65 Student Discounts That Are Actually Worth Your Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Jesse Collier. Updated August 2017. 


With this list of student discounts, you can lay that broke student stereotype to rest. 

 

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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.

 

Keep in mind that these deals are location-dependent, and that some rely on having different student discount cards. Some of the student discount cards are free, some are for a small fee, but all are well worth it!

 

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?

 

Udemy

 

Books / Magazines

 

ChaptersIRewards 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 TimesStudent 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 JournalSemester 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!

For more deals on magazines, check out StudentMags and CSSMag!

 

 

Cell Phone / Internet Plans

 

AT&T USAWireless 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 CanadaCell Phone & Internet Promotions

Rogers.com has various cell phone and residential internet plans discounted just for students.

 

Sprint USASprint 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 USAStudents & Staff Discounts

Through the T-Mobile campus exclusive deals, students can save $60 on the latest smartphones, 20% off accessories, and more!

 

 

Entertainment

 

get a student discount at the movie theater

 

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 CinemasUp 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!

 

 

Food

 

Burger King10% Off Any Combo Meal

At participating Burger King restaurants, students with a valid SPC card can get 10% off any combo meal.

 

Pizza Hut10% Off Your Order

At various Pizza Huts, take 10% off your order when you show your SPC card.

 

Marble Slab Creamery10% Off Your Purchase

Students, get 10% off your purchase when you show your SPC card.

 

 

Insurance

 

AllstateUp 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.

 

GeicoSave 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 FarmDiscounts 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.

 

 

Retail

 

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 CanadaUp 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 Canada10% 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 Works10% Off Your Purchase

Take 10% off your entire purchase in-store at Bath & Body Works with a valid SPC card.

 

Bluenotes Canada10% 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 Canada10% Off In-Store On Wednesdays

Students, get 10% off your purchase when you flash your ID on Wednesdays at Bulk Barn stores.

 

Calvin Klein10% Off Your Purchase

Take 10% off your purchase at Calvin Klein outlet stores and Calvin Klein Underwear with a valid SPC card.

 

Club Monaco15% 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 Shoes15% Off Your Order

Get 15% off your order at dcshoes.com when you sign up for a UNiDAYS account.

 

DockersSave 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.

 

Web Hosting
 

J. Crew15% 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 FabricStudent 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 Balance15% Off With UNiDAYS Verification

Take 15% off your order at newbalance.com and in-store when you verify your student status with UNiDAYS.

 

Popeye’s10% Off Regularly Priced Items

Get 10% off regularly priced items at Popeye’s stores when you show your SPC card.

 

Reebok CanadaUp 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 Canada20% Student Discount

Visit a Roots store and get 20% off with a valid student ID.

 

Rosetta Stone10% 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.

 

SkullCandy20% Off & Free Shipping

With an SPC card, students can get 20% off and free shipping online at skullcandy.com.

 

Toms10% Off For Students & Teachers

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.

 

 

Technology

 

get a student discount on apple products

 

Adobe – Creative Cloud membership 60% Off

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.

 

Apple – Apple Music 3-Month Trial & 50% Off

Start listening to music now with a free 3-month Apple Music trial, then 50% off afterwards at just $4.99.

 

ApplePro 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.

 

BestBuyExclusive 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!

 

Dell$150 Off With Student Discount

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.

Discounts include:

  • $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.

 

SiteGroundWeb 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

 

get a student discount on travel

 

Amtrak15% 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 RentalUp 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 Rental20% 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.

 

StaTravelMassive 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 UniverseMajor Deals On Travel & Hotels

Becoming a member at studentuniverse.com (it’s free!) lands you cheap flights, hotels, tour packages and more!

 

VIA Rail CanadaHuge 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

 

ISIC Card

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

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.

 

SPC Card

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 Card (SAC)

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!

 

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