Carnegie Mellon University

Wireless Communication

Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff members are eligible for discounts on eligible personal liable wireless telephone service plans as well as savings on hardware and accessories. Some providers also offer discounts to Carnegie Mellon students.

Benefits Available to Faculty, Staff and Students

  • A 17% discount off regularly priced AT&T service plans for faculty and staff
  • A 10% discount off regularly priced AT&T service plans for students

To Take Advantage of Your Discount

Contact

AT&T Customer Care: 800-331-0500 (or dial 611 from your AT&T phone)

 

Benefits Available to Faculty and Staff

  • Switch from another carrier to Magenta Plus and save $5/month/line discount up to two lines for 20 months.
  • Get premium features with Magenta Plus
    • Unlimited talk, text, and smartphone data on our network
    • Taxes and fees included
    • Five layers of scam-blocking protection
    • Control your calls and voicemails
    • Netflix or Quibi on us (with 2+ lines)
    • 2x data speed and texting abroad
    • Dedicated customer care team
    • HD streaming
    • Free stuff every week with T-Mobile Tuesdays
    • Free texting and unlimited in-flight Wi-Fi
    • Talk, text, and up to 5GB of 4G data in MX and CA
    • 20GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot data

To Take Advantage of Your Discount

Benefits Available to Faculty and Staff

  • 18% off the monthly access fee on qualifying plans of $34.99 or higher
    • For single line accounts the 18% will apply to your voice plan (not applicable to smartphone data features).
    • For legacy Family Share Plans the 18% will be applied to your primary line of service or your “account level” pricing.
    • For Share Everything Plans the 18% discount will be applied to the cost of your shared data block (not applicable to the line access fees).
  • 25% off of most accessories
    • Some “specialty” items may not qualify.
  • Orders are shipped via free 2 Day FedEx

To Take Advantage of Your Discount

  • If you already have service through Verizon Wireless:
    1. Visit the Verizon Discount Program website to register for the discount and/or re-validate your employment.
    2. Click on "Existing Customers" to log in with your Verizon User ID or mobile number.
    3. You will need to submit a copy of your paystub. (Employment cannot be validated with an email address.) When submitting your paystub, you may redact all information except for your name, the date, and the CMU logo and address.
    4. Once the discount is activated, you will have access to information on all products and services on the site.
  • If you have not yet established an account with Verizon Wireless:
    1. Visit a Verizon retail store or shop online on Verizon's website to set up an account.
    2. Once your account is established, follow the instructions listed above to activate the discount.

Please note that the Verizon account must be established in the CMU employee's name to qualify for the discount. The CMU discount cannot be applied to accounts set up in a family member's name.

Contact

Becky Siegel
Phone: 412-508-8238
Email: becky.siegel@verizonwireless.com
Verizon Customer Care and Technical Support/Device Troubleshooting: 800-922-0204