What is the Dolphin Discount Program?

The Dolphin Discount Program, a collaborative effort between CI and local businesses, allows CI students, faculty, staff, and members of the Alumni & Friends Association to receive discounts at participating businesses in the community by presenting their student ID card or their Alumni & Friends membership card at the time of purchase. These discounts are determined by each business. For a list of businesses involved in the Dolphin Discount Program please see the document below.

List of Dolphin Discount Participants

What can the DDP do for your business?

The Dolphin Discount Program brings University students, staff, faculty and members of the Alumni & Friends Association to your business. Your logo and information will be advertised around the CI campus, on the ASI website, Facebook page, and more! The DDP allows the CI Community to explore area businesses and builds loyalty, pride, and enthusiasm for local businesses. There is not fee to be a member of the program.

How can my business become a DDP member?

Local and in-person businesses can complete the DDP Application Form located below and submit it to DDP@csuci.edu.

Dolphin Discount Application

Bonus Discounts

The Simple Dollar

This site provides fantastic tips to saving money as a college student. Their most popular page outlines businesses that offer discounts to college students that show their student IDs at time of purchase. These discounts are accepted at most locations. They include retail stores, technology, traveling and transportation, books & magazines, cell phone plans and much more. To take a look at The Simple Dollars’ discount guide just click the hyperlink above. 

Student Discount Guide

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For more information about the Dolphin Discount Program, contact us at (805) 437-2622 or by email at DDP@csuci.edu.

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