Best places to use your UNLV student discount

Photo by Carlos Flores.

Besides the amenities available on campus, such as the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (if you’re taking at least 4 credits), renting out Lied Library resources such as books and technology or loading up your card with RebelCash to use around campus, there are various discounts offered throughout the Valley for students.

Computer manufacturers like Apple, Microsoft, HP, Dell and Lenovo all have discounts on computers for new students ranging from 10 percent to 20 percent. For in-store discounts at the Apple store or the Microsoft store, make sure to bring your RebelCard to take advantage of the opportunity. 

With autumn rapidly approaching, we are one step closer to winter, and Lee Canyon is offering UNLV students their Backyard Card, which offers lift tickets at their lowest prices throughout the season. Camping, hiking, snowboarding and various other activities are available. Check out for more information.

For those of us new to Las Vegas, one of the best shows on the Strip has special pricing when you use your student discount. The Blue Man Group has been around for years and is still considered one of the best shows in town. An immersive experience with art, comedy and music, BMG wants to help bring Vegas back. Students get tickets for $65 at the box office when you show your RebelCard.  

Looking for new frames for the new semester? is giving students a discount using the code UNLV65 during check out on their website. GlassesUSA has over 1,000 frames to choose from and this deal even includes basic RX lenses to go with it. To top it all off, when you order from them, you’ll get free shipping for your new frames. 

If you are looking for something new to eat off-campus, Stephanos Greek and Mediterranean Grill on Maryland Parkway gives students a free drink with any bowl or plate purchase. The restaurant has everything from tzatziki to feta fries and beef or lamb gyro plates. You can also finish it off with homemade baklava or grilled nutella pita. 

If Greek food is not really your favorite, maybe fried chicken might be more up your alley. Just a little south is Big Chicken. Started by Shaquille O’Neal to bring his love of chicken and barbecue to everyone, Big Chicken serves up chicken sandwiches and tenders with 6 different homemade sauces to go with it. Students get 10 percent off their order when they present their RebelCard.
To see a full list of all the discounts and offers you can get using your RebelCard, look online at for a full list of all the offers available.


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