Your student id can do more for you than get you into your dorm or the college cafeteria. It can be the #1 tool to save you on everything from movie tickets to shoes! We have put together a list of popular businesses that you will most likely get discounts at if you flash your student id.
Please note that every location of the businesses on the list may have different policies, so make sure to ask about the discount every time you’re shopping.
· Textbooks: Slugbugs.com compares prices between your bookstore and online options like Amazon/eBay/Chegg/etc so you can be sure you’re getting the best deal on your textbooks. Most people don’t realize how easy it is to save money on textbooks.
· Travel: Nothing beats Southwest Airlines, but STA Travel is another good site to check for exclusive student discounts and deals.
· Movies: AMC Theaters Cheap Student’s Thursdays – show your id, get a discount. Amctheaters.com/offers
· Pizza: Dominos always has deals in college areas. Call them to hear the specials.
· Fast Food: The following fast food restaurants give discounts of around 10% If you show your student id.
o Burger King
o Dairy Queen
o Dunkin donuts
· Clothing: The following apparel stores give discounts anywhere from 10% - 20% if you show your student id;
o Ann Taylor
o Ann Taylor Loft
o Banana Republic
o Club Manaco
o Charlotte Russe
o Rugby (Ralph Lauren)
o The Limited
o Urban Outfitters
Make sure you check with each of these places before you get to the checkout counter as policies can change.
· ShoesFor College: These are some online shoe providers that give great deals;
o Zappos hands down, this is everyone’s favorite source for shoes/handbags/clothing
o ShoeDazzle Take a free style quiz, then ShoeDazzle gives you recommendations based on your personalized style. It is a subscription for shoes – you’ll get a new pair every month to match your style.
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