Discounts for Employees

There are a number of local and national businesses that offer a discount to Barnard employees. In addition, some discounts are available throughBarnard benefit plans. Below is a listing of discounts and related resources. If you know of any additional discounts that may be available, please email Human Resources at hr@barnard.edu.  Please note that all discounts may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice.

The Purchasing department also maintains a listing of preferred vendors that offer discounts on rental cars and other services. For additional information, visit their website at www.barnard.edu/purchasing.

Aetna Discount Programs

There are a number of discounts available to faculty, administrators and confidential employees who are members of the Aetna Dental Plan. Some of the discounts available include MayoClinic Bookstore; Waterpik®; Salon Wish; eDiets®; Jenny Craig®; Nutrisystem®; and Zagat®.  For a complete list of discounts, please visit Aetna.com. Once logged in, click on "Discount Programs" in the "Related Shortcuts" menu on the left. Follow the individual directions for discounts of interest.

GHI Good Health Incentives Discount Program

There are a number of discounts available to employees who are members of the GHI Health Plans. Some of the discounts available include health care services and products; health club memberships; registered dietitians; massage therapy; acupuncture therapy; hearing care; vitamins and natural supplements; Davis Vision Centers (including exams, eyewear, contacts, and laser vision correction); MyMedicalCDTM and Weight Watchers®.  For more information and a complete list of discounts available, please contact Human Resources or visit GHI online at www.ghi.com.

Oxford Healthy Bonus Member Discounts

There are a number of discounts available to faculty, administrators and confidential employees who are members of the Oxford Health Plans. Some of the discounts available include Brookstone; Fiji Water; RunningShoes.com; Scholastic Store; Tiger Schulmann's Karate; and Weight Watchers®.  For a complete list of discounts available, please visit Oxford Health Plans online at www.oxhp.com. Once logged in, select the "Benefits & Coverage" tab. Click on "Healthy Bonus Member Discounts" in the menu on the left. Follow the individual directions for discounts of interest.

Personal Cellular Phones

AT&T - 20% off eligible rate plans (new or existing accounts); waive activation fee; and better of 25% equipment/accessories discount or prevailing promotion. Please contact Human Resources for more information or visit AT&T's Business Center Portal.

Sprint/Nextel - 23% discount on Sprint & Nextel bills. Information is available at www.evpdiscount.com/Barnard.

T-Mobile - 10% discount on monthly airtime, new handsets (certain exclusions apply), and waived activation fee for new customers.  New customers please call 1-888-537-4242 to enroll.  Existing customers please visit www.t-mobile.com/corpdiscount or call 1-866-464-8662.

Verizon - 19% discount on eligible plans, up to 25% off accessories.  Existing customers please visit Verizon Customer Portal.  New customers can contact Nuno Caixinha at (973) 271-8834 or nuno.caixinha@verizonwireless.com to enroll.

Verizon - Barnard College employees now qualify for great savings on Verizon Wireless phones through the Employee Value Program. Visit your EVP Verizon portal for discounted handsets for new service and upgrades.  For any questions, feel free to contact your EVP rep Andrew at  andrew@evpdiscount.com.

Verizon FiOS - Exclusiver offer - get the best price on FiOS bundle only online at www.verizon.com/connections.  Employees save up to $10 per month on Verizon Internet, TV and Home Phone bundles.  Plus get access to current new customer promotional offers!  Existing customers may be eligible for discounts on qualifying bundles, check website for details.  Just enter your work email address or select “I don’t have a work email address” and verify employment.  You will receive an email from Verizon with a shopping link, follow the link to start saving!  

Bronx Zoo & New York Aquarium

Discounted tickets are available for the Bronx Zoo and the New York Aquarium. Tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting https://tickets.wcs.org and entering a Store Name/Password. Please contact Human Resources (hr@barnard.edu or 212-854-2551) for the Store Name/Password.

Retailers

Barnes & Noble (Upper West Side location ONLY) - 10% off, must present ID at in-store checkout to receive discount. Not available online.
 
Club Monaco - 15% off. Must present ID at in-store checkout to receive discount. Not available online.
 
J. Crew - 15% off. Must present ID at in-store checkout to receive discount. Not available online.
 
JoS. A. Bank Clothiers - 20% off. Employees will need a free Corporate Discount Card in order to receive the discount. Information on how to receive the card is available from Human Resources.

Computers

For information on discounts available for computer hardware and software, please visit Barnard College Information Technology. Many discounts that are available for students, listed on the Student Computing web site, are also available for staff.

Tickets

Discount tickets to sports, movies, theater, opera, concerts, comedy shows, and other events are available through Student Life (301 Diana Center). Please contact them directly for the latest offers at x42096.
 
Discount tickets to Broadway shows are available through Corporate Offers and can be found online at www.corporateoffers.com.

Health Club Memberships

For those wishing to join a gym other than the Barnard or Columbia gyms (see Physical Fitness section), discounted health club memberships are available through GlobalFit Corporate Fitness. For more information, please call 1-800-294-1500 or visit them online at www.globalfit.com/.
 
Crunch Fitness - Various membership rates available through Crunch Fitness, please contact Frank Sancilio at frank.sancilio@crunch.com or by phone at (917) 488-2597 for more information and rates.
 
New York Sports Clubs - Two options of month-to-month Passport memberships are available. For additional details and rates, please contact Melynda Egenberg at melynda.egenberg@tsiclubs.com or by phone at (646) 553-3351.

Other

Zipcar - Discounted membership rates are available, to join please visit www.zipcar.com/barnardcollege and please have your driver's license available.  For existing members, please contact Heather Cohen at hcohen@zipcar.com with your Zipcard number.
 
Miss Hall's School (Pittsfield, Massachusetts) - GIRLS LEAD Scholarship Program: Up to 50% of the MHS boarding tuition to a limited number of qualifying girls. Information on the scholarship is available from Human Resources.
 
Barnard staff members may purchase books and supplies at the Columbia University Bookstore (Barnes & Noble) and are eligible for limited discounts on purchases from the bookstore with a valid I.D. card.

Verizon Connections is an exclusive program for Barnard employees providing discounts up to $10 off per month on FiOS and High Speed Internet service bundles for the home. Please visit verizon.com/connections for more information on how to enroll.