Are you living the student life? Then you’re probably familiar with late-night cram sessions, Ramen dinners, and hefty tuition payments. But being a student isn’t all bad. Case in point: student discounts. Here in Arizona, there are plenty of places where students can reap the benefits of a much-needed discount. These are the 10 best student discount offers whether you’re an undergrad, grad student, or are just clinging to your old student ID.
Note: As discount offers frequently change, please double check with the business before you go.
Most students are more familiar with dorm rooms than they are swanky resorts. But you don’t have to break the bank to live the resort life. At least, that’s the case at Arizona Grand Resort. This popular Phoenix resort is home spacious suites, an 18-hole golf course, and a 20,000-square-foot athletic club and spa. College students can get in on the fun with a 20 percent discount on nightly room rates. Did we mention they have a seven-acre water park? Game on.
Are you a hockey fan? You’re in luck. The National Hockey League’s Arizona Coyotes offer their own student-friendly discount for select home games every Sunday through Thursday. The Papa John’s Student Rush lets high school and college students purchase last-minute tickets at a low price. You can purchase an upper level ticket for $15 or get close to the ice with a $30 lower level ticket. Tickets are sold on a first come, first serve basis and require a valid student ID.
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ASU students know all about Tempe Marketplace. This shopping and entertainment center is located just minutes away from ASU’s Tempe campus. It’s also filled with deals for any student with a valid ASU student ID. You can enjoy discounts on everything from retail stores to restaurants. ASU students also get a $2.50 discount on movie tickets at Harkins Theatres.
You can work up a sweat at Tucson Yoga Sol. This renowned yoga studio is known for offering a range of yoga classes like Bikram, hot, and Vinyasa flow. It’s also known for being incredibly student-friendly. Yoga Sol offers students an unlimited yoga monthly package and a 10-class card at a 25 percent discount. They also offer a $10 package for 10 days of yoga. It’s perfect for beginners who aren’t yet ready to commit to a long-term membership.
Are you up for a challenge? Head to Fox in a Box in Tucson. You’ll have 60 minutes to find clues, work together, and escape the room. Fox in a Box is the go-to escape room venue in Tucson. With themes like “bank robbery” and “zombie lab,” this entertaining game is sure to bring the thrills. Want to know the best part? Students get a 10 percent discount with proof of valid student ID.
You don’t have to travel to New York City to enjoy a Broadway show. Take a trip to Broadway in Tucson instead. This locally-run theater is part of the nationally-recognized Nederlander Producing Company of America. You can catch many off Broadway hits like “Chicago,” “Mamma Mia,” and “The Lion King. “ You can also enjoy a $10 student discount for most performances (some restrictions apply). The discount is for all full-time students elementary school through college.
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Students can get in on the deals to see the Phoenix Suns as part of the Suns Student Pass. High school and college students can enroll in this program to get text message alerts for last-minute tickets. Texts will roll in on game day, when you can purchase tickets for as low as $5.
There’s no denying the allure of ASU Gammage. This massive theater holds 3,000 seats and sits at over 80 feet-tall. Though it’s officially a part of ASU, Gammage operates under its own business model. Most of its funding comes from its impressive Broadway series of shows. Students can receive 50 percent off discounts for day-of-shows at the ASU Gammage Box Office. The rush ticket availability is announced one week prior to show openings.
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Are you an adrenaline junkie? Then hop on a flight with Phoenix Area Skydiving. This local skydiving company offers student discounts to anyone with a valid student ID. They offer 30 percent off sky diving videos that help to commemorate your flight.
Every little bit helps. That’s especially true for poor college students looking to save a buck. Thankfully, the Phoenix Zoo has you covered. They offer students ages 14-59 a $5 discount on admission. Entrance gives you access to numerous exhibits, 1,400 animals, and 30 endangered or threatened species.