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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 https://www.wireless.att.com/business/authenticate/ 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-Nextel
    20% off select Sprint plans, 10% off all Sprint accessories
    20% off select Nextel plans, 10% off all Nextel accessories
    Discount Code Corporate ID: GAUNV_UCR_ZZZ
    Read more
  • T-Mobile
    Get unlimited talk + text + web with no annual contract. As a UCR employee you’re eligible to receive a 15% discount on monthly recurring charges for ALL LINES on your account. To take advantage of this promotion call (866) 464-8662, select option 1, and reference your promo code: 3167TMOFAV, for additional details on how to order or to add this discount to your existing qualifying T-Mobile rate plan download the CA State & Local Employees 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 www.verizonwireless.com/discount. 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.
  • 1800Mobiles.com
    1800Mobiles.com 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 www.1800mobiles.com. 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.
  • Restaurant.com serves as the community matchmaker, introducing great restaurants to great people. From appetizers to dessert, from wine to dinner, Restaurant.com helps restaurant owners promote the new and unique aspects of their restaurants while providing diners with great value in a fun, new and cost effective way. Your favorite restaurant is in your neighborhood – maybe you just don't know it yet. Visit Restaurant.com for nationwide availability or Riverside-San Bernardino Neighborhood for local availability. As a UCR faculty or staff employee, you’ll receive an additional 40% off most restaurants in addition to the significant discount Restaurant.com already provides (ex. a $25 card may cost $10 on Restaurant.com, but with your additional discount you can buy it for just $6!) Just enter promo code: UCR
  • California Museum of Photography and the Sweeney Art Gallery
    Admission is covered by a single $3.00 ARTSBlock Admission fee
  • 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

Health

  • Wellness Resources and Discounts
    As a member of one of the health plans offered by UC, you can take advantage of a variety of Wellness related resources and discounts.
  • Curves gym discount
    No enrollment fee and $34/mo ($199 in savings!)
  • Foot Solutions
    Receive a FREE foot scan and gait analysis, 10% of shoes, and 15% of Nordic walking poles at their Riverside or Rancho Cucamonga locations.
  • Goodwin's Organics
    Receive $15 off the $25 annual membership and 10% off your first purchase with UCR ID.  See flyer for more details and coupons. Farmer's Market: 1st Saturday of the month 8am-12pm and every 3rd Wednesday of the month 5pm-9pm
  • SPRI products
    20% off any order (over $5.00) on fitness products such as resistance bands, stability balls, mats, dumbbells, educational resources, and sports conditioning products.
  • StrollerStrides 
    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

Learning

  • 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: http://www.riversidetransit.com 
  • UC "Family & Friends" Getaway
    UCLA Conference Center, Lake Arrowhead, CA
    Special rates range from $100/night for a deluxe standard room up to $600/night for a 4 bedroom 3 bath house.

Shopping

  • 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

  • Goodwin's Organics: Receive $15 off the $25 annual membership and 10% off your first purchase with UCR ID. See flyer for more details and coupons.

  • 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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