Amazon primes targeted offers for college students

Dan Berthiaume
Senior Editor, Technology
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Amazon is introducing a number of exclusive discounts for members of its college-focused Prime Student loyalty program.

Prime Student members can now obtain exclusive savings for services including Grubhub+ Student on-demand food delivery, Calm meditation app, StudentUniverse online booking platform, and Course Hero educational resource platform for a limited time. College students who haven’t yet tried Prime Student can sign up for a six-month free trial, and then subscribe at half the price for $6.49 per month or $59 per year.

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Designed specifically for college students, Prime Student offers the shopping, savings, and entertainment benefits of Prime, as well as exclusive perks and offers for college life. Prime Student members have access to movies and TV series with Prime Video, ad-free listening of 2 million songs plus thousands of stations and playlists with Amazon Music, more than 3,000 books, magazines, and comics with Prime Reading, free in-game content and games with Prime Gaming, and more.

In addition to the Prime Student membership, Amazon is offering a dedicated section of its site for back-to-college shoppers,

“We know that college students enjoy the many benefits of a Prime Student membership, from streaming their favorite movies to getting fast and free delivery on dorm room essentials they need, and so much more,” said Jamil Ghani, VP of Amazon Prime. “We’re thrilled to team up with brands we know students love, like Grubhub and Calm, to make Prime Student even more valuable to new and existing members.”