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Adobe: Students and teachers can get 60% off Creative Cloud.
Apple: The discounts change over the year, but you can generally get slightly cheaper laptops and iPads. They also offer occasional back-to-school deals, like free Beats headphones with a more expensive purchase.
Amazon: With a .edu email address, you can get Amazon Prime Student free for six months, with a $10 referral bonus for each friend you can get to sign up. After your six months are up, Amazon Prime costs only $49 per year instead of $99.
AT&T: Check if you're eligible for discounts on a plan by entering your .edu email address on their discount page.
Dell: Students get 20% off PCs in the online store with other discounts that change year-round.
Lenovo: Discounts vary by item and where you live.
Microsoft: Students and teachers get 10% off, with other deals offered year-round.
Sprint: Check if you're eligible from their Discount Program page.
T-Mobile: T-Mobile offers up to $60 off smartphones and 20% off phone accessoriesfor students and teachers.
Verizon: Verizon makes their discount hard to find. Go to their discount page and scroll down to "Not yet a Verizon Wireless customer?" Enter your .edu email address where it asks for a "work address." They'll email you and tell you if you're eligible for a discount.
PAUL C. BUFF: Whether you’re a photography student or just love taking photos, you can get 10% off at Paul C. Buff with their student discount.
NORTON: With your student discount, save up to 50% on Norton protection software for your PC, Mac, and more.
WORDSRU: WordsRU offers professional academic and proofreading online, and students can get 10% off their editing jobs with their International Student Identity Card.
ABLETON: Enjoy Ableton’s editing software at 40% off with your verified student status.
LENOVO: Select your school on Lenovo’s website, and you’ll get access to offers and discounts on Lenovo’s laptops and more.
B&H PHOTO VIDEO: Through the B&H EDU Advantage discount program for students, you can get discounted prices on thousands of products in imaging and audio.
SONY: Check out the Sony Education Store for up to 10% off special pricing for college students.
Cricket offers a discounted plan for students that includes unlimited talk, text and 3G data.
Amtrack: 15% off if you book in advance.
ZIPCAR: Zipcar has partnered with many schools to offer discounted membership rates to students. Search for your school on Zipcar’s website and register with your school email address.
Short Line: The bus company gives different discounts depending on your school.
Choice Hotels: With the Student Advantage Card, you can earn 15% off at participating hotels. Choice Hotels include Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, EconoLodge, Rodeway Inn, and Ascend.
STA Travel: This is a full-service travel company that offers deals on flights, hotels, hostels, tours, rail, travel insurance, and more to students and young adults under age 26.
Coach USA: Depending on where you’re headed, take advantage of college student discounts on this bus line. Check out discounts by searching by your school.
LONELY PLANET: Use your International Student Identity Card to get 30% off Lonely Planet guides and PDF eBooks.
STA TRAVEL: Created just for students, STA shares special pricing for student travel.
HOLIDAYCARS.COM: Take advantage of cheap car rental around the world with 10% off using your International Student Identity Card.
Public Transportation: Check your local public transportation system to see what discounts they offer to students. For example, RTA, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, offers a U-Pass for around $25 per semester, which could be a big savings for students.
Greyhound : 10% off tickets. 40% with a Student Advantage Discount card, which costs $22.50 for the first year.
FedEx: 20% or 30% off shipping, depending on the kind of package.
Sam's Club: Membership price discounts vary by location, and you get a $15 gift card.
BEN FRANKLIN CRAFTS: Shop with Ben Franklin Crafts on Tuesdays, and you can take 10% off all purchases with your school ID.
JO-ANN FABRIC AND CRAFT STORES: Students aged 14 and older who register with the Jo-Ann Student Discount Program will receive 10% off on all purchases, plus two special coupons to use both online and in store.
HANCOCK FABRICS: Students using fabric for class projects can enjoy a discount at Hancock. The store offers 10% off for class project supplies purchased in store.
DISCOUNT DANCE SUPPLY: Students, get 10% off your first purchase with Discount Dance Supply.
Eastern Mountain Sport 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.
SCorePower Yoga Full-time students can save up to 25% 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.
Ski Colorado College Pass 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.
College New England Pass Pick up a College New England Pass to enjoy discounted skiing and no blackout dates all season long at Sunday River, Sugarloaf and Loon Mountain.
Sally Beauty Supply Beauty-school students can sign-up for the Sally Beauty Student Discount Card to get reduced pricing on most products.
Urban Outfitters - 10% OFF
ASOS - 10% OFF - You might shop this fashion e-tailer for your fave fashion brands from across the pond, but you can pick up makeup too. Shop cult brands like NYX Professional Makeup or indie picks like the Ordinary (you literally can’t go wrong).
Ren Skincare - 15% OFF This instagrammable skincare company is known for their clean beauty and sleek black and white packaging. Grab 15% off all day everyday when you shop through Unidays.
Sigma Beauty - 15% OFF - Sigma might be known for their brushes, but the rest of their makeup is definitely worth a try. They offer 15% OFF when you shop through Unidays so get on it — now!
GHD - 15% OFF Everyone can appreciate a bomb flat iron or blow dryer, and you can get both when you shop at GHD. Get your 15% OFF using Unidays — it’s pretty much a no-brainer.
Stock N Go - 10% OFF A college student’s dream, you can buy pretty much everything at Stock n Go — from RX Bars to razors and pretty much everything in between. They stock drugstore beauty too, so if you prefer getting everything from one place, this is the place to go.
BH Cosmetics - 10% OFF If you’re one of the many people (me included) who salivated over the Carli Bybel eyeshadow palette, this discount will have you feeling #blessed. Get 10% off the beauty brand and fill your cart to your heart’s content — you can thank us later.
1-800 Contacts Receive 10% off your purchase and free shipping when you register with UNiDAYS.
Ann Taylor 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.
ASOS ASOS offers students 10% off full-priced items through their website. Register or login with UNiDAYS to redeem the savings.
Brooks Brothers Receive a 15% discount in-stores with your valid college ID or a college acceptance letter.
J. Crew There’s a 15% student discount at J. Crew on regularly priced merchandise. The savings can only be applied to in-store purchases.
Kate Spade Receive 15% of full-priced Kate Spade items in-store with a valid student ID.
Levi’s America’s favorite denim brand offers 15% off online orders to college students studying in the U.S. Register and verify your student status with UNiDAYS to get the offer.
Banana Republic Banana Republic has an Education Discount for both teachers and students. With a valid ID, you can get 15% off full-priced purchases.
Dockers College students registered with UNiDAYS save 20% on full-price and sale merchandise. The discount cannot be applied to gift cards, taxes or shipping.
ModCloth Through the UNiDAYS registration, college students get a 10% discount on full-price orders with ModCloth. The offer is not applicable on shipping charges or gift card purchases.
Oasis College students registered with UNiDAYS get 15% off their order. Some restrictions apply.
Club Monaco With college ID you can save 20% on your entire purchase, and the discount is applied to both regular and sale items.
Dune London 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.
Warehouse College students get a year-round discount of 15% off when they verify their student status through UNiDAYS.
Madewell Madewell offers a 15% discount at all of their stores with a student ID.
Topshop College students receive 10% off in-store or online.
Eddie Bauer Receive 10% off full-priced items in-store with your student ID.
Barnes and Noble Find a variety of discounts on new and used textbooks, as well as textbook rentals.
Goodwill On Tuesdays get 20% off your purchase with a student ID.
Jack Wills 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.
Koshka Get 10% off your order when you register or log in with UNiDAYS. The discount cannot be used with any other offer and is not applicable to delivery charges or gift card purchases.
Original Penguin Use your valid student ID to get 15% off full-priced merchandise. The discount is not available for factory store purchases or online orders.
Boohoo College students registered with UNiDAYS can get 10% off their orders. Terms and conditions apply, so read the fine print before you shop.
Betabrand Get 15% off your order when you use UNiDAYS to verify your student status.
Kenneth Cole Take 20% off full-price, in-store purchases with student ID.
Alex & Ani : 10% off full-price purchases.
Express: 15% off online and in-store purchases.
Forever 21: 10% off full price online orders.
bd’s Mongolian Grill - 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.
Chipotle - Receive a free drink from Chipotle with purchase and a valid student ID.
Qdoba - Free drink with a Qdoba purchase and a valid student ID.
Subway - Get 10% off your total Subway purchase with a valid student ID.
Burger King - Receive 10% off your total Burger King purchase with a valid student ID.
Waffle House 10% off your total purchase with a valid student ID.
Chick-fil-A Receive a free drink with each Chick-fil-A purchase when you show your valid student ID.
Arby's 10% off your total Arby's purchase with a valid student ID.
McDonald's 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.
Dairy Queen 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.
Jiffy Lube Get $10 or 10% off your total Jiffy Lube bill when you present a valid student ID.
HARD ROCK CAFE - Get access to an exclusive discounted menu for International Student Identity Card holders at Hard Rock Cafe locations worldwide.
BUCA DI BEPPO: Buca Di Beppo restaurants often partner up with local schools to offer discounted meals to students, typically 10% less than full price.
Arby’s: 10 percent off when you show your student ID at select locations.
Domino’s: Select locations will offer a student discount. This offer was confirmed with a Domino’s customer service representative and is NOT offered nationwide.
Dunkin Donuts: Get up to 10 percent off when you show your student ID.
TCBY: Show your student card and get 15 percent off your yogurt.
Student advantage cards
Student Advantage Card 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.
UNiDAYS This free registration verifies your status as a student so participating retailers can generate a unique coupon code for your online discount.
International Student Identity Card 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.
New York Times Some professors will require you read The New York Times for class. Luckily, the paper offers discounted subscriptions for students. The savings depend on what level of service you select.
The Wall Street Journal Students can get a subscription to the Wall Street Journal for 75% off regular rates. This includes print, mobile and online content.
The Economist Students can get 12 weeks for only $30 or entire year for $96
AMC Theaters Make Thursday your movie night at an AMC Theatres location. It’s the only day you can get discounted tickets with a student ID.
Apple Music : $5 per month for students.
Cinemark Cinemark has more than 30 theaters in 12 states offering discounted movie tickets with a valid student ID.
Redbox 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, New York 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, Museum of Modern Art, New York
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.
The Art Institute of Chicago 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.
Denver Art Museum Not a huge discount here, but students pay $2 to $3 less for admission to the Museum.
Houston Ballet 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.
Carnegie Hall, New York This legendary venue offers Student Rush Tickets for $10 at the box office only. Eligible performances are announced up to two weeks in advance.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra 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.
New England Aquarium Students receive a $2 discount on adult admission to the aquarium, IMAX theatre, or combo tickets for both attractions.
Philadelphia Museum of Art - 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.
MadameTussauds Receive a 15% discount on admission to all American locations of this fabled wax museum.
The Metropolitan Opera - 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.
Spotify Start working on those playlists. Being a student can save you 50% off a Spotify Premium account. That's right - no ads and no limits.
Bloomberg Businessweek: Save 90 percent compared to newsstand prices. This offer also includes free digital access on your iPad and iPhone (source).
Major League Baseball teams around the country offer discounts to students. Give the box office a phone call to inquire about discounted tickets.
MLB.tv: Students save 35 percent on MLB TV when you verify with ID.me (source).
The Washington Post: All students are eligible for a free digital subscription. Sign up with your .edu email address (source).
AbeBooks: Students can find big savings (sometimes up to 90 percent) on textbooks (source).