Discounts are available to University employees through a number of different sources. The University does not endorse any specific program or benefit, rather this listing is provided for informational purposes. Please contact each individual vendor with questions.
Many health insurance plans provide a variety of discounts. These differ by plan. Employees with health insurance coverage through:
- the MA Group Insurance Commission may find that their plan offers a variety of discounts. Check the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' health plans for active state employees for more information on your plan.
- The PostDoctoral or AFSCME Unit B health insurance plans should also refer to their health insurance plan's webpage (linked from UMA's Human Resources health plan webpage)
Discounts on Products and Services (including home & auto insurances)
The University system has arranged for discounts on a broad range of products and services (from electronics to auto rental and more) for benefited employees. Check out the discounts and offers on-line at UMass Corestream/Compass and via telephone at 855-990-3330. Non-student non-benefited employees are eligibile for discounts offered through UMass Compass.
Procurement – Personal Purchases
Employees are eligible to make personal purchases through some Procurement contracts, providing access to the University’s group buying power. See Procurement's Contract Pricing Extended to Faculty and Staff for more details.
Apart from those listed above, many businesses offer discounts to governmental employees or those who work in education. Do not hesitate to ask your hotel, car rental company, computer software or hardware or provider if they offer such discounts.