Special Discounts

The College of Charleston accepts no responsibility for nor recommends any product or service presented.  The College of Charleston has no financial interest in presenting company and/or product and assumes no responsibility for services provided.

Apartments and Communities

CofC employees may have application fee waived upon decision to rent

Health and Fitness

Offers CofC faculty and staff a 20% discount.

  • 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  843-953-5539

25 Meals for $155 (stop by Cougar Card Services 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 St Fresh Food  Co & City Bistro, meals are all you care to eat! At Marty's Place meals are worth one combo meal.

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

  • With the Faculty & Staff Meal Plan, the cost per meal is only $6.20! (Regular lunch door rate is $9.25) 

Phone Service

  • Verizon Wireless

Go to http://www.verizonwireless.com/discounts
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.

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

Complimentary grounds pass or one adult admission for $9.00, which includes a house tour.  For more information, please visit www.draytonhall.org.

  • South Carolina State Parks

Statewide Park Passport is available for $60 (normally $75) which are good for one year from date of purchase and entitle you to free access to all 47 State parks for up to 14 persons in one persona passenger vehicle. (no buses or cargo vans). Purchase must be made at Charleston Towne Landing (1500 Old Town Road, Charleston SC 29407), and you must show your College of Charleston ID card.

  • Charleston County Parks

CCP 2021 College Employee Discounts and Package (active and retired staff/faculty)

  • Biltmore Estate (Asheville, NC)

Visit MyCharleston, Employee Tab, Quick Links to obtain special discount code to purchase tickets online.

  • SC Aquarium

Visit MyCharleston, Employee Tab, Quick Links to obtain special discount code to purchase tickets online.

  • TicketsAtWork

TicketsAtWork provides offers on movies, hotels, concerts, shows, sporting events, theme parks, and more!

Transportation and Parking

Free rides on all CARTA busses with faculty/staff ID issued by Cougar Card Services.

Park for $6.00 a day at park & Go on Dorchester Rd. when you mention the College while booking at (843) 302-2288, or book online http://park-go.com/lp/college-of-charleston.shtml.

  • St. Philips St. and Wentworth Garages

$10.00 all day parking with College of Charleston ID (money must be loaded on card through Cougar Card Services).