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10 Discounts For Students To Take Advantage Of In 2023

When a new year comes around, new personal goals come with it. As university students and young twentysomethings, it’s exceedingly important to save with every possible expense and set financial goals. Fortunately, there are many stores, such as Under Armour, Levi’s, American Eagle, and more that offer discounts for students who present a school I.D. when making a purchase. Additionally, several streaming services, apps, and computer programs offer discounts for people in college. Make the most of your 2023 spring semester by checking out these deals from Spotify, YouTube Premium, Adobe, and beyond. Consider these discount picks as late holiday presents to yourself that you’ll appreciate year-round. 

As you begin your budgeting journey and find ways to save in this new year, know that there are so many resources to try out. Consult some of the best financial experts via TikTok, check out the best apps to learn about and start investing, and listen to podcasts designed to help you understand your financial well-being. This list is here to help you save throughout your university years and achieve your money-related New Year’s resolutions. Check out these 10 awesome subscriptions that are discounted for college students in 2023.

Amazon Prime StudeNt

Amazon Prime gives college students access to much, much more than fast shipping speeds. After a six-month free Prime Student trial, the service costs $7.49 per month. Students receive Prime Video, free GrubHub delivery, one month of Course Hero for free, StudentUniverse travel deals, three free months of the Calm app, and much more.

Apple Music

Enjoy four years of Apple Music for $5.99 per month. This also includes free access to Apple TV. Ted Lasso, here I come!


Add the whole Adobe Creative Suite to your laptop for just $19.99 a month for one year with Adobe’s student discount. This will give you access Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and more. Your class projects, resume, and social media feeds will surely pop with these tools.

Microsoft 365

College students can get a super sweet bundle from Microsoft this year. Sign up for Microsoft 365 and get six free months of Uber and Uber Eats for $2.99 per month. What a steal!


Studying abroad soon? Get ready for your trip with Babbel, a language-learning app with fun lessons and activites. Get three full months for $15.99 with their student discount.


Try a new home workout by downloading the Peloton app on your phone. Students gain access to the Peloton app for $6.99/month, with the first 30 days completely free. The app isn’t just about cycling — it gives users access to yoga classes, meditation courses, treadmill workouts, and more.


Spotify Premium Student doesn’t just give you access to ad-free listening to your favorite albums and podcasts — you also have access to Hulu and SHOWTIME. For just $4.99 a month, you get access to all of these entertainment services. Signing up through the Spotify website will take you no time at all.

YouTube Premium

Are you absolutely YouTube-obsessed and always watching the latest Good Mythical Morning or Kurtis Conner videos? Now, you can do that without ads! YouTube Premium offers a student discount, which allows ad-free watching on YouTube and ad-free listening with YouTube Music. Plus, you’ll even be able to download videos, too. For verified students, the first month is free followed by a $6.99 monthly charge.

Paramount plus

Paramount+ can be all yours for $3.74 per month, a 25% discount. Gain access to old Nickelodeon shows such as All That and Avatar: The Last Airbender, and Paramount+ originals such as 1923 and Evil.


Grammarly is a free and easy-to-use app you can download right to your laptop. The software scans for grammar, spelling, and punctuation mistakes in essays, and anything else that may be in your Google Drive. You can also upgrade to Grammarly Premium, which detects plagiarism, helps adjust tone, and picks more effective words. When you sign into your Unidays account, you can add Grammarly Premium to your laptop with a 20% off discount. You’re sure to ace all your future writing-heavy courses with this unique tool.

Happy 2023, and may your year be full of savings!

Maria Serra is the SEO editor at Her Campus Media, providing updates to evergreen content across all brands including Her Campus, College Fashionista, and Spoon University. She also writes new fashion content for College Fashionista, foodie finds and shopping tips for Spoon U readers, and sex and wellness stories for the HC girlies. As a certified emo girl, it’s no surprise that her previous work includes a wide array of music stories. In the recent past, she served as the assistant editor of Alternative Press magazine where she interviewed her favorite groups including The Aces and The Maine. She also worked with music PR firms including 2bEntertainment, and served on campaigns for rockers such as My Chemical Romance and Mod Sun. Currently, she works as a freelance writer with idobi Radio where she shares music and alternative news with fellow pop-punk lovers. She is planning to expand her work into the freelance world with everything from modern rock tunes all the way to more sex and wellness works. After all, she does have a minor in human sexuality and is quite proud to have that necessary and cool academic background. In her free time, she is a stand-up comedian, sketch performer, and improviser in the Cleveland area working primarily with Imposters Theater. Additionally, she is a dog mother to a perfectly round chihuahua-pug named Bobbie who has four teeth but is still a delightful companion nonetheless. She is debating on whether or not Bobbie needs her own TikTok account… we’ll see. mariaserra@hercampus.com