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Memberships, Services, & Products

Airport Parking Helper

Perk/Discount: Receive 15% off your reservation to Richmond area hotels that offer free long-term airport parking, up to 14 days.

How to obtain: Use online discount code HELPER15 on checkout with participating hotel vendors at the Airport Parking Helper website.

American Freight Furniture and Mattress

Perk/Discount: 5% off any purchase(s) over $600. Excludes previously discounted items, such as any promotional package. Discount also available in store at American Freight Furniture and Mattress, 9700 W. Broad St, Richmond 23060.

How to obtain: Show University of Richmond ID card and mention that you would like the UR Employee 5% Discount.


Perk/Discount: AT&T offers a 17% discount to UR employees

How to obtain: Provide a pay stub, UR ID, or e-mail address to secure discount.

Book Taxi Group

Perk/Discount: Book Taxi Group offers University faculty, staff, students, and alumni a 10% discount in airport private transfers and excursions over 400 locations worldwide. With a large fleet of premium vehicles, minivans, minibuses and coaches, we offer premium transfers at an affordable price at all of the most popular airports worldwide.

How to obtain: Book through Book Taxi Group's website and use the online discount code "RICHMONDU".

Budget Car Rental

Perk/Discount: Up to 25% off at Budget Car Rental. This is an ongoing offer with no expiration date.

How to obtain: Use BCD number Z408900 when making reservations on Budget's website.

Perk/Discount: 10% off all items on the Foamcore website. offers a wide range of large format printing products and services, gator board prints, canvas wraps, posters, vinyl and mesh banners, many vinyl graphic applications, and more.

How to obtain: Visit Foamcore's website or call to use the promo code RICHMOND10.

Perk/Discount: provides tens of thousands of expertly curated gifts and unique ideas. UR faculty, staff, and alumni receive a 15% discount off online purchases.

How to obtain: Use code REDWHITE15 at checkout on

Goodyear Tires - Village Shopping Center

Perk/Discount: 10% off services and tires for UR faculty and staff

How to obtain: Present UR ID or documentation upon service

Groome Transportation

Perk/Discount: $50.00 flat rate with for airport and train station pickups

How to obtain: Provide your UR ID when arranging transportation.

H&R Block

Perk/Discount: Discount tax preparation - $25 discount for new H&R Block clients at one of 27 local offices, including Metro Richmond and surrounding counties. Free Tax Identity Shield product for prior H&R Block clients ($30 value) at local offices, including Metro Richmond and surrounding counties. 35% off Assisted Online tax preparation and 20% off DIY software discount purchased at retail office supply stores. Discounts available January 3, 2017-April 10, 2017.

How to obtain: Visit the H&R Block website and click "Print my coupon", which includes discount code.

Perk/Discount: Receive a $10 discount and free shipping on all ink and toner cartridge orders over $40. One discount code per order. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Offer subject to change without further notice. has the right to cancel orders that are deemed to be fraudulent.

How to obtain: Users must use a valid .edu email address and use the coupon code "EDUDSCNT" at checkout on the website.

Joyner Fine Properties 

Perk/Discount: 20% rebate from the purchase and/or sales side of the affected commission of any closed transaction

How to obtain: Register for these benefits by calling Joyner at 804-967-2710. In order to be eligible, at least one party in the closed purchase or sale transaction must be a full-time employee of UR, and the employee must contact Joyner Fine Properties as noted above before entering into an agreement with a REALTOR®.

Lasik Vision Institute 

Perk/Discount: 25% discount on Lasik Vision Correction, including free Lasik Evaluation. Discount is valid at any Lasik Vision Institute center, including the Richmond location. There are zero restrictions and the offer is also open to friends and family of UR employees. No expiration date.

How to obtain: Call 866-388-5354 or visit Lasik Vision's website to schedule an appointment.

LawnStarter Lawn Care

Perk/Discount: $20 discount on first mowing service.

How to obtain: Use the discount code "college20" during the online checkout process.

Off Grid By Design 

Perk/Discount: 17% per watt discount of Turnkey Installed, Grid-Tied, Roof Mount Solar Power System. Market rate of $3.60/w - UR rate of $2.99/w plus 30% federal tax credit. Offer valid through 2017.

How to obtain: Call 804-228-2497 for free site survey. Show ID card to Off Grid By Design representative.

Personal Creations

Perk/Discount: Personal Creations offers a wide variety of customizable gifts for every recipient and occasion. UR faculty, staff, and alumni receive a 15% discount off online purchases.

How to obtain: Use code REDWHITE15 at checkout on the Personal Creations website


Perk/Discount: 10% off entire order for all University of Richmond employees.

How to obtain: Use the code RICH10MOND during checkout via the PetBucket website. The minimum order amount is $50. Products include flea, tick, and worming treatments for dogs and cats.


Perk/Discount: ProFlowers offers a wide assortment of floral arrangements, plants, and gifts for any occasion. UR faculty, staff, and alumni receive a 15% discount off online purchases.

How to obtain: Use code REDWHITE15 at checkout on the ProFlowers website.

Rainbow Station

Perk/Discount: The University has contracted with Rainbow Station to provide full-time employees two types of emergency back-up care. Rainbow Station has a network or early education and school-age recreation facilities for children six weeks old through a child's 14th birthday with a strong focus on developmentally appropriate educational programming. Open from 6:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Monday–Friday.

How to obtain: Contact Rainbow Station at (804) 747-5900 and provide UR ID card.

Rental Cars

Perk/Discount: The following rental companies are approved by the University and can be used for personal use. On certain days of the week there is less demand and, therefore, you may get a lower rate than a quoted contract/corporate rate.

How to obtain: Always ask for the UR contract rate and for the lowest or best available rate when renting a vehicle. For more information, visit Strategic Sourcing and Payments.

The Retreat at West Creek

Perk/Discount: One application fee of $50.00 waived, processing fee of $150.00 reduced to $75.00, and $300.00 off first full month of rent. Total savings of $425.00. Applies to 12-month or longer lease term.

How to obtain: When you apply for an apartment home, state that you are employed with the University of Richmond.

Sam's Club


  • Sam’s Savings/Sam’s Business Memberships ($45.00 – incentive $10.00 gift card issued by Sam’s to be used at Sam’s or Walmart, essentially $35.00 for a one year membership)
  • Sam’s Plus Memberships ($100.00 – incentive $25.00 gift card issued by Sam’s to be used at Sam’s or Walmart, essentially $75.00 for a one year membership)

How to obtain: Bring UR ID card to customer service desk and sign up for new membership.

Shari's Berries

Perk/Discount: Send chocolate covered strawberries, gourmet chocolates, delicious cake pops, and other treats from Shari's Berries. UR faculty, staff, and alumni receive a 15% discount off online purchases.

How to obtain: Use code REDWHITE15 at checkout on the Shari's Berries website.

Sheehy Ford Service Department

Perk/Discount: 10% off for faculty and staff at Ashland (11450 Washington Hwy, Ashland) and Midlothian (10601 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond) locations. Excludes tires and accessories.

How to obtain: Employees must show UR ID upon dropping off their vehicle.

Singular Sleep

Perk/Discount: 10% off all purchases.

How to obtain: E-mail a photo of valid employee ID to Enter promo code RICHMOND at check-out.

Tungsten Rings & Co.

Perk/Discount: University of Richmond employees may receive 15% off any item from store.

How to obtain: Enter the promo code UR15 at checkout via the Tungsten Rings & Co. website and you'll get an instand 15% off your order.

VA Credit Union

Perk/Discount: Virginia Credit Union (VACU) is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by VACU members. All University of Richmond faculty and staff are eligible to apply for membership. When a UR employee joins Virginia Credit Union, he/she becomes a member and owner of the financial cooperative. Earnings are returned to members through a broad range of convenient services, attractive rates, lower fees, and free financial education resources. 

How to obtain: For additional information or to join, please visit the Virginia Credit Union website or contact the membership development representative at 804-327-7334.

Verizon Wireless

Perk/Discount: Verizon Wireless offers an 15% discount on qualified voice and data plans. 

How to obtain: Provide a pay stub, UR ID, or e-mail address to secure discount.

Current Offer: New Fios customers only - no annual contract, New Fios Triple Play. 150/150 Mbps Internet, Custom TV, and Phone. $69.99/month for 1 year (plus fees, etc.). Online price, employee discount included. Offer ends April 15, 2017.

Village Exxon

Perk/Discount: 10% off for students, faculty, and staff

How to obtain: Indicate that you are a UR student, faculty, or staff member when you drop off your car.

Housing & Lodging

Hotel Engine

Perk/Discount: Discounted hotel rates from major brands across the USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Europe. Use the Hotel Engine link for exclusive maximum discounted rates to book your hotel room at prices not available to the general public via Travelocity, Kayak, etc.

How to obtain: Sign up on the Hotel Engine website. If desired, after signing up online, you can download and use the app to check rates and/or book hotel accommodations.


Perk/Discount: Access exclusive, members-only unpublished rates and discounts + special offers at over 150,000+ hotels and resorts across the world. Save up to 70%. Discounts up to $100 or more per night with membership exclusive rates. 

University of Richmond Employees are eligible to join absolutely FREE. ($99 value - non-organization subscribers pay $99 to join). Follow steps below to redeem. 

How to obtain: 

1. Go to
2. Register as a member using a valid email address. 
3. Check your email for validation and to set up your password.
4. Head back to the Hotelogical site to shop, book, and save!

Perk/Discount: 10% off select hotels at This is an ongoing offer with no expiration date.

How to obtain: Visit the Retail Codes website for coupon code and offer details.

Local Hotels

Perk/Discount: Please ask for the University of Richmond rates when contacting local hotels listed below. A comprehensive list of local hotels can be found on the Accommodations webpage.

Old Buckingham Station Apartments (Midlothian)

Perk/Discount: UR employees are given the preferred employee discount with the application fee waived and $100 off per bedroom rented on the first month's rent. For more details, visit the Old Buckingham Station Apartments website.

How to obtain: Provide your most recent two paystubs.


Perk/Discount: 15% off any storage unit booked through

How to obtain: Person must move into their unit. Upon move-in, they will receive a confirmation code which they can then use to receive the discount.

Food & Entertainment

Maggiano's Little Italy

Perk/Discount: Receive $10 off your next Dining Room bill of $30 or more. One coupon per person. Not valid with any other offers. Not valid for banquets, delivery, carry-out, gift cards, or alcohol. Cannot be exchanged for cash.

How to obtain: Show a valid University of Richmond ID card. Must tell the server about the discount before check is processed. One discount per person, not valid on whole table.

Outback Steakhouse

Perk/Discount: Dine Rewards members receive 50% off every 4th visit* (no expiration).

How to obtain: *Visit the Dine Rewards website for full program details and to join.

Papa John's Pizza

Perk/Discount: Large one topping pizza for $8.49 (38% off RMP). Two large one-topping pizzas for $16.49 (40% off RMP). Offer expires May 30, 2017.

How to obtain: Show faculty/staff ID card to receive discount.

Village Bakery

Perk/Discount: 20% discount to all University of Richmond staff, faculty, and students.

How to obtain: In store (7136 Conway Place, Ruther Glen, VA) - present your University of Richmond ID. Online - visit Village Bakery's website and enter promo code UOR20 to receive 20% off your order!