The 9 Best Student Discount Offers in Providence!

Rhode Island is the smallest state, but it is home to 37 private and public colleges and universities. With so many places of higher learning, it is no wonder then that the Ocean State offers some tremendous local bargains for students on a budget. From restaurants to spas to even FedEx, all you need is a student ID to access these discounts. Here are the best in Providence! 

Note: As discount offers frequently change, please double check with the business before you go.

1. The Providence Mall, Providence, RI

Student shoppers rejoice! One of the popular attractions in Providence is home to a reported 160 stores and restaurants. And, luckily, for students, many offer discounts for a quick flash of your student ID. H&M, for instance, offers 15 percent off in-store purchases, and Ann Taylor offers the same, while Charlotte Russe will give you 10 percent off full-price, in-store purchases. 

2. Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence, RI

Live performances happen all of the time at this performing arts center, but students can catch a play or musical for up to a 50 percent discounted price by showing up two hours early, asking about tickets, and showing a student ID. Now that is a nice discount!

3. Alex and Ani, Providence, RI

This well-known jewelry has its roots right here in Providence, the City Center is even named after them. And this Ocean State native is giving back by offering a 10 percent discount to college students on any in-store purchase. So browse through the Harry Potter Collection, sterling silver pieces, 14K gold, and more at Providence’s own Alex and Ani.

4. Providence Place Cinema 16 & IMAX, Providence, RI

Offering IMAX, online ticketing, assistive technologies, and more, Providence Place Cinemas 16 also offers a full-service restaurant. Other amenities include a private showroom for rent, a large food court, student discounts, comfortable seating, and 16 showrooms in all. Plus, get Bargain Tuesday and more. So escape from your dorm room and into a “galaxy far far away.” 

5. Citron Spa, Providence, RI

Take a break from those books and visit this modern boutique with nature-inspired decor and approach. Get a peel, relax with a massage, or treat yourself to a facials, waxing, or nail treatments. In any case, your path toward well-being with only involve all-natural products, and you can get it all with your student ID for 20 percent off. So go ahead and relax—you deserve it!

6. Geoff’s Superlative Sandwiches, Providence, RI

Hey, a student's got to eat, right? For fast service and fantastic sandwiches, you can’t beat Geoff’s. With four floor-to-ceiling chalkboards full of choices, whatever you choose will be made fresh on the spot. We are talking, homemade pickles, real roast beef, chicken, and fish, and homemade bread. And students eat at 15 percent off after 3 p.m. daily.

7. Cathryn Moskow, LCMT, Providence, RI

College is stressful, right? You’ve got classes and assignments and tests… well, shut down all that noise with a deep tissue or Swedish massage, myofascial release, assisted stretching, and Reiki. Each session comes with your choice of essential oils to be diffused throughout the room, plus show your Brown Card and get the first 15 minutes of your one-hour session for free.

8. Minerva's Pizza, Providence, RI

We are talking thin crust pizza like you would not believe—crunchy, buttery, and delicious. Get 10 percent off from everything on the menu you’re your Brown Card. That is everything, including chicken wings, salad, meat lover’s pizza, burger, chicken cutlets, onion rings, and more. Some call it the best pizza in Providence. Better find out.

9. Green and Cleaner, Providence, RI

You are in college, and you want to look great. You are trying to put your stamp on the world and fashion is important. Well, show your Brown ID to these dry cleaners and get 10 percent off clothes, home furnishings, blankets, bedding, and more. Plus G&C uses a “wet-cleaning process that is EPA approved, and their products are non-toxic and biodegradable. It is a win-win for you and the environment.

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