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Deals and Discounts for IU Employees

A number of local businesses and franchises offer discounts and special deals ("perks") to IU faculty and staff. The intent of these offers is to encourage goodwill within the community between IU faculty, staff members, and local businesses; IU faculty and staff will have incentive to patronize local businesses, and local businesses will benefit from increased business with IU faculty and staff. These perks are special offers and not a part of the wages, bonuses, and benefits packages provided by Indiana University.

If you know of other perks, or if you wish to include a perk from your local business or franchise (or your non-local or online business with an existing vendor/business relationship with Indiana University), please contact the Bloomington Professional Council (BPC). Requests for inclusion on this site are approved at the sole discretion of the BPC, in accordance with the intentions noted above.

DISCLAIMER: By listing businesses and their offers below, Indiana University and the BPC are not endorsing these businesses or the goods/services offered. We have been in contact with these businesses, or they have contacted us, regarding partnering in our perks program. The listings below are provided by the respective businesses; Indiana University and the BPC are not responsible for whether the information is accurate or current. Be a wise consumer and research services and discounts appropriately.

New for 2016-17

Sam's Club: Click here for details on how to receive a discount on a new or renewed Sam's Club membership. Offer is good through July, 2017.

Automotive

  • Car Rental: Visit IU Travel Management Services for details.

  • Ford Motor Company: IU faculty and staff are eligible for discounts on Ford vehicles. Access the Ford Partner Recognition Program using the partner code INDIU. There, you can browse for other opportunities. When you are ready to generate a Personal Identification Number (PIN), click on the "PINs" tab and select "Generate a PIN". The system will create a PIN for you to take to your local dealership. Also, you will need to provide proof that you work for IU to the dealership (ID card, paycheck, W-2, badge).

  • Meineke Car Care Center: 10% discount on all repairs, other than sale items, with IU ID.

  • Midas Auto Service Experts: 10% off parts and labor, with IU ID. Offer good only at Bloomington location.

  • Nissan North America's Vehicle Purchase Program (VPP): As a part of Nissan's athletic partnership with Indiana University, all full-time university employees are eligible for preferred pricing on new Nissan and Infiniti vehicles. Indiana University employees will receive preferred pricing and can also continue to take advantage of all other consumer facing market incentives. IU employees who wish to purchase a vehicle for themselves or their spouse/domestic partner must use their IU VPP Company code:VPP018635 and create a VPP Claim ID on the VPP website www.insidenissan.com, or by calling 1-800-299-4753. Eligible employees, which are considered all direct, full-time employees of IU and their spouse/domestic partner in the continental United States, Hawaii, and Alaska, can create 2 claims per calendar year. Vehicles purchased cannot be titled in a business' name. Retirees, immediate family, and extended family and friends of IU are not eligible. A copy of the IU employee's most recent paycheck stub (monetary amounts and confidential information may be redacted) noting employee name and university name is required to verify proof of employment with IU. A university issued employee badge, or a dated letter from the university Human Resources office (along with contact information and verification of current employment) will also be accepted.

  • Quik Lube: $3.00 discount off full service lube, oil, and filter change with IU ID. Offer good only at Bloomington location.

  • Andy Mohr Hyundai: 1% below manufacturer's invoice. All eligible rebates apply. Available to all Faculty and Staff of IU Bloomington. Click here to visit their website, call (812) 336-6865, or email Eric Wilson, ewilson@andymohr.com.

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Banking

  • Fifth Third Bank: IU employees receive banking specials and discounts through Fifth Third's Membership Advantage Program. Offer good at any Fifth Third Bank location.

  • IU Credit Union: IU Credit Union offers IU employees a free checking option, featuring no minimum balance, 150 free checks with a new checking account, free debit card, free online and mobile banking, and free online bill pay. This offer is good at any IU Credit Union location. Visit the IU Credit Union homepage to get started.

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Dining

  • Bruster's Ice Cream: 10% off purchase with IU ID.

  • Windjammer Grill at Fourwinds Lakeside Inn & Marina: 20% off your purchase with valid IU ID. May not be used with any other promotion.

  • India Garden: Indiana University faculty, staff and students get 10% off during lunch, and 15% off during dinner. Just show your IU ID card when paying. Not valid with any other offer. Restaurant is located at 416 East 4th Street, Bloomington. Click here to visit their website, call (812)575-0005, or email info@bloomingtonindianfood.com for more information.

  • Traditions Catering: 10% discount on 1/4 sheet and 1/2 sheet cakes (1 discount cake per order). Requires 72 hours notice in order to honor the request. Employee must mention discount when ordering via email (traditio@indiana.edu) or phone.

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Education

  • IU Tuition Benefit: Formerly known as the IU Fee Courtesy. Appointed full-time faculty and staff, retirees, and dependents can receive a subsidy toward the tuition costs associated with attending Indiana University classes.

  • IT Training at IUB: Computer classes and workshops available at discounted rates for faculty and staff.

    • Most 90 minute workshops cost:
      • IU Students, staff and faculty: Free
      • IU Alumni and IU affiliates (IU Health, IU Foundation, IU Credit Union, I-Light, etc.): $10
      • Non-IU members of non-profit organizations, and general public: $15
    • Most 2 to 3.5 hour workshops cost:
      • IU students, staff and faculty: Free
      • IU Alumni and IU affiliates (IU Health, IU Foundation, IU Credit Union, I-Light, etc.): $20
      • Non-IU members of non-profit organizations, and general public: $30
    • Most 4-6 hour workshops cost:
      • IU students, staff and faculty: Free
      • IU Alumni and IU affiliates (IU Health, IU Foundation, IU Credit Union, I-Light, etc.): $30
      • Non-IU members of non-profit organizations, and general public: $45
    • Multi-day EdCert workshops
      • IU students and eligible staff and faculty: price varies from $200-$600 depending on length of workshop

      Note about IT Training Certificate Series: Paying participants receive a 10% discount when they register for all workshops in a Certificate Series at once.

      • Faculty and staff with retiree status can register for IT workshops at no charge.

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      Health & Wellness

      • Campus Recreational Sports: Access to the Student Recreational Sports Center (SRSC) and the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington Wildermuth Intramural Center -- offering 2 indoor tracks, 3 pools, 18,000 ft² of strength and conditioning space, over 400 pieces of equipment, and over 80 group exercise sessions per week -- Faculty/Staff membership is $264/year, and Faculty/Staff Household membership is $528/year.

      • IU School of Optometry: 10% discount on spectacle lenses and frames to all faculty and staff and their spouses, registered domestic partners, and dependent children who are eligible for IU-sponsored health care plans (if not covered by another vision insurance plan). IU ID or IU insurance card must be presented to be eligible (family members may use a photocopy of the affiliated employee's IU ID card or IU insurance card). Offer good at all IU Eye Care Center locations.

      • Healthy IU: Eligible employees are able to take advantage of university-sponsored programs, workshops, and information relating to a host of topics including: nutrition, healthy eating, tobacco cessation, seasonal flu vaccinations, weight management, diabetes prevention, and self-monitoring blood pressure machines, to name a few. Full-time employees, along with their spouses/partners on IU-sponsored medical plans, are also eligible for an annual health screening with a $100 incentive (pre-tax). More information, including handouts, guides and videos, can be found online at healthy.iu.edu or by calling (812) 855-7859.

      • Next Generation Personal Training & Fitness: IUB faculty, staff, and students can get the $150 valued "flex package" for only $125! 20% discount on 4-week Meltdowns with 2+ person signup at same time. 20% discount for one person committing to 8 weeks at once. With a health care provider's prescription, a Meltdown/Bootcamp program is a legit HSA deduction unlike standard gym memberships! For more information, call (888)WE-MELT-YOU, or email (help@wemeltyou.com).

      • Osmon Chiropractic Center: 20% discount on all services offered within the clinic, including (but not limited to): acupuncture, chiropractic, rehabilitation, and nutritional counseling. For more information, call (812) 333-7447.

      • Ryukyu Kyusho Martial Arts: 20% discount on all classes at Ryukyu Kyusho Martial Arts, located at 300 W. Hillside Drive, Bloomington. For more information, call (812) 355-0405, or email ryukyukyusho@hotmail.com.

      • Soapy Soap Company: IU faculty, staff and students get a free soap egg when showing your IU ID card. Also enjoy 10% off your entire purchase when showing your IU ID card. Warehouse is located at 903 W. 1st St., Bloomington. Click here to visit their website, call them at (812) 269-8812, or email at info@soapysoapcompany.com.

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        Housing & Home Improvement

        • Adams Village Apartments: $25 monthly rent discount for all full-time IU faculty and staff. E-mail adamsvillage@regencyapartments.com or visit Adams Village Apartments for more information.

        • Beazer Homes: Purchase a home in the Stonechase community and receive a stainless steel appliance package. Package includes refrigerator, range, microwave and dishwasher. Call (812) 825-6330, or email Nancy Ledgerwood for details. Visit Stonechase community online.

        • Bender Lumber Company: 10% discount off all regular price Porter Paints. Good at any Bender Lumber location.

        • Boxes AZ Moving Boxes & Supplies: IU faculty and staff receive an instant 10% discount on moving boxes and moving supplies. All moving supplies ordered by 3:00 PM are shipped the same day and delivered free the next day to campus and the surrounding area. Enter valid IU ID in Purchase Order field at time of checkout.

        • Cedar Bluff Apartments: $325 deposit discount for all full-time IU faculty and staff. Please email info@cedarbluffliving.com for more information.

        • Deer Park Apartments: $25 monthly rent discount and application fee waived for all full-time IU faculty and staff. Visit Deer Park for more information.

        • Dream Builders Brafford, LLC: Free consultation on your next building or remodeling project and free upgrade to custom Amish Cabinetry in your new home with valid IU ID. E-mail paul@proesgroup.com or visit bloomingtonbuilder.com for more information.

        • Dunnhill Apartments: $25 monthly rent discount for all full-time IU faculty and staff. E-mail Dunnhill@regencyapartments.com or visit Dunnhill Apartments for more information.

        • Fountain Park Apartments: $25 discount off monthly rent for all full-time IU faculty and staff. E-mail fountainpark@regencyapartments.com or visit Fountain Park Apartments for more information.

        • Heritage Apartments: $25 monthly rent discount for all full-time IU faculty and staff. E-mail Heritage@regencyapartments.com or visit Heritage Apartments for more information.

        • Hoosier Court Apartments: $25 monthly rent discount for all full-time IU faculty and staff. E-mail Hoosier@regencyapartments.com or visit Hoosier Court Apartments for more information.

        • Mackie Properties: $50 rent discount on a one-year lease per month at Bachelor Heights Condominiums. $30 rent discount on a one-year lease per month at Fairview Crossing Townhomes. Call Chelsea Hendren at (812) 287-8036, email Chendren@mackierentalproperties.com or visit Mackie Rental Properties for more information.

        • Master Rental Center: 20% discount off any rental with IU ID (merchandise not included). For location and hours, contact Master Rental.

        • Meadow Park Apartments: $25 monthly rent discount for all full-time IU faculty and staff. E-mail MeadowParkApartments@regencyapartments.com or visit Meadow Park Apartments for more information.

        • Olympus Properties: Reduced security deposit and monthly rental rates at all residential properties, including the Mercury Building, Redmen Building, South College, and Gentry. Amount varies throughout the year. Call Olympus Properties at (812) 334-8200 and identify yourself as an IU employee for description of benefits.

        • Regency Court Apartments: $25 monthly rent discount for all full-time IU faculty and staff. E-mail RegencyCourt@regencyapartments.com or visit Regency Court Apartments for more information.

        • Renaissance Rentals: Reduced security deposit and monthly rental rates at Covenanter Hill Neighborhood, MeadowCreek Luxury Community, and Scholar's Quad properties. Amount varies throughout the year. Call Renaissance Rentals at (812) 330-1123 and identify yourself as an IU employee for description of benefits.

        • Sassafras Hill Apartments: $25 monthly rent discount for all full-time IU faculty and staff. E-mail SassafrasHill@regencyapartments.com or visit Sassafras Hill Apartments for more information.

        • Soft Touch Moving & Storage: 10% discount off moving and storage, including mileage, nationwide.

        • Southwest Funding: IUB faculty, staff and students are eligible for no application fee and no processing fee at Southwest Funding, home of the NO PMI home loan. Offer valid on purchase or refinance. In addition, effective 7/13/2016, Southwest Funding will provide a free appraisal (up to a $500.00 value) on any closed loan through their office. Call Terry at (812)323-3008, email tarowcavage@southwestfunding.com or visit www.southwestfunding.com/tarowcavage for more information.

        • sparefoot.com: $25 off when you book a storage unit with us. Please visit our Indiana University Bloomington Page for available units and details on the discount.

        • Steeplechase Apartments: $25 monthly rent discount for all full-time IU faculty and staff. E-mail SteeplechaseApartments@regencyapartments.com or visit Steeplechase Apartments for more information.

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        Sports & Recreation

        • IU Football: 10% discount on football season tickets for all IU faculty and staff. In order to receive this discount, call the IU Athletics Ticket Office at 812-855-4006 (or toll-free at 1-866-IUSPORTS) and provide your University ID number for employment verification.

        • IU Basketball: $10 discount on basketball season tickets for all IU faculty and staff. In order to receive this discount, call the IU Athletics Ticket Office at 812-855-4066 (or toll-free at 1-866-IUSPORTS) and provide your University ID number for employment verification.

        • IU Tennis Center: Discounted membership rates for faculty, staff and students. Membership grants access to 8 indoor, air-conditioned courts, informal and instructional programs for all ages and skill levels led by USPTA trained and certified tennis professionals. Cardio Tennis, Fast Feed Tennis, tournaments, a fitness area, locker rooms, Tennis Channel, and more! Call 812-855-5750 or email iutc@indiana.edu for more information. Find the IU Tennis Center on Facebook.

        • Fourwinds Lakeside Inn & Marina: 20% discount off hotel rooms (Sunday–Thursday). May not be used with any other offers. Must show valid IU ID at check-in.

        • Salt Creek Golf Retreat: $25.00 for 18 holes of golf, including golf cart, with IU ID (valid Monday–Friday). The Overlook Restaurant at Salt Creek Golf Retreat also offers IU employees (with ID) a free appetizer with the purchase of dinner entree.

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        Technology

        • AT&T Wireless: IU faculty and staff can receive 14% monthly service discount on qualified voice and data charges. Employees with an account in their name are also eligible for waived activation and upgrade fees. Please click on the link above for more information, or contact Chris Steinway for assistance.

        • EVP: IU faculty and staff receive discounts on some rate plans, accessories, and phones. To receive your discount, please visit www.EVPdiscount.com/IUB. For more information, contact Bobby McDonald at 888-457-6294 or via email at bobby@evpdiscount.com. These discounts are exclusively offered through the EVP program with IU and are not valid in stores.

        • Verizon Wireless: Current IU employees are eligible to receive a 15% monthly discount on the data portion of More Everything plans $34.99 and higher. For additional information or to register your existing line for the discount, please contact Indiana representative, Mark Smith at Mark.Smith5@verizonwireless.com. Also, see IU Knowledge Base document for more information.

        • Computer Hardware: For current deals, check out IU ComputerGuide.

        • Computer Software: For free downloads, use IUWare Online.

        • IT Training & Education: Computer classes and workshops available at discounted rates for faculty and staff.

        • Magitech:15% discount to all faculty, staff, and students of IU and their families. Services provided include technology consultation services, from upgrades to repairs. All makes and models. Transfer of video/audio/images from analog formats to digital & DVD/Blu-ray creation. At the Magitech Studio or the Customerís Location (service dependent). Email lee.lawmaster.@gmail.com or call (812)825-7190.

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