Use your Longy ID and save money! A number of stores, restaurants, and museums offer student discounts.
Music & Opera
- Celebrity Series of Boston offers student rush tickets (most of the time $20) for select performances at their venues around Boston (2 tickets per student with ID; cash only; subject to availability). Longy offers a limited number of complimentary tickets to students for select performances in Pickman Hall.
- Boston Chamber Music Society offers student discounted tickets at $8 per person in advance ($5 for rush tickets) to their concerts at Harvard’s Sanders Theatre and $10 to their concerts at MIT’s Kresge Auditorium.
- The Boston Modern Orchestra Project offers $15 tickets to students for all their Jordan Hall concerts.
- Boston Baroque offers $10 tickets to students, available 90 minutes before each concert (2 per valid ID).
- The Boston Symphony Orchestra offers a BSO College Card for $25 that will allow you to attend as many qualifying concerts as you like at no additional cost. See rules and regulations here.
- The Boston Lyric Opera offers tickets at a 50% discount to students (2 tickets per student with ID; subject to availability. Students can also subscribe to the entire BLO season at a 50% discount by calling BLO Audience Services at (617) 542-6772.
- Get $2 off the general admission price at The Museum of Fine Arts
- The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum offers $5 student tickets.
- Admission is $10 for students at the Institute of Contemporary Art. It is free for everyone from 5 to 9 pm on Thursdays
- Boston Cyberarts runs the Boston Cyberarts Gallery, which is free and open to the public Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 to 6pm.
- College students can get Aquarium admission tickets for $22.95.
Theater & Dance
- Actors’ Shakespeare Project offers student rush tickets to all its performances for $15 with a valid student ID. Tickets go on sale one hour prior the performance at the venue of each production and are subject to availability.
- Boston Playwrights’ Theatre offers students $10 tickets at the door and online.
- Students with a valid student ID can purchase tickets in advance at the American Repertory Theater for $25. Student rush ticket can be purchased for $15. (One ticket per ID, subject to availability.)
- If you want to see Blue Man Group in Boston, $30 student rush tickets can be purchased one hour prior to the performance with a valid college ID (limited to two tickets per ID), based on availability. Only cash payments are accepted.
- Shear Madness offers $20 student rush tickets with ID an hour before the show.
- The Lyric Stage offers $10 tickets with valid student ID half an hour before the show. For $77 you can get the “Student Six Tix” subscription, which includes six tickets to be used in any combination throughout the season, guaranteed seating in advance, and subscriber benefits.
- Full time college students can get $20 rush tickets at the Boston Ballet two hours prior to performance at the Boston Opera House box office (1 ticket per student with ID; cash only; subject to availability.)
Restaurants & Retail
- Many restaurants have 10% student discounts that aren't advertised. When you’re checking out, just ask if they offer a student discount. Participants include:
- J.P. Licks
- FiRE + iCE
- Domino’s Pizza
- A number of local and online retailers offer student discounts. Participants include:
- Alex and Ani — 10% off
- Ann Taylor — 20% off
- Banana Republic — 15% off
- J. Crew — 15% off
- Madewell — 15% off
- H&M — 15% off
- Eastern Mountain Sports — 20% off
- Arts events
- Plane tickets
- Travel Guides
- Barbershops & Salons
- Storage Units