10 Best Student Discounts in North Dakota

College students shell out big bucks to pay for their books, tuition, and accommodations, all while bringing in only meager paychecks. So, it makes sense that universities and local businesses would try to save students money wherever possible through student discounts. From coffee houses to art museums, here are the best places to get student discounts in North Dakota!

Note: As discount offers frequently change, please double check with the business before you go.

Bully Brew Coffee House, Grand Forks, ND

Bully Brew Coffee House is a popular hangout spot in Grand Forks for students, busy professionals, and coffee lovers alike. They offer a huge variety of coffee drinks, a specialty espresso bar, cold drinks like smoothies and espresso shakes, and food like French macarons and sandwiches. Happy hour for University of North Dakota students is from Monday through Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m., in which specialty drinks are half priced. 

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Spicy Pie Pizza, Fargo, ND

Spicy Pie Pizza is known for having the best tasting and highest quality pizza in the Fargo area, but that isn’t all that’s on the menu. At this dynamic restaurant, the menu has many equally delicious options including tostadas, hard and soft shell tacos, sub sandwiches, bread bites, garlic knots, salads, chips and salsa, nachos, boneless wings, and more. They have locations in downtown Fargo, west Fargo, south Fargo, NDSU, Minot, and Grand Forks. NDSU students can get one topping slice and soda for only five dollars when they show their student ID.

MAP Fitness, Grand Forks, ND

Health and fitness are important aspects of being a happy person but often times, a gym membership is out of budget for college students. Students can test out classes at MAP Fitness for free for their first week by showing their student ID. Classes include boot camp, music video spin, insanity, train with the trainer, and more. Memberships are $55 per month. MAP Fitness is open 24 hours a day, so even the busiest students can make time to work out. 

Los Cabos Family Mexican Restaurant, Dickinson, ND

Los Cabos Family Mexican Restaurant takes pride in their incredibly authentic and delicious Mexican cuisine. Their large and varied menu includes favorites like appetizers, torta sandwiches, salads, enchiladas, seafood platters, steak platters, taco platters, traditional Mexican dishes like chilaquiles or sopitos, fajitas, and vegetarian options. Dickinson State University students who show a valid student ID can receive 30 percent off their entire order every Wednesday.

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Moxie Java, Fargo, ND

Located in the heart of downtown Fargo, Moxie Java is a bustling yet cozy coffee shop that is the perfect place to bring a laptop and get some work done or just enjoy a warm cup of joe while relaxing. Their coffees are known for being bold and flavorful with very little bitterness, which is due to their unique and careful brewing process. There are many hot and iced drinks available and a food menu with favorites like oatmeal, muffins, scones, breads, caramel rolls, cinnamon twists, bars and brownies, cookies, bagels, biscotti, cookies, donut cake, cheesecake, sandwiches, pasta salads, soup, quiche, and paninis. NDSU students who show their student ID can get half off any espresso drinks on Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. This is the perfect location for late night study sessions! 

Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

Take a break from the books and check out the innovative and creative exhibits at the renowned Plains Art Museum. This museum has 56,000 square-feet of space to explore with exhibits that feature art from the 20th and 21st centuries. There are special exhibits held around the year, as well as 4,000 permanent works including regional, national, international, and fine art. Students get free admission after showing their college ID.

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Heartland Clinic of Chiropractic, Grand Forks, ND

Back pain can have a large interference on one’s life and comfort, making a visit to a chiropractor sometimes necessary. Healthcare can be a huge cost for students without healthcare, so the discount offered by Heartland Clinic of Chiropractic is especially useful. Students who show their student ID can receive an initial examination and x-ray, if needed, for only $20. 

MATBus, Fargo, ND

Fargo is a large and sprawling town by North Dakota standards, making the use of public transportation essential for many students. The MATBus is Fargo’s premier public transportation system that runs Monday through Saturday and travels around Fargo and West Fargo. It also travels to the communities of Moorhead and Dilworth in Minnesota. NDSU students who show their student ID get free rides, a truly unbeatable deal!

The Bowler, Fargo, ND

The Bowler is a lively entertainment center that is always hopping on the weekends! The center has three bars, a 24-lane bowling alley, and a restaurant. For over 50 years, The Bowler has attracted customers excited to have a good time. NDSU students with ID can participate in free bowling from 9:00 to midnight from Monday through Thursday. Grab a slice of pizza and hit the lanes for a night you won’t forget!

Souris River Brewing, Minot, ND

Souris River Brewing is a locally owned and operated, North Dakota proud brewing company that serves up some of the best brews in the area. Their ingredients are sourced from only the highest quality local and regional suppliers, and the local difference can be tasted in every sip. Not only do they offer refreshing beers but also delicious food like poutine, perogies, walleye bites, soups and salads, sliders, steaks, signature sandwiches and burgers, and desserts. Minot State University students who show their student IDs receive five percent off their entire order. 

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