Student Discounts for College Students in Fort Collins

April 3, 2019

college student discounts in Fort CollinsOne of the perks of being a college student is getting to take advantage of student discounts from shops, restaurants, and more. Even the smallest discount can make a difference for college students living off student loans and working a part-time job to pay rent for their apartments in Fort Collins. If you are a student at CSU, there are many discounts available for you throughout the city. Also keep in mind that many businesses offer discounts to students, but don’t advertise it; don’t be shy and always ask if there is any student discount available. It never hurts to ask!


You can click here to find a list of 100+ stores that give a student discount, but the following are just some of the options to get you started or visit this site for the ultimate list of student discounts.



If you’re planning a fun activity for the day or a night out with friends, take a minute to look through some of the entertainment options that offer you a student discount and low rates to take advantage of in the area.

  • CSU Sporting Events: Full-time CSU students get the benefit of free or discounted admission to CSU sporting events. Click here for the Rams Ticket Office
  • Movie Theaters: AMC Theaters, Cinemark, and Regal Theaters all offer student discounts on certain days.
  • Skiing: Many of Colorado’s ski resorts offer students with a valid ID a discount on a ski pass or lift ticket. Click here to view a list of the individual discounts offered in Colorado ski country.
  • Art: The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and the Denver Art Museum offer a discount on entrance tickets.
  • Music And Performing Arts: Students can purchase tickets for $10 (plus fees and taxes) to The Colorado Symphony Orchestra with a valid student ID.
  • Elitch Gardens: You can purchase a discounted one-day admission or a season pass at a discount here.



Many restaurants offer a student discount to those who can show a student ID. Restaurants close to campus are key places to consider, but many others will offer some sort of discount as well.


At participating locations, these restaurants have offered a 10{ec1d25302c0c3e829886c092caa623e779a888dbf9e1057900a08c9ab9a85bb1} student discount after showing a valid student ID:

  • Arby’s
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Burger King
  • Dairy Queen
  • Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Firehouse Subs
  • McDonald’s
  • Papa John’s
  • Pizza Hut
  • Subway
  • Taco Bell
  • TCBY

Some restaurants may not offer a discount off your total bill, but they will offer a free drink or a discounted item. At participating locations and with a valid student ID, you can get a free drink or item at the following:

  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Chipotle
  • Qdoba

Click here for a list of the top 22 restaurants that offer student discounts.


Retailers for Clothing, Electronics, and Merchandise

Many shops, stores, and retailers will also give students a discount off their in-store or online purchase with a valid student ID. Remember that discounts are subject to individual locations, however, so make sure to ask before assuming that a discount will be given to you.


The following stores may provide a discount off your total purchase:

  • Ann Taylor
  • Asos
  • Banana Republic
  • Charlotte Russe
  • Eddie Bauer
  • Goodwill
  • J.Crew
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics
  • Juicy Couture
  • Kate Spade
  • Levi’s
  • Madewell
  • Medelita
  • Old Navy
  • Topshop
  • Urban Outfitters


Other retailers, such as the following, offer student incentives or savings through a different way such as a discounted membership, free shipping or special promotions:

  • Adobe
  • Amazon
  • Apple Store
  • Dell
  • HP
  • Lenovo
  • Logitech
  • Microsoft
  • Norton
  • Sally Beauty Supply
  • Sam’s Club
  • Toms Shoes



As a student, you might even find a discount for services you use, not just at stores and restaurants. Each company will offer varying discounts and will have a different set of criteria to meet in order to qualify, so make sure to ask for detailed information. Some service companies that offer student discounts include:

  • Parking at Denver International Airport: click here to find more information about discounts at WallyPark, Canopy Airport Parking, and The Parking Spot.
  • Cell Phone Providers including AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Wireless
  • FedEx
  • Insurance Companies including Allstate, GEICO, State Farm, Farmers, Travelers, and Nationwide Insurance
  • Moving Companies including North American Van Lines and Penske
  • Public Transportation: Transfort offers free fares and passes for CSU students with a RamCard
  • Travel And Transportation Services including Choice Hotels, Greyhound, STA Travel, Amtrak, Rail Europe, and Coach USA

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