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Employee Discounts

Find out what discounts are available to UC San Diego faculty and staff. Be sure to verify with the company that they are still offering the discount and note that restrictions may apply.

As a UC employee you may be eligible for certain discounts.  You will need a Campus Card for many of these discounts.  If you do not have a Campus Card, see How to Get or Replace a Faculty/ Staff Campus Card.

Additional discounts might be publicized through Campus Flyers. See How to Subscribe to UCSD Notices and Flyers.

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UCSD Athletics

Visit the UC San Diego Athletics RIMAC Arena Ticket Office for discounts like:

  • Men’s and Women’s Basketball Reserved and General Admission Seating
  • Men’s and Women’s Volleyball General Admission Seating

In addition, all staff and faculty of UC San Diego can receive $5 off the first child's registration to the Junior Triton Club by using promo code VIP2019 and following this link.  

UCSD Box Office Discounts

Visit the UCSD Box Office for discounts like:

  • Area attractions admission
  • Movie theater passes
  • Gift certificates
  • Seasonal activities

UCSD Bookstore

Visit the UCSD Bookstore Web site or the campus store for:

  • Academic discounts on software and Apple products
  • Sales throughout the year (sign up to receive their once a month e-newsletter)

UCSD Sports Camps

Visit the UCSD Sports Camps website for information on our specialized sports camps and clinics available through UCSD for ages 5–18:

  • Baseball
  • Boys' basketball
  • Girls' basketball
  • Crew
  • Boys' soccer
  • Girls' soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming & diving
  • Tennis
  • Girls' volleyball
  • Water polo

Faculty and Staff will receive a 10% discount off registration fees. For more information please contact mfrazer@ucsd.edu, 858-822-4426.

Art, Culture and Entertainment


  • Via Roma Salon in UTC: Stylist Casey Bell offers 20% off any of her services with a UCSD ID.
  • Eye Care Plus of San Deigo: 20% off regularly priced eye exams, contact lenses and glasses w/ employee ID. UCSD Vision Service Plan insurance (VSP) and Flexible Spending Accoutns are accepted. 858-278-3937.




  • Bristol Farms, 10% off at Genesee Avenue location.  (UTC Area) 8510 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA 92122
  • Landini's Pizzeria offers a 10% off the entire bill with UCSD I.D. (Little Italy Area)  1827 India St  San Diego, CA 92101



  • Bartell Hotels offers 15% discount below best available rate and donates 10% of room cost to the Bannister Family House
  • Clarion Del Mar Inn offers UCSD discounted rate. Reservations:1-800-451-4515
  • Employees can use Connexxus to receive UC-negotiated rates for personal travel. 
  • Estancia La Jolla offers UCSD rate of $189, discounted daily Hospitality Services Fee of $10 (regularly $22) and discounted parking. (Rate based on availability)
  • Hilton San Diego/Del Mar offers UCSD a rate starting at $109. Reservations: 858-764-6045   
  • Hyatt Regency La Jolla offers UCSD rate of $169. Reservations: 858-552-1234   


  • California Million Light Bulb Challenge allows UC students, staff, faculty and alumni to purchase light bulbs at nearly half the price of online competitors. The average savings is 46%. See California Million Light Bulb Challenge flyer (PDF) for more information.
  • BloomNation offers UCSD employees and faculty a 15% off coupon to any local San Diego florist. Use Code EMP15OFF at checkout.
  • Coffee Home Direct offers a 10% discount to UCSD. Enter UCSD10 at checkout.
  • Ergoprise, a women owned full service ergonomic solutions provider for your home and office is offering UCSD a 10% Discount at checkout. (Code: UCSD)
  • fromyouflowers.com offers a 20% discount on flowers, plants, gift baskets, and gourmet baked goods. Reference 02X when you order online or call 1.800.838.8853.
  • GiftTree is proud to offer all employees 10% off most of our flowers, gifts, and gift baskets. To access the discount, enter the promotion code UC10 at checkout.
  • Costume Super Center 15% off all purchases. Checkout code DSCC159123.
  • Corporate Shopping Employee Discounts connects UC San Diego employees to over 250 top national retailers offering incredible employee discounts and private offers.
  • Tungsten Rings & Co. offers UCSD employees a 15% discount off any item from their store. To access the discount, enter the promotion code SD15 at checkout. 


  • ECO Pass regional transit pass
  • Coaster Club discount passes for non-parking permit holders
  • Go-Part Discount Auto Parts offers 15% off. Call 1-877-321-PART and mention the UCSD discount to the operator.
  • AJ-USA Automotive Service, Collision and Performance Center SAVE 10% off any regular priced service with ID, 6620 Mira Mesa Blvd San Diego, CA 92121 (800) 877-1911 or (858) 452-8900


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