Employee Discounts

Achievable

A 25 percent discount on all of Achievable’s test prep courses for students and employees. Use this link to automatically activate your discount.


Oliver Wicks

Oliver Wicks is offering $50 off on any ready-to-wear or custom-tailored suits. To take advantage of this discount, university staff should email Oliver Wicks from your kent.edu email address. This exclusive discount offer is valid for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students, as well as alumni and university staff.


bioClarity

Employees receive 15 percent off when using the code “STAFF15” at checkout for your first bioClarity purchase.


BOKE Furniture

Kent State employees and students receive an exclusive 10 percent discount on all ergonomics office chair series products at Boke Furniture through September 25, 2023. Use promo code BOKE10 when purchasing online. Contact Stean Kitin at stankitin@gmail.com, or call +86 13106758876.


HouseCashin

Real estate company HouseCashin offers Kent State University employees a $500 credit for moving costs when choosing to list your home with its company. To use this offer, contact HouseCashin directly. Before entering details in the field “Optional Message," please specify your place of employment and include the hyperlink to this page.


Uncommon Goods

Uncommon Goods. Discover hand-picked gifts and creative designs by independent artists and makers. Receive a $10 discount by emailing noelle@uncommongoods.com for a unique, discount code.


Toolsy.com

Toolsy.com serves small businesses around the U.S. by procuring cost-effective methods of boosting the presence of local businesses. 

KSU employees get a 25 percent discount on all packages listed on the services section of the website.


The Real Leather Company

Perfect for work, these leather messenger bags are an upgrade on your old backpack. Carry your gear safely and in style. Use the exclusive discount code KENT15 at checkout at The Real Leather Company website to save $15 on any leather bag purchase.


Goodyear.com

Kent State has teamed with Goodyear to give you 15 percent off tires at Goodyear.com. Goodyear makes it easy to find the right tires, schedule your installation and complete your purchase—all online. Your employee discount will be automatically applied at checkout. See site for details.


TransUnion SmartMove

TransUnion SmartMove allows renters to seamlessly provide all necessary information, such as comprehensive credit reports, criminal background checks, etc., to landlords when submitting a housing application. Most importantly, SmartMove protects your personal information and your credit score, serving as the perfect tool for experienced and first-time renters. Receive 20 percent off using the discount code: KENTSave20.


Walcraft Cabinetry

Walcraft Cabinetry is a national supplier of high-quality affordable ready to assemble and assembled kitchen cabinets. Employees receive 20 percent off orders, as well as free nationwide delivery, free kitchen design assistance and free samples. Visit Walcraft Cabinetry and use discount code UDC20 at the time of purchase. University ID will be required to finalize purchase.


Trust and Will.com

Trust and Will is an online service providing legal forms and information. Kent State employees, alumni and students enjoy 10 percent off any service by using promo code Studentlife10.


Vivipins

 Employees can save 15 percent on purchases of custom lapel pins at Vivipins. Use discount code: GSAVE15. 


Brooklyn Bedding

Brooklyn Bedding offers 25 percent off mattresses and accessories to college students, state-licensed teachers and university faculty. Offer valid year-round and applies to all online purchases.


CanvasPeople

CanvasPeople is a one stop-shop for photo canvases and other personalized products. Faculty and staff receive 50 percent off when you use the code: CANVAS50 at checkout.


Hausera

Kent State faculty and staff will receive a 5 percent discount on kitchen faucets, bar faucets and bathroom sink faucets only at Hausera. Enter coupon code HAUS2020P at checkout. Not valid on shipping and handling charges. Not valid on prior purchases. Offer may not be combined on any other purchases, offers, discounts, or coupons. Single use only.


Jet Gift Baskets

Kent State employees can take advantage of a permanent 20 percent discount program at Jet Gift Baskets, one of the biggest hand made gift basket retailers in the U.S. The company donates a portion of earnings to charity. Use coupon code KSU20.


Elephant Stock Discount Offer

Find your special piece of art at Elephant Stock, where Kent State University employees are eligible for a 20 percent discount on a variety of  canvas wall art wallpapers.

Elephant Stock is a canvas wall art company with a wide selection of stunning wall art in a variety of styles, colors and layouts. Use code KU20%ES. Email Rachel Jones for more information at rachel@elephantstock.com.


Best Benefits Club Offers

Kent State University is a member of the Best Benefits Club (BBC), which offers discounts to hundreds of recreational activities and locations in Ohio and throughout the United States. Kent State faculty and staff can take advantage of the BBC offerings and save money throughout the year on everyday needs and family fun.

 Examples of discount prices for destinations and activities include:

  • Cedar Point - use coupon
  • Kings Island
  • Great Wolf Lodge
  • Cleveland, Columbus and Akron Zoos
  • Regal, Cinemark and AMC theatres
  • Playhouse Square Use promo code: KENT
  • Cleveland Indians games

For great deals, visit the Best Benefits Club web site and create an account by following the steps below:

  1. Click on the Login Tab on the left-hand side near the top.
  2. Create a username and password.
  3. Type in the activation code, kent410.
  4. The account created is your personal account.

Once logged in you can search for a discount by activity or location, and follow the instructions to access the discount or purchase tickets. Questions about the program should be directed to BBC at 330-273-5756.


Purchasing Power Program

Purchasing Power offers eligible employees the opportunity to purchase name brand products via payroll deduction. 

Kent State employees who are benefits-eligible, employed by the university for at least six months, and earn a minimum of $16,000 a year are eligible to make purchases through Purchasing Power by visiting www.PurchasingPower.com. When logging on to the Purchasing Power website for the first time, you will need to provide a group code: use KSU2265.

Items available for purchase include computers, electronics, and home appliances. There are a wide variety of brands offered, including Craftsman, Dell, Kenmore, Microsoft, Panasonic, and Sony. There is no finance charge or fee. When an employee makes a purchase, the cost will be automatically deducted over a 12-month period from your Kent State paycheck.

Please note that while the university is offering this program, it has no control over the type or quality of merchandise offered. You may address your questions or concerns directly to Purchasing Power at 888-923-6236. To ensure this service is valuable to employees, the Division of Human Resources is seeking feedback to assess the effectiveness of the Purchasing Power Program. You may submit your comments to benefits@kent.edu.


Fast Park - Airport Parking

As a corporate traveler, you have a lot on your mind; but thanks to Fast Park - Airport Parking with 17 facilities in 14 markets, we pride ourselves on consistent, exceptional service.

Enroll in our complimentary Relax for Rewards program with your company name to guarantee a $9.00 (CLE) and $8.00 (CLE) daily rate*. As a member, you will earn points redeemable for free parking and have 24/7 access to your online account to print receipts, review parking history and request free parking. Enroll now at no cost and with no obligation. Discover the Fast Park difference today!

For a more comprehensive list of employee discounts, please visit Additional Employee Discounts.