UCR employees are eligible for an abundance of discounts. Here you will find discounts on everything from phone service to shopping, lodging and dining around the UCR campus.
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Learn how you can take advantage of discounts on eligible products and services
ATT offers up to a 15% discount on service and 25% off equipment with new activation. Please visit 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.
18% off select regularly priced monthly data service, plus a waived activation fee ($36 value) on new lines of service. Please visit http://sprint.com/californiahighereducation 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. Discount Code Corporate ID: GVSCA_WCA_ZZZ.
T-Mobile Amplified is an exclusive discount rate plan available to University of California, Riverside employees. With T-Mobile Amplified employees and their families can benefit from T-Mobile's most premium plans with huge savings. A family of four can save up to 33% off of the standard pricing. Not available in retail stores.
Free Mobile HotSpot data (first 10 GB at LTE speeds)
Taxes and fees included
Please visit T-Mobile Amplified information for pricing and FAQs.
For new activations or to switch your service to T-Mobile, please call Business Direct at (855) 570-9947 and reference promo code 1669TMOFAV. Discounts for users on legacy Simple Choice plans – Existing T-Mobile customers on a legacy Simple Choice rate plan can only enroll in a discount program via https://validate.t-mobile.com/employee-discount. For questions about employee offers and discounts, please contact Zoro Vartanian (email@example.com).
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 http://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.
Dining, Events & Entertainment
Discover how you can save on dining, events and entertainment.
California Museum of Photography and the Sweeney Art Gallery
UCR ARTS opened to the public in 2010, bringing together the California Museum of Photography (founded in 1973), the Jack and Marilyn Sweeney Art Gallery (1963), and the Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts (2010). Located three miles from UCR’s main campus, UCR ARTS is located on a single block in adjacent historical buildings along the pedestrian mall in downtown Riverside. Admission is covered by a single $3.00 ARTSBlock admission fee. For more information, visit the UCR Arts website.
Car Rental Discounts
RentalPerks provides car rental discounts to UCR faculty, staff and students. They work with all major rental car companies including: Avis, Budget, Hertz, Enterprise, Alamo, National, Thrifty, Dollar, Advantage and more. To register for instant access, please click on the custom link created for UCR: https://rentalperks.com/login/ucr
Tickets at Work
Formerly Ticket Monster Perks, Tickets at Work is an entertainment benefit platform that offers UCR faculty, staff and students exclusive discounts, special offers and access to preferred seating and tickets to top attractions, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets, hotels and much more.
Go to www.ticketsatwork.com
- if prompted, enter the UCR code:UCRTix1
Sign up & save $5 on your first order!
Start searching for discounted sports, concert, movie and theme park tickets nationwide.
If you have questions about this discount service, please contact Tickets at Work by phone (866) 217-4777 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UCR Sports - Go Highlanders
UCR staff and faculty receive discounts on single, season, or combination season tickets to athletics events. For more information, visit the UCR Go Highlanders website or click open this link to view the promotional flyer.
UNEX Dining Discount Card
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.
Learn about UCR learning discounts at UCR Extension and UCR Reduced Fee Enrollment
UCR Extension (UNEX) offers UCR staff a 25% discount on tuition. Please contact the Student Services Department at (951) 827-4105 for the appropriate forms.
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 and Transportation
Take advantage of UCR discounts on lodging and transportation.
Quality Inn Riverside
The Riverside Quality Inn offers a UCR rate of $79 for a King bed room. An additional $10 will be added to reservations with Double Occupancy. To book this rate, please ask for the UCR rate when making reservations.
The Mission Inn in Riverside offers UCR Preferred Rates starting at $119. Please reference UCR at time of booking. Reference the Mission Inn Discount flyer for more information.
UCR faculty, staff and students can use Corporate Shopping's employee discount program. The discount program features over 250 top retail partners including Avis, Budget, Hertz and Enterprise rental car services. To access Corporate Shopping, employees will need to register at: https://corporateshopping.com/login/ucr.
Riverside Transit Agency
Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) offers bus passes which allows all faculty and staff to ride any RTA fixed-route for free. You simply swipe your UCR ID card in the fare box to board the bus. For more information on RTA's service area, please visit the Riverside Transit website > College Go-Pass / U-Pass.
UC "Family & Friends" Getaway
The UCLA Conference Center in Lake Arrowhead, California has special rates ranging from $150/night for a deluxe standard room up to $600/night for a 4 bedroom, 3-bath house. View the UC Family & Friends Getaway Package flyer.
The Ayres Hotel & Spa in Moreno Valley, California is offering many upscale amenities including an on-site Spa Center, Evening Lounge, complimentary fitness and business center, an Ayres Rewards program and much more. In addition, you may be eligible for a gift card upon booking a reservation. For more information, view the Hotel Informational and Ayres Cares Clean & Safe Stay Program flyers.
Learn more about the shopping discounts available to the UCR community.
California Million Light Bulb Challenge
The University of California created the Million Light Bulb Challenge to make high-quality, high-efficacy LED light bulbs available to students, staff, faculty, alumni and retirees at a great price, The light bulbs being offered through the challenge cost on average 46% less than the same light bulbs sold through online competitors.
The goal is to swap out at least one-million inefficient light bulbs and replace them with the LED light bulbs. To purchase your energy-efficient light bulb(s) go online to:
- Franklin Covey In-Store discount at:
Parkway Plaza, 4451 Ontario Mills Parkway, Suite D, Ontario, CA 91764
- Save 20% on all regularly priced merchandise
ShopRiverside Community Card
ShopRiverside has partnered with the City of Riverside so residents can purchase the ShopRiverside Community Card online to use for shopping discounts throughout Riverside.
- Franklin Covey In-Store discount at: