Between classes and living on a budget, life as a student can be stressful. But for students in Utah, some of that stress can be alleviated through the state’s generous student discount offers. Utah museums, restaurants, and farmers markets offer sweet deals for students with an ID. To enjoy all of your favorite things at a reasonable price, here are the 10 best student discount offers in the state.
Note: As discount offers frequently change, please double check with the business before you go.
Five Star BBQ is the answer to all barbecue-lovers’ prayers. And if you’re a student, the restaurant is even more of a blessing. With a valid student ID, you can get four ounces of meat, one side, one bread (garlic or corn), and a drink for $7.50. You can also purchase a sauced meat sandwich, one side, and a drink for a mere $6.80. And if you want to add more sides to your meal, one side is only $2.95.
Sprouts Farmers Market is a national chain, but its Orem location, in particular, is practically sacred for students in Utah Valley. Every Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University seems to know that Sprouts offers students 15 percent off their grocery hauls every Thursday.
Rumbi Island Grill has multiple locations throughout Utah, but students know that its Provo location is a good place to save a buck or two. With a 10 percent student discount, this restaurant is just a few blocks away from Brigham Young University’s campus. At Rumbi, you can enjoy island-inspired rice bowls, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and entrees.
If you have a love for yoga but don’t have enough money to indulge in yoga classes, your chances at reaching “namaste” on a regular basis just increased due to discounted student prices at Salt Lake City CorePower yoga locations.
It doesn’t get much more official than the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. And if you are a student at a public Utah university, you don’t even have to worry about buying a ticket to get inside. Yes, you read right: your student ID will get you into this awesome museum for free.
First opened in Salt Lake City in 1980, the Pie Pizzeria has become somewhat of a northern Utah legend. If you happen to be in Salt Lake City, the Pie Pizzeria’s “underground” location directly adjacent to the University of Utah campus is definitely worth experiencing. What’s better, you’ll get 10 percent off your order if you show your University of Utah student ID.
If you’re a student at the University of Utah, Westminster College, Utah Valley University, Salt Lake Community College, or Davis Tech College, you are eligible for a reduced fare Utah Transit Authority pass. Essentially, this means you can use all public transport in Utah at a considerable discount, including TRAX, the UTA bus system, and even the Frontrunner.
Costa Vida has an expansive presence in the state of Utah, whose flavorful Mexican-American dishes have created an impressive cult following. Seriously, people are beyond loyal to this place, and for good reason: Costa Vida’s sweet pork salads and burritos are practically heaven-sent. And with a valid student ID, you can score a great deal: buy any special for $7.99 and get a free drink.
Provo’s famous Brick Oven may have the best student deal of all time: after joining the restaurant’s college loyalty program, you can get pizza at half the price, any time. If you come into the restaurant (located kitty corner to Brigham Young University campus) with your student ID, the restaurant can issue you a “college loyalty card.” From that point onward (in addition to the day you are issued your college loyalty card), you can pick up incredibly delicious pizza for an unbelievable price. You can also find locations in South Jordan and St. George.
Draper’s Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is an enchanting place to explore, learn, and enjoy a taste of tropical oasis in the middle of the Utah desert. As a student, admission to the aquarium is $16.95 rather than the normal adult price of $19.95. And if you’re interested in buying an aquarium membership, you can also do so at a discounted rate.