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Employee Discounts

State of Texas Discount Purchase Program

Your Discount Purchase Program offers savings for you and your family as a state employee or retiree.  There’s no sign-up fee, registration, or cost to you. Vendors that participate in the program offer discounts on a variety of products and services including:
  • Auto, home, and pet insurance
  • Electronics
  • Sporting events, tourist attractions, and movie tickets.
  • Amusement parks including; Six Flags, Sea World, and Disney World.
  • Dining and Grocery including; COSTCO, Sam's Club, and Blue Apron.
  • Retail items including; jewelry, cosmetics, and apparel.
  • Flowers, gifts, and home decor.
  • Financial wellness

Start saving today with the State of Texas discount purchase program.  Just go to the website, click on the category or company that appeals to you, and start saving. Discounts will change, and new ones will be added, so check the site often.

UHCL Employee Discounts

As a University of Houston-Clear Lake employee, you can enjoy discounts from local area businesses and additional vendors.  Participation is free to employees and businesses.  Please present a UHCL employee ID badge to receive the discount. Select the area of interest below to view the available discounts. 
Businesses wanting to participate should email the Office of Human Resources.  

  Child Care

As a UHCL employee you can enjoy a special savings of 10% off the price of day care tuition. To take advantage of the discount you must present a valid UHCL employee ID badge.

To learn more about the participating locations, view their websites listed below.

A Big Place 4 Little People Daycare

Armand Bayou Montessori School

Lighthouse Learning Academy

Seabrook Children's Academy, additional 5% discount if paid monthly.

  Local Attractions

Employees can save big on local events and attractions. Enjoy discounted access to year-round and seasonal events.

Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre: Ticket discounts vary.

Bayou Theater: $12.00 tickets for faculty and staff of UHCL with a valid employee ID.

Houston Museum of Natural Science: Visit http://corporatecoupon.hmns.org/.
Password: museum


There's nothing better than getting a great meal for a great deal!  To take advantage of the discount you must present a valid UHCL employee ID badge.

Denny's: 20% discount off meal before tax.
Lenny's Subs: 20% discount on food items.

  Home and Retail

Save on home services and support local businesses at the same time!  To take advantage of the discount you must present a valid UHCL employee ID badge.

Champion Energy Services: $50 bill credit for new customers and customer who renew. Code: UHCL.

Bay Area Turning Point Resale Shop: 20% discount on regular priced items. 

NINO PROPERTIES : UHCL employees receive several exclusive benefits and incentives when buying, selling or renting a home or apartment through its Preferred Employer Program. Buyers and sellers are eligible for a 25% cashback rebate that is paid towards their closing costs, and renters are eligible for a 15% cashback rebate once the property pays Nino. To participate in the Preferred Employer Program please register at: www.ninoproperties.com/preferred

Contact: Christina Nguyen at 713-212-4846 or email at chrisina.nguyen@ninoproperties.com for more information.

SpareFoot Storage: $25 discount when renting a storage unit. 

  Electronics and Phone Services

UHCL employees qualify for select pricing on eligible phone plans and select computer accessories and products.

Buy Software for Home Use - Current UHCL faculty and staff can purchase software at a discounted rate.

T-Mobile: 17% discount on qualifying plans. New lines and customers recieve discounts on the latest devices and waived activation fees (save $35/line) in addition to 17% monthly discount.
New customers call 866-464-8662; promo code 15386TMOFAV and node 4025287. For existing customers, to apply the discount, provide your information through the following link: https://validate.t-mobile.com/employee-discount

Verizon: 25% discount on qualifying plans. New and existing customers should register at http://www.verizonwireless.com/discount using your UHCL email address.  Existing customers call 1-800-922-0204 for assistance. Or visit any Verizon store with your UHCL ID or recent paycheck stub.

  Auto, Insurance, and Travel

View the exclusive money saving options on insurance or take your vacation to the next level and enjoy various discounts when you travel.

AAA Texas: Special savings on a variety of memberships. 

BMW: UHCL has recently partnered with BMW of North America. Faculty and staff are eligible for a special incentive on top of all normal retail incentive programs. A valid UHCL staff/faculty ID is required.

Liberty Mutual Insurance: Helping employees save hundreds on insurance.

Affordable Travel of Orlando: Various savings in Orlando, Florida including Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studios. Login username UHCL.

Participation by a business in this program is not to be considered a recommendation or endorsement by the Office of Human Resources or the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

  • Human Resources

    Phone: 281-283-2160
    Fax: 281-283-2158

    Bayou Building B2537
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 167
    Houston, TX 77058-1002