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25 Amazing Discounts College Students Need to Know About!


It is natural to want discounts and look for efficient ways to save money.  Don’t feel bad about it, we are all in the same boat.

With everything college students are already paying for, from student loans to the money we spend trying to make sure we have our sh*t together, getting discounts on our favorite brands is always welcomed.

This article brings you 26 discounts from your favorite brands that you might not have known were available to you as a college student and you can start taking advantage of as soon as you are done reading!

Technology and Electronic Student Discounts

Apple: You can save on Mac, iPad, and Apple care.  You can also get apple music for 50% off its original price. They even offer education pricing discounts for school faculty, staff, and even homeschool teachers!

Microsoft Store: Microsoft gives students Office 365 for free (which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools!) and you can save up to $200 on a Surface pro and Surface laptop. You can also get 10% off surface accessories. All you need to get your discount is your student email address.

Spotify: For only $4.99 you can get a Spotify premium subscription that comes with a Hulu subscription and a Showtime subscription.  Simply provide your student email when prompted to during registration and you will be on your way to enjoying spotify premium and watching the exclusive shows that Hulu and showtime offer. 

Adobe: Get over 60% off the Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps Plan that includes Photoshop, illustrator, InDesign and over 20 more apps for creating, in your first year. If you are in a major where you know you will be using apps like these on a regular basis, then i would recommend taking advantage of this discount.

Abbyy: You can get up to 30% off highly-rated software software that increases productivity with Abbyy’s student saving program.

Clothing Student Discounts

UNIDAYS: UNIDAYS brings discounts from various clothing stores and sites to one place.  Simply verify your student status with them using your student email and you will start receiving discounts to a diverse variety of places. 

ASOS: Get 10% off full priced items online by signing up with their site using your student email. 

Boohoo: Boohoo offers and extra 10% off sale items when you verify your student email with Unidays. 

Express: Get 15% off in-store items and online and up to 40% off on clearance items.  At checkout you will need to show your student ID to verify your student status.  For online orders you verify your status as a student through Unidays.

You can also apply for an ExpressNext Student Credit card which gives you an additional 20% off of your first purchase after getting the card. After the initial discount using the card, you earn points as you keep using it.  Save up your points and use them to buy something from Express when you have earned enough points! 

J. Crew: Something for students and teachers.  J. crew offers college students and teachers a discount of 15% off online purchases after a verification of eligibility!

Restaurant Student Discounts

Arby’s: You get 10% off when you show a valid student ID at select Arby’s locations. 

Buffalo Wild Wings: Get 10% off when you show your student ID. 

Chipotle: Save on your orders in most Chipotle locations by showing your student ID. 

Dunkin Donuts: Get a discount of up to  10% off when you show your student ID. 

Pizza Hut: Discounts differ from location to location with Pizza Hut.  Contact your local Pizza Hut restaurant to see what discounts they offer students.

McDonald: Most McDonald locations offer 10% student discount with a show off your student ID.

*Keep in mind this is only a list of some restaurants that offer discounts.  There are A LOT out there that do also. Whenever you are in a restaurant, just ask if they have discounts for college students. 

*The Krazy Coupon Lady has a list of more restaurants that offer discounts you might be interested in.

*Remember to always call ahead since some restaurants don’t participates in some discounts and deals.

School Supply Student Discounts

FedEx Office: With your student ID you can save up to 30% on documents and 20% on shipping services with FedEx. 

Amazon: On Amazon, when you sign up for amazon student prime the first time, you get all the Amazon Prime benefits free for 6 months, after that you get a discount price for an Amazon prime membership. You can also find some textbooks here for a cheaper price than you would get anywhere else. Not a bad deal!

Abebooks: You can save big on new and used textbooks with discounts ranging from 50% to 90% on Abebooks.

Chegg: Save on book rentals or purchase books for a discount using Chegg coupons. Chegg also provides solutions and explanations for chapter questions in books and other tools that make the workload in college easier for you like study help, tutoring, math solver test preps, solution manuals etc.

Rosetta Stone: You can get Rosetta Stones’ discounts by verifying your student status with Unidays.  This will give you an additional 10% off language software.

Cell Phone Student Discounts

AT&T: With AT&T signature program, you can save on wireless service plans, devices, and more by using your school email.  You can check to see if you are eligible in-store by presenting your valid student ID. 

Sprint: Sprint offers discounts when you join their Sprint Works Program.  You will need to fill out a form with your name, phone number, school, and school email first to see if you qualify.  Call 877-607-9002 or visit their site for an alternative verification method. 

T-Mobile: You can  save $100 on select phones and tablets with t-mobile by activating a new line with them.  To claim this offer, call 844-611-4522. This offer is not available in-store or online and is subject to change.

Verizon:  If you are an international student, or know one, verizon can help you save on phones and wireless plans.  Take your passports and student visas to a verizon wireless location to verify your status and get your discounts.


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