There are so many perks to being in college — conversing with professors and classmates, learning something new every day, starting to decide on a career path and (our favorite!) getting deals and discounts all over the place!
We found 65+ restaurants and stores that will give you college student discounts. Think freebies, goodies and other deals just for being a college student. Pro tip: Search Knoji or your university site for campus deals — you’ll likely find even more ways to save at shops and restaurants specific to your college town.
2023 Scholarship Opportunity From 1Dental
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College Student Discounts on Clothing
Aéropostale: Students can save 15% on their Aéropostale purchase. For instant access to this discount simply register and verify your student status with UNiDAYS
Alex & Ani: Students with ID receive 10% off in-store purchases of non-sale items.
American Apparel: Register on UNiDAYS to get 20% off online.
American Eagle: Save 20% when you join UNiDAYS. (Same deal for Aerie, too.)
ASOS: Students can sign up to get 15% off until you graduate.
Banana Republic: Save 15% on your full-priced order with a student ID.
Champion/Hanes: Enrolled college students can save 10% on Champion and Hanes gear.
Charlotte Russe: Take 10% off your purchase.
Club Monaco: Get 15% off all merchandise in stores and online.
Dr. Martens: Students get 15% off with a verified student status with UNiDAYS.
Forever 21: Students save 15% on regular-priced merchandise with verified student status.
GNC: Students can receive 15% off at GNC.com. Verify your status with ID.me to receive your promo code!
Goodwill: Yes, even Goodwill gives you a price break with an ID. Check with your local store because college student discounts depend on the location, and some offer the promotion only on Thursdays with 10% off.
Gymshark: Students get 10% off sitewide at the UK-based fitness apparel brand.
H&M: Students save 20% off on H&M’s already really affordable prices.
Jack Wills: Get cute preppy duds at Jack Wills. Students save 10% with a UNiDAYS account.
J.Crew: Get a cool 15% off when you present your ID at checkout.
Joe’s Jeans: Start the school year off right with new jeans: Students can get 15% off their purchase with a free Student Beans account.
Kate Spade: Take 15% off full-priced Kate Spade items online with a student ID and UNiDAYS account.
Lulus: Students get 10% off with Student Beans.
Madewell: Enjoy a sweet 15% college student discount on everything in stores.
ModCloth: The popular online vintage-style clothing retailer offers a 20% student discount (used to be 15% but they upped it!) with Student Beans.
Nasty Gal: Save a whopping 62% with your verified student status.
New Balance: Students get 15% off and free shipping with UNiDAYS verification.
Nike: College students can save 10% by submitting their email address and verification with SheerID.
Salvation Army: Confirm with your local Salvation Army, but many offer college student discounts at least one day a week with a student ID.
TOMS: It’s a win-win-win: Support a company that helps people in need, save money and have cool new kicks for campus. College students save 10% on TOMS.
Topshop: Students get 10% off all year-round. As if you needed another reason to love Topshop!
Under Armour: Look good working out in your campus rec center with Under Armour gear. College students can save 10% on purchases.
Vineyard Vines: College and grad students can save 15% on their Vineyard Vines purchase.
College Student Discounts on Beauty and Health Products
MAC Makeup: When you join UNiDAYS, you’ll receive a promo code for 10% off all your favorite MAC products.
Sally Beauty Supply: This is for beauty-school students only. Just sign up for a Beauty Student Savings card to receive exclusive monthly savings and coupons.
Sigma: Get 20% off your order of Sigma’s cult-favorite brushes, brush cleaners and all makeup when you enter your unique student code after Student Beans verification.
College Student Discounts on Entertainment and Electronics
Adobe: Students get a big 60% college student discount on Creative Cloud.
Adorama: Students and teachers of film, video, photography, graphic design, audio or new media departments can utilize Adorama’s special discount program, which gets you lower prices on thousands of items. You can also utilize Adorama Rental Co. and get 10% of your rental total as a credit on your Rewards Card.
Amazon Student: Get a free six-month Amazon Prime trial. After your trial, your membership is $6.49/month, and you can cancel at any time. Plus, you’ll receive Grubhub+ Student with a Prime membership.
AMC Theatres: Students get a lower ticket price at select theaters.
Apple: Apple does special pricing for students of all grade levels. For back-to-school, they offer special deals on financing, AppleCare+, app bundles and accessories. Plus, you can get free AirPods with select purchases and special discounts and deals on popular items like iPads, MacBooks and iMacs.
Related: Score Free AirPods with Apple’s Back-to-School Offer
Best Buy: Sign up for Best Buy’s college student deals to get promo codes emailed to you.
Cinemark: At participating locations, you can show your college ID to get a student discount.
Chirp Books: This site discounts audiobooks — up to 95% off — that you can purchase and own with no subscription or membership fees. You can get $5 toward your first audiobook on Chirp with the code REALDEALSTUDENT5 through December 30, 2022. Thanks, Chirp!
Dell: Head to Dell University to find student-only savings on laptops and tablets.
Garmin: Get a 20% student discount storewide.
Norton: Protect your computer from viruses for less: Verify your student status to gain access to the Norton student discount and save up to $65 on your order.
Office 365: Get Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Microsoft Teams for free with your university email! You can also get a discount on other Microsoft Office features.
The New York Times: The paper of record offers up to 50% off subscriptions for college students who want the print edition. For digital subscribers, it’s four weeks free, then $1 a week after that.
TickTick: This is a task management app that helps users stay organized while boosting productivity at school, work and life. Qualifying students can get a 25% discount on TickTick Premium (typically $27.99 a year). Learn more about how TickTick can help keep you organized, creative and productive this year.
The Wall Street Journal: Students can subscribe to this paper for $4 a month for the digital pack, or the print and digital package for $10 a month.
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College Student Discounts on Home and Decor
Allform: Verify your student status and get a code for 25% off trendy modular sofas.
Bed Bath & Beyond: Sign up for exclusive college emails to get 20% off sitewide.
Birch Living: Save 15% on a new organic mattress. Learn more information about how to score your discount.
Helix: Catch some savingZzz with a 15% discount on any of Helix’s products when you verify your enrollment with UNiDAYS. Helix is one of the top five mattress-in-a-box companies and uses a color match system to pair you with a mattress that supports your individualized sleep preferences.
moveBuddha: Check out this comprehensive list of moving and storage discounts for students. Bonus: You’ll also find deals for teachers, military and senior citizens on that list!
Overstock.com: Students get Club O Membership for free! This includes free shipping, 5% in rewards dollars, extra rewards up to 40%, and more.
PBTeen: Students save 15% off an order with a valid student ID or .edu address.
Sam’s Club: Enjoy a $10 e-gift card when you sign up for a Sam’s Club collegiate membership ($45).
SMARTBOX Portable Moving and Storage: College students get a discount on moving and storage services, while university faculty members are eligible to receive $20 off delivery services (there is no expiration date to this offer!). Simply mention that you’re currently an enrolled student or university faculty member to one of SMARTBOX’s customer service representatives during your free quote process.
SmartMove: Perform easy, comprehensive and reliable tenant background checks for clients with TransUnion SmartMove. Get a 20% discount using the code StudentSave at checkout.
Undergrads Moving: This company offers labor-only residential moving services that have earned them a five-star reputation. Use the promo code UNDRGRDS15 and receive 15% off your move.
Restaurants With College Student Discounts
Arby’s: Get 10% off your entire meal with your college student ID.
Buffalo Wild Wings: It’s time to get saucy. At many locations, you can score 10% off your meal. Just ask!
Burger King: Have it your way and use a valid ID to save 10% on your next meal.
Chick-fil-A: Thirsty? Get a free small drink (some locations offer 10% off!) when you show your student ID and buy anything at Chick-fil-A.
Chipotle: The next time you get a burrito the size of a log, flash your college student ID to score a free small drink.
Dairy Queen: Present your student ID at the register for 10% off at participating locations.
Qdoba: Enjoy a free drink with a purchase and a valid student ID. Some also offer a burrito for just $5.
TCBY: Get 15% off yogurt goodness — be sure to confirm this deal is available at your local shop.
Waffle House: There’s nothing better than a visit to your local Waffle House after the bars close. Next time, save 10% by showing your server your college student ID.
This article was originally published on July 20, 2017, and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
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