Campus and Alumni Discounts


These are discounts offered outside of the CMU Employee Discount Card Program. Please read parameters carefully and contact vendor for more information.

Campus Discounts

  • Speaker Series:  outstanding and well-known speakers on campus. No charge
  • Brooks Astronomical Observatory:  atop of Brooks Hall administered by the Physics Department.  The dome has a modern telescope and open air observation. No charge
  • Museum of Cultural & Natural History:  a repository for historical, cultural, and scientific collections acquired by the university. No charge
  • University Art Gallery:  features the work of nationally recognized artists and CMU art students and faculty. No charge
  • University Theater:  presents a season of six or seven major productions offering a wide range of periods and styles. Discounts on multiple ticket purchases
  • Through the CONNECT Cellular Program, students, staff, faculty and alumni receive a 10-15% monthly discount on voice and data plans. There are NO service or activation fees. For more information go to CONNECT.

Discounts availa​ble through CMU's Purchasing Dept.

  • Apple - You can get substantial discounts on Apple computers, software, iPod, and more.
  • Compaq
  • Dell
  • Gateway
  • IBM
  • Office Depot - 10% discount off public web pricing. Contact Sarah Short at to set up personal purchase account. The sales are taxable and billed to your personal credit card.
  • CMU Bookstore - University Center 
  • Leadership Luncheon Series: faculty and staff have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and capabilities. No Charge
  • Network for Women Book Club: a new book is featured every month and there is an open discussion on it. No Charge
  • Network for Women Luncheon: every month a luncheon is held to discuss health and wellness. Nominal Charge
  • Personal Enrichment Programs: Global Campus
  • Technology training from CMU/Mindleaders - online technical and end-user courses that combine hands-on exercises, simulations and relevant graphics, with 24-hour access to e-learning.
  • Northwest Airlines: - Receive a 5%-7% discount on flights
  • Car Rental:  Budget, Avis, Enterprise (local only), Hertz.   (When using the CMU Business MasterCard auto rental insurance is included at no additional charge.)
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