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Best Students Discounts for Veterans & Military

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Discounts for Veterans and Military Students

These student discounts are NOT exclusive to veterans or the military necessarily.  They ARE a big help to those serving or have served who are attending school and trying to save money.

Service members, veterans, and military spouses can receive military discounts at different places in your city or community. However, not everyone has a military discount. If you are a student too, that opens you up to finding student discounts.

List of Student Discounts

There are quite a few discounts for college students that can help you save money while attending school. While you can get military discounts if you serve or are in a military family, these discounts for college students can help you save even more.

Here is a list of many of the best student discounts you can use that may or may have a military discount available.

Amazon Prime Student Discount

Amazon offers Amazon Prime Student, a six-month trial with options that may include free shipping, streaming movies and TV shows, Prime Music, and photo storage. After your six-month trial, you can continue with a half-price Amazon Prime subscription.


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Penske Truck Rental Student Discount

Penske offers a student discount; 10% off their truck rentals when using a special code provided at the Penske official site. With Penske, you can get price breaks on mileage for one-way moving truck rentals, no “underage surcharges” for renters ages 18-23, new, and roadside assistance.

Microsoft Office Student Discount

Microsoft offers students free versions of Office 365 Education, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote, Microsoft Teams, and other classroom tools. A valid .edu email address may be required.  Microsoft also offers discounts on select mobile devices. For more info, please go here.

Apple Student Discount

Apple has special education pricing for students, parents of students, faculty, staff, and homeschool teachers. Student or faculty ID may be required to verify, and you may also qualify for additional discounts for trading in a used Apple product. Learn more at the Apple official site

Adobe Student Discount

Adobe has a significant discount for students. Save up to $60 on the full  Creative Cloud Suite which includes more than 20 apps, including Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver.

Dell Student Discount

Dell gives exclusive student offers including 5% off and savings plus early access to special sales events.


Squarespace provides software as a service for website building and hosting. They have an education program that offers a 50% discount for students or faculty members. You will receive 50% off your first full year of Squarespace by signing up with your academic email address.

You must be a current student or faculty member at an accredited college. The discount is good for a new website or commerce site, and you can get up to three sites for each academic email address.

USAA Student Discount

USAA offers a student discount if you have your auto insurance with them. The student must be a full-time student in high school, college, university, or vocational-technical school. In order to get USAA’s good student discount, the student will need to maintain:

    •  At least a 3.0 GPA or B grades or higher
    • Ranked in upper 20% of their class OR included on the honor roll, dean’s list or similar.

The good student discount is unavailable in HI, NC, and NY.

Cell Phone Services with Military Discounts

Offers special discount plans to active duty, veterans, National Guard, and Reserves.

Has discounts up to 40% off for qualifying military members.

Qualifying military members can receive 25% off “best price military plans.”

Discounted Flights and Travel for Military and Students

Several airlines with military discounts are listed.

Find out more about Space-A Travel

Read all about Southwest’s military fares.

Travel booking engine for students.

News Websites with Student Discounts and Academic Discounts

RELATED: Military Discounts on Magazines, Newspapers & Cable

Music Streaming Services with Student Discounts


Spotify is an audio streaming platform that offers student rates after a free month-long trial. This discount is available to US Title IV accredited higher education institutions. SheerID is used to verify your student status.

For more info, please go here.

Pandora Student Discount

Pandora has added a student discount. With the student discount, you can sign up for Pandora Premium for $5.99 a month. Pandora also offers military discounts but the rates are not identical to the student discount.

For more on the Pandora student discount, please go here.

For more on the Pandora military discount, please go here.

Electronics with Student Discounts

Best Buy

Best Buy has student deals.  Sign up for “My Best Buy” account to receive them. After signing up for that you will be directed to sign up for the “Student Deals” and then receive the special pricing.  

RELATED: Student Discounts On Computers and Electronics

Places to Eat with Student Discounts


McDonald’s is an American fast food restaurant. You can receive a free cheeseburger, mayo chicken, or a McFlurry original when you buy any extra value or wrap meal, and show your valid student ID or Student Beans ID.

Pizza Hut, Burger King, the Waffle House, and Chick-Fil-A are also places you might be able to find a student discount in your local area.

RELATED: Restaurants With Military Discounts for Busy Students

Places to Buy Clothes


Levi’s is an American clothing company known for its denim jeans. You can receive a 15% off student discount when you register and verify your student status with Sheer ID. Valid at Levi.com in the US only.


Dockers is known for its khaki garments and other accessories from Levi Strauss & Co. You can receive a 25% off student discount when you register and verify your student status with Sheer ID. Valid online only.


H&M is a Swedish multinational retail clothing company known for its fast-fashion clothing. You can receive a 20% off student discount when you register and verify your student status with Student Beans.

In addition to these discounts, you can check out UNiDAYS and Student Beans, which are places you can be verified as a student and find discounts to many different places.

Between your student ID and your military ID, you should be able to find plenty of discounts to use on what you are already spending your money on.


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