Employee Services

Staff Discounts

We are pleased to provide UCSB staff with a list of available discounts on a wide range of activities, services and items.  

If you find that a discount is no longer offered or the reference information has changed, please notify:  Debbie.Hudgens@hr.ucsb.edu  If an organization/company would like to provide a discount to all UCSB employees, please complete and submit this form via email to:  Debbie.Hudgens@hr.ucsb.edu

Theme Parks/Movies/Concerts

Disneyland, Universal Studios, Magic Mountain, Legoland, etc.  http://tickets.as.ucsb.edu/theme-parks/  (Purchase at Associated Students Ticket Office)

San Diego Zoo & Safari Park  http://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/tickets  Corporate Discount Code: 20066

Movie Tickets http://tickets.as.ucsb.edu/movies/  (Purchase at Associated Students Ticket Office)

Concerts/Special Events at the SB Bowl and Other Venues. Varied discounts may apply to select Goldenvoice events as announced via the Gaucho Voice Staff Edition (GVSE). UCSB Staff ID required for redeemption at the venue box office.


Connexxus  https://travel.ucop.edu/connexxus/   Staff can utilize UC rates for personal travel (Car Rental, Airlines, Amtrak, etc.)

UCSB Family Vacation Center http://familyvacationcenter.com/fvc/reservation-information/   $100 discount applies to room and board total. 

Health & Wellness/Recreation

Your health plan membership gives you value-added discounts that help you save on lifestyle improvement services, products and more:

Health Net  - Healthy Discounts  https://www.healthnet.com/static/custom/unprotected/pdfs/healthy_discounts.pdf

Anthem - Special Offers  https://www11.anthem.com/ca/specialoffers/

Vision Services Plan (VSP) - Optical Discounts   https://www.vsp.com/optical-discounts.html

National CPR Assoication - 65% off on all courses. Use the coupon code "UCSB65" at https://www.nationalcprassociation.com/

UCSB RecCen Staff Membership Rate  http://recreation.sa.ucsb.edu/facilities/rec-cen/rec-cen-memberships

Phone/Wireless Services

UnlockBase: Discount for cellphone unlocking.  10% discount for UCSB employees, prices vary depending on the need or serivce.  Contact person: James Retuva, email info@unlockbase.com, phone 941-227-4444.  https://www.unlockbase.com

Sprint Cell Phone Service  https://www.sprint.com/landings/verify/index.html?id16=employeediscounts%20%7CAll&question_box=employeediscounts%20%7CAll

Verizon  https://www.verizonwireless.com/discount-program/

AT&T  https://www.att.com/esupport/article.html#!/wireless/KM1063869


ProFlowers - Floral arrangements, plants, and gifts for any occasion:  15% discount usining coupon code: BLUEGOLD15 -  Flowers:  http://www.proflowers.com -                                                                                   Personal Creations: https://www.personalcreations.com - Shari's Berries:  http://www.berries.com -  Gifts:  https://www.gifts.com

Amsterdam Printing - specializes in personalized promotional products.  Including personalized shirts, jackets, bags, pens, drinkware & tech.  We want to offer 20% discount on all personalized products, excluding clearance and everyday deals.  The coupon is active until 2020, so they can enjoy savings for years to come.  Discount used by adding the coupon code "CK047" -  www.amsterdamprinting.com

Popov Leather - Leather Goods:  20% discount with coupon code: UCSB - https://www.popovleather.com

Exclusive Fabrics & Furnishings: We would like to offer all University staff an additional 15% off of everything on our site by using this unique promo code HPD4EDU.  From curtains and drapes, to chair covers and accessories, we would like to invite you to shop our website using your exclusive university discount! -  https://www.halfpricedrapes.com

Juliet & Oliver Jewelry: Engagement rings and wedding rings.15% discount for UCSB employees.  Contact Vicky Cezna, Phone: 800-430-0597.   https://www.julietoliver.com/

Solo: Backpacks, briefcases, messenger bags, tablet cases and totes.  15% off your order with the discount code: SCHOOL17.  http://solo.net/

JooJoos:  Our family owned business, https://joojoobs.com  makes personalized handmade leather wallets. We've been the largest wallet vendor on the Etsy platform since 2013.  We'd love to offer the employees of UCSB a special 15% discount.

Feathr: We create and sell home furnishings, designed in collaboration with artists from around the world.So I'd like to offer staff at University of California (Santa Barbara) an exclusive 25% discount code for all of our products.  They can reclaim this discount by using the coupon code UCSB25 at the checkout.  All products can be purchased from www.feathr.com and shipped worldwide (including free shipping to the USA for almost all of our products). 

Dell Discounts - Student discounts extented to Staff - see flyer  Additional 5% on branded Electronics and Accessories.

UCen Bookstore http://www.ucsbstuff.com/SiteText.aspx?id=10286  Apple Computer Purchase.  Purchase in the Bookstore or online code: 94607  $100 off (per year) for a computer (not a tablet)

The Walking Company- Stores Nationwide (Locally at Loreto Plaza, Paseo Nuevo and Donlon Plaza    15% off all regular price purchases (excludes UGG products and gift cards).  

FoamCorePrint.Com offers a wide range of products and services from foam board, posters and banners to vinyl applications and stickers. Use Discount Code:  UCSB15 for 15% off any order.

Training/Professional Development

UC Registration and Education Fee reduction  http://www.hr.ucsb.edu/employee-services/tuition-assistance   (For full time career staff only)

UCSB Extension  http://extension.ucsb.edu/static/landing/ucsb-discount.jsp


TransUnion Smart Move: This is an online portal that provides electronic credit reports for housing applications.  Keeps all private information hidden from the landlord, such as bank accounts and Social Security numbers.  Contact:  Caroline Summers, Phone: 866-775-0961 for a 20% discount, code UCSBsave20 or log on to https://www.mysmartmove.com/

Real Estate- Closing Costs Discount http://www.coastalhousing.org/   Help with closing costs/discount on rentals


Office of the President

Employee Discounts Disclaimer: As a service to the UCOP community, the University provides the opportunity for companies to publicize available discounts to University of California employees. 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.