The Dealhack Student Discounts Guide is the result of our quarterly survey of stores that offer discounts to students. Right now the list is at 163 (and counting). We verify each discount every three months.
Below you’ll find all the places where you can save on clothes, furniture, travel, electronics, fitness, entertainment, food, and more. Shop smart and take advantage of these stores that offer student discounts.
We’ve also prepared an up-to-date PDF in case you can’t read the whole thing right now.
Clothing Discounts for Students
Alternative Apparel: Students can a get 20% discount at Alternative Apparel when they register through UNiDAYS (source).
Amazon: Using your student (.edu) email, get a 6-month free trial of Amazon Prime Student plus free Two-Day shipping on textbooks and other college essentials. Additional membership discounts and offers are available once the free trial ends (source).
Chi Chi London: Students receive 15% off their purchase at Chi Chi London. Verify through Student Beans (source).
Club Monaco: Get 15% off your online and in-store purchase at Club Monaco. Claim your student discount online by entering a valid .edu email address to receive your code. Present a valid student ID for in-store purchases (source).
Dorothy Perkins: Students can get a 10% online discount at Dorothy Perkins. Provide student ID, university, and email address (source).
Forever 21: Students can get up to 21% off their online orders at Forever 21 for a limited time. Register with Student Beans for verification. A 10% student discount is available on regular days (source).
Jack Wills: Get 10% off your purchase when you verify your student status with UNiDAYS. NUS extra card is also accepted (source).
Jockey: Verify your student status with ID.me and get 10% off your online purchase at Jockey. Valid for college students only (source).
Karen Kane: Full-time and part-time students can get 20% off all online orders at Karen Kane. Verification is required (source).
Madewell: Participating Madewell outlets offer 15% off in-store purchase to students with valid school ID (source).
Miss Selfridge: Students can get a 10% discount at Miss Selfridge. Verify through Student Beans (source).
NA-KD: Get 12% off your NA-KD order when you verify your student status with Student Beans or Mecenat (source).
Nike: Get 10% off your online order by verifying your student details through SheerID (source)
South Moon Under: 10% discount on in-store and online purchases (source)
TBDress: Register with Student Beans and get 15% off your online order at TBDress (source).
Topshop: Sign up or log in with Student Beans and get 10% off your online purchase using a unique discount code. NUS codes are acceptable in-store but not online (source).
Vineyard Vines: Students receive a 15% in-store discount on participating stores by presenting a valid college ID at checkout. For online orders, verify your student status through SheerID (source).
Furniture Discounts for Students
Leesa: Get 15% off any mattress purchase by verifying your details through ID.me (source)
PBteen: Get 15% off your online and in-store purchase using your .edu email or college ID (source).
Travel Discounts for Students
American Airlines: American Airlines has teamed up with Student Universe to offer student discounts on select air fares. Restrictions apply (source).
Caesar’s Palace: Students can verify through ID.me to get 10% off the lowest rates available at Caesar’s Palace. Restrictions apply (source).
E-Z Rent-a-Car: Save 10% using the code 7192E. Coupon expires on 01/01/2019 (source).
GMC/Chevrolet/Buick: U.S. students receive discounts on select vehicle models and accessories. Very at participating dealers by providing valid ID or evidence of enrollment. Restrictions apply (source).
Generator Hostels: Students with ISIC membership receive a 10% discount at select hostels. Verify online to receive promo codes and bring valid ISIC card upon check-in (source).
Greyhound: Students can get 10% off Greyhound fares and 15% off shipping. Student Advantage Card is required (source).
NJ Transit: Full-time college students from participating universities can receive a 25% discount on NJ Transit monthly passes (source).
Penske: Students receive 10% off Penske truck rentals and other benefits. Valid college ID is required to claim discount. AAA cardholders can earn up to 12% discount (source).
Travelosophy: Students can avail of Travelosophy’s discounted tickets and group travel deals on select flights. Contact 800-332-2687 for booking and reservation inquiries (source).
Insurance Discounts for Students
Allstate: New drivers/teen drivers can save on auto insurance through Allstate’s Smart Student Discount. To qualify, you must be a full-time student with good grades. For more information, see website (source).
Esurance: You can save up to 10% on insurance by maintaining a B (3.0 GPA) or higher using the “Good Student” discount (source).
Farmers: Full-time students under the age of 25 may qualify for a Farmers auto insurance discount. Restrictions apply (source).
Geico: Full-time students with a good academic record are eligible for a 15% discount. A “B” average or better is required to qualify for the promotion (source).
Nationwide: Get a good student discount for drivers aged 16 to 24. Must be full-time college or high school students and maintain at least a “B” average or better (source).
State Farm: Students with good grades are eligible for discount. Must maintain a “B” average or be part of the top 20% of the class (source).
Traveler’s: Maintain a “B” average or be part of the top 20% of the class to qualify for the Good Student Discount. Your report card, and other academic documents will be required for verification (source).
Cell Phone Discounts for Students
AT&T: With AT&T Signature Program, students can save on wireless service plans, devices, and more using their school email address. You can also present your valid ID in-store to see if you’re eligible for the promotion (source).
Sprint: Take advantage of your student status by joining the Sprint Works Program. Simply fill out a form with your name, phone number, school, and .edu email to qualify. You can also call 877-607-9002 or see their website for an alternative verification method (source).
T-Mobile: College students can save $100 on select phones and tablets by activating a new line. To claim this offer, call 1-844-611-4522. This deal is not available in-store or online. Offer is subject to change (source).
Electronics & Technology Discounts for Students
Abbyy: Students can get up to 30% off top-rated software through Abbyy Student Savings Program (source).
Ableton: Get up to 40% off Ableton Live 10 Standard or Suite. Visit their website to see if you’re eligible (source).
Adobe: Save as much as 60% off Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps monthly plan on your first year (source).
Apple: Save on a new Mac, iPad, and AppleCare. You can also get Apple Music for 50 percent off. Education pricing is available on the Apple website for students and parents purchasing for students (source).
Cyberlink: Up to 60% off software for students who can provide proof of eligibility (source).
Das Keyboard: Das Keyboard offers students 20% discount on a new keyboard plus free shipping except in Alaska and Hawaii. Contact customer support for questions about eligibility (source).
Data Vision: Data Vision offers special discounts to students and an extra % off select products. A one-time use coupon will be provided after successful verification (source)
Final Draft: Students can buy a full digital copy of Final Draft 11 Educational tool at a discounted price (source)
Fujitsu: Get 5% off select notebook and tablet PCs when you order over the phone. Dial 1-800-FUJITSU to place your order (source).
GameSalad: The GameSalad Pro development tool is sold at a 50% discount for students. Verify through SheerID (source).
HDRsoft: Students enrolled in photography or other related field can get a 75% discount on Photomatix Pro or Photomatix Pro Plus Bundle. Restrictions apply (source).
IDM: U.S. students can get a 50% discount on IDM products and the All-Access Plan. Restrictions apply (source)
JourneyED: JourneyED offers Adobe Creative Cloud Teacher Edition at a discounted price for students. Restrictions apply (source).
Pinnacle: Receive 20% off Pinnacle’s movie-making products (source)
PureGear: Students can get a 35% discount on smartphone and tablet accessories at PureGear. Verify through SheerID (source)
Skylum: Get 50% off Luminar and Aurora HDR (source)
Sony Creative Software: Shop for Sony Creative Software products at their academic and non-profit resellers. Check link for the list (source).
Spotify: Spotify Student offers access to Premium plus Hulu and Showtime for only $0.99 for the first three months then $4.99 for the succeeding months. Restrictions apply (source).
Squarespace: Students get 50% off their first full year of Squarespace. Verify by signing up using your academic email address (source).
SurveyMonkey: Special discounts are offered to students who register a new SurveyMonkey account. Exclusions apply (source).
Skylum: Students can get 50% off Skylum’s Luminar and Aurora HDR bundles. Online verification is required (source)
Targus: Students can get a 25% discount on Targus laptop bags, tablet cases, and computer accessories. Verify using SheerID (source)
ThinkEDU.com: Students receive discounts on select computer software and hardware at ThinkEDU (source).
Restaurant Discounts for Students
Arby’s: 10% off when you show your student ID at select locations.
Buffalo Wild Wing: Show your student ID and get up to 10% off.
Burger King: Up to 10% off with valid student ID.
Chick-fil-A: Most locations offer student discounts. Contact your nearest Chick-fil-A and inquire about what promotions are offered.
Chipotle: Save on your order in most Chipotle locations by showing your student ID.
Dairy Queen: Visit your local Dairy Queen to see what student deals are offered.
Domino’s: Select locations offer student discounts. This offer was confirmed by a Domino’s customer service representative.
Dunkin Donuts: Get up to 10% off when you show your student ID.
Hard Rock Cafe: Show your student ID or Student Identity Card and receive discounted menu items.
McDonald’s: Many locations do offer a 10% discount when you show your student ID.
Pizza Hut: Contact your local Pizza Hut location as discounts differ by location.
Qdoba: Show your student ID and you can usually score a free drink or a burrito deal.
Subway: Show your student ID to receive up to 10% off your local Subway.
TCBY: Show your student ID card and get 15% off your yogurt.
Waffle House: Save up to 10% off your Waffle House order. The discount amount changes at each location. Must show a valid student ID. This offer was confirmed by a Waffle House customer service representative.
News & Entertainment Discounts for Students
AMC Theatres: Show your student ID for discounted ticket prices at select AMC Theatres. Availability depends on location (source).
Bloomberg Businessweek: Students can subscribe to 12 weeks of Bloomberg Newsweek all-access and digital access plus additional content for only $12 (source).
Major League Baseball: MLB offers student discounts on select game tickets. Contact online customer support or your nearest box office for inquiries (source).
MLB.tv: Students get free access to MLB.TV for the rest of the season. Verification is required through ID.me (source).
Museums: Most museums offer discounts to students of any age. If the student price isn’t advertised at that museum you’d like to visit, don’t hesitate to inquire. Some locations allow students with a valid ID go in for free.
The New York Times: Students receive free 4 weeks access plus discounted weekly rates on Basic, All-Access, or All-Access + Print subscriptions from The New York Times. Digital or Home Delivery options are available (source).
The Wall Street Journal: Students can save 50% off the Wall Street Journal’s annual rate or pay a semester rate of $15 for 15 weeks. Check FAQ page for eligibility, restrictions, and other inquiries (source).
The Washington Post: Students who subscribe to the Basic Digital Plan can avail of the Academic Rate of $1/month for the first 4 months, and $5/month afterwards. Sign up with your .edu email address and verify with SheerID (source).
Education & Textbook Discounts for Students
Chegg: Students receive Chegg coupons that can be used to claim discounts. Check link to find out what promotion is available this month (source).
Health & Fitness Discounts for Students
Barre3: Get 20% off your Barre3 subscription when you verify with UNiDAYs (source).
GlassesUSA: Students can get 55% off select frames and free delivery from Glasses USA. Verify using UNiDAYS (source).
Spy Optic: Spy Optic offers 20% discount to students who verify through UNiDAYS (source).
Service Discounts for Students
Citi: Open a new Citi account and receive a 2500-point bonus after spending $500 on the first three months with Citi ThankYou® Preferred Card for College Students (source).
The Best Student Discount Cards & Programs
ID.me: You can think of ID.me as a “digital wallet” that verifies your student status online. When you sign up with ID.me you can score solid discounts at their 400+ partners (source).
ISIC (International Student Identity Card): With a valid ISIC card students qualify for international discounts on travel, shopping, entertainment, insurance, food, and accommodations. There are currently over 160,000 discounts in over 130 countries available to ISIC cardholders. An ISIC card costs $25 per year and will score you discounted access to museums, cultural sites, hostels, hotels, airlines, buses, trains, ferries, restaurants, bars, and other attractions (source).
Student Advantage Card: The Student Advantage card costs $22.50 per year and gives you access to a discount of up to 40 percent off at campus shops, local businesses, and popular online stores (source).
Student Beans: Student Beans is a free app that gives you access to the latest student discount right on your smartphone and provides a simple login to help stores verify your student status when you’re shopping online (source).
UNiDAYS: With a UNiDAYS account, you instantly qualify for discounts on tons of popular brands. Simply log on with your details and you’ll be instantly verified and eligible for discounts (source).
Bonus tip: If you have a bunch of store cards on the go but don’t want to carry around a fat wallet, we recommend the app Stocard. Download it and store all your cards on your phone.
Enjoy Your Savings!
There’s no denying college is expensive, but taking advantage of these discounts can make your monthly allowance stretch further this semester. If you know of (or work for) any other businesses that offer student discounts, we would love it if you’d share them in the comments below so we can add them to our list.