University of California, Riverside

Human Resources

UCR Discounts

UCR Discounts

UCR employees are eligible for an abundance of discounts. This website is a centralized resource listing of those discounts. Save Away!

Cell Phones

  • AT&T
    Offers up to a 15% discount on service and 25% off equipment with new activation. Go to and enter your work email address. You will receive an email with instructions on how you can take advantage of discounts on eligible products and services.
  • Sprint
    18% off select regularly priced monthly data service, plus a waived activation fee ($36 value) on new lines of service.
    Discount Code Corporate ID: GVSCA_WCA_ZZZ
    Sprint Half Price Rate Plan / Sprint Family Share Pack
  • T-Mobile
    UC Riverside employees receive 15% off on all lines on qualified plans from T-Mobile when you order through Advantage Direct.Get Unlimited Talk +Text + Data with no overages and annual contract on T-Mobile’s nationwide 4GLTE network. Only T-Mobile plans include free unlimited calls to Mexico and Canada, international data roaming and texting in 140+ countries, unlimited music streaming and more.

    Stuck in a contract or phone payment plans?  T-Mobile will pay your Early Termination Fees (ETFs) and remaining device payments up to $650 per line with device trade in for up to 10 lines. Call Advantage Direct (866) 464-8662 with code 13303TMOFAV.  Monthly discount not offered in stores. Contact: For more information, click on the Advantage Program Flyer to access the new flyer.

  • Verizon Wireless
    Offers up to 15% off the monthly access fee on qualifying voice plans with a monthly access fee of $34.99 or higher and up to 25% off accessories. Employee online discounts are available at Please make sure to enter your work email address on the site. You will receive an email with the information to add your discounts under Register Your Line or order online.
  • offers discounts to UC employees for cellular and laptop accessories. Employees will receive a 25% discount on all cellular accessory orders. The UC discount is valid on cellular and laptop accessories and does not apply to the purchase of cellular phones or wireless service. To purchase accessories, visit Apply the discount in the order form section for Coupon or Promotional Code by using the coupon code, univca.

Dining, Events & Entertainment

  • Go Highlanders
    UCR staff receive discounts on single, season, or combination season tickets to athletics events.
  • California Museum of Photography and the Sweeney Art Gallery
    Admission is covered by a single $3.00 ARTSBlock Admission fee
  • Ticket Monster Perks
    Ticket Monster Perks is an entertainment benefit platform that offers UCR faculty, staff and students exclusive discounts on hotels, sports, concerts, theater, movie tickets and theme park tickets nationwide. Follow these three easy steps below and start saving today!
    1. Go to*
    2. Sign up & save $5 on your first order!
    3. Start searching for discounted sports, concert, movie and theme park tickets nationwide.

*If prompted, enter the UCR code: TMP17

   If you have questions about this discount service, contact Ticket Monster by phone (866) 217-4777 or email     

  • Ticket Monster Perks - Holiday Offer
    UCR faculty, staff and students who spend $50 or more on Ticket Monster, will automatically be eligible for a 1-year Sam's Club Membership plus bonus goodies (e.g., $5 Sam's Club gift card) during the holiday season. For additional information click open the flyer and follow the prompts. When prompted, enter the UCR code: UCRTix1.     
  • UC Riverside Presents
    UCR faculty, staff and alumni receive a $2 discount off the price of general admission
  • UNEX Dining Discount Card, aka Declining Meal Cards
    Faculty and staff may purchase a Sodexho discount food service card for the UCR Extension Center's food court. The card is available at the Student Services desk in the lobby with a $25 minimum. Clients receive 10% off all purchases, Pay no sales tax. Price: $25, $30, $50, $75, $100


  • Stroller Strides 
    Discounted registration fee of $25 (usually $75). Just mention you are a UCR employee. Contact: Breanne Houston, Stroller Strides of Riverside Owner at (888) 218-4484.


  • UCR Extension
    UCR staff are offered a 10% discount on tuition. Please contact the Student Services Department at 951-827-4105 for the appropriate forms.
  • UCR Reduced Fee Enrollment: UCOP policy,UCR Local Procedure, Form
    It is the policy of the University of California to provide a two-thirds reduction of both the University Registration Fee and the Educational Fee when enrolled in regular session courses of up to nine units or three courses per quarter, whichever provides the greater benefit to the employee.

Lodging & Transportation

  • Comfort Inn - Riverside

    UCR Rate is $69.00.  An additional $5.00 will be added to reservations with Double Occupancy.  To book this rate, please ask for the UCR Rate when making reservations.  

  • Mission Inn
    UCR Preferred Rates starting at $119. Reference UCR at time of booking. See flyer for more details.
  • RTA Bus Passes
    All faculty and staff can ride any RTA fixed-route in Riverside County for free. You must simply swipe your UCR ID card in the fare box to board the bus. For more information on RTA's service area, please visit their website at: > College GoPass / U-Pass
  • UC "Family & Friends" Getaway
    UCLA Conference Center, Lake Arrowhead, CA
    Special rates range from $150/night for a deluxe standard room up to $600/night for a 4 bedroom 3 bath house.


  • Franklin Covey

    • In-Store discount at:
      Parkway Plaza, 4451 Ontario Mills Parkway, Suite D, Ontario, CA 91764
      (909) 581-0010
    • Save 20% on all regularly priced merchandise
  • Shop Riverside Community Card
    SmartRiverside has partnered with the City of Riverside so residents can purchase the Shop Riverside Community Card online to use for shopping discounts throughout the city.

* Disclaimer: As a service to the UCR community, the University provides the opportunity for companies to publicize available discounts to UCR affiliates. Although the University reviews all discounts posted, there may be changes or deletions without notice. The University reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to edit listings and refuse those listings it deems inappropriate for this service or which do not support the University policies. The University does not investigate, endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of any discount, the quality of the product listed, or the listed companies. Users of this service communicate and contract with each other individually and at their own risk. The Regents, officers, agents, and employees of the University of California shall not be liable for any actions occurring as a result of arrangements made between users of this service or for any errors or omissions made in compilation or print of the discounts

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