Staples Student Discount Policy Explained (+ Other Ways to Save)

Staples does not offer a student discount, corporate customer service representatives said. We contacted Staples stores in California, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Texas, and Utah — all of the store associates we spoke with confirmed that Staples does not offer a student discount.

For information about stores that do offer student discounts, see our list of 100+ places with student discounts (for high school and college).

Other Ways to Save at Staples

Although the company does not offer a student discount, there are a few ways to save at Staples, including:

Staples Rewards

Staples offers a free rewards program for customers. You can create your account with an email and password and earn 2% back on in-store and online purchases. If you spend more than $999 in 12 months, you’ll earn 5% back on purchases in-store. Rewards members also receive free next-day delivery for online purchases over $35 and $2 back in rewards for recycled ink cartridges.

Staples Personal More Account Credit Card

Personal More Account cardholders get 5% back in rewards on all in-store and online purchases. You must be a U.S. resident and at least 18 years old to apply. Your application is subject to credit approval once you provide your personal and financial information — including your Social Security number, date of birth, rent or house payment information, and your annual net income. You can apply online.

Staples Associate Rewards

Staples offers a comprehensive rewards program for its employees, including 10% off everything in-store and online.