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Check Out These Style & Beauty Discounts For Back-To-School Shopping

Between paying for books, dorm essentials, a sturdy backpack, and a weekly fancy coffee (because obviously), it’s fair to say that saving money is a must when heading back to school. But you know what else is an absolute must this college season? Looking and feeling your absolute best. Fortunately, many of your favorite fashion and beauty brands offer college students a variety of student discounts (major score!). Plus, sites like UNiDAYS and Students Beans are here to help you get the best discounts across style, food, decor, and entertainment brands.

Check out the best style and beauty deals this school year to look and feel your best — and how to snag them — below!

Dr. Martens

High platformed boots, chunky sandals, Mary Janes — Dr. Martens are the shoe accessories that open up a world of possibility for your edgy aesthetic. Through UNiDAYS, students get 15% off purchases of these cute leather (and vegan leather) shoes.

American Eagle

If you’re looking for jeans that can last you year-round, cute bohemian tops, or adorable Aerie undies sets, UNiDAYS is going to help you save on American Eagle purchases. Verify your student status and save 20% at checkout.


There are myriad ways to save at H&M. In addition to 15% off through UNiDAYS, you can also save big with their free H&M loyalty program. You’ll get access to special sales offers, $5 off every $200 spent, a 10% off welcome code, and so much more.


Denim lovers, rejoice! College students and teachers can celebrate the start to the school year at Madewell through the store’s discount program. Shop online after verifying your student or teacher status and save 20% at checkout, or bring in a valid college ID into the store IRL to get your discount.

Nasty Gal

Stock your wardrobe with sassy, sexy, and vibrant clothing from Nasty Gal. These trendy and unique fits are designed for fun and flashy lifestyles. Through Student Beans, you can get 25% off your order and free delivery on orders over $85.


Did you know you could save even while you’re thrifting? Goodwill offers student discounts on Tuesdays. Participating locations will offer anywhere from 10% to 25% off items when a valid student ID is presented at checkout.

Kate Spade

Bags, wallets, and jewelry are just a few of the Kate Spade items you can purchase on a budget. With a UNiDAYS account, you can take 15% off of items in your cart. Get ready to look stylish all across campus.


Students 16 years and older are eligible to get 10% off a sick set of sneaks through SheerID. After verifying your student status, you will recieve a one-time discount code to use at checkout. Then, you can re-verify your status and get a new code every 30 days. Sneaker heads better keep their calendars close.

Under Armour

Break a sweat this fall in an Under Armour set that’s a whopping 40% off its sticker price. That’s right! For a limited time, Under Armour is giving students a near half-off deal through a verified UNiDAYS account. Time to get running!


All the alternative girlies going for a punk rock aesthetic this year need to run — not walk — to the Ragged Priest website to get some great deals. Not only do they have incredible sales year-round on vibrant cardigans, mini skirts and more, but you can also get 15% off full-priced items by logging in with your school email.


Live your best athleisure life this school year with Gymshark leggings, crop tops, and more. With Student Beans, you can save 10% on all your athletic wear faves at checkout. Being athletic and stylish can absolutely crossover this semester.


Levi’s wants to give students an “early graduation gift” when you head to their website. All you have to do is share a bit of info about your college status and you will be on your way to saving 15% on jeans, denim jackets, and everything else the longstanding denim brand has to offer.


Milk Makeup

Stock up on Milk Makeup’s best sellers such as their Hydro Grip Primer, vegan cleanser, long wear eyeliner, and more this year. Student Beans is offering verified users 10% off of these makeup and skincare items. Look great and feel great knowing you saved a bit of cash.


Don’t settle for your high school brush set. Step up your makeup game with Sigma’s high-end brushes and blenders and save 20% on makeup accessories through Student Beans.

MAC Cosmetics

Make a statement this semester with bold lips and heightened lashes courtesy of MAC Cosmetics. Load up your shopping cart with mascara, lipsticks, foundation, palettes, and beyond and save 10% with UNiDAYS.

If you’re looking for more items to save on, make sure to scroll through all the offerings on your UNiDAYS and Student Beans account. Plus, check out your favorite brands and see if they offer student discounts directly through their site. Happy saving!

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