What We Offer

Sebastian’s Cafe Discount

All degree-seeking students are eligible to receive a 20% discount at Sebastian’s Cafe when purchasing items using Crimson Cash.

MBTA SEMESTER Pass Discount Program

Application for the MBTA Semester Pass: Spring 2015

Spring 2015 pass covers February, March, April and May 2015. Please note the payment deadline of January 9 ,2015 for the spring MBTA Semester Pass.

The MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) has teamed up with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to offer students a discount on their transportation costs.  The MBTA is Boston’s public transit system and is made up of the subway system (called the “T”), local trains (the commuter rail) and buses that service the metropolitan area.

The discounted program offers students the opportunity to order and pay for a four month (semester) pass. The semester pass program is offered twice a year, once in September and again in December.  Students who participate receive an 11% discount. The Fall Semester pass covers October – January and the Spring Semester pass covers February – May. Please watch Student News for deadlines.

Semester discounted Prices:

  • Local Bus: $178.00
  • Link Pass: $267.00
  • Inner Express Bus: $409.40
  • Outer Express Bus: $598.08
  • Zone 1A: $267.00
  • Zone 1: $647.92
  • Zone 2: $704.88
  • Zone 3: $790.32
  • Zone 4: $850.84
  • Zone 5: $943.40
  • Zone 6: $1028.84
  • Zone 7: $1089.36
  • Zone 8: $1174.80
  • Zone 9: $1228.20
  • Boat Pass: $979.00

Please note that the fall semester pass also covers the winter session time period, if you will not be in Boston during winter session, this pass may not be the best value for you.

Checks should be made out to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and can be dropped off or mailed to: Office for Student Affairs, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115

If you do not purchase a semester MBTA pass, you can get a monthly Charlie Card.

Harvard Outings & Innings Office

Outings & Innings, a very popular service of Harvard Human Resources, has announced a pilot expansion of a selection of our services to students.

Now, some of these savings are being extended to Harvard graduate and undergraduate students – with discounts of up to 50% on tickets to movies, museums, and popular seasonal attractions. Other special deals may be posted occasionally.  View the Outings and Innings Website for more information.

Harvard University ID Discounts

Boston Discounts

Boston offers several online discount opportunities.  Sign up free of charge and receive coupons or deals to various performances and activities in the area.– 10% off the per card price on any gift card at Visit the website and enter promo-code EDU10 at checkout. Discount on Flowers. US and International Delivery Simply enter promo code EDU15T at check out.

Goldstar – Half-price tickets to a variety of performances around the city, specifically theatre and music.

Groupon – Discounted coupons to various outings, cruises, restaurants, ski passes, etc.  Coupons are only available for a certain period of time and have a maximum number of participants.  Be sure to act fast!

LivingSocial– Has coupons and deals for a number of things to do in Boston – Purchase discounted gift certificates to various restaurants around Boston.  Enjoy a 40% gift certificate discount by using the code: HARVARD. – Rukkus is the fastest, easiest way to get the best prices on concert, sports, and theater tickets. Enjoy 10% off your purchase with the code: HARVARD10

Student Discounts

Banana Republic (Newbury Street location) offers a 15% student discount on full priced items, with a valid college ID.

Blue Jean Bar (Newbury Street location) offers a 20% student discount on full priced items, with a valid college ID.

Boston Symphony Orchestra offers a College Card during the regular season.  For only $25, attend up to 15 select performances.  A limited number of College Card tickets are available on certain performance dates, usually Tuesday and Thursdays.  All tickets must be picked up in person with a valid student ID and College Card the day of the performance.

Boston Lyric Opera offers half-price student tickets in advance and the day of the performance at the Citi Performing Arts Center box office with a valid student ID. Limit two tickets per ID. The Citi Performing Arts Center is located at 270 Tremont Street in Boston’s Theatre District. Box office hours are from 10am-6pm Monday-Saturday.

Student tickets may also be purchased two hours before the performance at the Citi Performing Arts Center at 265 Tremont Street. Please present a valid student ID. Limit two tickets per ID.

Boston Ballet offers a student/youth subscription which is available for $75 for 3 ballets.  Student rush tickets are also available for $20 two hours prior to select performances, cash only.  Subject to availability.

Fire + Ice (Boston location) offers College Night on Monday, with a valid college ID feast on an unlimited dinner for only $9.95.

Fred Perry (Newbury Street location)offers a 10% student discount on full priced items with a valid college ID.

Handel and Haydn Society offers student rush tickets to all performances for only $10.  You must arrive one hour before the show.  Discounts given to students 25 and younger possessing valid student ID.

H & J Closeouts offers a 12% discount and free shipping on all orders, please use the code “collegediscount”.

Levi’s (Newbury Street location) offers a 10% student discount on full priced items.

Rag & Bone(Newbury Street location) offers a 15% student discount on full priced items with a valid college ID.

Rinascimento Clothing (Newbury Street location) offers a 10% student discount on full priced items with a valid college ID.

Harvard Attire

The COOP, a great place to get books, attire, and anything Harvard! Become a member for just a $1 a year for 10% off.

The Harvard Shop, want to support a student business? Visit the Harvard Shop which is 100% managed by students.