Iowa State University Alumni Association

ISU Alumni Association Discounts

Discount lists will be updated as new discounts are added. Last updated Sept. 6, 2017. (Jump back to national discounts)

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.

Food and Drink

  • B-Bop's: Buy any sandwich, receive a free large order of french fries 
  • Buffalo Wild Wings, Ames: $5 off a $25 purchase
  • Burgies Coffee & Tea: Purchase 1 lb. bag of coffee & receive 1/2 off 2nd 1 lb. bag or equal or lesser value OR 15% off any Burgies purchase (excludes other coupons & discounts)
  • 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
  • Della Viti, Ames: 15% off appetizers
  • Domino's Pizza - Ames: Buy any large pizza at menu price and get a 2nd pizza of equal or lesser value for free (use online code 9109)
  • Dublin Bay Irish Pub & Grill: 1 free dessert with a purchase of $25 or more
  • 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)
  • Great Plains Sauce and Dough Company: Free cheese or garlic bread with pizza purchase
  • House of Chen: 10% off total purchase (one discount per table/ticket; may not be combined with other discounts/promotions)
  • The Iowa Stater at the Gateway Hotel: 10% off purchase of two entrees (not valid with any other offers; excludes liquor)
  • Jeff's Pizza Shop: 10% off all regular-priced items
  • KFC, Ames: 10% off buffet
  • Little Woods Herbs & Tea, Main Street Ames: 10% discount in store
  • Olde Main Brewing Co: 15% off your bill (must include food purchase)
  • Orange Leaf Yogurt (Ankeny location only): 10% off
  • Papa John’s Pizza: Buy 1 large pizza at regular menu price & get 1 large pizza of equal or lesser value free. Valid for carry out or delivery. West Lincoln Way and 24th Street locations 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: Free order of breadsticks with the purchase of a large pizza at menu price
  • Pizza Pit Extreme: 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; $4.95 value)
  • Pizza Ranch, Ames: $1 off adult buffet
  • Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Campustown: Free drink with the purchase of a sandwich & chips.
  • The Spice Thai Cuisine: 25% off any appetizer (one discount per table)
  • Taco John’s - Ames: 10% off entire purchase (not valid with other discounts or coupons)
  • TJ Cups, Ames: 10% off smoothies, slush, ice-cream tea, shaken fruit tea, creama, and tea lattes
  • TRIO Asian Restaurant: 10% off
  • Tropical Smoothie Cafe (Ames only): 24 oz. smoothie for only $1.99 with the purchase of a wrap, sandwich, salad, or flatbread
  • Wallaby's Bar & Grill: $1 off any appetizer


  • AmericInn: 15% off standard room
  • Best Western University Park Inn & Suites: 15% off regular room rate (not available during special events or with any other discount)
  • Country Inn & Suites15% off regular room rates (excludes special events; not valid with any other offer)
  • EconoLodge Ames: 10% off a regular night's stay (restrictions apply; discount not available on blackout dates)
  • Gateway Hotel & Conference Center20% off best available room rate (not available during blackout dates)
  • GrandStay Hotel & Suites: 20% off regular room rate (additional discounts may not be applied)
  • Hilton Garden Inn Ames: 15% off any room type (not valid during ISU football games or city-wide events; not valid with any other discounts; subject to annual adjustment & availability) Go online for reservations or availability inquiries: booking link. (Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Ames, Company Name: ISU Alumni Association)
  • Hotel Pattee, Perry: 40% off any room Sun.-Thurs.; 20% off any room Fri.-Sat.; not valid with special events, not valid with other discounts, and not valid on groups of more than five rooms
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, Ames: 10% off standard room rates (not valid with any other offers, gift certificates, or special events)
  • Super 8 Ames: 15% off best available rate (restrictions apply) - discount not available on blackout dates


Health and Beauty

Leisure, Recreation and Entertainment

  • 2 AM Karaoke & Cafe: 15% off karaoke, not including service fees
  • Adventureland Park: ONLINE PURCHASE ONLY: $10 off a regular priced admission or a season pass (follow web link to purchase)
  • Ames Racquet & Fitness Center: $10 off any joining fee
  • Campus Cycle, Ames: 10% off all packages
  • Des Moines Metro Opera: Group discounts available on select events
  • Fenders Honda, Ames: 10% off parts and accessories (does not apply to clearance/sales items)
  • Fitness World (Des Moines and Ankeny): No joining fee on any VIP membership
  • Golf Cars of Iowa: $400 off purchase of a new regular priced golf car or utility unit (may not be combined with other discounts/promotions)
  • Iowa Cubs: Receive regular priced tickets for only $5 for home games on June 27, July 18, or Aug. 6. Order online at with promo code ISUALUM or call (515) 280-2644. (Discount is NOT available at the ticket window. Must be purchased in advance online or via phone.)
  • Kil'n Time Studio, Waukee: Free studio fee
  • Main Street Magic, Miniatures & More: 10% off any sealed magic product, T-shirt, or board game (not valid with any other discounts or specials)
  • Playground for Kids, Ankeny: 10% off Jump extravaganza party package
  • Quilting Connection, Main Street Ames: 10% off all regular-priced merchandise in store or online with code ISUALUM.
  • Reiman Gardens: 10% off admission for each member of your party
  • Seven Oaks Recreation: 10% off any regular priced outdoor activity (not valid with other discounts or promotions)
  • Skunk River Cycles: 10% off regular priced parts, clothing & accessories and 5% off bikes and auto racks
  • Stephens Auditorium/Iowa State Center: $5 off a $55 ticket; $3 off a $35 ticket for 2017-2018 Performing Arts Series events. Available using Ticketmaster online with code ALUM1718 at checkout, or mention while presenting ISU Alumni Association membership card at the Iowa State Center Ticket Office.
  • The Traveling Photo Booth: Choice of free custom branding ($100 value) or 10% off with any regular priced rental of 3+ hours
  • WCI Pools and Spas: 10% off regular-priced spas, chemicals & accessories
  • Zap Laser Tag: 15% off any regularly priced laser tag package rental


  • Mayfair Cleaners, Ames: 15% off all dry cleaning and laundry, excluding leather and alterations
  • Pressure Point Cleaners: 10% off any power washing or gutter cleaning service

Print and Copy


  • AKG Designs, Boone: 20% off a photography session; 10% off all print orders (Not valid with other coupons or promotions.)
  • Alexander Storage, Ames: 10% off monthly storage rental fee
  • 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)
  • Des Moines Register: Receive up to 75% off annual subscription rates with special ISU Alumni Association discount pricing (valid for new subscriptions only). After promotional period ends, your rate my increase. See website for details.
  • ISU Alumni Center: 10% off room rental
  • Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions (Des Moines & Iowa City): 10% off Kaplan's comprehensive courses taken through the Des Moines or Iowa City Kaplan Centers; phone registration only to 1-800-KAP-TEST and mention discount before ordering; all family members are eligible; one discount per family member per year
  • State Savings Bank0.25% discount on loans for qualified borrowers & 0.25% premium on qualified deposits
  • Sylvan Learning Center (Ames, Cedar Rapids, Coralville, & Urbandale): 50% off a Sylvan Skills Assessment; 15% off hourly rate



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