Free Stuff for College Students

Free Stuff for College Students

College is expensive, but fortunately there are many student discounts you can take advantage of. There are even many things you can get for free just for being a college student. You should always ask if there is a student discount on anything you are buying, from a new computer and clothes to subscriptions, dinner, and movie tickets. These are items you can get for free as a college student.

Amazon Prime

Students get Amazon Prime free for six months. This includes free two-day shipping on over 100 million items (including textbooks), unlimited streaming of Prime movies and TV shows, unlimited photo storage with Prime Photos and 20% off pre-order and new release video games. After six months, you will be automatically signed up for a Prime membership at 50% off the regular rate.

Microsoft Office

Students at eligible institutions with a valid college email address can receive Office 365 Education for free – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Microsoft Teams.

Google Sheets

Google Sheets is a spreadsheet program included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors suite offered by Google. This service is very popular among students and many educational organizations use it to improve their productivity.

The Washington Post

When you sign up for six months of free Amazon Prime, you will also get access to six months of The Washington Post online.

You Need a Budget

Get this budgeting software free for an entire year. Just email them proof you’re a student, such a copy of a student ID card, transcript or tuition statement. It’s software that teaches you how to manage your money and tackle that student loan debt. 


Get one month free of Spotify if you’re a student. After the trial, it’s $4.99 per month.

YouTube Premium

Enjoy ad-free videos on YouTube for one month for free. After that, it’s $6.99 per month. 


LastPass keeps track of your passwords with unlimited sync to unlimited devices, including smartphones and tablets, so you don’t forget your passwords. Students get premium membership free for six months.


Get free access to JetBrains for learning or teaching coding. You’ll need to be enrolled in an accredited educational program