In addition to tuition discounts, a comprehensive benefit package and access to ETSU facilities and services, qualifying ETSU employees and family members enjoy a variety of discounts on purchases and travel.
Want more discounts? Many local businesses offer ETSU employee discounts. Show your ETSU Employee ID and ask.
Travel, dining and services discounts for ETSU employees
Tennessee State Parks
ETSU employees and retirees receive discounts for camping, lodging and golf at Tennessee State Parks as well as a discount off retail prices at gift and golf shops. Restrictions apply. Visit the Tennessee State Parks Discount website for more information.
Natural History Museum - Gray Fossil Site
The Gray Fossil Site and Hand's on Disovery Center is a place where visitors can view and learn about an active Pliocene-era fossil dig site. Children can enjoy dozens of interactive exhibits focused on learning through discovery.
Software and Computer Discounts
ETSU faculty and staff may order software for personal use from the Faculty and Staff tab on the Hub. For information about purchasing computers for personal use, visit the Dell University store or the Apple Education store.
PerksConnect is a discount saving program for ETSU employees, retirees and their families. The Perks Network not only offers discounts at businesses local to ETSU, but nationwide. Use your membership for discounts on gift cards or event tickets. Signing up is as simple as:
- Visit discounts.perksconnection.com and click ‘Activate your account now’.
- Enter the group code (ETSU18).
- Complete the form and pick your user name and password.
Use the Refer a Merchant link on your home page to send Perks information about a business you would like see added to the network (subject to merchant agreement).
For businesses interested in offering an ETSU discount, please contact PerksConnect directly as all discounts made available to our employees will be handled solely through the Perks website. For information on providing discounts as part of the ETSU PerksConnect program, please contact:
Corporate Relations Director | PerksConnect an Augeo company
5018 Expressway Drive South – Suite 201, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Toll Free: 800-727-3757 x5153 | Office: 631-930-5153 | Fax: 631-913-1981
The ETSU ID BUC$ account features a declining balance program that can be used for purchases on campus and at participating off-campus merchants. All faculty and staff are eligible to participate in the ID BUC$ Program and may sign-up for payroll deduction to add money to their ID BUC$ account. For more information, visit the ID Bucs$ webpage.
ETSU offers a full-service dining hall as well as many retail food and beverage services across the campus. Located on the top floor of the D.P. Culp Student Center, the dining hall offers an exceptional dining experience with indoor and outdoor seating and healthy food options. ETSU faculty and staff may sign up for a meal plan to receive dining discounts that do not expire. Find a dining location near you.
ETSU faculty, staff and retirees have borrowing privileges, including interlibrary loans, through the university libraries. Visit the Sherrod Library Faculty and Staff webpage or the Medical Library website for information on resources and services available to ETSU employees.
ETSU employees receive a discount of 20% on merchandise*. Visit the campus location or shop online at ShopETSU.
*20% discount excludes adopted textbooks, special orders, sale books, class and alumni rings, computer software, computer hardware, periodicals, discounted merchandise, stamps, and health and beauty aids.
Discounts for car rental for business and personal use are available through the Emerald Club. Enrollment is free. Check our your discounts today.
Financial Fitness Made Easy - Services that will meet all your financial needs. Tennessee Teachers Credit Union is the 5th largest credit union in Tennessee. TTCU serves 30,000 members at 13 branches and has assets of over $203 million. Anyone who is employed in the field of education, active or retired, in Tennessee is eligible to apply for membership. Just keep $25 in your savings account and use TTCU's services. For more information, visit http://www.ttcu.org/ or call 423-439-4423 (ETSU campus location) or 423-915-0222 (Sunset Drive location).
Home Mortgage Assistance
Recognizing that housing is important in the lives of our employees, ETSU has partnered with the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) to provide an Employee Assisted Housing (EAH) Program. Through the EAH program our employees will be provided with educational information on the home buying process and home buyer education counseling programs. Additionally, ETSU employees are eligible for affordable mortgage products and down payment and closing cost assistance as a result of our participation in the TDHA program. If you are interested in learning more about the EAH program, please visit this website: http://www.thda.org.
In addition, Homebuyer Education Workshops are offered by Eastern Eight Community
Development Corporation. Visit their web site at http://e8cdc.org/events/ for a schedule of workshops in this area.
Eastern Eight Community Development Corporation
221 E. Unaka Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37601
Tel. 423.232.5097 Fax 423.926.003