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How to make the most of student discounts

Pascal Albright
The Goodwill, located at the south end of fourth Ave, offers discounted clothes, household items, books and more to the city of Tucson.This location gives students a 20 percent off discount when they show their student ID at checkout.

College students are already spending thousands of dollars on tuition, making it safe to say any discount one can get will go a long way. Here is a list of discounts to enjoy for the simple fact of being a student.

  • Spotify Premium, Hulu and Showtime

With this deal, students are eligible for the Spotify Premium, Hulu and Showtime bundle for $4.99/month. Spotify Premium provides access to millions of songs and podcasts without ad interruptions. Hulu has thousands of shows and movies available for streaming. This deal only gives access to Hulu’s ad plan and cannot be combined with Hulu (No Ads) and Live TV plan. Lastly, the bundle also includes Showtime, where you can watch commercial free TV series, sports and TV on demand. Visit to get the discount.

  • Best Buy

Best Buy offers exclusive deals and discounts to college students and their parents. To sign up for the deals, go to and create a My Best Buy account. Once student information is inputted, the offers available will appear on the members offers page. Online shoppers can enter the online promotional code at checkout. 

  • Apple Music Student

Students at a college or a university are automatically eligible for a discounted Apple Music membership. For $4.99/month, Apply Music provides access to thousands of ad-free songs, music videos and exclusive content from a variety of artists. One can download up to 100,000 songs to the library and also see what their friends are listening to. Visit the Apple Music website for more information.

  • Allstate Smart Student Discount

Full-time students under the age of 25 with good grades qualify for 25 percent off car insurance at Allstate. To get the discount, you first must complete the teenSMART driver education program. For more information, visit

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  • Penske Truck Rental

Moving into a college dorm or an apartment may require a moving truck, which can be expensive, but Penske offers a 10 percent discount to college students on all truck rentals. It also offers free unlimited miles on one-way moving truck rentals, 24/7 roadside assistance and an easy reservation process. Enter promo code ‘STUDENT’ at checkout or provide your CatCard in person to receive the discount.

  • CBS All Access

Those enrolled in a college or university can get 25 percent off the CBS All Access subscription by providing their college email address. The subscription includes exclusive original series, live sports and TV. To sign up, visit their website.

  • Local Student Discounts

To save money locally, there are several discounts to take advantage of. Cinemark theaters offer a student discount after matinee hours with proof of ID. The Goodwill on Fourth Avenue offers a 20 percent discount on all purchases during regular operation hours. Tucson Yoga Sol offers students an unlimited yoga monthly package and a 10-class card at a 25 percent discount. Many UA museums offer free or discounted admission to students with their CatCard. The UA Museum of Art gives free admission to all students, college or otherwise, with school ID or CatCard. 

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