By Jesse Collier. Updated August 2017.
With this list of student discounts, you can lay that broke student stereotype to rest.
When people hear the word “student”, they automatically think: broke.
Yet it doesn’t have to be that way if you’re a smart money manager and you use this list of 65 student discounts! There’s so many free and discounted things aimed at students, so take advantage of them while you still have that golden card.
Please let us know in the comments if any of these discounts do not work and we will fix them immediately!
Finding these discounts for you had me speechless. I could have been saving hundreds of dollars in the past few years, and I didn’t even think that being a student could have me on the discount train.
While some of these discounts you may know about, there will definitely be some that could have you saving money on those purchases!
So let’s get started, shall we?
Books / Magazines
Chapters – IRewards Discounted Membership
Get a special student price on the Chapters IRewards membership. The membership allows you to take 10% off books and 5% off everything else in-store. Save an extra 5% when you buy books online.
For the student discounted membership price, you must go in-store and speak with a salesperson.
New York Times – Student Subscription $1 / Week
Get digital access to nytimes.com and all New York Times apps for $1 / week. Or, pay $1.50 / week and also get access to the NY Times Crossword.
The Economist – Student Subscription $1 / Week
Students get an introductory offer for the first 12 weeks of The Economist at just $1 / week. Or, take advantage of a 6 month ($59) or 1 year ($115) plan.
The Wall Street Journal – Semester Student Rate $1 / Week
With the WSJ semester student rate, get the first 15 weeks for $15 ($1 / week). Or, get 1 year for $49. The subscription includes 6-day paper delivery and WSJ magazine, unlimited access to WSJ.com and to the WSJ apps.
Most schools have subscriptions to academic research libraries, so if you’re looking for scholarly articles, check with your school!
Cell Phone / Internet Plans
AT&T USA – Wireless Programs For College
AT&T USA features multiple wireless programs for college and university students including mobile device and internet discounts!
Bell Canada – Internet Student Promotions
Bell Canada has multiple student internet deals if you’re moving to a new place and need internet!
Rogers Canada – Cell Phone & Internet Promotions
Rogers.com has various cell phone and residential internet plans discounted just for students.
Sprint USA – Sprint Discount Program
Sprint USA has special discounts for students, employees, universities, and companies through the Sprint Discount Program. See if you’re eligible by clicking the link above.
T-Mobile USA – Students & Staff Discounts
Through the T-Mobile campus exclusive deals, students can save $60 on the latest smartphones, 20% off accessories, and more!
HBONow – Free 1-Month Trial
HBONow has a 1-month free trial for students. The trial includes access to movies, TV shows, documentaries, and more.
Landmark Cinemas – Up To 30% Off Ticket + Combo
Save up to 30% with Landmark Cinemas! A regular admission ticket, medium popcorn and fountain drink are just $16.99 with tax with your SPC card!
Burger King – 10% Off Any Combo Meal
At participating Burger King restaurants, students with a valid SPC card can get 10% off any combo meal.
Pizza Hut – 10% Off Your Order
At various Pizza Huts, take 10% off your order when you show your SPC card.
Marble Slab Creamery – 10% Off Your Purchase
Students, get 10% off your purchase when you show your SPC card.
Allstate – Up To 20% Off Car Insurance
Single, full-time students can save up to 20% off car insurance at allstate.com. There’s also various other savings, including safe driving discounts.
Geico – Save Up To $200 On Car Insurance
Geico.com has multiple discounts for students, including:
- Good student discount – for students with a “B” average or better
- Air bag discount – for students with cars with multiple air bags
- Good driver discount – for students with no accidents in the past 5 years
Check out their site for a free quote today!
State Farm – Discounts On Car Insurance
At statefarm.com, students can get huge discounts on car insurance. Rates will vary depending on traffic violations, accidents, and how much you drive, so get a quote today.
Remember to always look for student discounts at all the places you shop! If you don’t see your favorite store here, ask them if they have any deals for students, or look on their website. Also, most of these discounts cannot be applied with other discounts.
If there’s no student discounts, at least make cash back on your purchase!
Adidas Canada –Up To 45% Off Your Purchase
With the Adidas.ca student discount program, university and college students can get 30% off all full-price items and an additional 15% off sale price items.
Students must have a valid Canadian student email address. Also, this offer is only available online.
Amazon – Free Prime Membership For 6 Months
Get Amazon Prime free for 6 months with a valid student ID, then half-price afterwards. Amazon Prime has numerous features, including 2-day free shipping, unlimited free cloud storage, and more!
American Eagle & Aerie Canada – 10% Off With SPC Card
Take 10% off at all American Eagle and Aerie stores in Canada when you show your SPC card.
ASOS – 10% Off Student Discount
Asos offers a 10% off student discount with a valid NUS Extra Card or a UNiDAYS membership. You can also get your student email validated for a 10% discount if you are not a member of the above programs.
Banana Republic – 15% Off Full Price Items
In-store at Banana Republic locations in the USA and Canada, show your student ID to get 15% off your entire purchase.
Bath & Body Works – 10% Off Your Purchase
Take 10% off your entire purchase in-store at Bath & Body Works with a valid SPC card.
Bluenotes Canada – 10% Off Your Purchase
At Bluenotes.ca, take 10% off full and sale priced items. This is a discount exclusively for SPC Card holders.
Bulk Barn Canada – 10% Off In-Store On Wednesdays
Students, get 10% off your purchase when you flash your ID on Wednesdays at Bulk Barn stores.
Calvin Klein – 10% Off Your Purchase
Take 10% off your purchase at Calvin Klein outlet stores and Calvin Klein Underwear with a valid SPC card.
Club Monaco – 15% Off Student Discount
Take 15% off online and in-store at Club Monaco in the USA and Canada when you show your student ID.
DC Shoes – 15% Off Your Order
Get 15% off your order at dcshoes.com when you sign up for a UNiDAYS account.
Dockers – Save 20% Off
Save 20% off your order online with Dockers when you create a UNiDAYS account.
Hollister Co. – Take An Extra 10% Off Your Purchase
Take an extra 10% off sitewide at hollisterco.com when you sign up for an account at UNiDAYS.
J. Crew – 15% Student Discount In-store
Get 15% off your order in-store for all teachers and students at J. Crew, J. Crew Factory, and J. Crew Mercantile stores.
Joann Fabric – Student Discount Program
Take 10% off your purchase every time you purchase from Joann Fabric online or in-store. Students also get 2 money-saving coupons when they enroll to the program.
Levi’s – 15% – 20% Student Discount
With the Levi’s student discount, you can take 15% off your order, or 20% if you are a UNiDAYS member.
New Balance – 15% Off With UNiDAYS Verification
Take 15% off your order at newbalance.com and in-store when you verify your student status with UNiDAYS.
Popeye’s – 10% Off Regularly Priced Items
Get 10% off regularly priced items at Popeye’s stores when you show your SPC card.
Reebok Canada – Up To 45% Off Merchandise
Reebok.ca features a student discount with 30% off full-price items and an additional 15% off sale-price items. Discount is only available online.
Roots Canada – 20% Student Discount
Visit a Roots store and get 20% off with a valid student ID.
Rosetta Stone – 10% Off Your Order
Students can take an extra 10% off sitewide at rosettastone.com when you create an account through UNiDAYS.
Sam’s Club – Collegiate Membership
When you sign up for a collegiate membership with Sam’s Club, receive a $25 e-gift card free, plus access to exclusive deals and discounts.
SkullCandy – 20% Off & Free Shipping
With an SPC card, students can get 20% off and free shipping online at skullcandy.com.
Toms offers 10% off your order for students and teachers with student verification.
Under Armour – 10% Off Your Order
Get 10% off your Under Armour order when you create an account with UNiDAYS.
Get the Adobe Creative Cloud Membership for 60% off. Choose from the All Apps Plan (all Adobe apps, including Photoshop CC & Illustrator CC) or the Photography Plan (includes Photoshop CC & Lightroom)
Apple – Mac & iPad Pro Discounts</a
Save up to $300 on eligible Macs and receive free Beats headphones with your purchase. Or, trade in your current Mac and get up to $1500 in credit.
Save up to $20 on the iPad Pro and also receive free Beats headphones with your purchase.
Start listening to music now with a free 3-month Apple Music trial, then 50% off afterwards at just $4.99.
Apple – Pro Apps Bundle For Education
Apple is hitting us again with massive discounts. This bundle is huge for video editors and musicians. The bundle includes:
- Final Cut Pro X
- Logic Pro X
- Motion 5
- Compressor 4
- MainStage 3
Keep in mind that you need a Mac with access to the Mac App Store to download these.
BestBuy – Exclusive Savings On Tech
To get exclusive student deals on the newest BestBuy tech, you need to create a My BestBuy account, signup for student deals, then wait for deals to hit your inbox!
With Dell student offers, students and teachers can get up to an additional $150 off already-marked down electronics.
Github – Student Developer Pack
As a student in computer science, this is my favorite discount. The Github Student Developer Pack features essential tools for any developer.
- $110 bonus AWS (Amazon Web Services) credit
- Bitnami Business 3 Plan free for 1 year (normally $49/month)
- Unlimited Private Repositories at Github during your entire student career (normally $7/month)
- & much more!
The pack also has other resources for homework and assignment help!
Jetbrains – All Products Pack FREE
This pack is essential for anyone programming in any language. It features IDEs for many different languages and includes IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate and Pycharm, 2 of the best developer tools available.
Lenovo – 10% Off Entire Purchase
Lenovo offers students and teachers 10% off their entire order (makes for a huge discount on laptops and tech).
Microsoft – Office 365 Free With Student Email
Microsoft has Office 365 for students and faculty for free! It includes many different tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote). All you need is a valid student email address.
Check on your school IT page to see if they already offer this through your school.
Microsoft – 10% Off Windows Devices
When you shop through Microsoft, you can save up to $424 on Surface tablets and 10% off on PCs as a student.
Norton – Security Suite 3-Month Free Trial
Try Norton Security free for 3 months. Includes coverage for up to 5 devices and protects against device theft, viruses, and more!
After the 3-month trial, head over to Norton Student Beans and get up to 66% off yearly plans.
SiteGround – Web Hosting 80% Off Student Discount
With SiteGround web hosting, students can get 80% off plans, which start at just $1.99 / month. If you’re looking to setup a website for any reason, SiteGround has repeatedly been tops for reliability, customer service, and speed.
Spotify – Student Discount 50% Off
Dive into the largest music library on planet Earth with the Spotify student plan, just $4.99/month. Or, sign your whole family up for just $14.99/month, which is a massive discount from the $9.99/month price for individuals.
Transportation & Travel
Amtrak – 15% Off Flexible Fare Tickets
Students with a valid ID get 15% off flexible fare or the lowest value tickets on all routes with Amtrak! Travelers must book 3 or more days in advance.
Budget Truck Rental – Up To 20% Off On Rentals
With the Budget student discount, students receive 20% off local moves and 15% off one-way moves.
Greyhound Canada – Up To 45% Off With Student Discounts
Get 45% off when you travel to and from most major universities in Canada.
Take 25% off with a valid ISIC card.
Save 10% with a valid secondary or post-secondary Canadian or American ID.
Greyhound USA – 10% Off Travel & 40% Off Shipping
Take 10% off Greyhound USA travel (only valid on US routes) and 40% off with Greyhound package shipping with a Student Advantage Discount Card ($20/year, but well worth it!).
Hotels.com – 10% Off Student Discount
Save 10% when you book a hotel through hotels.com with this student discount.
Penske Truck Rental – 20% Off Truck Rentals For Your Move
With Penske, students net 10% off all truck rentals with an additional 10% off when students book their one-way move online. Penske also has various other perks for students. Visit their site to learn more.
StaTravel – Massive Discounts On Travel, Flights, & Hotels
Find your adventure at statravel.com, a travel hub for students with everything from discount insurance to cheap flights and hotels.
Student Universe – Major Deals On Travel & Hotels
Becoming a member at studentuniverse.com (it’s free!) lands you cheap flights, hotels, tour packages and more!
VIA Rail Canada – Huge Savings On Various Routes
Students get huge discounts on various train routes across Canada through the VIA Rail Student Flex Fares.
Dedicated Student Discount Cards
The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) gives students massive discounts on flights, travel, museums, food, and shopping all around the world!
Some schools will allow you to get the card for free, while others charge a small fee. Check with your school to see how to get one.
OnTheHub features software discounts for students and faculty. They update their deals frequently, so if you’re looking for a specific piece of software, odds are that it’s here.
They also let you find your school for school-specific discounts.
All students need to do is show their SPC card at participating retailers to receive a 10-40% discount on their purchases!
The SPC card is currently only available in Canada and currently costs $10.50.
Student Advantage partners with major retailers, travel providers, and more companies to provide discounts to students.
The SAC is only available in the USA and costs $22.50.
Do you have more student discounts that you think should be added to this list? Let us know in the comments!