Discounts-Staff Council - Carnegie Mellon University

Discounts Available to CMU Staff

ANY QUESTIONS?  Contact Nicole Stenger at nstenger@cs.cmu.edu or Sharon Cavlovich at sharonw@cs.cmu.edu

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ANYTIME DISCOUNTS

  • PSO (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra) Go to http://www.pittsburghsymphony.org/pso_home/web/subscriptions/group-student/2012/cmu and use discount code CMUFACULTY (faculty AND staff can use this code)
  • Pittsburgh Opera Go to http://www.pittsburghopera.org/ and use discount code POCMU
  • Nemacolin Woodlands Resort:  Nemacolin has a Simply the Best Package that is offered on select dates throughout the year. The package includes room accommodations, all taxes and resort fees, as well as a $150 resort spending credit, and breakfast for each person in the room. Prices vary depending on the day of the week and the accommodations selected.  For more information on the Simply The Best Package, contact a Resort Sales Specialist at (866) 344-6957 or visit
    http://www.nemacolin.com/best-rates-package to book online.
  • Sam's Club Membership Discount: Staff Council is pleased to team up with Sam's Club to offer you up to a $25 gift card when you join or renew your Sam's Club membership.  Simply print out the attached flier.  Please be sure to bring your Carnegie Mellon ID as proof of employment.  This offer is good through Dec. 31, 2014
    Find your local Sam's Club.
  • HoneyBaked Ham Staff Council is pleased to team up with the HoneyBaked Ham Company to offer you a 15% discount off any purchase.  Simply print out the attached flier and present it at any participating location.  This offer is good through Dec. 31, 2015.
  • Housing (Faros Properties):  Staff Council is working with Faros Properties to offer a 3% discount on rent each month to CMU employees at their Washington Plaza Apartments location.  To receive the discount, during the application process you must provide either 1) an offer letter on CMU letterhead, 2) a letter of employment verification from an immediate supervisor/HR representative, or 3) a recent pay stub confirming CMU employment.  All questions concerning this discount should be directed to Vivek Shastry (vshastry@andrew.cmu.edu)
  • Minted (http://www.minted.com/), the online stationery company, is happy to offer CMU faculty and staff a 10% off + free shipping discount on holiday cards and christmas cards. Just enter MINTEDFF2 coupon code at checkout. This discount code doesn't expire, however, it only applies to holiday cards and Christmas cards at this time.

SPRING DISCOUNTS

  • Coming soon

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SUMMER DISCOUNTS


PLEASE NOTE
:  All pricing, login & discount code information is subject to change for Summer, 2015

Kennywood Employee Day

Staff Council coordinates the annual Kennywood Employee Day at Kennywood Park (typically, the second weekend in June) Flier

Cedar Point

Summer 2014 Flier ****Includes purchase URL, username and password for tickets.  Staff Council is pleased to offer discounted tickets to Cedar Point (Sandusky, Ohio) this summer! Discounted Tickets1
  • Ride & Refresh: $49.99 (not available at the gate!)
  • Cedar Point: $45.00 ($14.99 off the gate price)
  • Soak City: $28.00 ($5.00 off the gate price)
  • Ride & Slide: $79.99 ($8.00 off the gate price)
Access the discount tickets by going to: http://www.CedarPoint.com/Affiliates User Name and Password are case sensitive!
User name: CARNEGIEMU  Password: cmu2014
1 There is a $5.99 convenience fee per transaction (not per ticket).

Idlewild

Discounted Idlewild ($25.99) tickets can be purchased by contacting Sharon Cavlovich or Nicole Stenger (at email addresses above) or at Kennywood ticket sale dates.

Sandcastle

Discounted Sandcastle ($22) tickets can be purchased by contacting Sharon Cavlovich or Nicole Stenger (at email addresses above) or at Kennywood ticket sale dates.

Hershey Park (Near Harrisburg)

Flier ****Includes the purchase URL and participant code.  Staff Council is pleased to offer discount tickets to Hershey Park this summer!  Purchase tickets via http://tinyurl.com/cmu2014 with promo code 85214.  If you purchase tickets before July 6, 2014, you will receive an extra savings and tickets can be used ALL summer season long.

Purchases made before July 6, 2014

Regular 1-day pass (ages 9-54) - $39.952
2 Admission tickets purchased online before 7/6/14 are VALID for the entire 2014 Summer operating season!

Regular 1-day pass (ages 9-54) - $46.953

  • Jr/Sr 1-day pass (ages 3-8; 55-69) - $34.95
  • Senior+ 1 day pass (ages 70+) - $22.95
  • Regular 2 day (ages 9-54) - $78.20
  • Jr/Sr 2-day (ages 3-8; 55-69) - $57.50
    3 Rate for purchases beginning 7/7/14

    The gate rate for regular passes are $60.80 and the Jr/Sr is $38.30.  Each ticket is subject to a $.75 processing fee.

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FALL DISCOUNTS

Renaissance Festival (LAST DAY Sept. 28, 2014)

Staff Council is please to offer discounted tickets to the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival.  Starting Aug. 23-Sept. 28th (weekends only) in addition to Labor Day! (Mon. Sept. 1)
At the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival they take you on a magical tour through time and legend. As you wander down the village streets and pathways of the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival, ready thyself to revel with master revelers, watch artisans create original works of their ancient craft and be taken in by the tantalizing aromas of roast turkey legges, steak on a stake, fresh baked goods and much more.  You'll meet all kinds, from jousters to jugglers to minstrels to maidens faire, all schooled in art of interactive theater! Much new entertainment has been summoned by Good King Henry for this glorious season. For six special summer weekends enjoy family fun for children and magical times for adults.
Ticket prices are as follows: $14.50 (adults); $7.00 (children). Ticket sales begin August 11th   CASH ONLY! Tickets can be purchased by contacting Sharon Cavlovich or Nicole Stenger (email addresses above).

Cedar Point Halloweekends

Don’t look now, but Halloween is right around the corner!  Staff Council has the opportunity to offer discounted tickets to Cedar Point Halloweekends.  Halloweekends tickets are valid Friday nights, Saturdays & Sundays, September 12 - November 1, 2014. Visit www.cedarpoint.com/affiliates and enter username: CARNEGIEMU and password: cmu2014 (Username & PW are case sensitive!).

We’ve added more daytime family fun with our NEW Howl-O-Palooza. On Saturdays and Sundays, families can enjoy pony rides, trick-or-treat, haybale mazes, a foam pit, and so much more! We’ve also added  a new Haunted House for those who enjoy the scares—HEXED! This haunted school for witches will be sure to terrify guests with its bubbling potions and slithering suprises. Check out https://www.cedarpoint.com/things-to-do/halloweekends for more information.

The discounted link prices* are the same as they were in the regular season!... They are:
  • Ride & Refresh: $49.99
  • Cedar Point Good-Any-Day: $45
  • Cedar Point Jr/Sr: $34.99
  • Soak City: No longer sold because Soak City closed on Labor Day
  • Super Sunday Saver: $37.00
  • 4-pack Special: $38.00
Gate Price is $59.99, so some of these tickets are MAJOR savings!

*There is a $5.99 convenience fee per transaction (not per ticket).

Idlewild Park Hallowboo

Flier  Don’t look now, but Halloween is right around the corner!  Staff Council has the opportunity to offer discounted tickets to Idlewild Park Hallowboo. Hallowboo tickets are valid Saturdays and Sundays during the operating hours of noon-6pm, October 4 through October 26, 2014.  Tickets are $15.00 each (gate price is $25.99.). CASH ONLY!!!  Tickets will be sold Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am-3:00pm in Cyert Hall 285.  Please let the receptionist know you are there to see Desirée or Marisa.  All questions should be directed to:  Desirée Chronick (chronick@andrew.cmu.edu) or Marisa Daugherty (marisada@andrew.cmu.edu).

Kennywood Phantom Fright Nights

Flier  Don’t look now, but Halloween is right around the corner!  Staff Council has the opportunity to offer discounted tickets to Kennywood Phantom Fright Nights. Phantom Fright Night tickets are valid Friday and Saturday nights from September 26 through November 1, 2014 (7pm until 1am) plus Sunday October 12th (7pm-11pm).  Tickets are $27.00 each (gate price $33.99).  CASH ONLY!!!  Tickets will be sold Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am-3:00pm in Cyert Hall 285.  Please let the receptionist know you are there to see Desirée or Marisa.  All questions should be directed to:  Desirée Chronick (chronick@andrew.cmu.edu) or Marisa Daugherty (marisada@andrew.cmu.edu).

Terror Town Haunted House in the Strip District

Flier (Includes dates, hours open, URL and street address)   September-October.  $5 discount per ticket via online code for all CMU employees and students. Tickets are $18.00 regular price, and with the online discount code of CMU2014, tickets will be reduced to $13.00.  Discount is also available at the door when a CMU ID is presented. 

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WINTER DISCOUNTS

  • Information on discounted Kennywood Holiday Lights ($13) tickets will be available soon.

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Exploring Your CMU Perks

The Inaugural 'Exploring Your CMU Perks' event was held on July 17, 2014.  CMU provides numerous (well hidden) benefits to staff that you can take advantage of, including discounts, memberships, events, and information regarding employment resources. The event's PowerPoint presentation offers this information and some of the URL links associated with these discounts & perks. Check this page periodically for updated (or discontinued) discounts & added links.

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Version Sept. 24, 2014