Discount Program - Iowa State University Alumni Association

Discount Program

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National Discounts
Iowa State Center Performing Arts Series Discount
Iowa Events Center Discounts
Local Discounts in Iowa


Discount lists will be updated as new discounts are added. Last updated November 6, 2014.

National Discounts

NEW! Online National Discount Program and Smartphone App

The ISU Alumni Association’s newest member benefit provides discounts from the largest online retailers, as well as many local retailers in your city. See the full list of all discounts when you register at or by downloading the “MyDeals” app to your smartphone – a service that will allow you to instantly access your favorite discounts (and maybe some you didn’t even know about!) wherever you are. You can create your account through the website or through the app. See directions below.

How to get started online:

1.    Click “Register” at
2.    Enter your information, including your 9-digit ISU Alumni Association ID number.
(This number is available on your membership card or on your VISIONS mailing label)

How to get started with the app:

1.    Search the Apple Store or Google Play for “My Deals.”
2.    Enter your information, including your 19079-XXXXXXXXX (insert your 9-digit ISU Alumni Association ID number after the dash. This number is available on your membership card or on your VISIONS mailing label)

Call toll free (888) 302-1268 at any time for assistance using this program.

The ISU Alumni Collection Online Store:

Members receive a discount on every item at

Play it Forward Golf:

Play it Forward Golf is a great way to save up to 70% when playing your favorite sport ... featuring more than 500 courses in the Midwest, 4,000 across the U.S., and more than 650 private clubs. Every time you play, your alumni association earns funds for new activities. Everyone wins! Get started today at

Other national discounts:
Click on the key icon () where listed to log in with your online directory username and password and access discount codes.

Auto rental: Receive discounts with Hertz, Avis, National, Budget, Alamo, and Auto Europe rentals
Hotel chains: Receive discounts at Sleep Inn, Comfort Inn, Quality Inn, Clarion Inn, Rodeway Inn, Econo Lodge, Main Stay Suites, Wyndham Hotels, Wyndham Grand Collection, TRYP by Wyndham, Wyndham Garden, Days Inn, Ramada, Hawthorn Suites, Baymont Inns & Suites, Night Hotels, Howard Johnson, Microtel, Super 8, Knights Inn, Travelodge, Wingate, and Dream Hotels.

America's Best Value Inn Value Club: Enroll and save 15% at 1,000 U.S. hotels
Angie's List:   25% discount on membership
EPIC Hearing Savings Plan:  Receive big discounts on hearing aid products
Iowa State University Book Store: 15% off online orders (some exclusions may apply)
Lexington Hotels Experience Reward Program: Enroll and save 15% at 30 U.S. hotels
Java Bite:   15% off online (not available on case purchases)
Mohawk Industries:  10% off All Mohawk Brand Products included carpet, wood, laminate, and ceramic. Underlayment and installation not included. Cannot be combined with other offers. Please see website for details.
Movers Corp: 10% discount on local moving, packing, and moving labor services
Moving Day Boxes: 10% off all online orders of moving boxes and moving supplies; claim discount using this form and enjoy free shipping on all orders

Orlando Vacation Save on hotels and purchase theme park tickets below gate price. Visit website and use member code login or call (866) 463-0412 for more discount information.
Sugardaddy's Sumptuous Sweeties: 15% off any online order, on the phone or in store

Iowa State Performing Arts Series Discounts

As an Iowa State University Alumni Association Member, you receive a $5 discount off adult tickets to any performance in the 2014-2015 Performing Arts Series at Stephens Auditorium. Click on the key below to access this discount.


Iowa Events Center Discounts

Contact Jason Evans at or (515) 564-8146 for the latest shows, events, and discount offers.

Local Discounts in Iowa

To take advantage of these discounts, simply present your current Alumni Association membership card, mention the discount, and save!

Most discounts for Ames unless otherwise specified.

B-Bop's: Buy any sandwich, receive a free large order of french fries 
Cafe Milo: 10% off any drink order 
Chocolaterie Stam: 10% off regular-priced items
Coldstone Creamery, Ames: $1 off Love It (TM) sized or larger creation (see store for details)
Cookies, etc.: Buy one cookie ($2), get the second cookie for half price
Culvers of Ames: $1 off any value basket
Dairy Queen: Buy one Waffle Bowl Sundae, get one free or $1 off any Blizzard 12 oz. or larger
Domino's Pizza: Buy any large pizza at menu price, get 2nd pizza of equal or lesser value free (valid on carry-out only; not available for online orders)
Dutch Oven Bakery, Ames & Boone: $1 off one dozen breakfast rolls, donuts, or pastries
Es Tas Bar & Grill: $1 off all-you-can-eat taco bar
Ge-Angelo's Italian Restaurant: $5 off purchase of $30 or more (not valid with any other discount)
House of Chen: 10% off total purchase (one discount per table/ticket)
Jeff's Pizza: 10% off all regular-priced items
KFC, Ames: $1 off buffet at regular menu price 
La Fuente Mexican Restaurant: 15% off purchase

Orange Leaf Yogurt (Ames and Ankeny): 10% off
Papa John’s Pizza: Buy 1 large pizza at regular menu price & get 1 large pizza free (equal or lesser value only; carry-out only)
Papa Murphy’s (Ames & all Des Moines metro locations): Free cheesy bread, cookie dough, or cinnamon wheel with purchase of regular-priced family size pizza
Pizza Hut: Buy one large pizza, receive one free order of breadsticks
Pizza Pit: Free cheese bread when purchasing a 12”, 14” or 16” pizza or 12” hot sandwich at regular price (dining room only -- not valid on delivery; $4.25 value)
Pizza Ranch, Ames: $1 off adult buffet

The Spice Thai Cuisine: 25% off any appetizer (one discount per table)
Taco John’s: 15% off entire purchase
Valentino’s: $1 off lunch or evening buffet
Wallaby's Bar & Grill: $1 off any appetizer

Most discounts for Ames unless otherwise specified.

Adventureland Park: $30 tickets valid any one day; $10 off a season pass (follow web link to purchase; online registration required)
Alpha Copies: 20% off all regular-priced copies
AmericInn: 15% off standard room
Ames Back & Neck Center: Free initial examination and consultation
Ames Racquet & Fitness Center: $10 off any joining fee
Ames Silversmithing: 10% off
Best Western University Park Inn & Suites20% off regular room rate (not available during special events or with any other discount)

Brown's Shoe Fit Company15% off any regular-priced footwear
Capital Mortgage of Iowa: $750 applied to loan closing costs (see website for details)
Carpet One Floor & Home: 10% off a new flooring purchase (Ames, Carroll, Spirit Lake, & Urbandale -- see store for details)
Celebrations Party & Wedding Store: 15% off all retail items (excludes clearance items)
Comfort Inn of Ames: 20% off best available rate (restrictions apply) - discount not available on blackout dates
Copyworks: 25% off printing services

Country Inn & Suites15% off regular room rates (excludes special events; not valid with any other offer)
Des Moines Metro Opera: Group discounts available on select events

Dogtown University: 15% off regular-priced merchandise
EconoLodge Ames: 10% off a regular night's stay (restrictions apply; discount not available on blackout dates)
Emerhoff's Footwear: 15% off any regular-priced footwear

Fitness World (Des Moines and Ankeny): No joining fee on any VIP membership
Gateway Hotel & Conference Center20% off best available room rate (not available during blackout dates) and 20% off at the IowaStater Restaurant (excludes alcoholic beverages) during hotel stay
Gilger Designs: 10% off in-stock merchandise

Global Reach Internet Productions: 10% off initial website development
Golf Cars of Iowa: $400 off purchase of a new golf car
GrandStay Residential Suites: 20% off regular room rate (additional discounts may not be applied)

Great Clips: $1 off haircuts; 10% off entire product purchase
Hearing Unlimited (All Iowa locations): 10% off retail price
Heartland Tire & Auto Center: $25 off a set of 4 new tires and $5 off any oil change
Hilton Garden Inn Ames: 15% off any room type (mot valid during ISU home football games or city-wide events; not valid with any other discounts)

Hy-Vee Drug Store: 15% off any Iowa State merchandise
Iowa House Inn: $5 off standard room rates (not valid with any other discounts, gift certificates, or special events)
Iowa State Center: $5 off any Performing Arts Series event at Stephens Auditorium or Fisher Theater
Iowa State University Book Store: 15% off regular-priced items (some exclusions may apply, including textbooks and technology)

Iowa Wild Hockey: $2 off advance pricing to all home games (available at Wells Fargo Arena box office only; two discounts per membership card)
ISU Alumni Center: 10% off room rental

ISU Alumni Collection Store: Member discount on every item
Jiffy Lube Ames20% off total bill

Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions (Des Moines & Iowa City): 10% off Kaplan's comprehensive courses taken through the Des Moines or Iowa City Kaplan Centers; mention discount before ordering; all family members are eligible; one discount per family member per year
Lyla's Boutique: 10% off regular-priced retail items
Lynn's Car Wash: Purchase a CleanCard of $50 or more online and receive a 10% bonus credit; info available on our secure online discount page
Maurices, Ames: 20% off one regular-priced item
Medicap Pharmacy, Ames: Buy one greeting card, get the second card free (must be of equal or lesser value)
Medicap Pharmacy, Ankeny$2 off an over-the-counter purchase

Memorial Union Guest Rooms: $5 off standard room rate
Microtel Inn & Suites, Ames: 10% off standard room rates (not valid with any other offers, gift certificates, or special events)
Midwest Mattress: Free pillows or 5% off with purchase of any set

Moorman Clothiers: 10% off any regular-priced item
Party Time Special Events: 15% off (excludes tents)
PCI Academy, Ames: $7 haircuts, including shampoo and style
Playground for Kids, Ankeny: 10% off Jump extravaganza party package
Pressure Point Cleaners: 10% off any power washing or gutter cleaning service

Pro Cleaning Service: 10% discount for carpet cleaning (minimum 500 sq. ft. - steps and apartment cleanings not included)
Reflections Auto Glass: $10 off rock chip repairs; $25 off windshield replacements
Reiman Gardens: 10% off admission for each member of your party
Ron's Auto Repair Center: 10% off any repairs (maximum discount of $50)
The Salon in Ames: 20% off all haircuts
Serenity Couture Ames: 10% off all haircuts (excludes other services)
Seven Oaks Recreation: 10% off regular-priced ski, snowboard, or canoe; $1 off regular-priced snowtube (not valid with other offers or discounts)
Sport Clips (Ames, Ankeny, Johnston, Clive West, West Des Moines): $4 off the MVP service
State Savings Bank0.25% discount on loans for qualified borrowers & 0.25% premium on qualified deposits
Super 8 Ames:
15% off best available rate (restrictions apply) - discount not available on blackout dates
Swank's Jewelry: 10% off regular-priced merchandise
Sylvan Learning Center (Ames, Cedar Rapids, Coralville, & Urbandale): 50% off a Sylvan Skills Assessment; 15% off hourly rate
Tommy's Salon: $5 off a cut & color or 20% off one retail item; not valid with any other offers
Trickle's Tires and Automotive: 10% off oil changes
WCI Pools and Spas: 10% off regular-priced spas, chemicals & accessories
Wheelock's Service: 10% off all service work (does not include tires or sublet work up to $100)
Wild Birds Unlimited: 10% off regular-priced, in-stock merchandise, excluding pet food

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