The following is a list of discounts available to Kent State University faculty and staff employees.
Enterprise Car Rental
KSU Employees may receive a discount on personal rentals from Enterprise. Vehicles rented in the State of Ohio receive a larger discount than rentals obtained outside of Ohio. Rentals outside of the State of Ohio are discounted a percentage off of the retail rate and the percentage may vary from state to state. Vehicles rented from an airport location are generally higher than rentals in a non-airport location. Reservations can be made at www.enterprise.com, toll free at 1-800-rent-a-car or you can contact the local Kent Enterprise office at (330) 677-4447. To receive the KSU employee discount you will need to reference customer code 39A2643 when making your reservation. To make a reservation on-line, use KEN as the 3 digit company name or PIN number. Rentals for personal use must be in the employee's name.
Airport Fast Park
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport parking at a discounted price for KSU employees. Click on the Airport Fast Park link to view rates, enroll and to see other amenities offered. Just use your Frequent Parker Card when entering and exiting. (Enrollment required)
Park Place Airport Parking
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport parking at a discounted price for KSU employees. Click on the Park Place Airport Parking link to view rates, enroll and to see other amenities offered. Just use your Frequent Parker Card when entering and exiting. (Enrollment required)
Personal Travel Arrangements
Traveline offers discounts to Kent State employees for personal travel arrangements. Contact Traveline's Willoughby office at (440) 946-4040 to request information about your discounts for Kent State employees for personal travel needs.
KSU Apple Store
Kent State faculty, staff, students and parents of students are eligible to receive discounts on Apple Computer hardware and software products. Contact the KSU Apple Store at (330) 672-1595. The Apple Store is located in the University Book Store in the Kent Campus Student Center.
Kent State Athletics
Kent State faculty and staff are eligible for athletic discounts on season tickets for football and men's and women's basketball. Employees can take advantage of this discount through the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and purchase season tickets through payroll deduction. For more information on discounted ticket prices and the payroll deduction option, please contact Joe Carr - Athletic Ticket Office Manager by phone at (330) 672-2244 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is also available on the website at www.kentstatesports.com under "ticket information".
KSU Ice Arena
The KSU Ice Arena offers discounts to employees. Rates are subject to change.Click on the KSU Ice Arena link above for hours of operation, programs, lessons and admission prices etc.
For more information, contact the Kent State University Ice Arena at (330) 672-RINK or (330) 672-7465.
Cellular Phone Service Discounts
Book Store Discounts
Kent State University Bookstore
The Kent State University Bookstore located in the Kent State Student Centers offers KSU employees a 10% discount on text books and a 15% discount on clothing, trade books and soft goods. (NOTE: The employee discount does not apply to computer accessories, CD's, movies and health and beauty merchandise.) Present your KSU ID card when checking out and request the KSU employee discount.
The DuBois Bookstore located at 332 South Lincoln Street offers a 10% discount to KSU employees on general merchandise (excluding text books). Present your KSU ID card when checking out and request the KSU employee discount.
Regional Campus Bookstores
Ashtabula, E. Liverpool, Salem, Stark and Tuscarawas campus bookstores all offer a 10% discount on all books and all KSU merchandise to KSU employees with a valid KSU ID.
Employees will be emailed a "Customer Appreciation" coupon postcard periodically throughout the calendar year offering a 12% discount on personal purchases made at Staples' retail stores. Print and present the coupon postcard at the time of purchase at your local Staples store.
DeWeese Health Center
You can purchase over the counter products from DeWeese Health Center at a reduced rate. Employees can also get their prescriptions filled at DeWeese Health Center using their Caremark prescription card. Easy and convenient. (NOTE: Not all prescriptions will be available.) The phone number for the pharmacy is (330) 672-8254.
ExtraSpace Storage is located at 950 Cherry St. Kent, OH. They offer 1st month free and 10% off of taping/packing supplies. Contact Scott Jensen at 888-609-8483. Offer is available to faculty, staff, students and alumni. Discount code is ES10KENT
Firestone Complete Auto Care
Firestone Complete Auto Care offers a 10% discount on tires and services to KSU employees. Firestone is located in historic downtown Kent at 202 E. Main St. Call (330) 673-1700 to schedule an appointment. You must let them know you are a KSU employee when scheduling and you will need to provide your KSU ID at checkout.
Flynn's Tire & Auto Service
Flynn's Tire & Auto Service, located at 1897 St. Rt. 59, Kent, OH offers a 5% discount on tires and a 10% discount (up to $25) on service. Call (330) 673-8473 to schedule your appointment and indicate you are a KSU employee (or student). Present your KSU ID at checkout to receive the discount.
Several area hotels offer discounts to KSU employees with a KSU ID card. The Procurement website, http://www.kent.edu/procurement/area-hotel-rates.cfm will provide you with the hotel names, addresses, phone numbers and rates.
Household Moving Services for University Employees
For interstate and intrastate moving of household goods, contact the following suppliers to request quotations and obtain information about the Inter-University Council (IUC) discount available to employees of Ohio higher education institutions.
- Diana Vann at American Way Van & Storage, Inc. at (937) 898-7294
- Shelly Zachary at National Van Lines, Inc. at (708) 223-1975
- Jeff Jarvis at Graebel Van Lines, Inc. at (800) 723-6683
KSU Alumni Association Member Discounts
Many discounts and benefits are available to any KSU alumnus who is a member of the KSU Alumni Association. Alumni Association members can save up to 40% on movie tickets and up to 38% on movie rentals nationwide, as well as discounts on Broadway theatre shows, theme parks, sporting events, family events, online shopping, gift certificates, seasonal ski tickets, and much more. To learn more, visit the KSU Alumni Association website at: www.ksualumni.org/MembershipBenefits.
Monro Muffler/Brake & Service
Monro Muffler/Brake & Service is located at 4541 Kent Rd (corner of Fishcreek and SR 59) in Stow. They are open 7 days a week and offer great prices on oil changes and more. Visit their website at www.monro.com for coupons, promotions, products and services including their "Best Price Guarantee".
Montrose Auto Group Preferred Customer Program
The Montrose Auto Group (the official auto group of Kent State Athletics) provides a special Preferred Customer Program Card for all Kent State University employees. Discount savings are available on the purchase or lease of vehicles, parts, service and collision work. Montrose also offers employee discounts on cellular phones. Call Rick Pawlak at (330) 697-7700 or email him at email@example.com for information.
Kent State University Press offers a 20% discount on KSUP books to KSU faculty, staff, students and alumni. Discount is redeemable on orders placed with the Press either by calling their order fulfillment center at 800-247-6553 or by visiting the website at www.kentstateuniversitypress.com. Website orders must include the code KSU20 to receive the discount.
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
Valvoline Instant Oil Change, located at 403 E. Main St., Kent, OH offers a 15% discount to university employees and students with a valid ID. Call (330) 677-0122 to schedule an appointment. Make sure you tell them you are a KSU employee / student so you can get the discount. Valid ID must be presented at checkout.