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Employee Discounts

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Airpo​rt Parking

AIRPORTPARKINGRESERVATIONS​ At AirportParkingReservations, we’re offering an exclusive $5 off airport parking for any online reservation. We can help you compare thousands prices for airport parking with our exclusive partners, to find you the perfect deal. Park your car with confidence whilst you're away, as we’ve been in the business over 20 years, with over 6,000,000 reservations already made. Simply apply discount code ‘UHDPARKING5’ during checkout to receive $5 off airport parking. 

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 $5.06 daily plus tax with a free membership card. To join for free, log onto their website and enroll. Membership benefits include free bottled water, free newspaper, earned points towards free parking and more. Travelers must sign up for corporate membership in advance and present their membership card instead of pulling a ticket at the lot. Phone 281-507-3051.


PAUL FREDERICK - Paul Fredrick specializes in men's clothing, including dress shirts, suits, ties, sport coats, trousers, sport shirts and accessories. Visit and enter UHD code EDU15D at checkout to receive 20% off a purchase of $150 or more.


AAA offers several discounts on our Classic, Plus, and Premier roadside services. We also offer free quotes on auto, homeowner, life and renters insurance. We offer many benefits including discounts on hotels and rental cars and a free year of protect my identity from Experian. For all discounts please contact Venita Bluford at 832-514-0518 or by email at​.​
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:​.

TRUE CAR EMPLOYEE AUTO PURCHASING offers savings on average over $3,500 off MSRP. If you’re ready to buy your next car, the Employee Auto Buying Program is here to help. All major brands including: Ford, Chevrolet, Honda, Toyota, Jeep, Nissan and more.


​​Spectrum Credit Union, Faculty or Staff of UHD​ have the advantage of credit union membership, plus your family members! When you join a credit union you become a valued member of a community. It is more than just putting your money somewhere it's gaining lifelong partnership and guidance towards financial success. Spectrum Credit Union members can access their accounts at Chevron Federal Credit Union or Spectrum Credit Union branch, 5,000+ CO-OP Shared Branches, and 85,000+ surcharge-free ATMs. You can establish your membership at any CFCU or Spectrum Credit Union branch nearest you. Simply let them know you qualify due to your employer or as a family member. Reach out to your relationship manager about any questions or concerns. Faculty or Staff of UHD can visit any CFCU or Spectrum branch to open up their Spectrum Membership. Simply present your UHD card to the representative. If your family is joining they must provide a copy of your UH ID. You can also join online: Select "I am eligible through another method not listed above"; then (S-Z); then "Univ​ersity of Houston" or "Family Member".​​

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.​​

T-MobileBecause You work at University of Houston Downtown Switch & Save more than $900 over Verizon with $10/mo. discount on Magenta MAX with premium UNLIMITED Talk, Text and Data!Here’s how to verify your eligibility. ​​Note: You’ll need to verify your employment status within 30 days of activation; otherwise you will not be eligible for T-Mobile Work Perks.

How to verify your employment status:
1. Go to or open the T-Mobile app and log in.
2. If you are not already on the Profile page, select Profile from the top right menu.
3. Select Employment Verification.
4. Confirm your employment status:
  • ​​Enter Company Name
  • Enter First and Last Name
  • ​Enter Employment Work Email
  • Confirm Employment Work Email
  • Enter Mailing Address
5. If we are able to verify you immediately, you will see “Employment Verification Verified”. You are all set!
If we are not able to verify your employment immediately, complete these additional steps:
6. If we need more information, you will be asked to upload your most recent paystub to confirm employment.
(Please delete all information other than name, company, and date.)
7. Once you load your most recent paystub, you will see “Upload received and under review”.
8. Check back after 24 hours to confirm successful enrollment.
9. If you have any questions, please call 611 from your mobile device. 


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.​​

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 the campus located at the corner of the Naylor Street Lot across from the Davies College of Business.


BAYOU THEATER UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON CLEAR LAKE - Faculty and staff show a valid UHD ID and receive $12.00 tickets to any Bayou Theater show. Visit their website for a listing of events and to order tickets or call 281-283-3024. Please have your ID present when attending your scheduled event - you may be asked to present it.

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.

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:
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.
THEME PARKS offers special employee discounts on all major theme parks: Walt Disney World®, DisneyLand®, Universal Orlando Resort™, Universal Studios Hollywood™, SeaWorld®, Six Flags, Knotts Berry Farm, Busch Gardens & more! Offer details available through the web link.

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 cashback with each purchase.  For more information, contact the Ticket Monster team at 866-217-4777 or​.  

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.


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 – an 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   

​FITSTREAMS CLUB​ Goal-oriented streaming exercise programs that get results. UHD employees can receive a 14-day free trial (no credit card required) and then 15% off membership with promo code after trial. Pause or cancel your membership easily online at any time. When signing up for membership, use promo code UHDT15 at checkout.  ​

ORANGETHEORY FITNESS - Receive a $10 discount on all Premier or Elite monthly memberships and one free personal trainer consultation and one complimentary class pass. Once enrolled as a corporate Premier/Elite member, receive $25 Studio Bucks towards Orangetheory Fitness Retail or any OTbeat Heart Rate Monitors.​ To receive the discount, must show company badge or Student I.D. at any Houston Orangetheory Fitness location. All members must give a 30-day cancellation notice.


FLOWERS BY NINO located at 5805 Chimney Rock Rd., Suite C, offers UHD employees a 10% discount on all online flower orders. Go to 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: To redeem, request the "UofHD Clear Braces Special" at your initial consultation.​ 


BROOKLYN BEDDING is an American made manufacturer of mattresses, differentiated by master craftsmanship, a wholly owned state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and exceptional customer service. UHD faculty receive a 25% off discount everyday on all online purchases, including mattresses & sleep accessories. Eligibility is determined on the checkout page.

LAWN LOVE Receive $20 off from any of our services when you call and mention the code SAVE20. We provide a lawn care service that is perfectly tailored to the needs of your lawn. ​​

LAWNSTARTER is your all-in-one service for lawn care that offers fully insured professionals and fast booking through our app and online page. Choose from 50+ services including mowing, cleanups, installations, and more. Visit our site and use promo code EDU20 to receive $20 off from your first service.

 offers employees 10% off services (cannot be combined with any other offer). Redeem discount by mentioning "10% off services University of Houston-Downtown discount" at the time of booking your appointment.

WHOLESALE CABINETS​ University of Houston Downtown employees recieve 30% off list price on all of our RTA and assembled cabinets. To redeem, present a valid UHD card at checkout.

HOTELS.COM offers employees up to 10% OFF select hotels at See the site for discount code.

​​​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


LIBERT​Y MUTUAL, Liberty Mutual Insurance has partnered with the 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
Complete a Liberty Mutual Quote Sheet for more information.

To learn more, please contact:
Ariane Rojas LUTCF
3000 Research Forest Drive - Suite 200
The Woodlands, TX 7829

​​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


5AMILY​ is the premier destination for personalized custom garments and other products. UHD employees receive a 20% discount on all 5amily products. Please enter code EDUDISCOUNT at checkout to avail of the offer.

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.

DAY TRANSLATIONS is offering a 10% discount on any of their services to UHD faculty and staff. To redeem the discount, email the code: UHD10 (

SAM'S CLUB  offers savings up to 40% on a 1-Year New Club Membership. Discount will automatically be applied when following the link.

THE TRANSLATION COMPANY is pleased to offer a 15% discount on translation services
​and a 10% discount on typesetting documents. They not only understand the importance of translating documents accurately but also formatting them correctly. Visit their website for more information on their services or contact Use code UHD15 to redeem your discount.

TOMEDES​ is offering a 10% discount on all translation services. They provide 24/7 human support and 1-year guarantee on all translations. Use the discount code GIFT2021 at checkout. For additional information, please visit their website​ or call (985) 239 0142. ​
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 merchandise 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.​

YUMWOOF NATURAL PET FOOD​.  The UHD family gets 10% off high quality dog food with discount code 'UHD10'. Yumwoof's 'soft and chewy' kibble is made with 14 superfood ingredients, and our food smells amazing! Many say it smells like sweet bread. The #1 ingredient in our science-backed recipe is fresh USDA inspected chicken. It also has more coconut oil than any other dog food. Several recent NIH studies showed MCTs in coconut oil benefits dogs in a variety of ways. Your dog will thank you for ordering this! 

​​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.​


HOUSECASHIN o​ffers the employees of the University of Houston-Downtown a $500 credit for moving costs when choosing to sell their home with us. To use our offer, contact us through our webpage. Before submitting the details, in the field "Optional Message", specify your place of employment and include the link to the page where you found our offer.​

​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, call Laurie Evans at 1-800-317-7463 ext. 35757, or e-mail her at

NINO PROPERTIES 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. 


AVIS CAR RENTAL offers employees savings up to 25% OFF Base Rates at Avis. Click on the link or call 1-800-331-1212 and use discount code AWD#: D134100.

BUDGET CAR RENTAL offers employees savings up to 25% OFF Base Rates at Budget. Click on the link or call 1-800-455-2848 and use discount code BCD#: Z408900.

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

HERTZ CAR RENTAL offers employees up to 25% OFF Base Rates at Hertz. Click on the link or call 1-800-654-2210 and use discount code CDP#: 1742729.

THE BORDEAUX APARTMENTS offers $500 off first month's rent with a 12-month lease. First-time clients only. Please mention the discount on your first phone call and/or visit. Contact them at 713-961-4377 or visit at 5010 Woodway Dr. Houston, TX 77056.


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.
UHD employees may receive a discount by ordering online (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 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 or visit Tranquil Heart Yoga’s website at 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.

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

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 1/21/2022 6:51 AM