Using your student ID, you can save 30% on documents and 20% on shipping services with FedEx Office.
On Amazon, students can get free two-day shipping for six months, plus discounted Prime and other deals.
BEN FRANKLIN CRAFTS:
Shop with Ben Franklin Crafts on Tuesdays, and you can take 10% off all purchases with your school ID.
JO-ANN FABRIC AND CRAFT STORES:
Students aged 14 and older who register with the Jo-Ann Student Discount Program will receive 10% off on all purchases, plus two special coupons to use both online and in store.
Students using fabric for class projects can enjoy a discount at Hancock. The store offers 10% off for class project supplies purchased in store.
DISCOUNT DANCE SUPPLY:
Students, get 10% off your first purchase with Discount Dance Supply.
Red Hot Sunglasses is an online designer sunglasses retailer new to the Australian market, and offers a 15% student discount on all orders.
Read the paper, download journals, and more, all at a discount, with these stores.
Full time students enjoy a 40% discount on books, videos, newsletters, and journals with no minimum order and free shipping with Guilford Press.
Students with an International Student Identity Card can get up to 69% off in savings, plus free gifts from The Economist.
THE NEW YORK TIMES:
Students can enjoy a special college rate from The New York Times, at just 99 cents for the first four weeks and 50% off the regular rate after that.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL:
Students can get a discounted subscription from The Wall Street Journal, too. You’ll get more than 75% off regular rates for print, online, and mobile delivery.
CLOTHING & GENERAL MERCHANDISE
Plenty of retailers offer discounts on purchases for students. Typically, discounts are 15% or more. Just be prepared to flash your ID.
Visit your local Eddie Bauer to take advantage of their education discount. Just show your ID to find out what the location offers for students.
Students can get a 20% discount on all online purchases of $100 more at Necessary Clothing.
Sign up for a Sam’s Club Collegiate Membership to get a discount on membership and savings on college essentials.
Show your college student ID at any J.Crew store, and you’ll get 15% off all full priced items.
Get 10% off online and in store with Topshop.
Get fashion from Oasis, Coast London, and Warehouse at a 20% discount as a StudentRate.com member.
Students can get free shipping on all orders with Toms Shoes, and they’ll even donate a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair you buy.
Take 15% off your full-priced purchase at Banana Republic stores with your valid student ID.
Shop ASOS through StudentRate.com to get free shipping on your clothing order.
EASTERN MOUNTAIN SPORTS:
Students shopping for sports gear can get up to 20% off full-priced in store items at Eastern Mountain Sports.
RALPH LAUREN RUGBY:
Visit Ralph Lauren Rugby online or in store to get 15% off your items.
Check in with this daily deals site to get major discounts on things like clothing, paintballing, and electronics.
At participating Charlotte Russe locations, students can get 10% off all merchandise.
SALLY BEAUTY SUPPLY:
Save on products with your Beauty Student Card from Sally Beauty Supply. You’ll get monthly specials and special email offers to take advantage of.
Many students report that with your ID, you can get 15% off at Juicy Couture stores.
Just flash your student ID, and you’ll get 15% off every in store purchase at The Limited.
Show your student ID to save 15% to 20% at Club Monaco store locations.
Students can get 15% off at Madewell just for sharing their ID.
Lab coats, scrubs, clogs, and more are available at a discount of 25% off or more for students on Medelita.
According to student reports, designer Kate Spade shares a 15% discount when you show your student ID.
ELECTRONICS & DIGITAL SERVICES
Student software editions, special student pricing, and discounted rates are all available for students here.
Apple offers education pricing for students, with up to $200 off a new Mac. Even students who have been accepted to college are eligible.
Need a survey for a school project? Students can get 50% off Gold and Platinum plans with SurveyMonkey.
The Sprint Discount Program is available through many colleges and universities. Just enter your school email address on Sprint’s website to find out if you’re eligible.
PAUL C. BUFF:
Whether you’re a photography student or just love taking photos, you can get 10% off at Paul C. Buff with their student discount.
Pick up awesome Adobe software for cheap by purchasing student edition software, including Acrobat and Creative Suite.
With your student discount, save up to 50% on Norton protection software for your PC, Mac, and more.
Through HP Academy, students can take advantage of exclusive education discount savings for custom PCs.
Find academic software discounts and hardware for students on JourneyEd.
Students can get discounts on AT&T wireless phones and services just by validating your email address on AT&T’s website.
Get the Das Keyboard at a discount using the manufacturer’s education discount program.
Use your International Student Identity Card for 30% off all purchases on Logitech.com.
WordsRU offers professional academic and proofreading online, and students can get 10% off their editing jobs with their International Student Identity Card.
Enjoy Ableton’s editing software at 40% off with your verified student status.
Select your school on Lenovo’s website, and you’ll get access to offers and discounts on Lenovo’s laptops and more.
Protect your gadgets at a discounted rate with 20% off gadget skins with free worldwide shipping using your International Student Identity Card.
B&H PHOTO VIDEO:
Through the B&H EDU Advantage discount program for students, you can get discounted prices on thousands of products in imaging and audio.
Through Dell University, students can enjoy savings and special packages designed for education.
Get wireless internet access for half off with Trustive by using your International Student Identity Card.
Save 5% on select Lifebook notebook and Tablet PCs in the Fujitsu web store. You’ll need to call in order to receive the discount.
Enjoy assistive technology at a discount from ai squared, where students can get 50% off single-user copies of ZoomText.
Check out the Sony Education Store for up to 10% off special pricing for college students.
FOOD & DINING
Get your grub on, on the cheap using these food and dining discounts. Many will vary by location, so call ahead or ask before you order to verify.
HARD ROCK CAFE:
Get access to an exclusive discounted menu for International Student Identity Card holders at Hard Rock Cafe locations worldwide.
Visit participating Subway locations to get 10% off your total purchase with a valid student ID.
At many Taco Cabana locations, college students can get a 20% discount.
BUCA DI BEPPO:
Buca Di Beppo restaurants often partner up with local schools to offer discounted meals to students, typically 10% less than full price.
Use your valid student ID to get 10% off your Burger King purchase.
Stop in with a fiver and you get get a great meal at Qdoba, where they offer $5 student burrito meals.
At many Chick-fil-A locations, you can get a free drink with your valid student ID.
At select Kroger grocery stores, students can get a 5% discount on food.
Does your school have a partnership with Firehouse Subs? Check in with your local sub shop to find out. You may get 10% off.
Enjoy your coffee and waffles at a discount, thanks to Waffle House’s 10% off discount.
Visit your local Dairy Queen location to find out about special Student Meal Deals.
Fill your plate with healthy salad buffet fare at Sweet Tomatoes for 10% off, available at many locations.
Most Chipotle locations will offer a free drink with purchase when you show your student ID.
Just for being a student, you can get discounts on your auto insurance, cell phone plan, and more.
STATE FARM INSURANCE:
State Farm’s Good Student Discount offers up to 25% off it you get good grades. You can continue to save even after you graduate, up to the age of 25.
StudentRate.com members can get 10% off T-Mobile monthly rates, waived activation fees, and exclusive discounts on devices.
Zipcar has partnered with many schools to offer discounted membership rates to students. Search for your school on Zipcar’s website and register with your school email address.
Full time students under 25 with a B average or better can get a discount from Esurance. Plus, current students and alumni of Pac-12 schools can save even more.
Students get specialty pricing on yoga classes with CorePower Yoga. Just show your ID to get the discount.
Present your valid student ID to get $10 or 10% off at Jiffy Lube.
Nationwide Insurance has a Good Student discount for drivers 16 to 24 with a minimum B average.
24 HOUR FITNESS:
Students get special pricing at 24 Hour Fitness clubs. Just share your student ID when you visit to sign up.
Full time students with a B average or better can save with Travelers Insurance’s Good Student Discount.
Save up to 25% on Allstate insurance with your good grades until you’re 26.
With your university email address, you can get 20% off an entire order on Moo.com.
Full-time students with a B average or better can save up to 15% on select coverages.
TRAVEL, ENTERTAINMENT & TRANSPORTATION
Planning to travel soon or head out for a night on the town? Check out these student discounts to make sure you get the best rate.
If you’re 26 years old or younger, you can take advantage of a Youth Pass on Rail Europe.
Use your International Student Identity Card to get 30% off Lonely Planet guides and PDF eBooks.
Show your student ID at Madame Tussauds to get 15% off your admission.
Visit AMC Theaters on Thursdays with your school ID to get a cheaper admission rate.
Get a Student Advantage Discount Card from Greyhound to save 20% on Greyhound fares and more.
Students with the International Student Identity Card can get 60% off SIM cards made just for traveling abroad.
Show your valid ID at the box office at select Rave Cinemas to get a reduced rate for 3D shows and more.
Created just for students, STA shares special pricing for student travel.
Take advantage of cheap car rental around the world with 10% off using your International Student Identity Card.
Get student special deals on travel and experiences from this site.
Get set up with special college passes for skiing in Colorado on SkiColorado.com.
NEW ENGLAND PASS:
Prefer to ski in New England? No worries, you can get a discounted College New England Pass as well.
Want to check out the opera in New York City? Students can get discounted student tickets to select performances.
Save 35% off the adult price on Eurail with your student discount pass.
PENSKE TRUCK RENTAL:
Get a break on your college move with a 10% discount at Penske Truck Rental when you show your college ID.
Many sports franchises offer student nights. For example, the Washington Wizards offer special student rush night pricing, including a sandwich meal from Chick-fil-A.
GM dealers offer a variety of discounts to students, plus special deals and features that are popular with the college set. Recent grads can get in on these deals, too.
MEMPHIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA:
Get $5 student tickets for select concerts at the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. Just give them a call to get your discount.
Get a Student Advantage Card from Amtrak to save 15% on fares, plus up to 50% on other items like clothes, food, and entertainment.
Often, public transportation authorities will offer reduced student rider rates. MBTA in Boston sells student passes Monday through Friday for 50% off standard fares.
Show your student ID at the box office to get a special student rate at Cinemark theaters.
Get awesome deals on Carnegie Hall performances with Student Subscription or Student Rush tickets for only $10.
Visit Lincoln Center with your student ID to get discounted tickets for world-class performing arts.
NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM:
Ann Taylor: Need some classy clothes for school? Show your student ID in stores for 15 percent off all full-priced items.
ASOS: Stay stylish with 10 percent off ASOS duds.
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Banana Republic: Finally be able to afford some clothes for work or your internship with 15% off full-priced items in the store.
Charlotte Russe: With a 10 percent off discount available when you show your school ID, clothes from Charlotte Russe will be a steal.
Club Monaco: Stock up on some fall favorites by getting 20 percent off regular and sale priced items in any Club Monaco store and online.
Eddie Bauer: Whether it’s outdoorsy clothing basics or camping equipment, you can get 15 percent off regular priced items in stores with your ID.
J.Crew: Yet another reason to hit up J.Crew for some cute and classic clothing. Get a 15 percent discount in stores when you show your school ID.
Juicy Couture: A girl can never have enough pink. Get 15 percent off in Juicy Couture stores with your student ID.
The Limited: We’re just as obsessed with The Limited now as we were with Limited Too in elementary school. Get 15 percent off in stores with your student ID.
Medelita: For medical students out there, get 15 percent off your scrubs with the store’s Student Discount Program online.
Madewell: Students get 15 percent off when they show their IDs, so it’s definitely time to go shopping.
Topshop: Be fashion forward with 10 percent off Topshop apparel if you’re a student in the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia.
Arby’s: Arby’s offers a 10 percent discount with your student ID.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Get a 10 percent discount off those flaming wings with your student ID.
Burger King: That burger and fries will come with a 10 percent discount when you flash your ID.
Chick-fil-A: Get a free small drink to accompany your chicken sandwich and waffle fries (or any meal) when you show your ID.
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Chipotle: Chipotle offers a free small drink with your meal when you show your student ID.
Dairy Queen: Most Dairy Queens offer a 10 pecent discount for students with IDs, but not all Dairy Queens participate. Check with your local DQ restaurant to see if they offer a discount.
McDonalds: Now your McFlurry or burger comes with a 10 percent discount with your student ID.
Papa John’s: Pizza is a perfect option for any fast-paced student. Papa John’s discounts vary based on location, so ask the restaurant closest to your campus what discount they offer.
Qdoba: Qdoba offers a free drink for students when you purchase a meal as well as burrito meals for $5.
Subway: At Subway, you can eat fresher with a 10 percent discount when you flash your student ID.
Waffle House: Breakfast is cheaper when you add this 10 percent discount with a student ID.
24 Hour Fitness: Most 24 Hour Fitness locations offer special pricing for students, though it varies depending on the gym. Check with your local 24 Hour Fitness for pricing.
Eastern Mountain Sports: Need to stock up on some workout gear? Eastern Mountain Sports offers 15 percent off full-price national brand items and 20 percent off all full-price EMS brand items when you show your ID.
Amazon: Students can get a free six-month trial of Amazon Prime, which offers free two-day shipping on all of Amazon’s items and a $10 credit when you refer a friend.
Apple: Students can save up to $200 on a MacBook and up to $30 on an iPad.
Dell University: Dell University is a program through Dell that offers discounts on technology for students.
RadioShack: Whether you need a new iPhone charger or a GPS for your car, make sure to flash your student ID to get 10 percent off your tech purchase.
Sony: Need some sweet new electronics? College students get 10 percent off.
AMC Theatres: AMC Theatres offer special discounted tickets for students every Thursday. Check with your local AMC for pricing.
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Cinemark: Cinemark offers discounted movie tickets that vary by location for students who show their ID.
Regal Theaters: Regal Theaters offers a discount for tickets for students, depending on date and show.
Amtrak: Sign up for a Student Advantage Card and get 10 percent off.
ShortLine/Coach USA: Going home is even cheaper. CoachUSA offers a variety of discounts for students traveling from or to selected schools listed on their website.
For discounted plane tickets and travel accommodations, check out these sites designed exclusively for students.
College students can purchase discounted aquarium admission tickets, and even enjoy special student events.
College student rush tickets are available for $10 on select performances at the Houston Ballet.
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Student ID Discounts & Deals Cheatsheet
We’ve compiled this list of popular businesses that you will most likely get discounts at if you flash your student id, along with other tips for living on a budget. Make sure you take full advantage of the opportunity, the savings add up! Note that every location of the businesses on this list may have different policies, so make sure you ask about the discount everytime you’re shopping somewhere new.
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AMAZON STUDENT: Amazon Student (click here) is Amazon’s student loyalty program that gives college students exclusive discounts. It’s free to join and you get Amazon Prime benefits for the first six months (that means free two day shipping everyone!). Again, signing up is FREE, and Amazon is probably going to be your go to source for almost anything you need in college! It’s a no brainer.
SHOES FOR COLLEGE: These are some online shoe providers that give you great deals:
– Zappos (click here) – hands down, this is everyone’s favorite source for shoes/handbags/clothing. They have the best customer service ever – if you order something and it doesn’t fit, send it back and get a refund, no questions asked.
– ShoeDazzle (click here) – Take a free style quiz, then ShoeDazzle gives you recommendations based on your personalized style. It’s a subscription for shoes – you’ll get a new pair of shoes every month that match your style. A relatively cheap way to stay fashionable.
MOVIES: AMC Theaters Cheap Student’s Thursdays (show your id, get a discount!): amctheaters.com/offers
CLOTHING/APPAREL: The following apparel stores give discounts anywhere from 10%-20% if you show your student id:
– Ann Taylor*
– Ann Taylor Loft*
– Banana Republic*
– Club Monaco*
– Charlotte Russe*
– Rugby (Ralph Lauren)*
– The Limited*
– Urban Outfitters*
*make sure you check with each of these places before you get to the checkout counter – student discount policies can change.
PIZZA: Dominos always has deals in college areas. Call them to hear the specials!
PRINTER INK: Inkspector.com (created by the makers of CollegePackingList) – just like SlugBooks, but instead of textbooks, you compare prices on printer ink to make sure you’re getting the best deal. Printer ink really isn’t expensive if you shop around.
APPLE: Ask for the education discount, save ~8%! (in participating Apple stores)
MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE: The College Edition’s only $99.99 (pc/mac) microsoftstore.com/student
AAA MEMBERS: You get TONS of discounts with your membership card: discover.aaa.com/membership
FAST FOOD: The following fast food restaurants give discounts of around 10% if you show your student id:
– Burger King
– Dairy Queen
– Dunkin’ Donuts
(in participating locations)
TRAVEL: Nothing beats Southwest Airlines, but STA Travel is another good site to check for exclusive student discounts and deals (sometimes STA partners with American Airlines to offer even better discounts than you can get at their site.
GYM: 24-Hour Fitness has student deals in most locations if you don’t like working out in your school’s health center!
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Coach USA offers discounts for students on scheduled routes. Just visit their site to view the details. You can also join their free V.I.P. Student Travel Club for further discounts, specials, and offers.
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