FASTPARK PARK & RELAX
, located at both George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport, offers covered parking and continuous shuttle service to the airport starting at $4.69 daily plus tax with a free membership card. To join for free, log onto their website and enroll. Phone 281.507.3051.
THE PARKING SPOT & THE PARKING SPOT 2
, located at Bush Intercontinental Airport with 3 convenient locations: 3903 World Houston Pkwy, 7007 Will Clayton Pkwy, and 5727 Will Clayton Pkwy. They are also located at Houston Hobby Airport at 8707 Airport Blvd. They offer a 25% discount off of daily parking rates. Employee ID is required. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Chris McGuire at 281-540-7644.
AutomotiveMY TRANSMISSION EXPERTS offers a wide range of services, including diagnosis, repair, service, rebuilding and replacement for most makes and models, including foreign and domestic cars. UHD employees qualify for 15% off transmission repairs and service at My Transmission Experts locations around Houston! To obtain the discount, UHD employees just need to show their ID when redeeming the discount offer in person or use coupon code UHDED when contacting via phone or online. Web address:
- Paul Fredrick specializes in men's clothing, including dress shirts, suits, ties, sport coats, trousers, sport shirts and accessories. Visit
www.paulfredrick.com and enter UHD code EDU15D at checkout to receive 20% off a purchase of $150 or more.
Computers & Products
COUGAR BYTE offers software, computer hardware, electronics, and accessories at great rates. They also have an on-campus Cougar Byte store located at the University of Houston Central Campus.
SAMBUCA, located at 909 Texas Avenue offers staff and faculty a 15% discount, Monday thru Friday from 11 -4. You must present your valid UHD ID card.
NIKOS GREEK AND AMERICAN CAFE, located in Market Square at 301 Milam (at Congress) offers UHD employees a 10% discount. You must present a valid UHD ID card.
AZUMA SUSHI ROBATA & BAR, located at 909 Texas Street, Suite E offers staff and faculty a 10% discount. Please present a valid UHD ID card at any time throughout the meal to receive the discount. Discounts will only be applied to food items; no alcohol purchases will receive a discount. You may contact Azuma Sushi Robata & Bar at 713-223-0909 for additional information.
THAI SPICE ASIAN GOURMET, located at 1420 South Mason Road, Katy, TX offers a 10% discount off your total food purchase for faculty only. Excludes alcohol and any other specially discounted items. Please present a valid UHD ID card at time of payment to redeem discount. You may contact THAI SPICE at 281-574-1500 for additional information.
UHD DINING SERVICES offers a variety of retail dining options. The food court, located on the third floor of the One Main Building, houses Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Subway, Create Salad Bar, Burger 713, 2mato and Sushic. Visit the 40,000 Windows Café inside the W.I. Dykes Library, which features Minuti Coffee. Or grab food on the go from the Shea Street Café c-store in the Marilyn Davies College of Business building. UHD Dining also brings local Houston food trucks to campus located at the corner of the Naylor Street Lot across from the Davies College of Business.
SIX FLAGS offers UHD employees discount tickets to their parks. To get substantial savings off the main gate price at Six Flags, just go to the Six Flags Partner Login by clicking HERE. Login to the site with the following username and password: (Username) UHD (Password) SixFlags4.
STUBZERO offers discounted tickets to your favorite sports, music and theater events at great prices! UHD employees get a 10% discount on all tickets, plus zero service fees. Please use discount code EDU10 at checkout to receive savings. Web address: http://www.stubzero.com.
STUDIO MOVIE GRILL offers staff and faculty (plus guest) “Student Ticket Prices” upon presentation of a valid UHD ID card. For movie times, locations, and other information, please click on the above link.
O'KANE THEATRE, located in the Main building of the UHD campus, provides its patrons with an intimate environment, suitable for a more involving theatre experience. Ticket prices for faculty and staff are $3.00 (some productions are $5.00). Please visit their website for additional information and upcoming performances.
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON'S MOORES SCHOOL OF MUSIC
is at the forefront of music schools today. Their primary purpose is to educate and train professional performers and teachers but it also serves the public community by performing concerts. UH System employees receive a discount. Example:
$10 would be $7 with discount
$15 would be $12 with discount
For additional information, please visit their website. If you have questions regarding ticket prices, you can contact the ticket line at 713-743-3388. Please be sure to identify yourself as a UHD employee.
TICKET MONSTER PERKS, offers UHD employees exclusive discounts on hotels, sports, concerts, theater, movie tickets and theme park tickets nationwide. Go to the Ticket Monster Perks website, sign up, and save $5 on your first order by entering UHDTIX1, and earn cash back with each purchase. For more information, contact the Ticket Monster team at 866-217-4777 or
BAYOU CITY OUTDOORS, located at 7435 Haywood Drive, Houston, TX 77061, offers a 25% discount to staff and faculty. Click on the link and use the following promo codes when signing up online: UH1 – individual monthly membership for $16.00, UH2 – family monthly membership for $20.25, UH3 – 6 month individual membership for $81.00, and UH4 – 6 month family membership for $112.50. If you need assistance or additional information, please contact Kelly Howard at 713-524-3567 or
FLOWERS BY NINO located at 5805 Chimney Rock Rd., Suite C, offers UHD employees a 10% discount on all online flower orders. Go to
www.flowersbynino.com and use code UHD10 at checkout to obtain the discount. For more information call 281-873-6466.
ADVANCE ORTHODONTICS - Free upgrade from metal braces to clear. Valid for new patients only. To redeem, request the "New Patient Clear Braces Special" at your initial consultation. Free upgrade applies only to the upper teeth. May not be combined with other discounts. web address:
http://www.advanceorthodonticshouston.com/. To redeem, request the "UofHD Clear Braces Special" at your initial consultation.
Identity Theft Protection
covers you and your spouse or significant other. Children under 18 can be covered for $1 more per month. The stand-alone Identity Theft Shield is $12.95 per month or $13.95 per month with the Safeguard for Minors option. When purchased with the LegalShield Life Events Legal Plan, the cost is reduced to $9.95 per month.
LegalShield Identity Theft Shield Plan includes:
Your Credit Report
Your Personal Credit Report and Analysis
Identity Theft Consultation and Restoration Services
To learn more, please contact:
Neil F. McGlone
, Liberty Mutual Insurance has partnered with University of Houston-Downtown to offer you a quality auto and home insurance program. We invite you to join your fellow employees in taking advantage of our personalized coverage, expert advice, and exceptional service. And there's more good news-you could save hundreds on our auto and home insurance. The benefits we offer also include:
Discounts for multiple policies, multiple vehicles, car and home safety features, and more1
Rates guaranteed for 12 months (some other carriers offer only 6 months)
Accident Forgiveness and Loss Forgiveness
Emergency Home Repair Service
24-Hour Claims Assistance: Online, by phone, or via Liberty Mutual Mobile
Convenient Automatic Payment Options
Ariane Rojas LUTCF
3000 Research Forest Drive - Suite 200
The Woodlands, TX 77381
gives you the ability to talk to an attorney on any matter without worrying about high hourly costs. For one flat monthly fee you can access legal advice, no matter how traumatic or trivial the issue. That’s why under the protection of LegalShield you and your family can live worry-free, every day, every night, now and forever.
LegalShield Legal Service Plans include:
Legal advice – unlimited issues
Letters/phone calls on your behalf
Contracts and documents reviewed
Trial defense (pre-trial and representation at trial)
IRS Audit Assistance
Online legal forms
To learn more, please contact:
Neil F. McGlone
BENEPLACE offers State of Texas employees discounts on a variety of products and services, from cars to theme parks to sporting events. The new State of Texas Discount Purchase Program is provided at no cost to you. Just go to the website, click on the category or company that appeals to you, and start saving. Discounts will change and new products and services will be added, so check back often. It is available online all the time. If you have any questions, please contact the customer service line at (800) 683-2886.
UHD BOOKSTORE is home to exclusive UHD clothing, new/used textbooks, school supplies, graduation regalia, magazines, snacks, and souvenirs. UHD employees receive a 15% discount on all merchandize available at the Bookstore except adopted textbooks, special orders, sale books, computer software, periodicals, discounted merchandize, computer hardware, health and beauty aids, food snacks, and beverages. Discounts are provided upon presentation of a valid UHD identification card.
PET PARADISE RESORT, conveniently located near both Houston airports (14500 John F. Kennedy Boulevard and 7511 Monroe Road), offers a 20% discount to all UHD employees. Travel worry-free while your four legged friends enjoy boarding at the premier pet resort in Houston! Make sure you have a valid UHD ID card when making your reservation. Stop by Pet Paradise today for a FREE tour or click on the link to visit their website.
APPLIED BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY CENTER offers continuing education classes, which provide both personal and professional growth opportunities for not only the public but for UHD faculty and staff. They offer courses in Computer-Aided Design, Multimedia Training/Web Design, Comp TIA A+, and Microsoft Desktop Applications. Part-time and full-time staff and faculty receive a 20% discount.
JUST HOME SAVINGS, located at 7322 Southwest Freeway, Suite 750, offers employees of UHD and their family members the following discounts:
20% CASH REBATE each time you buy and/or sell a home
20% discount on lender closing fees with PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital company
Discounts on Van Line/Moving Services
Sample rebate: $200,000 home purchase, the participating REALTOR earns $6,000 (3% commission) x 20% = $1,200 CASH REBATE to you!!!)
offers UHD employees several exclusive benefits and incentives when buying, selling or renting a home or apartment through its
Preferred Employer Program
. Buyers and sellers are eligible for a 25% cashback rebate that is paid towards their closing costs, and renters are eligible for a 15% cashback rebate once the property pays Nino. Contact Christina Nguyen at Nino Properties at 713-212-4846 or
for more information. To participate in the Preferred Employer Program please register at:
URBAN LEASING & REALTY
specializes in professional real estate services and apartment locating. They offer a 10% commission rebate on any Urban Leasing & Realty transaction by a University of Houston-Downtown employee. To claim the 10% rebate, inform Urban Leasing and your agent that you are a UHD employee. Upon completion of the transaction, you will receive the 10% rebate.
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR offers employees vehicle discounted rates for their personal use.
UHD Parking & Transportation Services, partnering with METRO, offers UHD students, faculty and staff the opportunity to participate in an incentive program for those interested in using public transportation to access the UHD campus. Through UHD's RideSponsor program, UHD commits to subsidizing 25% of the monthly fare cost (determined by zones) for student, faculty and staff program participants. Please visit the UHD Parking & Transportation Services'
Alternative Transportation webpage for more general information and to sign up for the program.
ORLANDO VACATION offers discounts for UHD employees visiting Orlando, Florida, on the following:
Discount Disney World Tickets and vacation packages.
Universal Studio tickets, Sea World tickets, Discovery Bay, Aquatica, and several other Orlando area attractions.
Car Rentals and Orlando Hotels close to or on theme park property.
Free 75 page Disney World Guide to help you plan your vacation.
Discount Packages which include theme park tickets and lodging.
There are no restrictions or expiration dates; however, prices are subject to change without notice.
OUT BY THE SEA BED & BREAKFAST
, located at 2134 Vista, Crystal Beach, TX, offers a 20% discount to staff and faculty. The rooms are very romantic with unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico and a full, hot breakfast. Please contact Carole Hamadey at 1-888-522-5926 or click on the link for more information. Please mention that you are affiliated with UHD to receive your discount.
UNIGLOBE TRAVEL PARTNERS LLC
is a full service travel agency. Their travel professionals are ready to help you with airline tickets, hotel and car rentals, as well as vacation packages and cruises to meet any budget. They offer UHD staff and faculty a $25 discount off tour or cruise packages booked for a minimum of four nights. Houston, as a cruise port, offers many long and short sailings right here in our own backyard! The convenience of two airports in Houston makes getting away on a vacation package easy and affordable. They also offer a 10% discount on all RBC Insurance services in connection with a travel package booked through Uniglobe Travel Partners. They are currently relocating and may be contacted at 1-888-269-9465, via email at
or by visiting their website at
TRANQUIL HEART YOGA
offers UHD staff and faculty a Platinum Membership (unlimited yoga classes) for $60.00 a month, which is regularly $99.00. A three-month commitment is required. However, payment will only be charged monthly. Please present a valid UHD ID card when joining. If you need additional information, please call 281-759-6002, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit Tranquil Heart Yoga’s website at
. We also offer an introductory special for people new to our studio. Get 10 consecutive days for $10. Go to as many classes as you want during the introductory 10 days.
AT&T offers a 15% discount on wireless services to U of H system employees and students. Click on the link and follow the instructions on obtaining this discount. Note to current account holders that there is a $36 sponsorship fee charged one-time to your account. If you need to speak with an AT&T customer service agent, call 1-888-444-4410.
SPRINT offers a 23% discount off Sprint services on your monthly recurring charges. If you are interested in starting new service, adding a line to your account, upgrading a phone or adding the discount to an existing account, please go to
http://mysprint.sprint.com/verify/?ECID=vanity:verify to verify your account.
offers 20% discount to faculty and staff under the State of Texas Employees Discount Program. The 20% discount is off the monthly access fee on qualifying voice plans with a monthly access fee of $34.99 or higher and 25% off accessories. Click on the link to receive your discount. If you need additional information, you can contact Kevin Waddell at 281-380-1789 or
The following vendors have voluntarily offered discounts to UHD employees. The University of Houston-Downtown does not endorse or recommend any external vendor, but only offers information about their discounts as a service to the community
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