DSW does not offer a student discount — or a military or senior discount either. For the list of ways to save at DSW, see below.
DSW Student Discount Policy
DSW does not offer a student discount. We confirmed this by speaking with an online customer service representative and customer service representatives from several DSW store locations in multiple states, including Arizona, California, Illinois, Minnesota, New York, and Texas. DSW doesn’t offer military or senior discounts either.
Ways to Save at DSW
Although DSW does not offer student, senior, or military discounts, there are ways you can save at DSW. Here are three money-saving opportunities:
DSW VIP Rewards
- What is it? A rewards program that earns you points whenever you shop at DSW. There are three membership levels in the program:
- VIP Club, which is free to join
- VIP Gold, which requires at least $200 in purchases at DSW annually
- VIP Elite, which requires at least $500 in purchases at DSW annually
- Savings: Benefits vary depending on your membership level, but all levels earn points when you shop at DSW. Points can later be redeemed for rewards, or shopping credit, at DSW. Additional perks include free ground shipping or express shipping when shopping on DSW.com, a birthday gift, and exclusive member offers and events.
- Sign up for DSW VIP Rewards online or at your local DSW store
DSW Visa Credit Card
Note: To learn more about the DSW Visa Credit Card, see our article: Shoe Store Credit Cards Exist but They’re Rare: Here’s Where to Get One.
- What is it? A store credit card accepted anywhere that takes Visa
- Savings: You can earn points every time you shop using your DSW Visa Credit Card and earn additional points when you use it to make purchases at DSW. Points can later be redeemed for rewards, or shopping credit, at DSW.
- Apply for a DSW Visa Credit Card online
Shop Sale/Clearance Items
- What is it? Items that have been reduced in price either temporarily or permanently to reduce stock.
- Savings: Save anywhere from 20 to 70% off.
- Shop the Clearance section on DSW.com or the sale section in-store
- Find out about DSW’s clearance return policy in our article.
Is there a DSW student discount? DSW does not offer a student discount. There are, however, other ways to save at DSW, including joining the DSW VIP Rewards program, applying up for a DSW Visa Credit Card, and shopping sale and clearance items.