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Illinois State Employee Discounts

The Civil Service Council acquires a list of businesses that provide discounts to Illinois State employees (all faculty and staff). Below is the current list of participating businesses and their discounts. Please note that some restrictions may apply for these discounts and we ask you contact the respective business for full details.

If you are a business that would like to be added to the listing below, please fill out this form to be reviewed by our Civil Service Council. Established businesses that best serve the employees of Illinois State University will be reviewed by the committee and the committee has the right to refuse any submissions. Interested businesses should submit the following information: name of business, contact, website, discount/offer, requirements for discount/offer. If you have any questions regarding this form, please email us at employeediscounts@IllinoisState.edu.

  • Auto/Transportation

AAA

Details - You can save 20% on AAA memberships and may be able to qualify for additional discounts on your home and auto policies. For more information, please call Debra Wiese (217) 398-3622, or email at djwiese@acg.aaa.com . Additional information available here.
Required for discount - Mention you are an ISU Employee when you contact them. Membership app form

Connect Transit

Details - Free bus fare with ISU ID
Required for discount - ISU ID

Number 1 Auto Transport

Details - 10% discount off any car shipping reservation nationwide.
Required for discount - Please use the discount code ILL10 when booking a reservation to ship a car. For more information, visit the website or email info@number1autotransport.com.

Price 4 Limo

Details - $100 off any rental.
Required for discount - Use code ISU100
For more information please email information@price4limo.com

Rainstorm Express Car Wash

Details - $3 off Foam Storm; $2 off Better & Best; $1 off Good
Required for discount - Inform attendant that you want the ISU discount; ISU ID

  • Childcare

A Shining Star Learning Center

Details - 10% discount off weekly child care for 1st child- 2 children or more gets your 10% off oldest child then 10% off next child for ISU
Required for discount - Must work at ISU. Contact Mindy Daily

Cadence Academy Preschool

Details - Considerable discounts on weekly tuition for all ages. Discounts vary by age. Contact (309) 452-9611 for more information. To inquire about openings or register, ask for the Center Director or Assistant Director.
Required for discount - ISU Email or ID

  • Events/Entertainment

Grossinger Motors Arena

Details - Purchase tickets at the group rate (when available) without meeting group ticket minimum requirements. No ticketing fees!
Required for discount - Contact Nikki Dalbey at (309) 434-2921 or email ndalbey@grossingermotorsarena.com

Illinois State University Athletics

Details - Additional 12-20% off of the purchase of your Redbird football or basketball season seats. Maximum 2 seats per person at faculty/staff rate, plus dependents under the age of 18 living at home also qualify for discount. Season ticket purchases are eligible for convenient direct payroll withdraw plans.
Required for discount - Contact our sales department at (309) 438-8000 ext. 2 for seating availability or present university ID at Redbird ticket office at time of season ticket purchase.

  • Health/Wellness

Four Seasons Health Club

Details - View pdf detailing discount information
Required for discount - ISU ID

HYKLE

Details - Experience the exceptional comfort of our specially designed compression socks and orthopedic insoles, tailored for those leading active lifestyles or with professions requiring long-standing hours. This offer is available for all students, faculty, alumni, retirees, and affiliates of ISU.
Required for discount - Use the code ILS20 at checkout for 20% off.

Orange Theory Fitness

Details - Discounts on memberships and FREE Session (1st time visitors). Contact OTF Bloomington at (309) 434-5500
Required for discount - ISU Faculty and Staff

  • Home Repair/Utilities

DH Pace Garage Doors

Details - 10% Off of any Service of your Garage Door

  • Garage Door Repair
  • Garage Door Spring Repair
  • Garage Door Opener Repair
  • Planned Maintenance

Required for discount - When requesting service, let the call taker know you are from Illinois State University and are requesting your employee discount of 10%. Call 309-487-2257 to schedule your garage door service.

Hurricane Steel Buildings

Details - 10% Off all products.

Required for discount - No requirement necessary. Mention ILLINOIS STATE.

Prairie Home Alliance

Details - Get an additional 10% off current sale prices on all of our home improvement products and services. Roofing, Siding, Windows, Doors, Sunrooms, Decks, Pergolas, Awnings, Kitchen, Bathrooms, Gutter Protection, Basement Waterproofing.

Required for discount - ISU ID

Verizon Deals at Work
Details - view PDF detailing discount information

  • Discounts up to $10 off per month on Verizon Home Internet
  • Discounts apply to both new and existing Verizon customers
  • Discounts are ongoing, as long as the employee retains a qualify service

Enrollment for Illinois State

  • There is no contract or commitment for an organization to enroll in the discount program 
  • Ongoing, dedicated support from Deals at Work team
  • Easy enrollment in 2-3 weeks
  • Mobile Phone Services

AT and T Wireless

Details - 17% off qualifying monthly service fees; ability to order through Premier site for additional discounts
Required for discount - ISU ID (if shopping in store) Premier Website FAN Number: 2389235

T-Mobile

Details - Up to $200 off our Magenta Plan - $5 off single line / $10 off 2+ lines for up to 20 months. Includes: Unlimited talk, text, & data on our nationwide network; Scam-blocking protection with Scam Shield; Dedicated customer care; dial 611 from your T-Mobile phone or download the T-Mobile app; Netflix On Us on family plans; Data & texting abroad in over 210 countries and destinations; America’s largest 5G network; with 5G in all 50 states

Verizon Wireless

Details - View pdf detailing discount information 18% off qualified plans for staff and faculty.
Required for discount - ISU ID

  • Moving/Storage

Bloomington Relocation Systems

Details - Discounted moving services, call for more information
Required for discount - Contact Brian Jones at (309) 888-4370 or by email.

Federal/Allied Van Lines

Details - Comprehensive moving, packing, and storage services. These services and reduced contract pricing are offered to all Illinois State University employees.

Required for discount - Phone: (309) 694-4500, Ext. 2228
Email: Bloomington@federalcos.com

Mayflower

Details - Comprehensive moving, packing, and storage services. These services and reduced contract pricing are offered to all Illinois State University employees.

Required for Discount - When requesting a quote for service, the employee must inform the company agent they are from Illinois State University and are requesting “E & I Contract Pricing”. Phone: 1(800)-845-6327
Email: EICoop@mayflower.com

Metal Building Kings

Details - 10% discount on all home improvement products - storage unites, home garage kits, windows, doors, and accessories
Required for discount - Contact David Nagle

Number 1 Auto Transport

Details - 10% discount off any car shipping reservation nationwide.
Required for discount - Please use the discount code ILL10 when booking a reservation to ship a car. For more information, visit the website or email info@number1autotransport.com

United Van Lines

Details - Comprehensive moving, packing, and storage services. These services and reduced contract pricing are offered to all Illinois State University employees.

Required for discount - When requesting a quote for service, the employee must inform the company agent they are from Illinois State University and are requesting “E & I Contract Pricing”. Phone: 1(800) 845-6327
Email: EICoop@unitedvanlines.com

  • Retail/Gifts

Anuent Leather Briefcases

Details - 20% on our Leather Briefcases Collection
Required for discount - Use Code: ISU20 at Checkout to avail the offer.

Barnes and Noble University Bookstore

Details - 10% discount for faculty/staff on non-textbook items. 20% departmental discount (with authorization)
Required for discount - ISU ID (also need department charge account or department credit card for authorized purchases)

Canvas Discount

Details - 15% 0ff Photo Canvas Prints, enter discount code ILLINOIS15 before checkout.
Required for discount - Discount code: ILLINOIS15

Coastal Creative

Details - $25 discount on order: Get custom canvas prints for your home or office. Print a photo or graphic to a high-quality canvas for an elegant look and archival quality.
Required for discount - To redeem this offer visit http://www.coastalcreative.com/product/canvas-photo-printing/ and enter code: PISU25

Costco

Details - Receive Costco Cash Card with membership
Required for discount - ISU ID and printed flyer

Cushing

Details - 20% off any wide or small format printing
Required for discount - To redeem, please include this promo code when requesting a quote: ISU213. More details here: https://www.cushingco.com/illinois-state-promotion/

Ellisi Gifts

Details - 10% discount on all orders: Ellisi Gifts is a domestic provider of personalized gifts and successful online retailer in the United States. At ellisigifts.com, customers can find great gift ideas for any occasions such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, weddings, anniversaries, memorials, birthdays, holidays, graduations, awards, business gifts, centerpieces, keepsakes, and many more...Discount Information: 10% off all purchases for all students, faculty and staff. Use discount code ISUEDP10 at checkout to receive a 10% discount on purchased items.
Required for discount - Discount Code: ISUEDP10

Foam Core Print

Details - 15% off any order
Required for discount - Discount Code: ISU15

Great Harvest Bread Company

Details - $1 off any loaf
Required for discount - ISU ID

Innovato Design

Details - Innovato Design is a well-recognized retail store and designer of luxury tungsten rings, necklaces, and accessories. We would like to offer Illinois State University employees 20% off on all orders with discount code ILS20 applied at checkout
Required for discount - Discount Code: ILS20

Jet Gift Baskets LLC

Details - 20% discount. Jet Gift Baskets is one of the biggest online gift basket retailers in the US that delivers gift baskets with wine, chocolates, and gourmet treats perfect for any occasion.
Required for discount - Enter the code ISU20 to avail the discount.

Obscure Belts

Details - 10% off
Required for discount - ISU10

Pet Supplies Plus

Details - 10% off any retail item in the store.
Required for discount - ISU ID

ProFlowers

Details - 15% discount on flowers, flower arrangements and gifts.
Required for discount - Discount Code (REDWHITE15) at checkout.

Redbird Spirit Shop

Details - 10% off food and drinks, gifts and clothing
Required for discount - ISU ID

Shari's Berries

Details - Send chocolate covered strawberries, gourmet chocolates, delicious cake pops & other treats from Shari's Berries. Receive a 15% discount using the code: REDWHITE15.
Required for discount - Discount Code REDWHITE15

Techzone

Details - Various Apple and Windows machine discounts. Contact Techzone in the Bone Student Center for more details.
Required for discount - Faculty/Staff ID

Texel Print Art

Details - Save 15% ordering any wall art. Place a custom order to get a free individual design. We deliver worldwide.
Required for discount - ILLINOISE15 for 15% off your order.

The Handmade Store

Details - 20% off all leather bags
Required for discount - ILLINOISBAGS

The Real Leather Company

Details - Save $15 on any leather messenger bag purchase. Our leather messenger bags are perfect for carrying all the gear you need for work or school!
Required for discount - Use the exclusive discount code ILLINOIS15 at checkout at The Real Leather Company to save $15 on any leather bag purchase.

Tungsten Rings and Co.

Details - Illinois State University employees may receive 15% off any item from our store.
Required for discount - Enter promo code ISU15 at checkout and you will get an instant 15% off your order.

Voodoo Neon

Details - 10% of all order of Neon signs
Required for discount - Use discount code "ILLINOISSTATE10"

YAAGLE

Details - Save $20 on any leather messenger bag purchase. Our leather messenger bags are perfect for carrying all the gear you need for school!
Required for discount - Use the exclusive discount code ILLINOIS20 at checkout at YAAGLE to save $20 on any leather bag purchase.

  • Specialty

Commerce Bank

Details - Benefits Banking offer, contact the Uptown Normal Branch for more information
Required for discount - ISU ID

Day Translations

Details -10% discount on any translation and interpreting service
Required for discount -Email contact@daytranslations.com and use discount code: ISU 10% discount

Guaranteed Rate, Inc.

Details - All Illinois State University faculty, staff, family, and friends will be eligible for a waiver of all lending fees, saving $1,290* on any closed mortgage loan with Guaranteed Rate, Inc.
Required for discount - You must access the Guaranteed Rate website from the Illinois State University Intranet or visit www.rate.com/IllinoisState, successfully complete a mortgage loan application, and close the mortgage loan with Guaranteed Rate, Inc. Applicant subject to credit and underwriting approval. Restrictions may apply.

Mosaic Foods

Details - Mosaic Foods is delicious, healthy, frozen meals cooked with care and delievered to your door. Mosaic is the ultimate in healthy convenience.
Required for discount - to receive $30 off please use code ILSTU30 during checkout or visit the Mosaic Foods website with this special link.

Organic Cleaning Machine

Details - 15% off of cleaning services for home or office. Cleaning supplies excluded.
Required for discount - ISU ID - Contact David McCloud

Spanish Docs Translations

Details - 10% off
Required for discount - mention you study or work at Illinois State University

Wholesale Cabinets

Details - 30% off list price on all RTA and Assembled cabinetry.
Required for discount - ID required for discount

Yummy Bazaar

Details - 10% off during your purchase when using the code ISU10 during checkout
Required for discount - ISU10