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Best Student Discounts 2024

Many brands and shops offer college student discounts and it’s easy as showing your student ID or sharing your school email address. Plus, many colleges and universities offer exclusive savings at local shops, restaurants, theme parks, museums and much more.

Below you’ll find a list of Orange County colleges with local discounts and the many brands and shops that offer discounts to all college students.

Best Student Discounts In Orange County

Orange County College Discounts

Many universities in Southern California offer discounts to local restaurants, stores, amusement parks, museums and more. If you are a college student, check with your Student Union, Ticket Office, Bursar Office, or ASI office.

Cal State Fullerton – Available throughout the year, individuals can purchase admission tickets to local amusement parks, movie theatres, seasonal events, dinner theaters and shows, fine arts programs, and other activities.

Chapman University – A variety of restaurants and shops in Orange offer discounts for Chapman students including Subway, Blaze Pizza, and Zito’s.

Concordia University – Students, parents, friends, staff, faculty and alumni all can get access to with access to savings on theme parks, attractions and shows; hotels, flights and rental cars; concerts, sports and live events, movie tickets, electronics, and much more.

Fullerton College – Fullerton College students are eligible to receive discounts on certain attractions through the Student Activities Office.

Golden West College – GWC partners with local restaurants and business to offer free and discounted benefits. Some places include Six Flags, Knott’s, Raging Waters, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chick-fil-A, Del Taco, Dunkin Donuts, and much more.

Irvine Valley College – Visit the student life office for discounted Regal movie tickets and theme park e-tickets.

Orange Coast College – When you pay the optional College Service Charge you become eligible for discount movie tickets and much more.

Saddleback College – The ASB stamp offers students, faculty, and staff exclusive discounts on and off-campus.

Santa Ana College – Get discount tickets at AMC, Regal, Century, Knotts, and even discounts on See’s Chocolates.

Santiago Canyon College – Discounts on movies, sweets and more.

UC Irvine – UC Irvine has a huge list of discount tickets for students at movie theatres, amusements parks, ski resorts and more.

Remember to ask a business if they have a student discount.

Student Apparel and Accessories Discounts

Adidas – Students are eligible to receive special discounts plus free shipping on all orders.

Amazon Prime Student – Students can get a Prime account discounted to roughly half off a standard membership. The membership features include special Amazon Music Unlimited offers, six months of LinkedIn Premium for free, 10% off flights and hotels through StudentUniverse, a free monthly Grubhub, audible credits plus student membership with unlimited delivery and more.

ASOS – 10% off for students on over 850+ brands plus next day delivery and free returns.

Converse – Students get 10% off select styles all year long.

Figs – 15% off for students.

Forever 21 – 17% off for students through UNiDAYS.

Hollister – Students can benefit from an extra 10% off sitewide 

J.Crew – Students and teachers, get 15% off purchases in stores and online.

Levi’s – Receive 25% off and free shipping.

Lululemon – 20% off through UNiDAYS.

Madewell – Students and teachers can enjoy 15% online and in stores.

Nike – Nike offers a 10% discount to eligible high school, college, and university students in the US.

PacSun – Students get 10% off through UNiDAYS.

PrettyLittleThing – Unlock extra 15% at PrettyLittleThing with Student Beans.

Princess Polly – Students get 20% off with a discount code at checkout.

Ray-Ban – Students can access exclusive offers.

Reebok – 50% off for college and university students ages 16+ with a school email address.

SHEIN – Students get 15% off SHEIN.

Urban Outfitters – 10% off for students.

Target Circle – In addition to the usual Target Circle benefits every calendar year college students receive a one-time 20% off back-to-school discount.

Under Armour – College students get an extra 20% off purchases.

Vans – 10% off for students.

Student Education Discounts

Ableton – If you’re studying at or employed by an educational institution, you can save 40% on Live Standard or Suite. 

Adobe – Save over 60% on the Creative Cloud All Apps plan if you’re a student.

American Eagle – Students receive a 20% discount through UNiDAYS.

Chegg – 20% off the first month subscription through Student Beans.

CompTIA – Actively registered students of four-year-degree institutions (and some two-year institutions) in the United States can get a 40% discount on vouchers and a 65% discount on learning products in the CompTIA Academic Store.

Grammarly – Grammarly offers a 50% discount to students on their premium plan.

Headspace Student Plan – Students get 85% off.

Orange County Flight Center (OCFC) – Active students at any accredited High School or college are eligible to participate in any and all flight training program/s at a discounted rate on all aircraft rental and instruction rates. 

SQUARESPACE – Students receive 50% your first full year of Squarespace.

Student Electronics & Gaming Discounts

Adorama – Students can shop the entire lineup of gear for exclusive discounts from Sony, FUJI Film, Flashpoint, Panasonic, SanDisk, Benq, Tamron and many other brands.

Apple – The Apple student discount is available to current and newly accepted college students and their parents, as well as faculty, staff, and homeschool teachers of all grade levels. The offer is good for instant savings on hardware and software including MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac and much more. Plus, get a free gift card of up to $150.

ASUS – Students receive exclusive discounts on laptops, monitors, accessories and much more.

Best Buy – Sign in or create a My Best Buy account and select sign up for Student Deals. You will automatically receive a set of offers from Best Buy. Once enrolled, the student deals will show up on the Member Offers page. Best Buy also offers student discounts and special pricing during their Back To School Sale.

Dell – Dell University offers students exclusive deals, early access to events, dell rewards, premium support and easy financing.

HP Education Store – University student and teacher discounts with up to 40% everyday savings. Plus, get free shipping and easy returns.

Lenovo – College students save 5% more at Lenovo. Simply verify through in cart to apply your discount. K-12 students and parent shoppers can also receive exclusive discounts.

Microsoft – Students, parents, and educators are eligible for up to 10% off select products, including select Surface devices.

Newegg – Access a selection of student-exclusive deals all year round. You can view the special prices once you’ve verified your student email and log in to Newegg. – Exclusive 10% discount for students, military, veterans, first responders, and employees of participating companies.

Razer – Students receive 20% off Razer peripherals, gear, apparel and accessories. 5% off Razer laptops and monitors. 10% off Razer gaming chairs.

Samsung – Students can get up to 30% off plus combine discounts with most offers to increase your savings. Additionally, Samsung has back to school deals.

Student Entertainment & Services Discounts

Apple Music – Students enrolled in degree-granting universities and colleges can join Apple Music at a discounted monthly rate for up to 48 months.

Disney Plus – Disney Plus offers student discounts through UNiDAYS.

Hulu – With Hulu’s Student Discount, eligible college students can sign up for Hulu’s ad-supported plan for $1.99/month.

Netflix – Netflix does not offer a student discount (only mentioned since it’s a common question).

Pandora – Pandora offers discounted plan prices for students.

Paramount Plus – Students get 25% off on a Essential Monthly Subscription.

Spotify – With Premium Student, eligible college/university students get Premium at a discount for up to 4 years.

Tidal – High School and college students get 50% off both TIDAL HiFi and HiFi Plus plans.

YouTube Premium Student – Eligible students can get a discounted YouTube paid membership.

Student Fitness & Sporting Goods Discounts

Gymshark – 10% student discount at Gymshark with Student Beans. Use the Gymshark student discount code at the checkout to enjoy 10% off your order.

IKON Pass – The IKON pass college club program grants current students special pricing on ski and snowboarding through club partnered clubs with IKON.

Logitech – Students can benefit from a 25% discount on all Logitech products.

Student Food Discounts

Grubhub – College students who are affiliated with select universities through Grubhub Campus Dining receive free delivery on orders of $12+ at select campus restaurants, premium support and matched donations.

Student Home & Dorm Discounts

Costco – Join Costco as a new Gold member and receive a $20 digital Costco shop card.

Student Hotel, Flight, Travel Discounts

Amtrak – Students save 15%.

Choice Hotels – Post-secondary students can enjoy special offers and student hotel discounts when they sign up for the Choice Privileges program.

Greyhound – Students can get 10% off Greyhound travel and 15% off shipping with the Student Advantage Discount Card.

Metrolink Trains – Students of any age are eligible for a 25% student discount.

Pacific Surfliner – Students ages 25 and younger can enjoy a 15% savings on Pacific Surfliner trips year-round.

OCTA Buss PassThe College Pass gets you unlimited rides to campus, work, shopping, the beach, and more on OC Bus, your safe, clean, convenient ride to all of OC and beyond. The OCTA College Fare ID is free and is good for the entire semester. UPass allows students at Chapman, Cal State Fullerton and UC Irvine to ride OC Bus all day, every day for a fraction of the cost compared to regular fare. The Community College Pass allows enrolled community college students to travel free on any OC Bus fixed route and help students access higher education,

United Airlines – If you’re 18 to 23 years old, get an exclusive 5% flight discount. It’s available only through the United app.

Student Insurance Discounts

21st Century Insurance – Getting good grades can mean good savings on car insurance. If you maintain a grade of a “B” or better, and are under the age of 25, 21st may be able to offer you the Good Student Discount on your car insurance. Average discounts are 15%.

Geico – Geico offers on an auto insurance policy discounts for being a good student discount.

Nationwide – Offer a student discount for drivers 16 to 24. Drivers must be full-time high school or college students and maintain a minimum B average to qualify for the student car insurance discount.

Progressive Insurance – Progressive offers car insurance discounts for students who maintain good grades, go to school away from home, or drive while they’re a teenager. 

Student Internet, Phone & Cable Discounts

T-Mobile – Students save 15% off on Magenta MAX and premium unlimited talk, text and data.

Verizon – College students get discounted pricing on wireless and home internet plans. Or combine your plans and save even more every month.

Xfinity – Students receive internet offers with up to $200 back, exclusively for students. Plus, get a free Flex 4K streaming TV box and Getting Started kit.

Student Local Entertainment Discounts

AMC Theatres – Students have special pricing every day at AMC.

Cinemark – Gives students with a valid ID a special discount at select theatres.

Segerstrom – Students and seniors can purchase rush tickets, which are discounted tickets to Segerstrom events.

Universal Studios Hollywood – Universal Studios Hollywood offers discount tickets for students at most Southern California colleges.

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