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Off-Campus Perks & Discounts

All discounts provided are for employees' personal use only. Employees making business purchases should consult the UR Purchasing Department.  

Businesses in RVA

American Freight Furniture and Mattress

Perk/Discount: 5% off any purchase(s) over $600. Excludes previously discounted items, such as any promotional package. Discount available at any American Freight Furniture and Mattress in Virginia.

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

AT&T

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.

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

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 an active 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: LawnStarter makes lawn care easy. In minutes you can schedule service online, and a top-rated lawn care professional will work magic on your lawn. Get $20 off lawn services.

How to obtain: Sign up with your university email at LawnStarter and use the code college20.

Mod & Soul

Perk/Discount: Shop Mod & Soul online or in store at 323 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220. 10% discount for all University of Richmond employees with no expiration date. This will be an ongoing discount.

How to obtain: In store, show your university ID. Online, use the link https://www.modandsoul.com/pages/student-teacher-military-discount to get verified.

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.

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.

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

James River at Stony Point Apartments

Perk/Discount: University of Richmond employees will receive our Preferred Employer Discount of WAIVED APPLICATION AND ADMIN FEES (a $250 value), in addition to any other introductory specials currently being offered at the time of application. This offer is available with a minimum lease term of one year. Learn about the apartments at www.livejamesriver.com

How to obtain: When applying in person, please mention your employment with the University of Richmond. Proof of employment is required at time of rental.

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.

Hotelogical

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 https://richmond.hotelogical.com/register.
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! 

Hotels.com

Perk/Discount: 10% off select hotels at Hotels.com. 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, the admin 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: Apply in-person and state that you are employed with the University of Richmond. Provide your most recent two paystubs.

The Retreat at West Creek

Perk/Discount: Security deposit of $250 waived for a lease.

How to obtain: When you apply for an apartment home, state that you are employed with the University of Richmond. Verification via paystubs or University ID will be required.

Services & Online Shopping

All About Gifts and Baskets

Perk/Discount: Receive 5% off on a minimum $20 purchase.

How to obtain: Use online discount code STU501 when checking out at www.aagiftsandbaskets.com

Alpine Rings

Perk/Discount: Receive 10% off any mens wedding bands AND free 2-day shipping on all orders.

How to obtain: Use coupon code RICHMONDEDU when checking out at www.alpinerings.com 

Art in a Sec

Perk/Discount: Art in a Sec is a new and easy way to create beautiful art with the help of AI. Members of the Richmond family receive $20 off purchases.

How to obtain: Visit artinasec.com and use the code RICHMOND20 at checkout.

BluShark

Perk/Discount: BluShark is a retailer of premium watch watch bands. BluShark is a brand of premium nylon, silicone, and leather watch bands. Sizes available include 18mm, 20mm, 22mm, and 24mm. Our nylon straps provide the ultimate combination of comfort and durability. This discount doesn't expire.

How to obtain: Visit us online at www.blusharkstraps.com and use promo code SAVE15 for 15% off.

The Bro Basket

Perk/Discount: Men are tired of getting the same boring gifts each year. How many socks and ties do they really need? This year, kick your gift giving up a notch and get your guy a BroBasket with his favorite Scotch or Craft Beer. 

How to obtain: Visit www.thebrobasket.com and use discount code URBB10 for 10% off all gifts.

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.

Cheap Airport Parking

Perk/Discount:  Save 15% off regular airport parking rates at any of our airport area partners.

How to obtain:  Visit Cheap Airport Parking or call (866) 980-7275 and use promo code SPIDER.

Comp and Save

Perk/Discount: Save 17% on your purchase.

How to obtain:  Use the code RmondEDU when checking out at www.compandsave.com

Concordis Language Services

Perk/Discount: 15% discount on all document translation services for personal or business use.

How to obtain: Mention the discount code RCH15 at time of contact, or enter code at time of check-out on the Concordis Language Services website.

Day Translations

Perk/Discount: 10% off any translation or interpretation services.

How to obtain: You may access the discount by using the code richmond.edu10% on the Day Translations website.

Dell

Perk/Discount: 30% off select Dell products.

How to obtain: Dell's EDU Member Purchase Program provides up to 30% off products for personal use. Some items include, laptops, desktops, TVs, monitors, and more. To access please visit www.Dell.com/DellU/Richmond and using the link, the discounts will be applied instantly. Please note, this discount is NOT related to any services or products from the University of Richmond Information Services department. Contact Human Resources with any questions.

Dibsies Personalization Station

Perk/Discount:  Save 10% on all purchases.

How to obtain:  Visit Dibsies Personalization Station or call (877) 514-3494 and enter code UR10 on any purchases.

Ellisi Gifts

Perk/Discount: 10% off all purchases for students, faculty, and staff. Expiration date is December 31, 2025.

How to obtain: Use discount code RICHMONDSSF at checkout on the Ellisi Gifts website to receive a 10% discount on purchased items.

Gifts.com

Perk/Discount: Gifts.com 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 Gifts.com.

HRank.com

Perk/Discount: 10% refund on web hosting fee for UR faculty and staff on purchases made via HRank.com. 

How to obtain: To receive the refund, visit www.hrank.com/providers, choose the provider, and then request the refund by emailing manager@hrank.com from your @richmond.edu email address. Include richmond10 in the subject of your email.

JeepsAreUs

Perk/Discount: Receive 5% off when you purchase Jeep accessories and spare parts at www.jeepsareus.com

How to obtain: Use the promo code 5off at checkout.

Jet Gift Baskets

Perk/Discount: Receive 20% off on all online purchases at www.jetgiftbaskets.com

How to obtain: Use the promo code UNOFRIC20 at checkout.

LA Laser Engravings

Perk/Discount: LA Laser Engraving offers a 10% discount for all students and employees of University of Richmond on wedding bands and rings.

How to obtain: Visit https://lalaserengraving.com/student-discount/. This promotion will be ongoing, with no limits to dates and events. Enter the code STUDENT10OFF when checking out.

Leesa Mattress

Perk/Discount:  Discount code for faculty:  Use promo code UNIVERSITY for $100 off the Leesa mattress or $200 off the Sapira mattress by logging onto www.leesa.com 

How to obtain:  Use the discount code UNIVERSITY

Life Storage

Perk/Discount: 10% discount on all units and the opportunity to save 50% on your second month or the second month free depending on the size and location chosen.

How to obtain: Reserve your storage unit online through the Life Storage website.

Mammoth Outlet

Perk/Discount: Use the discount code "education" for 10% already-discounted dog beds.

How to obtain: Visit the Mammoth Outlet website and apply your code at check-out.

Manly Bands

Perk/Discount: 15% off any band over $75 PLUS free shipping.

How to obtain: Use coupon code MANLYCLASSES at checkout on the Manly Bands website. Excludes custom rings.

Number 1 Auto Transport Group

Perk/Discount: Number 1 Auto Transport offers a $50 discount when booking a car shipping reservation. 

How to obtain: Please mention this discount program when making a reservation to transport a car.

Pen Chalet

Perk/Discount: 10% off fine writing instruments, ink, stationary, and accessories

How to obtain: Enter the coupon code RICHMOND10 at checkout on the Pen Chalet website.

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

PetBucket

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.

ProFlowers

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.

National Air Warehouse

Perk/Discount: Save up to $100 on your purchase.  Use discount code SAVE2 without the quotation marks for a 2% discount and free shipping.  Offer is indefinite for employees.

How to obtain: Visit https://www.nationalairwarehouse.com and enter the discount code provided during checkout.

RCG Logistics

Perk/Discount: RCG Auto Transport offers a 10% discount on nationwide vehicle relocation. This is offered to all Faculty and Staff of the University of Richmond. No blackout date or exclusions.

How to obtain: Visit www.rcgauto.com and mention code UOR10 and provide proof of ID card by email.

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.

RentalCover

Perk/Discount: Offers 30% discount to all students and faculty members. There is currently no expiration date on this offer, but we reserve the right to change that in the future.

How to obtain: Find your product at https://www.rentalcover.com. To take advantage of this discount, please contact our customer support via your university email address, so we know you are applicable for the offer.

Sentinel Mouth Guards

Perk/Discount: 15% off any Sentinel Mouthguard products including night guards for teeth grinding, athletic mouthguards, and teeth whitening system.

How to obtain: Visit www.sentinelmouthguards.com. During checkout, enter promo code Richmond15 to receive 15% off your purchase.

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.

Southwestern Rugs Depot

Perk/Discount: Richmond employees and students can save 12% off their next area rug order. Never expires.

How to obtain:  Use the discount code Richmond12 at checkout to save 12% on your next rug order from https://www.southwesternrugsdepot.com

StubZero.com

Perk/Discount:  Ticket Sales - Save 10% and pay zero service fees on 100,000 concerts, theater, broadway and sporting events at StubZero.com.  Ongoing, no expiration date.  Use promo code EDU10 at checkout to receive discount.

How to obtain: Click here

Subaru Parts Pros

Perk/Discount: Subaru Parts Pros stock one of the largest Subaru parts & accessories inventories. We are offering 5% off to all Richmond employees when you buy online.

How to obtain: Use the coupon code 5off when you check out at https://www.subarupartspros.com

TicketsAtWork

Perk/Discount: Register for a TicketsAtWork account to receive access to 20 – 60% off on movies, hotels, shows, concerts, sporting events and more.

How to obtain: 

  1. Open this link.
  2. Fill out the information to become a member (use your @richmond.edu email address)
  3. For Company Code, use KDUOFR
  4. GET AN EXTRA $5 OFF $50 AT CHECKOUT WITH THIS PROMO CODE: SAVE5CF (Promo code ends September 30, 2019.)

The Translation Company

Perk/Discount: We are pleased to offer a 15% discount on translation services and a 10% discount on typesetting documents. We not only recognize the importance of correctly translating documents but formatting them accurately as well!

How to obtain: Employees can obtain the discount by using the code URichmond15 at www.thetranslationcompany.com and contact us at sales@thetranslationcompany.com

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.

Uboxes LLC

Perk/Discount: 10% off your cart, no expiration date, no minimum purchase.

How to obtain: Enter the promo code SCHOOL10 when you check out at www.uboxes.com