Discounts: Healthcare, Entertainment and More

Discounts for Columbia employees

Your Columbia Benefits include group discounts on a wide variety of nationally and locally recognized merchants, vendors and providers in many categories including electronics, fitness, apparel, travel, entertainment and more. Explore the many perks available to you and your family. There's something for everyone.


Take Advantage of Discounts

To assist and support your ongoing wellbeing, if you are enrolled in the Aetna dental plan, Columbia University provides wellness resources, including discounts on:

  • Blood pressure monitors and certain exercise and yoga equipment
  • Personal trainers, health coaches and weight management programs
  • Gym memberships, nutrition counseling, massage and other therapies
  • Vitamins and other nutritional supplements
  • Designer eyeglass frames, prescription/non-prescription sunglasses, non-disposable contact lenses and Lasik laser eye surgery

Find more information on discounts provided through the Aetna Dental plan through the secure member website at

You can also check out the Wellness tab on the Columbia Office of Work/Life website for more discounts relating to gym memberships and nutrition.

Looking for a weekend getaway, day trip or great entertainment nearby? Discounts on cultural events, hotel rooms and car rentals can be found on the Columbia University Discounts webpage. Use the code CUMC for discounts through Tickets at Work.  

Consider getting a New York Public Library card to gain free admission into museums in and around New York. Columbia University Libraries offer free NYPL on-site library card registration in Butler Library every fall, but you can also get one at the Morningside NYPL branch at Broadway and 114th Street.

Did you know you can get help with pre-trip reminders as well as advice and emergency support while you’re traveling? Learn more about Cigna Secure Travel.

No matter what type of wheels get you to and from work, Columbia has discounts to ease the expense of commuting. Check the Columbia Transportation webpage for details or call 1-212-854-3382.

Wish you could shave a bit off your monthly cable and telephone bills? AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile all offer discounts and special offers to Columbia employees. Learn more on the Columbia Discounts webpage.