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Saving big: Student discounts around Anchorage

Saving money is one of the main priorities of college students young and old. With tuition increases, textbook prices and either rent or paying to live on campus, the opportunity to save a bit of cash is always welcome. Thankfully, armed with a university email and the UAA Wolfcard, students are offered discounts throughout the Anchorage area.


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Pepperincini’s in the University Center offers UAA students a 10 percent discount off their order with student ID.

Uncle Joe’s Pizzeria provides Seawolves with a 10 percent discount on all your pizza needs.

Select Qdoba locations offer students a free drink with a purchase of a meal.

While Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt does not offer a student discount, their My Smileage rewards program can add up to free fro-yo quickly.


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Allstate offers up to a 20 percent discount for full-time students under 25 with proof of “good grades.”

State Farm offers the “State Farm Good Driver Discount,” where students can receive up to 25 percent off their bill up until age 25 with proof of “good grades.”

Jiffy Lube locations provide a 10 percent student discount on all oil changes and other services with valid student ID.

GM dealers offer the “GM College Discount” to current students, recent graduates and current nursing school and graduate students. This discount can be applied to a select group of Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles.


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With a UAA Wolfcard, students can enjoy buy one, get one free games of bowling at Center Bowl.

Alyeska Resort offers a $15 discount to students on tram tickets and ski passes.

Admission to the Anchorage Museum is $10 for students with student ID.

Discount movie tickets for Regal Cinemas are available at the UAA Student Union Information Desk.


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With a university email, students can snag Spotify Premium for $4.99 a month.

Visit the Microsoft Store for Education and save 10 percent off software, Windows PC’s, accessories and more.

Interested in news? Students can subscribe to The Wall Street Journal for $1 a week, or subscribe to The New York Times for 50 percent off the regular rate.

Sprint customers can receive discounts between 10 and 15 percent if they request a student discount. Additionally, AT&T customers can submit their university email to receive 17 percent off their bill and Verizon customers can save up to 20 percent.

Written by Kathryn Dufresne

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