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Airpo​rt Parking

FASTPARK PARK & RELAX, located at 6655 Will Clayton Parkway offers covered parking and continuous shuttle service to Bush Intercontinental Airport for $5.75 daily plus tax with a free membership card. To join for free, log onto their website and use promo code 0704207. Phone 281.446.8636 
 
 
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.
 

​​​Apparel

YIPIT UNIVERSITY - Enjoy 10% off. Yipit University provides University of Houston - Downtown employees with 5-15% cash back at popular online retailers, like Gap, Ann Taylor, Sears, Sony, Under Armour and more. Employees can browse the full list of available discounts at Yipit University. ​Employees can browse the full list of available discounts at Yipit University and confirm their eligibility using their UHD email address.
 
PAUL FREDERICK - 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.

​​Automotive
MY 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: http://www.mytransmissionexperts.com​.
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​​Cemeteries/Funerals

MEMORIAL OAKS FUNERAL HOME AND CEMETERY, located at 13001 Katy Freeway, offers all UHD employees a 10% discount on cemetery property, merchandise, and services. They also offer a 10% discount on funeral merchandise and services. These discounts are offered through the Dignity Memorial Bereavement Program. Please click on this link to watch a short video explaining how this program works. For additional information, please contact Dennis Yanta at 281-497-2210.​

​​​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.​​

​​​​Dining

​​​​​​​AMERICAN

QUIZNOS SUB, located at 1113 Commerce Street offers UHD staff, faculty, and students a 10% discount. You must present your valid UHD ID card.

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.

ITALIAN

MIA BELLA TRATTORIA​, located at 320 Main Street offers staff, faculty, and students 20% discount during lunch. During dinner dining, they offer a free appetizer or reduced wine list (20%-50% off).  You must present your valid UHD ID card.

JAPANESE

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

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.

​​​Entertainment

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:
    • General Admission:
    • $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 service@ticketmonster.com​.

Fitness

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 Kelly@BayouCityOutdoors.com.   ​

​​Florists

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.​​

​​Health

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.  webaddress: http://www.advanceorthodonticshouston.com/. To redeem, request the "UofHD Clear Braces Special" at your initial consultation.​

MASSAGE THERAPY INSTITUTE offers UHD employees a discounted monthly massage plan rate of $65 for a one-hour massage (regularly $85). They also offer UHD employees a one-time massage rate of $60 for a 60-minute massage. Massage appointments can be made on their website at www.mtihouston.com. Please present a valid UHD ID card when you arrive at your appointment. Massage Therapy Institute is located at 12288 Westheimer Rd, Suite 325, Houston, TX 77077. Contact them at cominfo@tranguilheartyoga.com or by phone at 281-497-6844.

​​Hotels

HOTELS are offered to employees at the state discounted rate. Click on the hotel link, next click on Fiscal Year 2016 Hotel Listing, then click the state you are looking for, then the city, and from there you select the hotel. In the hotel section, there is a link to the hotel website and you click on that. The hotel websites vary but you will be looking for government rates, state rates, special rates, or something similar to that. If you have problems, just call the hotel and tell them you need the state rate. You will need your UHD ID card when you check-in to verify you are entitled to the state rate. (***Note that some hotels may say on their website, “Rates NOT extended for personal travel.” The state discounted rate would not apply to these hotels.)
 

​​​Identity Theft Protection

LEGALSHIELD 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
    • Continuous Monitoring
    • Identity Theft Consultation and Restoration Services
To learn more, please contact:
Neil F. McGlone
832-547-7040
 

​​​Insurance

LIBERT​Y MUTUAL, 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.1 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 Forgiveness2 and Loss Forgiveness
    • Emergency Home Repair Service
    • 24-Hour Claims Assistance: Online, by phone, or via Liberty Mutual Mobile
    • Convenient Automatic Payment Options
To learn more, please contact:
Ariane Rojas LUTCF
3000 Research Forest Drive - Suite 200
The Woodlands, TX 77381
281-364-1090 x59244
 

​​Legal Services

LEGALSHIELD​ 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
832-547-7040
 

​​Miscellaneous

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, periodicials, discounted merchandize, computer hardware, health and beauty aids, food snacks, and beverages.  Discounts are provided upon presentation of a valid UHD identification card.​
 

Nutrition

TAKE-OFF FAST FOOD FOR SMART PEOPLE, located at 914 Main Street, Suite 110, offers faculty and staff a 15% discount. You must present your valid UHD ID card at time of purchase. Please visit their Web site or call 832-797-6190 for additional information.​

​​​Pets

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.​

​​Professional/Personal Development

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.​

​​Realtors/Lenders

​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!!!)
For questions, additional information, or to get started, you may register online at www.justhomesavings.com, call Laurie Evans at 1-800-317-7463 ext. 35757, or e-mail her at levans@primelending.com.
 
URBAN LEASING & REALTY specializing 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, the UHD employee must inform Urban Leasing and their agent that they are a UHD staff member. Upon completion of the transaction, the client will receive 10% back. 
 

​​​Rentals

ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR offers employees vehicle discounted rates  for their personal use.​

​​​Transportation

REV ECO-SHUTTLE, located at the REV station at the Houston Pavilions offers short trips to all downtown and midtown destinations for just $5.00 a trip (up to 5 people). Please call 877-GO-REV-GO to schedule your shuttle pick up.​

​​Travel

​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.
UHD employees may receive discount by ordering online http://www.orlandovacation.com/discounts/ (user login UHD) or calling into our Orlando based offices at 1-866-463-0412.
 
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 UHD@uniglobetravelpartners.com or by visiting their website at www.uniglobetravelpartners.com.​
 
​​​Yoga
 
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 info@tranquilheartyoga.com or visit Tranquil Heart Yoga’s website at http://tranquilheartyoga.comWe 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.
 

​​Wireless Services

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.​

VERIZON 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 Kevin.Waddell@VerizonWireless.com.
 

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​

​​Become a Work/Life Vendor

Enroll online now​. For additional assistance, questions, or suggestions, please contact the Employment Services and Operations office at 713-221-8060.


 


 


 

 

 


 


 


 


 


 


 



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Last updated 8/9/2017 9:14 AM