Deals and Discounts You Can Get With Your College ID

Who doesn't want discounts and deals? Here are the list of all the places where you can avail great deals and discounts for being a students by producing your ID cards

TCM Staff

27th March 2020

Presenting your college id and giving your email id will help you get numerous offers and discounts to you, so experience the most of all the perks that are available to you.

Here is an article which is to give you details regarding various deals and discounts you can make use of with the help of your college ID.

Offers for Students

The following are a few offers and discount that you can avail by submitting your ID card.

Lenovo Laptops

Consider buying a Lenovo laptop if you are planning to buy a new one as they are offering a 5% discount to college students when identity cards showed. 

Best Buy

It offers various student discounts and also with this shopping sit, you can get free delivery on the same day on items. You can also go to local Best Buy to pick them up. 


Students can get 25% off purchases at

The Banana Republic

You can get 15% off in-store purchases.


It is a one-stop site for getting the best deals on textbooks. The discount price varies, but it will usually be a greater deal than the college bookstore.

Kate Spade

Students get 15% off purchases made at


Get 10% off online purchases at Topshop, just for being a student.


Students can get 10% off online purchases at TOMS.

Local Businesses

There are many of these and most of these are on top of their business. You can take an example of a restaurant or coffee shop, they give student discounts and attract you towards them. You can make use of it. Also, small shops like dry cleaning are also offering discounts for students who stay alone.

Discounts on Digital Subscription

Spotify + Hulu + SHOWTIME

You can get Spotify Premium, Hulu, and SHOWTIME for just $4.99/month. Along with that, you will get a free 3 month trial of all these services even before you have to pay money.

Amazon Prime Student

Amazon Prime can be expensive for someone on a college budget but with Prime Student, you get the first 6 months free. After that, it’s just $6.49/month. You will be getting free two-day shipping on most of the items, free unlimited photo storage, free streaming of TV shows and movies.


It is a tough task to study books, especially when you are a student you will have n number of assignments and so on. Audible can be helpful in that case as it gives you the key to professionally taped audiobooks on almost every subject you are aware of. You can listen to them from anywhere and at any time.

Apple Music

To all the music lovers, this is the best choice you have unless you are opting for Hulu, you can get Apple Music for just $4.99/month which is $9.99 for others.


If you are interested in wanting to know more about coding and building an app, this is the right choice for you guys. It is an application that offers you the best coding classes which are given by experts. Treehouse is $25/month which is very lesser when compared to your traditional skill learning classes.


This is an app that is available for $15/month if you are keen on learning different skills like cooking, dancing and more.

Discounts available on Software and Various Application

Office 365

Usually, you can easily get access to the Microsoft Office for free via your school or college. But if your school is not offering it, you can still get free access to Office 365 if you are a student including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Microsoft Teams.


When you sign up for this program, you will get free access to n number of software development tools that would usually cost hundreds of dollars, as well as free credits for services like AWS and Digital Ocean. Any student over the age of 13 is eligible. All you need to sign up is a valid school-issued email address, valid student identification card.

Ableton Live

It is one of the top music production programs on the business. Professional producers use this to create all varieties of music and it expensive as expected. But students can save 40% on Ableton Live 10 Standard. This discount is available not just for students who are studying musicology or audio engineering but also to any full-time student.


Evernote is one of the best note-taking apps out there. Students can get 50% off their first year of Evernote Premium, which lets you attach files and sync across an unlimited number of devices.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Students can get the full suite of Adobe products such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects for just $19.99/month. That’s a 60% savings over the usual price of $52.99/month.

Movie Theaters

Who doesn’t want to watch movies at this age? It is one of the most running business. Many theaters are giving a discount by naming it as “College ID Nights” once a month. Of course, there are many such centers which are giving many discounts for college students.


It is one of the most useful discounts according to students. It is very costly to rent a car. For such students who want to rent a car, Zipcar can be a great choice as many universities have connections with Zipcar that lets you make use of the service.


Students can get 15% off of Amtrak rides in certain regions. Book your tickets online after consulting the Amtrak web page for your region. You will have to show your valid college ID if you are asked to, so it is better to always carry your id.

School Library

You would have already paid for this while paying for your college tuition fee, so make most of them as if you had to use a public library, it would cost pretty much high. To find out about all the services and resources available to you at no extra cost, Communicate with your Librarian.


Most of the museums offer some or the other kind of discounts for students, make use of it. Also, make sure to check your college’s art museum, which is usually free to everyone. Usually, you just have to show your identity card to get an entry pass.

Discounts on Events

Are you interested in events involving sports or any cultural activities, then here is good news for you. You can get discounts on classical concerts, jazz shows, ballet, and theater if you’re a student, by showing your college ID.

Just visit the website and check for local arts organizations. You can even ask the faculty of arts involved at your college, as they can sometimes get you special discounts.

And when it comes to the event organized by your institution, usually they will charge you around $20, but as a student, you get in at no cost. Take advantage of it and have super fun.

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