Discount Program - Iowa State University Alumni Association

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National Discounts
Local Discounts in Iowa

Discount lists will be updated as new discounts are added. Last updated Sept. 1, 2015.


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)
  • ISU Alumni Collection Online Store: Members receive a discount on every item.
  • 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.
  • PhotoSynthesis:   10% off regular price - does not include other discounts or promotions
  • Play it Forward Golf: 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.
  • Sugardaddy's Sumptuous Sweeties: 15% off any online order, on the phone or in store

MyDeals Online National Discount Program and Smartphone App
Want even more discounts? 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 www.isualum.org/nationaldiscounts 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 www.isualum.org/nationaldiscounts.
  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 10979-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.


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 are in Ames unless otherwise specified.

  • Acura of Johnston: $200 over invoice on all 2015 model year Acura; $2,000 over invoice on all 2016 model year Acura
  • 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
  • B-Bop's: Buy any sandwich, receive a free large order of french fries 
  • 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
  • Cafe Milo: 10% off any drink order 
  • Capital Mortgage of Iowa: $750 applied to loan closing costs (see website for details)
  • Carpet One Floor & Home: 10% off a new flooring purchase only; does not include installation. Cannot be combined with other offers. Not valid on previous purchases. No exceptions. (Ames, Carroll, Spirit Lake, & Urbandale -- see store for details)
  • Celebrations Party & Wedding Store: 15% off all retail items (excludes clearance items)
  • Chocolaterie Stam: 10% off regular-priced items
  • Coe's Floral and Gift: 10% off in-store regular priced decor purchases (excludes fresh floral)
  • Coldstone Creamery, Ames: $1 off Love It (TM) sized or larger creation (see store for details)
  • Comfort Inn of Ames: 20% off best available rate (restrictions apply) - discount not available on blackout dates
  • Cookies, etc.: Buy one cookie ($2), get the second cookie for half price
  • Copyworks: 25% off printing services
  • Country Inn & Suites15% off regular room rates (excludes special events; not valid with any other offer)
  • Culvers of Ames: $1 off any value basket
  • Cyclone Liquors: 10% off all purchases
  • Dairy Queen: Buy one Waffle Bowl Sundae, get one free or $1 off any Blizzard 12 oz. or larger
  • Des Moines Metro Opera: Group discounts available on select events
  • Dogtown University: 15% off regular-priced merchandise
  • 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
  • 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 (not valid with any other promotion/discount/coupon)
  • Es Tas Bar & Grill: $1 off all-you-can-eat taco bar
  • Fenders Honda, Ames: 10% off parts and accessories (does not apply to clearance/sales items)
  • Firehouse Books: 10% off any purchase
  • 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
  • Ge-Angelo's Italian Restaurant: $5 off purchase of $30 or more (not valid with any other discount)
  • 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
  • Hair Professionals, Ames:  $5 off a haircut with the purchase of a color or highlight OR $3 off a haircut (Valid only with Lisa, Nicole or Carrie)
  • 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)
  • House of Chen: 10% off total purchase (one discount per table/ticket)
  • Hy-Vee Drug Store on Main: 15% off any Iowa State merchandise
  • Iowa Events Center Discounts: Contact Jason Evans at jevans@iowaeventscenter.com or (515) 564-8146 for the latest shows, events, and discount offers.
  • 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, including UnderArmour (excludes text books and technology; other exclusions may apply)
  • 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
  • Jeff's Pizza Shop: 10% off all regular-priced items
  • Jiffy Lube Ames20% off total bill (excludes other discounts or promotions)
  • JoAnn Fabric & Craft: 10% off all purchases (valid with other coupons, excludes clearance items)
  • KFC, Ames: $1 off buffet at regular menu price 
  • 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
  • La Fuente Mexican Restaurant: 15% off purchase
  • 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
  • Mayfair Cleaners, Ames: 15% off all dry cleaning and laundry, excluding leather and alterations
  • 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
  • Olde Main Brewing Co: 15% off your bill (must include food 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
  • Party Time Special Events: 20% off (excludes tents & clearance retail items)
  • 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
  • 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 Glass and Mirror, Inc.: $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 any regular priced outdoor activity (not valid with other discounts or promotions)
  • The Spice Thai Cuisine: 25% off any appetizer (one discount per table)
  • 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
  • Taco John’s - Ames: 10% off entire purchase (not valid with other discounts or coupons)
  • 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
  • Valentino’s: $1 off lunch or evening buffet
  • Wallaby's Bar & Grill: $1 off any appetizer
  • 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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