The Collegiate Success Institute (CSI) Worcester served approximately 175 Worcester Public School juniors and seniors in collaboration with college partners Anna Maria, Assumption, Clark, Holy Cross and Worcester State, and corporate partners Unum, Hanover Insurance, EBS Foran, and Morgan Stanley.
Local Discounts for College Students
The Consortium partners with the Worcester Cultural Coalition to make Woo Cards available to selected students on every campus. The cards give you great discounts at participating cultural organizations throughout the city. See your Student Activities Office or visit www.woocard.org for more info.
The UPass is a discounted Mt. Wachusett season ski pass and is just $189 for college students. Wachusett has 22 trails and 8 lifts. The pass is valid weekdays 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 nights a week, 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. Download a PDF of the UPass application. More: www.wachusett.com/TicketsPasses/UPASS/tabid/435/Default.aspx
The discounts listed below are not coordinated through the Consortium.
Contact the individual businesses for more information and current discounts.
Adesso Beauty Spa
Full-time students receive a 20% discount at the 108 June Street, Worcester spa. More: 508-757-7977
Central Rock Climbing Gym
Students pay $12 or go on Thursday "College Night" and only spend $12 and get free pizza (including gear rental) at 299 Barber Avenue, Worcester. More: 508-852-7625 or www.centralrockgym.com/ (Check out their climbing video on their Web site!)
CLAYTIME Paint-Your-Own Pottery & Bead Studio
College ID Nights are Thursdays 6 - 9 p.m. at 124 Boston Turnpike (Route 9) in Shrewsbury. With a valid College ID you can receive 50% off the studio fee. More: 508-798-9950 or www.claytimestudio.com/
The CollegeGolfPass is a discount golf program for college students in New England. For a $20 membership fee per year, students receive up to 67% off greens fees over 130 golf courses around New England including seven courses in Central Mass. (Bedrock, Dudley Hill, Westboro, Heritage, Cyprian Keyes, Stow Acres, and Pine Ridge). The more you play, the more you save. To purchase your pass visit http://collegegolfpass.com//signup/
Dick's Beantown Comedy Escape
Great comedians perform every Friday at 9 p.m. and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. at Biagio's, Park Avenue, Worcester. Admission: $20. With valid college ID you get 2 for 1 on Friday shows and 10:15 p.m. shows on Saturdays; or $5 off 8 p.m. show Saturdays. More: 800-401-2221 or www.dickdoherty.com/
Full-time students get 10% off at 482 Southbridge Street, Auburn. More: 508-832-2993
Fitchburg Art Museum
Admission for full-time Fitchburg State students is free. $5 for any other college student with valid ID. The museum is located at 185 Elm Street, Fitchburg. More: 978-345-4207 or www.fitchburgartmuseum.org
Frank Foley's Comedy Safari
Professional comics from all over New England perform at Irish Times in Worcester. Students $10 with valid ID; shows are Saturdays at 8 p.m. More: 1-800-71 LAUGH
Guaranteed Fitness Center
Student membership is $125 for 3 months or $25/month for a year at 107 North Spencer Road, Spencer. More: 508-885-3686
Indian Summer Tanning Spa
The 1285 Pleasant Street, Worcester spa offers a variety of student discounts. More: 508-756-9400.
Kimochi Massage & Bodywork
Kimochi, a professional massage therapy practice, is offering a 25% student discount on their services. Call: 508-757-5660.
Knight's Airport Limousine
Knight’s Airport Limousine offers students 27% off their low shared van rates. Get to Logan or Providence, NYC airports, or anywhere you need to go. Mention your school for the maximum discount. 800-822-5456 (www.knightlimo.com)
Students and alumni get 7-10% discounts on auto and renter's insurance. Call David Green at 508-330-6945.
Full-time students get a 10% discount at the body art business at 458 Park Avenue, Worcester. More: 508-755-1379 more: www.miraculouscreations.com
Advance tickets to concerts are $20; $15 for rush tickets at the box office one hour before the concert begins. With the $15 at-door ticket price, we offer double points for student WOO card holders. Concerts are held at such venues as Mechanics Hall, Hanover Theatre and Tuckerman Hall. More: 508-754-3231 or www.musicworcester.org
Full-time students receive a 10% discount at 846 West Boylston Street, Worcester. More: 508-852-0900
Admission for full-time students to this museum of science and nature at 222 Harrington Way, Worcester is just $6. More: 508-791-9211 or www.ecotarium.org
College students receive a 20% discount off their bill with valid student ID.
Worcester Airport Limousine
Get up to 25% off standard rates going door to door in a shared shuttle van to and from the airport of your choice or for an evening out, a sporting event, a tour, or traveling to any other destination you prefer. This Consortium member benefit for students, faculty and staff also extends to families and guests for official business or personal travel. Make reservations online at www.wlimo.com or by phone at 1-800-660-0992.
Worcester Art Museum
Admission at 55 Salisbury Street in Worcester is free for students at colleges connected to the museum or $8 for any college student with valid ID. More: 508-799-4406 or www.worcesterart.org
Worcester Historical Museum
Students of Assumption College, Becker College and the College of the Holy Cross get in free. Admission at the 30 Elm Street, Worcester museum for other college students is $4. More: 508-753-8278 or www.worcesterhistory.org
Friday and Saturday night game tickets are $9 with your student ID. This local AHL team strives to bring the highest quality sports events to our area. Home ice is at the DCU Center at 50 Foster Street in Worcester. Attendees can have their photo taken with mascot FINZ as well as get autographs from players. More: www.sharksahl.com/index.asp.
Full-time students receive a 10% discount on tattoos and piercings at 287 West Boylston Street, West Boylston. More: 508-835-6559