Going off to college typically means buying a new computer, tablet, or both. Fortunately, many retailers offer special discounts to make electronics more affordable for college students. Here’s a roundup of this year’s college student discounts.
Apple’s education pricing makes it possible to save up to $200 on a new Mac and up to $20 on an iPad.
Through September 18, they’re also throwing in a pair of Beats Solo2 On-Ear Headphones (a value of $199.95) with your purchase of an iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or Mac Pro. Pay $100 to upgrade to the wireless Beats. Offer available in stores now and starting August 6 in the online store.
Buy a select Dell PC for $699.99+ and get a free LG 32-inch LED TV (a $279.99 value). It’s a limited time offer and cannot be combined with other offers, discounts, or coupons.
Students, parents, faculty, and staff can get 10% off many eligible Microsoft items, including the Surface tablet and software like Microsoft Office. Plus, right now you can buy an Xbox One console along with an Xbox Live Gold subscription and a free game every month.
4. HP printers at Staples & Office Depot
Buy any HP PC or tablet priced $399 or higher and get the HP Officejet 4635 printer for only $19.99. Valid online or by phone only at Staples through September 12 with code 29772. A similar deal is also offered at Office Depot through September 26 with the choice of three HP printers.
6. Best Buy
Verify that you’re enrolling in a qualifying school to get special college student deals from Best Buy. Deals currently listed on their site include $100 off a MacBook or iMac or $100 off the Select Surface Pro 3.
Sign up for HP Academy and get up to 20% off HP products and free shipping on all orders.
Register for a Sony Student Store membership or bring your school ID to a Sony store and qualify for up to 10% off.
Students can enjoy 50% off Spotify Premium and enjoy ad-free music for just $4.99.
Check with your cellphone provider and see if you can get a discount on your service plan, phones, or tablets. Enter your school email (likely a .edu) to see if you’re eligible at AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile. Verizon is also offering $50 off when you add a new smartphone device. Just use the code VZWDEAL when you check out.