After the cost of tuition, textbooks, supplies, boarding, parking fees, etc., having extra money for yourself might not even be a thought you entertain because college is that expensive. Luckily, there are tons of college student discounts, which means more money for ramen, am I right? Jokes aside, these discounts are nothing to poke fun at because these savings add up!
UNiDAYS is THE ultimate resource for college student discounts. They have discounts listed for several stores all in one place, from Samsung to Charlotte Russe to Bed Bath & Beyond. Many of the discounts below use UNiDAYS to verify your student status. Sign up now to get in on those good deals!
2. Office 365
You can get Office 365 FOR FREE if you sign up with your school email. The one-time purchase of Office 365 is $149.99 or $69.99-99.99 per year. You already know you’ll be taking notes and writing papers during your college career. Out of all the items on this list of college student discounts, it would be crazy not to use this. Jump on this now!
3. Amazon Prime Student
This Prime membership is a six-month trial that includes free two-day shipping, unlimited streaming, photo storage, and 20% of pre-order and new release video games. After the six-month trial is up, you will be eligible to receive 50% off Amazon Prime. Click here to check it out.
Music without ads and unlimited skips? And I get to download the music to my device? YES PLEASE. As a student, you can get Spotify Prime for only $4.99 a month!
5. HBO Go
Did you know you might be able to sign into HBO Go through your college or university? Follow the instructions here to see if your university is a provider for HBO Go.
Back to school shopping for college students sometimes involves an upgrade in your technology. Luckily, Best Buy has your back with some exclusive deals for students.
Apple fans should be pleased to know that Apple offers discounts for students as well!
If you've got new devices, you're going to want to secure it before you start to use it. Norton offers a 90-day free trial to students for up to five devices.
Get 20-30% in discounts from FedEx if you use your Student ID card.
10. The New York Times
Stay up-to-date with the news with a digital subscription of The New York Times for just $1.00 a week as long as you're a student. This subscription gives you unlimited access anytime, anywhere. For just 50 cents more you can also get access to the NY Times crossword puzzles and archives!
11. The Wall Street Journal
WSJ also offers a student discount for the same rate! It's $15 for 15 weeks, or save a bit more money by subscribing yearly and paying $49 for the entire year.
Adobe offers students the chance to save 60% on their Creative Cloud All Apps plan, which includes access to Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and 20 more apps. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see if you're eligible for this discount.
13. State Farm
State Farm offers a Good Student discount for up to 25% off if you get good grades. This discount is valid even after you graduate, up until you reach the age of 25.
14. Apple Music
Students get a discount off Apple Music memberships!
Evernote is one of the most popular note taking apps out there. As a student, you can get 50% off a full year of Evernote Premium!
16. Pottery Barn Teen
Get 15% off if you sign up with your student email or when you present your student ID in store.
Students can save up to 10% on select PCs!
Using your student email, get six months of premium free with LastPass. LastPass is a password manager that will generate secure, randomized passwords for your online accounts. You manage the passwords using a master password that you create.
If you verify your student status with UNiDAYS, you are eligible for a 25% student discount!
20. Sam's Club Collegiate Membership
Discounts vary by location, but on top of the discounts, you get a $25 e-gift card just for signing up!
21. Public Transportation
Check your local public transportation systems to see if they offer any discounts for students.
22. Local Deals
Don't be afraid to ask around for about local deals, especially if you're in a college town! A great place to start would be asking your RA!
Now that you've got your finances a little more balanced, have you learned to balance exercise, life, and college?