This is for everyone who is part of this epic journey. Whether it took you ten years or ten days it doesn’t matter because this little show has bought so many of us together. A huge thanks to the cast, crew and all of you for making me feel like part of something. Let’s hope the SPN family grows and continues to be there for each other for many years to come ♥
Apple offers a new back-to-school discount each year. This year is the first time they’re offering an Apple Store gift card (instead of an App Store gift card) with select purchases. Students will receive education pricing plus a $100 Apple Store gift card with the purchase of a Mac, or a $50 gift card with the purchase of an iPad or iPhone.
This year Microsoft is pushing Surface products, offering 10% off Pro, Pro 2, 2 and Pro 3 models. They’re also offering 10% or more off all Windows PCs and all accessories, plus special pricing on 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.
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.
The Lincoln Center 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.
Full-time students enrolled in select New York colleges receive one free admission per museum visit. Staff from Parsons The New School for Design and the School of Visual Arts get one free ticket plus up to five $5 tickets for guests.
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. Otherwise, student tickets are $6 less than general admission.
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.
Memphis is known for it’s barbecue, but the city has also produced some legendary musicians. Student Tickets are available at select performances for just $5. You cannot order student tickets online or over the phone; they must be purchased at the box office.
CollegeFest (previously 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. Scheduled this year for Sept. 27, check out all of the attractions by jumping on one of the free shuttles.
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.
New York’s renowned opera company offers special discounts to full-time graduate and undergraduate students, as well as invitations to special events. Ticket prices for weekday performances are $25, plus a $2.50 facility fee, or $35 for Friday and Saturday performances, plus a $2.50 facility fee.
Chevrolet is offering college students and recent grads preferred pricing on most of their vehicles. You must create an online account to receive your discount code authorization, which you can present at your local dealership.
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.
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. Additionally, Pac-12 students and alumni can save up to 15% off their premiums. With a clean driving record, Esurance will lower premiums every six months.
State Farm has a Good Student Discount that varies depending on where you live. Their website indicates savings of up to 25%, plus you can continue receiving the special rate until you turn 25, even if you already graduated.
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.
If you live in one of the 12 states with an Eastern Mountain Sports retail location, your student ID will get you 20% off regularly priced EMS brand items, and 15% off full-price national brand products.
Full-time students can save up to 25-percent off drop-in classes, 10-class packs, Black Tag memberships and three-month unlimited memberships at CorePower Yoga studios throughout the country. Discounts vary by region.
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 Copper Mountain all season long.
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.
Show your student ID and get 15% off full-priced purchases at Ann Taylor stores. If you’re shopping online, you’ll need to register with UNiDAYS and sign up for Ann Taylor’s newsletter to get the discount.
Registered UNiDAYS users get 10% off full-priced orders from Dune London. The discount is offered through a unique code which is generated every time you log into UNiDAYS. Delivery charges still apply to all orders.
Available to college students studying in the US, UK and Ireland, the 15% discount to Jack Wills applies only to full-priced items. The coupon code can be obtained by verifying student status through UNiDAYS and cannot be used in conjunction with their free shipping offer on orders over $75.
Get 15% off your order when you use UNiDAYS to verify your student status.
Take 20% off full-price, in-store purchases with student ID.
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.
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Some locations offer a Student Night, where college and high school students with valid IDs receive on bowl of stir fry for $9.99. This offer is typically limited to one night per week.
Receive a free drink from Chipotle with purchase and a valid student ID.
Free drink with a Qdoba purchase and a valid student ID.
Get 10% off your total Subway purchase with a valid student ID.
Receive 10% off your total Burger King purchase with a valid student ID.
10% off your total purchase with a valid student ID.
Receive a free drink with each Chick-fil-A purchase when you show your valid student ID.
10% off your total Arby’s purchase with a valid student ID.
10% off your total McDonald’s purchase with a valid student ID.
Buffalo Wild Wings
10% off your total Buffalo Wild Wings purchase with a valid student ID.
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.
Get $10 or 10% off your total Jiffy Lube bill when you present a valid student ID.
Both part-time and full-time students over the age of 16 are eligible to purchase a card. The annual cost is $22.50 and it can be used at dozens of national brands, as well as thousands of local businesses.
This card is a useful ally for students both abroad and at home. Any full-time student over the age of 12 can pick one up. Their website claims you can use the card for 40,000 discounts in 125 countries.