The Best Places That Offer Student Discounts Online
Score amazing deals and even freebies just by being a student. See the best deals to get you ready for the school year and beyond.
Students need to pinch every penny they can, but that doesn't mean they have to sacrifice on must-have technology, the latest fashions or chill-time entertainment. Fortunately, some of our favorite brands have undergrads covered with great discounts they can use without having to even leave the house. Most places require enrollment through a third-party service, such as SheerID or UniDays, to verify that the applicant is a student, but once you complete that step, the deals are yours.
Keep scrolling to discover the discounts that make schoolwork a little easier and hanging out after class friendlier on the wallet.
Students and teachers save more than 60 percent with their Creative Cloud suite that has more than 20 desktop and mobile apps. For only $19.99 a month (rather than $52.99/month), students will have access to programs, such as Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, Lightroom, Premiere Pro and InDesign, as well as 100GB of cloud storage.
With Prime Student, you get all the benefits of Prime for half the price, and if you're a new member, you get a six-month free trial. In addition to free delivery, including two-hour grocery delivery (snacks on demand!), you can stream TV shows, movies and ad-free music, as well as find books to read and save up to 90 percent on textbook rentals.
Apple has education pricing on a wide variety of their products for college students, faculty, staff and homeschool teachers of all grades. With eligible Mac and iPad purchases, you receive a free pair of AirPods — perfect for cancelling out your roommate's techno music or listening to the latest episode of your favorite podcast. Additionally, they offer 20 percent off AppleCare to help protect your gear.
Evernote is another app to help you stay on top of schoolwork, activities and other events. In addition to keeping track of due dates and typing notes directly into the app, you can scan your handwritten notes, photos of the whiteboard and any handouts, so that everything is all in one place. Students get 50 percent off a full year of Evernote Premium.
Microsoft offers a year-round discount of up to 10 percent off for students, parents and educators on select devices, including Surface options. The biggest benefit in our book though is free access to Office 365 Education if you're a part of eligible institutions. Enter your student email here to find out. Getting Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Microsoft Teams for $0 is incredibly helpful for finishing up all your schoolwork.
Taking online classes, writing epic papers, tackling your latest school project, it all involves your computer and the need to keep all your work protected. Norton has four options, ranging from their essential antivirus program ($19.99 per year) to their Norton 360 with LifeLock Select ($89.99 per year). Feel confident about your computer and your online presence with their top-notch cybersecurity.
Keep up on favorite shows, podcasts and ad-free music with the Spotify Premium Student program. Start with a free month trial and then get Spotify, Hulu and SHOWTIME for only $4.99 per month. (Typically to get all three, it costs $26.97 per month.)
Staying organized is key to a great school year, and TickTick is a clever app to help you get there. Manage your to-do list, set up reminders, handle your schedule with five different calendar views and easily collaborate with classmates, teams, friends or family. Their student discount gives you 25 percent off a year's subscription to TickTick Premium.