should go ahead and give them a shot.

A few even apply to grade school students, so give it a try if you’re interested.

You never know how much you can save with a flash of your student ID.

 

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Over 100 online Student Discounts

 

COMPUTERS & SOFTWARE

  1. Apple
    Apple offers a new back-to-school discount each year. This year they’re including a $100 Apple gift card with the purchase of a qualifying Mac. The card can be used at the App Store, iTunes Store and iBookstore.
  2. Microsoft
    It may not help students stay on task, but Microsoft is throwing in a free 4GB Xbox 360 with the purchase of a PC priced at $699 or more.
  3. Adobe
    This design software leader has special pricing for both students and teachers, discounting many of their popular programs by as much as 80% off retail.
  4. HP
    Promoting the PC is a big deal this season. HP is also offering a free 4GB Xbox 360 with the purchase of a qualifying PC priced at $690 or more before taxes and shipping.
  5. Dell
    For years, many have considered Dell the college computer company. They’re on board with the Xbox promotion, giving away a 4GB console when you buy qualifying PCs priced at $699 or more.
  6. Norton Software
    Some universities require a certain level of virus protection to access their network. If your school doesn’t provide the software, you can still get a good deal from Norton. Students receive up to 50% off some of their most popular products.
  7. Sony
    The Sony Education Store offers a variety of discounts and promotions, allowing students to save up to 10% at checkout. To view the various deals, check out their website using the link above.
  8. JourneyEd
    JourneyEd specializes in saving students money on software. Programs like Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop are available at significantly reduced prices.
  9. Academic Superstore
    Academic Superstore offers a variety of discounts for students on software from Adobe, Microsoft, Corel and more.
  10. Buy.com
    College students sign up to receive student discounts.
  11. Corel
    Corel offers special prices on many of their software packages.
  12. Fujitsu
    $50 off any order over $1,000 with discount code FPCSMR504.
  13. Lenovo
    Receive up to 35% off select computers.

MOVIES & ENTERTAINMENT

  1. AMC Theatres
    Make Thursday your movie night at an AMC Theatres location. It’s the only day you can get discounted tickets with a student ID.
  2. Cinemark
    Cinemark has more than 30 theaters in 10 states offering discounted movie tickets with a valid student ID.
  3. Redbox
    This one isn’t a student only discount, but it seemed worth mentioning, since getting together for a movie is a great way to meet new people in the dorms. Get a free one-day rental from Redbox when you create a new account or “like” them on Facebook.
  4. The Lincoln Center, New York
    The LincolnCenter takes up more than 16 acres of New York City and is considered one of the leading performance centers in the world. With a student ID, you can find discounts at all of their venues, including The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet and the Lincoln Center Theatre.
  5. Museum of Modern Art, New York
    Regular Adult Admission at the Museum of Modern Art costs $20, but with a valid student ID the cost drops to just $12.
  6. The Art Institute of Chicago
    Students can get a one-year membership for just $50 at The Art Institute of Chicago. It comes with benefits like free admission, a 10% Museum Store discount and invitations to member events.
  7. Denver Art Museum
    Not a huge discount here, but students pay $2 to $3 less for admission to the Museum.
  8. Houston Ballet
    Student Rush Tickets are available from the Houston Ballet for just $10 during the 90 minutes before a performance. They’re not available for all performances, so make sure to check before heading out.
  9. Carnegie Hall, New York
    This legendary venue offers Student Rush Tickets for $10 at the box office only. Eligible performances are announced up to two weeks in advance.
  10. Memphis Symphony Orchestra
    Memphis is known for it’s barbecue, but the city has also produced some legendary musicians. Student Rush Tickets are available one hour before select performances for just $5. You can purchase regular tickets in advance for half-price with a student ID.
  11. New England Aquarium
    Students receive a small discount on regular admission at this popular aquarium.
  12. Museum of Science, Boston
    The Museum of Science in Boston has a long history and they want to share it. On Sept. 19, they’ll host a College Night when students can get free admission to the exhibit halls with a valid ID.
  13. Philadelphia Museum of Art
    College Day on the Parkway is an annual event hosted by the museum and the City of Philadelphia. Several cultural institutions around the city open their doors to students free of charge. Check out all of the attractions by jumping on one of the free shuttles.
  14. Your Local Institution
    Even if you don’t find the museum or theatre nearest you on this list, it can’t hurt to ask about a discount. Many institutions offer some sort of reduced admission for students.
  15. MadameTussauds
    Receive a 15% discount on admission to all American locations of this fabled was museum.
  16. The Metropolitan Opera
    New York’s renowned operal company offers special discounts to students, as well as invitations to special events.

TRANSPORTATION & INSURANCE

  1. General Motors
    GM is offering college students and recent grads preferred pricing on most of their vehicles. Click the link above to get more details about how much you can save over the Manufacturer’s Standard Retail Price.
  2. New Jersey Transit
    Numerous colleges participate in the N.J. Transit University Partnership Program. Click the link above to see if your school is on the list. If it is, you can save 25% on monthly passes.
  3. CoachUSA/ShortLine
    Don’t tell your parents, but the discount on bus fare from CoachUSA and Shortline makes heading home for the weekend more affordable. They offer 15% off tickets originating in or going to the city shown on your student ID.
  4. Global Auto Transportation
    If the trek to school is too far for your car to handle, you can always consider getting it shipped. With proof of enrollment, Global Auto Transportation gives college students 10% off.
  5. Eurail
    Look into getting a EurailYouthPass if you’re a student abroad in Europe. You can save an average of 35% off the regular Adult Fare.
  6. Allstate
    Allstate offers a car insurance discount of up to 20% off for full-time students under the age of 25. Contact your local agent for more details.
  7. Geico
    Full-time students between ages of 16 and 25 can get up to 15% off Geico car insurance when they maintain a “B” average or better.
  8. Esurance
    The company known for it’s quirky commercials offers a car insurance discount to full-time students under the age of 25 who maintain a “B” average. With a clean driving record, Esurance will lower premiums every six months.
  9. State Farm
    State Farm has a Good Student Discount that varies depending on where you live. To get more details, check with a local agent.
  10. Travelers Insurance
    There are a couple discounts for students from Travelers. The first is the standard Student Discount for maintaining at least a “B” average. They also have a Student Away at School Discount for parents with dependents attending school at least 100 miles away.
  11. Farmers Insurance
    Full-time students under the age of 25 with qualifying grades are eligible for the Farmers Student Discount.
  12. Rail Europe
    This European train-ticketing service provides varying discounts for those 12 to 25 years of age.
  13. Greyhound
    Save 20% on unrestricted tickets to thousands of locations. Save 40% on package shipping through Grehyound PackageXpress.

EXERCISE & SPORTS

  1. Eastern Mountain Sport
    If you live in one of the 12 states with an Eastern Mountain Sports retail location, your student ID will get you 15% off regularly priced items.
  2. CorePower Yoga
    Full-time students can save $100 on a 3-Month Unlimited membership, or $30 on a 10 Class Pack at CorePower Yoga studios throughout the country.
  3. 24 Hour Fitness
    Students can get special pricing plans from 24 Hour Fitness. Prices vary, based on location, so check with the club nearest you for more specifics.
  4. Ski Colorado College Pass
    If your college selection was based on powder conditions as much as academics, make sure to check out the Ski Colorado College Pass. For the price of a few textbooks, you can get unlimited skiing at Winter Park/Mary Jane and CopperMountain all season long.
  5. College New England Pass
    Pick up a CollegeNew EnglandPass to enjoy discounted skiing and no blackout dates all season long at SundayRiver, Sugarloaf and LoonMountain.
  6. Washington Wizards Student Rush
    Though the NBA season is in serious jeopardy, the Washington Wizards have already started advertising their Student Rush promotion. On the day of the game, students can buy upper-level tickets that include a Chipotle gift card for just $15. Lower level seats are also available for $35.
  7. D.C. United
    The storied MLS franchise has a few College Nights throughout the season. Order tickets with your .edu email address before game day and get premium level seats for $15.
  8. Detroit Tigers
    The Tigers have a dozen College Nights at Comerica to choose from this year. The promotion includes a pavilion ticket and a player T-shirt for $19.
  9. LA Dodgers
    Its tough times on all fronts for the Dodgers right now. In order to draw more fans, the team is offering $10 walk-up tickets to students for all remaining 2011 home games.

PHONES

  1. Sprint
    After speaking with a customer-service representative at Sprint, they confirmed they do have a student discount, but it varies by school. The standard seems to be 10% off your total monthly bill.
  2. Verizon
    Depending on what school you attend, you may be eligible for a discount of 18% off your monthly bill from Verizon.
  3. T-Mobile
    T-Mobile also has a student discount for participating schools. Their customer service department said the going rate is 6% off your total monthly bill.
  4. AT&T
    Like the rest of the cell-phone providers, AT&T offers a discount for students at participating schools. The common amount of savings is 10% off your monthly bill.

SUBSCRIPTIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  1. Sam’s Club
    Buying in bulk with roommates saves money, but the Sam’s Club Collegiate Membership can save you even more. The cost is $40 for one-year and includes a $15 gift card.
  2. Amazon
    The Amazon Student program is free to join and includes six months of free two-day shipping as well as email alerts. You can also elect to pay $39 for an annual membership that includes the shipping benefits, plus access to thousands of streaming videos.
  3. New York Times
    Some professors will require you read The New York Times for class. Luckily, the paper offers discounted subscriptions for students. The savings depend on what level of service you select.
  4. The Wall Street Journal
    Students can get a subscription to the Wall Street Journal for 75% off regular rates. This includes print, mobile and online content.

APPAREL & RETAIL

  1. Ann Taylor
    Show your student ID and get 20% off full-priced purchases at Ann Taylor stores.
  2. Ralph Lauren Rugby
    The Rugby Student Union offers a 15% discount on full-price merchandise. Use your student ID to save in-store or use your .edu email address to get a coupon code for online shopping.
  3. J. Crew
    There’s a 15% student discount at J. Crew on regularly priced merchandise. The savings can only be applied to in-store purchases.
  4. Banana Republic
    Banana Republic has an Education Discount for both teachers and students. With a valid ID, you can get 15% off full-priced purchases.
  5. Sally Beauty Supply
    Students studying cosmetology can sign-up for the Sally Beauty Student Discount Card to get reduced pricing on most products.
  6. Juicy Couture
    Juicy Couture helps you stay in-style by offering a 15% discount with a valid student ID.
  7. Medelita
    Saving on scrubs is especially important for medical students. The Medelita Student Discount Program provides 25% off lab coats and scrubs.
  8. Club Monaco
    This retailer doesn’t have the option to buy online, so you have to shop in a store. Luckily the Club Monaco student discount makes it worth tracking one down. With ID you can save 20% on your entire purchase, and the discount is applied to both regular and sale items.
  9. Madewell
    According to their Facebook page, Madewell offers a 15% discount at all of their stores with a student ID.
  10. Barnes and Noble
    Up to 40% off the top 100 books.
  11. eCampus
    Up to 50% off University and Greek Apparel.
  12. Jo-Ann
    Register for the Jo-Anns and receive a 10% discount on every purchase every day.
  13. ShoeBuy
    10% off p/lilus free shipping with code SHOEBUY.

 

FRANCHISES
Most nationwide chains leave the decision about whether or not to offer student discounts up to individual franchise owners. While participation is more prevalent in college towns, many merchants find student discounts beneficial to business. Though none of these can be guaranteed, here are some common discounts reported by students throughout the country. To be sure the discount is offered, call and ask your local store.

  1. Chipotle
    Receive a free drink from Chipotle with purchase a/lind a valid student ID.
  2. Qdoba
    Free drink with a Qdoba purchase and a valid student ID.
  3. Subway
    Get 10% off your total Subway purchase with a valid student ID.
  4. Burger King
    Receive 10% off your total Burger King purchase with a valid student ID.
  5. Waffle House
    10% off your total purchase with a valid student ID.
  6. Chick-fil-A
    Receive a free drink with each Chick-fil-A purchase when you show your valid student ID.
  7. Arby’s
    10% off your total Arby’s purchase with a valid student ID.
  8. McDonald’s
    10% off your total McDonald’s purchase with a valid student ID.
  9. Buffalo Wild Wings
    10% off your total Buffalo Wild Wings purchase with a valid student ID.
  10. Dairy Queen
    The official Dairy Queen site encourages franchise owners to offer a discount. The most common seems to be 10% off total purchase with a valid student ID.
  11. Jiffy Lube
    Get $10 or 10% off your total Jiffy Lube bill when you present a valid student ID.

 

Student – Discounts

PET SUPERSTORE: www.pet-super-store.com

10% discount on all pet accessories and dog training equipment

(Use coupon code “CSUS10” at checkout.)

 

FULL COLOR GLOSSY: www.fullcolorglossy.com

10% off Banners, Business Cards and Flyers…all your printing needs

(Enter the coupon code “go4csus” at checkout)

 

SWIMSUITS FOR ALL: www.swimsuitsforall.com

15% off all plus size swimwear, women’s size 8-16 swimsuits, cover-ups, swim accessories and more.

(Excludes clearance, Enter the coupon code “Student15” at checkout.)

 

ELITE GREEKS: www.elitegreeks.com

20% off orders

(Enter the coupon code “Sacstate20” at checkout.)

 

TSHIRT MAN: http://www.tshirtman.com/

10% off T-Shirt Printing and Embroidering AND Free Shipping

(Enter the coupon code “go4csus” at checkout.)

 

GREEK GEAR: www.greekgear.com

10% discount

(Enter the coupon code “Asi10” at checkout.)

 

COLLEGE GEAR: www.collegegear.com

10% off all NCAA Apparel, College Clothing and Gear

(Enter the coupon code “GO4CSUS” at checkout.)

 

MY PARTY SHIRT: www.mypartyshirt.com

10% discount

(Enter the coupon code “MPSXTENXOFF” at checkout.)

 

NURSING UNIFORMS: www.nursinguniforms.net

20% discount

(Enter the coupon code “NUSACR01” at checkout.)

 

DRESS GODDESS: www.dressgoddess.com

20% off all shoes and accessories

(Enter coupon code “student” at checkout.)

 

ZOARA: www.zoara.com

10% off ALL Jewelry

(Excludes loose diamonds. Please use code “ONECARD10” and valid csus.edu email address at checkout)

 

LILY BROOKE JEWELRY: www.lilybrookejewelry.com

10% off all products

(Please use code “UNIV10″ at checkout)

 

JEWELRY CENTRAL: www.jewelrycentral.com

10% off engagement rings, settings and jewlery

(Excludes loose diamonds. Please use code “SSD10″ at checkout)

 

RESTAURANT.COM: www.restaurant.com

40% off gift certificates to more than 15,000 restaurants nationwide

(Use code “CSUS” at checkout)

 

GIFT TREE: www.gifttree.com

15% off gourmet gift baskets, flowers and more

(Use code “SACSTATE” at checkout)

 

CARPORTS AND MORE: www.carportsandmore.com

5% -20% web discount

(Enter “SacStateDeal” at checkout or call for discount prices.)

 

INTERNATIONAL TRADE PRINTING: www.itping.com

20% discount

(Mention your affiliation with SacState to receive the discount.)

 

CAR ID: www.carid.com

10% off purchases at CARiD.com (in addition to statewide discount)

(Use coupon code “CSUSDEAL10″ at checkout.)

 

R1 CONCEPTS INC.: http://www.r1concepts.com/

10% off all brake rotors and brake pads. Free shipping on orders over &150.00.

(Use coupon code “CSUS10″ during checkout.)

 

27 E-STORE: http://www.27estore.com/

Save $75 on orders over $500.(interior doors, modern door hardware, contemporary kitchen and bath cabinetry, and wooden wall panels)

(Use Coupon Code “EDU76″ at checkout)

 

GO-PART DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS: www.go-part.com

Save 15% off all stock with no restrictions & no minimum purchases

(Use coupon code “SACSTATE15″ at checkout)

 

BUY BRAKES: www.buybrakes.com

10% off all online orders of $100 or more on brake and automotive parts.

(Use coupon code “UNI10″ at checkout)

 

PRINT COUNTRY: http://www.printcountry.com/

10% discount on all items except value packs and OEM items.

(Use coupon code “PCONECARD” at checkout)

 

CRUISE NOW: www.cruisenow.com/student-cruises.aspx

Book a cruise and receive two $100 gift certificates to Restaurant.com (total value $200).

(Mention your affiliation with SacState to receive the discount.)

 

FURNITURE FOR PATIO: www.furnitureforpatio.com

5% off and Free Shipping

(Enter coupon code “EDUEMP5″ at checkout)

 

SILK PLANTS DIRECT: www.silkplantsdirect.com

5% off our entire supply of high quality, authentic silk plants and tree products

(Mention CSUS at checkout)

 

CONNECT YOUR HOME: www.connectyourhome.com

Discounts for DISH Network, DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, HughesNet, Charter Cable, Time Warner Cable, Info Armor Identity Theft Protection…and many more.

 

USHIP.COM: www.uship.com

10% uShip dis/spancount on all shipping and moving services

 

TRANSIT SYSTEMS INC.: www.transitsystems.com

10% discount on all shipping and moving services

(Use code “SacState2011″ at checkout)

 

CLICKINKS.COM: www.clickinks.com

10% Discount off all printer ink and toner cartridges

(Use coupon code “CSU” at checkout)

 

ANTICO CANE CORSO: www.anticocanecorso.com

10%-20% off on purchases as well as waived handling fee at dog shows (at our location on scheduled dates)

(Mention Sac State OneCard at checkout)

 

ELIZABETH DIAMOND COMPANY: www.shopedc.com

10% discount

(Use coupon code “CSUS10″ and use university issued email at checkout)

 

EARQ: www.earq.comor 1-866-432-7500 to find your local EarQ provider

35% off MSRP on Hearing Aids, 4-year warranty, Free annual checkup

(Mention Sac State OneCard during initial call)

 

APPLE LTD: www.appleltd.com

10% off moving supplies

(Use coupon code “Student 10″ at checkout)

 

CARD PRINTING.COM: www.cardprinting.com

15% off plastic cards, key tag printing and other services

(Use coupon code “EDU2012″ at checkout)

 

DOOR EMPORIUM: www.dooremporium.com

15% off orders under $2,000 and 20% on orders more than $2,000

(Use coupon code “EDUDESALE15″ at checkout)