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  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

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 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

Cigna Healthy Rewards Program and Discounts

There are a number of discounts available to faculty, administrators and confidential employees who are members of the Cigna Health Plans. Some of the discounts available include Jenny Craig,, Fitness clubs and equipment, Lasik vision correction, tobacco cessation, and alternative medicine.  For a complete list of discounts available, please visit Cigna Health online at  Once logged in, select click on “Discount Programs – Healthy Rewards” located under the “Stay Healthy” menu item on the mid-lower bottom of the screen.  Follow the individual navigation for discounts of interest.

Personal Cellular Phones


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.


Discount:19% off select regularly priced Sprint monthly data service. Please reference Corp ID: GAUNV_CLB_ZZZ to receive your discount.

Current Promotional Offerings:

Save 50% + $100 AMEX Restrictions apply

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After activation, register for your Reward Card at

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Sprint Discount Program Information

Here are the Ways to Join Our Program:



Telesales: (866) 639-8354

Contact your local Account Manager, Jennifer MacDonald ( for more information.

Current Sprint Customer?  Want to Receive Your Discount?

  • Please visit
  • Enter in your mobile phone number on the Sprint network
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to sign up for the discount.
  • Click on the link you will receive in your work email
  • This will activate your discount and verify your employment.  You should expect to see the discount on your bill within 1 to 2 billing cycles.

In some instances, this process may not work for you.  Make sure you enter in your mobile phone number before proceeding to the following steps.

  • Upload Documentation to receive your discount: Click here.
  • Fax Documentation to receive your discount: Click here.
  • Have you changed affiliations?  Click here to revalidate with your new discount.


Barnard College Employees can now enjoy a 15% monthly discount off their monthly bills  (MRC- Monthly Referring Charges)  by calling  (866) 464-8662 [option 1].You must identify yourself as an employee of Barnard College and mention Promo Code: 31716TMOFAV . If you require additional support please contact David Holdwright by phone at (973) 960-4499 or by email at sends e-mail). Retail activations do not qualify for this offer.

  • No annual service contracts and No overage changes 
  • Receive a 15% monthly discount off on qualified rate plan. Retail Activations Do Not Qualify For This Offer
  • Rollover your unused data on plans 3GB and higher+ 10GB of LTE data just for signing up (per line)
  • Early Termination Fees reimbursed up to $650 per line to help free you from costly service contracts
  • Unlimited Music streaming on over 26 stations  
  • Unlimited data and text in over 120 countries included at no extra charge
  • Unlimited talk, text, and data on the fastest nationwide 4G LTE network
  • Phone upgrades whenever you want with JUMP!
  • 200 MB of additional data free for life on all T-Mobile connected tablets


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 to enroll.

Verizon FiOS - Exclusiver offer - get the best price on FiOS bundle only online at  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 and entering a Store Name/Password. Please contact Human Resources ( or 212-854-2551) for the Store Name/Password.


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.


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.


Discount tickets to sports, movies, theater, opera, concerts, comedy shows, and other events are available through the Barnard Store (Diana Center, 1st Floor). 
Discount tickets to Broadway shows are available through Corporate Offers and can be found online at

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
Crunch Fitness - Various membership rates available through Crunch Fitness, please contact Frank Sancilio at 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 or by phone at (646) 553-3351.


Zipcar - Discounted membership rates are available, to join please visit and please have your driver's license available.  For existing members, please contact Heather Cohen at 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 for more information on how to enroll.