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The Best Places to Find Student Discounts

We’ve all heard the term “broke college student” before, but there are tons of places that offer amazing discounts just by the flash of your student ID! All of these businesses are out there trying to help save you some money, so make sure to get your discount next time you’re out!


Clothing & Shoes 

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1- J. Crew

In need of some nicer clothes for an interview or work? J. Crew has you covered! Just flash your student ID card in store and instantly save 15% off of your purchase!

2- Alex and Ani

Next time you need some new jewelry just head over to Alex and Ani to save 10% on all full priced items in store! They are known for their cute stackable bangles and eco-friendly production!

3- Francesca’s 

This adorable boutique has just about everything you can imagine! From clothing to jewelry to shoes and even more, it’s easy to find something for yourself or a friend. You can save 10% on all full price merchandise in stores!

4- Levi’s

Need some new jeans? Levi’s has you covered with a 15% discount! You can use your discount in store or online through UNiDAYS, a student company that works with many other brands and stores!

5- Charlotte Russe

This clothing company offers 10% off of your purchases in stores and online through UNiDAYS as well! Plus, they offer a wide variety of sizes for their clothing, in addition to being affordable!

6- boohoo

For amazing savings on what may be your next favorite outfit, head over to boohoo with your student ID card to save 35% on your purchase! You can also get this amazing discount online through UNiDAYS.

7- Madewell

Save 15% off on your next in-store purchase from Madewell when you bring your ID! Madewell (their parent organization being J.Crew) offers tons of cute outfits and accessories if you’re not feeling the J.Crew vibe.

8- Topshop

This clothing store offers a 10% discount for college students, both in store and online! Plus they have a wide variety of clothing, from dressy to casual, so you’ll definitely be able to find whatever it is you are looking for!




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9- Chipotle

Next time you go out to grab a burrito bowl with friends, make sure to show your ID for a free drink with your purchase!

10- Qdoba

This Tex-Mex chain offers students a burrito for just $5, as well as a free drink with your purchase! Who would’ve known?

11- Subway

At participating locations, students can save 10% on their meals, just make sure to ask your Sandwich Artist (yes, that is what Subway sandwich makers are called) if that location offers the discount.

12- Buffalo Wild Wings

Lots of Bdubs locations will offer students a 10% discount, make sure to ask your waiter or waitress next time you feel like eating at a sit-down restaurant.

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13- Spotify and Hulu

Spotify and Hulu recently teamed up to bring college students both music streaming and video streaming for only $4.99 a month! You can sign up here.

14- Joann Fabric

Joann Fabric has a student discount program that will save your 10% on all of your purchases! You can join this program starting at the age of 14, so if you have any crafty younger siblings make sure you let them know! You can find the link to sign up here!

15- Kate Spade

Designer purse lovers rejoice! Kate Spade offers a 15% discount for students! Make sure to remember to show them your ID next time you decide to treat yourself!

16- TOMS

TOMS offers free shipping on online orders for college students plus they’ll give a pair of shoes to someone in need- it’s a win win!

17- Amazon Prime

College students can get Amazon Prime free for 6 months and then for half price after that! Amazon Prime offers free 2 day shipping, so it is a great way to order things like textbooks and make sure they arrive on time! You can find out more about what the program offers here!

All of these places and many more offer student discounts, so don’t be afraid to ask your cashier, waiter, etc. if they offer any student discounts!


Amanda Snead

George Mason University '21

Amanda is a senior at George Mason where she is majoring in Communication with a concentration in journalism and minoring in women and gender studies. She currently serves as Her Campus George Mason's president and Campus Correspondent. She has previously served as the Editor in Cheif and Senior Editor. Additionally, she worked as a Branded Content Intern for Her Campus nationally as well as a Chapter Advisor. She spends her free time writing articles, perfecting her Animal Crossing island and hanging out with her pets.
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