Best Student Discounts to Keep Your Budget on Track
Student discounts can help you save while shopping on a student budget. Don’t shop without checking this list first.
Shopping in college can be expensive. Fortunately, many businesses will offer a student discount to help you stay within budget.
Chegg lets you save up to 90% on textbook purchases and rentals. Plus, get a 4-week free trial of Chegg Study for access to their expert study community and 20 minutes of free online tutoring.
Amazon offers 85% off textbook deals, as well as 50% off Prime student, which includes free 2-day shipping. It’s a good one-stop spot for shopping on a student budget.
Best Buy releases new discounts throughout the year. Get an extra $100 off when you sign up for student deals. Check back regularly for the best student discounts.
Samsung will give you up to 30% off when you sign up for their student discount program with your school email address.
Adobe offers students 60% off an Adobe Creative Cloud Complete Subscription.
Office 360 includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Microsoft Teams. Get it for free by entering your school email address on their website.
Evernote helps you keep your notes well organized for all of your classes. Get 50% off a full year of Evernote premium by signing up with your student email.
Amtrak helps students travel by offering 15% discounts in certain regions, including California, New York and the Midwest.
GrubHub is a food delivery service that lets you order meals from restaurants in your area. Get $12 off your first order of $15 or more with your student status.
Spotify+Hulu Like listening to music and watching TV shows? Get a Spotify music account for access to thousands of songs. The first three months are free, plus you’ll get Hulu and Showtime.
Student discount apps
For even more ways to save money, consider these student discount apps. They give you access to special discounts at multiple stores, all in one place.
UNiDays This app offers students ways to save money at many different retailers. American Eagle and Aerie offer 20% discounts when you join UNiDays.
International Student Identity Card Get discounts on flights, travel insurance, accommodations, entertainment and food. The card costs $20.
Student Beans This digital loyalty program gives you a student discount to hundreds of your favorite stores. Rocket Dog and e.l.f. both offer 15% off for students when you register and verify your student status with Student Beans.
Student Advantage Card The Student Advantage Card can be used in store and online, and they send you weekly emails with exclusive limited-time offers. Greyhound is one of their partners, offering 10% off travel for students plus 15% off shipping with your student discount card.
Remember that most universities offer free or discounted tickets to on-campus events for students. Check with your student office or campus events calendar.
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*Discounts are subject to change. Check the company’s offer site before purchasing.