Special Discounts

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Apartments and Communities

CofC employees may have application fee waived upon decision to rent.

Health and Fitness

  • Gold's Gym

Contact Andy Harnsberger, 329.4653 or aharnsberger@goldsgym.net.

  • The Spa At Charleston Place

Present Cougar Card at purchase, Monday-Thursday, for 25% off.

Computer Sofware and Hardware


Faculty/Staff Meal Plan - College of Charleston Dining Services

Dining Locations

Get 25 Meals for $160! Stop by Campus Services HQ in Berry Hall to sign up for a meal plan (Check, American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover are accepted). 

  • Meals can be used at Liberty Street Fresh Food Company & City Bistro & Marty's Place.

  • At Liberty Street Fresh Food Company & City Bistro, meals are all you care to eat! At Marty's Place meals are worth one combo meal.

  • With the Faculty & Staff Meal Plan, the cost per meal is only $6.40! (Regular lunch door rate is $9.25).

    • Faculty & Staff Meal Plans roll over from semester to semester until all meals are used.

Phone Service

  • Verizon Wireless

Go to Verizon Wireless.
Enter your work email address and select “Check for Discounts”.
You will receive an email...click the “get started” button in this email.
Click on the “Register your Line” link in the “existing Customers” section under “enroll”.

  • Sprint, AT&T

Contact provider for details.

Lawn, Home, and Pet Care

$20 off a lawn care service, sign up with your College email and use the code college20. Available to active students and staff.

5% off ALL fencing installation and repair, using code FIMP5%. Call 843-375-6955 for a free quote!

5% off ALL concrete installation and repair, using code CCMP5%. Call 843-416-9336 for a free quote!

Offers CofC faculty, staff, and students a 10% discount.

Library and Media

Online Retailers

Offers discounts to hundreds of online retailers for government employees.  To register and verify employment:

  • Select "Government Employee -> State -> South Carolina
  • Department: "Other - State"
  • Complete registration by using your College e-mail.

Parks, Sites, and Tickets

  • Drayton Hall

Complimentary grounds pass or one adult admission at a discounted rate, which includes a house tour. For more information, please visit Drayton Hall.

  • Charleston County Parks

CCP 2023 College Employee Discounts and Package (active and retired staff/faculty only -- SPECIAL NOTE: This program will end December 31, 2023. Please visit Charleston County Parks for other ticket options.)

  • SC Aquarium

Use code COFC23MEM for $15 off the purchase of a membership only (valid through 12/31/2023 for faculty/staff/students).

  • Working Advantage Program

Working Advantage offers a savings marketplace for College of Charleston employees which includes a one-stop shop for exclusive and convenient savings on the products, services, and experiences you know and love. 
It’s cost-free and easy to enroll. Just visit https://cofc.savings.workingadvantage.com and begin saving today on items such as electronics, appliances, theme parks, hotels, movie tickets, rental cars, gift cards, apparel, cars, flowers, fitness memberships, groceries, special events, and more.

Transportation and Parking

Free rides on all CARTA busses with a valid Cougar Card (faculty/staff/students). 

  • St. Philips St. and Wentworth Garages

$10.00 all day parking with a valid Cougar Card (money must be loaded on Cougar Card through Campus Services HQ in Berry Hall).