Off-Campus Perks & Discounts

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

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  • Businesses in Richmond

    Bistro 804

    Perk/Discount: Bistro 804 is located at 443 N Ridge Rd, Richmond, VA 23229. Receive 15% off in-person orders only.

    How to obtain: Must show UR ID card.


    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.

    Cavalier Moving

    Perk/Discount: 10% off moving expenses for UR employees. Learn more at

    How to obtain: Show your UR employee ID upon service.


    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.

    Hyatt House Richmond-West

    Perk/Discount: The Hyatt House Richmond-West hotel, located in Short Pump Town Center, offers a special rate to University employees. Rates are dependent on seasonal pricing.

    How to obtain: Request the University of Richmond rate when booking by phone.

    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 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.

    Sweetest Stitch

    Perk/Discount: 15% off any in-store purchase at Sweetest Stitch Boutique located in the Tuckahoe Shopping Center at 431 N Ridge Road Richmond, VA 23229.

    How to obtain: Show your University ID.

    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 800-323-6800.

    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

    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.



    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, 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

    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: 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 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.

    Rental Cars

    Perk/Discount: Certain 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. View the full list here under "Transportation".

    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.


    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 email address)
    3. For Company Code, use KDUOFR