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Perks and Discounts

In addition to a robust benefits package, Florida Poly employees benefit from many perks and discounts.

On-campus Perks

On campus, employees are invited to participate in free intramural sports program, join the fitness center at a reduced rate, sign up for discounted meal options, and more.

Florida Poly's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (administered by Baycare) provides free and confidential access to a wide range of services to help employees and their family/household members.

Faculty and staff are welcome to buy a dining plan and take advantage of the cost savings and convenience of eating the healthy and delicious options on campus.

Full-time Florida Polytechnic University employees who meet academic requirements receive a waiver of the tuition and related fees for up to six (6) credit hours per semester on a space-available basis. Full-time employees may assign up to six (6) of their undergraduate credit hours or up to three (3) graduate credit hours per semester to their dependents who meet academic requirements and are admitted to the University.

FPU-6.0012P Employee Tuition Waiver Program 4.22.15

Employee Tuition Waver Program Request Form

The Florida Polytechnic University Fitness Center provides students, faculty, staff, and guests a friendly, safe, and engaging environment to pursue healthier lifestyle activities. The Fitness Center is equipped with state-of-the-art cardio and strength equipment. An area for aerobics, dance, and Crossfit training is also available.

No matter what fitness goals, experience or interests you may have, the Fitness Center has a service for you. The Fitness Center also has a variety of amenities including locker rooms with showers, lockers (upon request), changing areas and more.

Employees can sign up for a membership for $10 a month. Please email the completed form to Shannon Medley. Membership is required to use facilities.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in university's Recreational Sports programs offered through Student Development.

Community Discounts

The Department of Human Resources is pleased to provide information regarding discounts and perks on local and national goods, services, and recreation offered to Florida Poly faculty and staff.

The details listed below provide a wide variety of offers aimed at consistently providing a high quality of work-life and demonstrating appreciation for our valued employees.

ACHIEVABLE

Receive a 25% discount off personalized, convenient, and effective test prep courses. Spend less time studying and pass your exam the first time or your money back. Discount automatically applied at check out.

Huntington Learning Center

Huntington Learning Center helps expand children’s academic skills with individualized tutoring & test prep. Florida Poly families are eligible for 50% off the academic evaluation and 5% off tuition. For more information, click the link above or call 863-709-9600.

Sifu Och Wing Chun Kung Fu

Enjoy 30% off a membership for kickboxing and self-defense classes offered six days per week.

Twisting Tiger Academy

Employees receive a 10% discount on tuition for self-defense classes. Must present a valid Florida Poly ID at sign up.

Crayola Experience

Get discounted tickets for this indoor family attraction. Enter the store name "FPU" at the link above. A valid Florida Poly ID will be required at the entrance gate. For more information call (610) 515-8000.

Dinosaur World

Receive $2.00 off regular (single day) admission rates with your Florida Poly ID. Valid for the employee and up to four guests per visit. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts.

Imperial Symphony Orchestra

The Imperial Symphony offers BOGO 50% off tickets to employees. The offer is good on single tickets to Masterworks performances purchased through The Lakeland Center with code FLPOLY.

Students of all ages receive free admission to ISO Masterworks concerts with student ID or parent ticket purchase. Call The Lakeland Center box office at (863) 834-8111 for more information.

Jump Florida Skydiving

Florida Poly employees can skydive from 11,000 feet for $115.

Medieval Times

Get discounted tickets for an epic battle of steel and steed as six brave knights showcase spectacular horsemanship and swordplay while competing in an authentic jousting tournament.

Lemon Street Music

Lemon Street Music is the leading music school in Lakeland with over 7,000 lessons taught annually. Florida Poly families and friends can receive $100 off the monthly tuition and free registration, which would be a $50 discount or a 33% savings.

Tickets at Work

Take advantage of discounts and special offers to popular theme parks and entertainment attractions nationwide. Discounts are available for the Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Studios®, SeaWorld, Six Flags, LEGOLAND, AMC, Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas and New York City performances, movie tickets and much more. Order tickets directly from the website or call 1-800-331-6483. Use company code POLY863.

24 Hour Fitness

Employees can enjoy a discount on month-to-month memberships:

Retail: $49.99 initiation fee / $46.99 monthly

FPU: $29.99 initiation fee / $39.99 monthly

Must show a valid Florida Poly ID to obtain the discount.

Anytime Fitness

Get to a healthier place with Anytime Fitness North Lakeland. Employees can receive 50% off the sign up fee and 10% of the monthly rate. Pick the membership plan that best suits you and apply the discount to that plan. Must present a valid Florida Poly ID to obtain the discount.

CPR Certified

Get 50% off any of the CPR, First Aid, or BLS certification courses. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni can use the code “STUDENT50” to receive the discount. There is a maximum discount of $50 if purchasing more than one course or when used for group enrollments.

Holistic Quarters of Lakeland

Give the gift of self-care with one of the packages below!*

*Each massage modality is to be scheduled on different days. Where applicable, the Reiki session can be scheduled to be done right after one of the massage modalities. All services for each package must be rendered within 60 days of the package purchase. Appointments are required, and a valid Florida Poly ID must be presented at the first appointment to receive the 10% discount. 

Relaxation Package: $202.50 (reg. $225)

  • 90 minutes of Relaxation Massage
  • ​60 minutes of Relaxation Massage
  • 60 minutes of Reiki​

Deep Tissue Package: $220.50 (reg. $245)

  • 90 minutes of Deep Tissue Massage
  • 60 minutes of Deep Tissue Massage
  • 60 minutes of Cupping Therapy

Integrative Package: $382.50 (reg. $425)

  • 120 minutes of Integrative Massage
  • 90 minutes of Integrative Massage
  • 90 minutes of Reiki w/Tuning forks
  • 60 minutes of Cupping Therapy

Holistic Synergy Coaching Program™

  • A 12-week customized coaching program designed to help address the physical impact of stress, anxiety, depression, pain, and excess weight by incorporating targeted massage therapy and bodywork, yoga therapy, energy therapy, sound therapy, weekly challenges, and coaching. Learn how to incorporate simple daily habits and routines to improve or restore your quality of life, while addressing the emotional aspects of stress and suffering manifested in the body. Space is limited to four clients per month. Call (863) 853-0031 for more information or to reserve your space.
Planet Fitness

Enjoy discounted rates with a valid Florida Poly ID:

  • The Classic Membership –  $10.00 to join and $10.00 per month with an annual fee (one time per year) of $39.00
  • The Black Card membership, Includes amenities – $0.00 down and $21.99 a month with an annual fee (one time per year) of $39.00

For more information call Laura Webb at (863) 853-3322.

YMCA

Employees can take advantage of a corporate membership through the Tampa Bay Area YMCA’s. Receive:

  • 10% off monthly membership fees and a waived join fee (a value of as much as $100)
  • Connection to all 28 locations across the Tampa Bay Area, and to the nation through nationwide membership
1-800-Flowers Family of Brands

Take advantage of discounts on all products offered within the 1-800-Flowers family of brands including:

  • 1-800-Baskets
  • 1-800-Flowers
  • Cheryl’s Cookies
  • FruitBouquets
  • Harry & David
  • Personalization Mall
  • Simply Chocolate
  • Stock Yards
  • The Popcorn Factory
  • Wolferman’s Bakery
bioClarity

Shop bioClarity for products that are 100% vegan, free of toxins, plant-powered, and dermatologist tested. Employees receive a 15% discount off their first order, applicable to any products. Use code MEMBER15 at check out.

Brooklyn Bedding

Receive 25% off and free shipping. Must upload a copy of your employee ID at checkout which will be verified through ID.me.

ComputerXpress

ComputerXpress offers the largest supply of recertified computers, desktops, and laptops in Lakeland. Employees receive 15% off of all services and computer systems in stock. Must present a valid Florida Poly ID at check out.

Corporate Shopping Employee Discounts

Corporate Shopping Employee Discounts connects employees to over 250 top national retailers offering incredible employee discounts and private offers. A few popular retailers include: Target, Lands’ End, Costco, Ralph Lauren, Orbitz, Hotels.com, J.Crew, Brooks Brothers, 1800Flowers, ProFlowers, Shoes.com, Avis, Hertz, Budget, HP Employee Purchase Program, Dell Member Purchase Program, and many more.

For questions about this program or assistance with registration email info@corpshopping.com.

Costco

Join Costco as a new member and receive exclusive coupons valued at $50 including three FREE Items.

  • Offer: Employee Membership
  • Offer Code: Automatically applied via coded link above
CUSTOM NEON

Custom Neon is America’s most affordable LED neon sign supplier. All their neon light signs are custom designed, handmade, energy and cost efficient, durable, and easy to install. Employees are eligible to receive a 10% discount off the entire product line – no minimum purchase is required. Simply use POLYPERKS10 at checkout to receive the discount

EPOXY FLOORING LAKELAND

Epoxy Flooring offers a wide selection of flooring, with several types of coatings to use in various settings including residential, commercial, and industrial. Employees can receive 10% off a qualifying purchase when they produce a valid Florida Poly ID.

Gibsonia Flowers

Gibsonia Flowers offers employees a 10% discount off all products for call-in orders. The exception is any order to be wired to another location, not a local delivery.

Also, take advantage of Gibsonia Flowers' loyalty card. The first purchase is $5.00 off. Subsequent purchases are 10% off. Be sure to have your card punched at the store to earn a FREE bouquet when the card is full.

Graze

Looking for yummy, nutritious snacks for busy days? Use code DELISH17 at registration to receive free sample boxes.

Hentschman

Hentschman is a leading online retailer of men’s bomber jackets. Use code HENT15OFF at check out to receive a 15% discount off men’s bomber jackets and accessories.

Homelody

Homelody is a leading manufacturer and seller of bathroom shower sets and kitchen faucet sets in Europe and the United States. Receive a 12% discount with code SAVE12 at check out.

Magnolia Popcorn Company

Enjoy a 10% discount on gourmet popcorn. Must present a valid Florida Poly ID to qualify for the discount.

Microsoft Office 365

Employees receive a 30% discount on home subscriptions through the Microsoft Home Use Program. Click the link above and enter a valid Florida Poly email address to begin the process. Contact the Helpdesk for more information.

Obscure Belts

Shop handmade, vegetable tanned, full grain leather belts that use patented technology for unique buckles. Employees receive a 10% discount off any leather belt by using code FPOLY10 at checkout.

Puffy

Puffy offers $350 off any mattress and free delivery by applying discount code EDU when checking out online.

Singular Sleep

Singular Sleep offers 10% off all sleep health products and services including home sleep studies and CPAP. Enter promo code POLY at check out, then email a photo of your valid Florida Poly employee ID.

Subaru Parts Pros

Use code 5off at checkout to receive a 5% discount on Subaru parts and accessories.

Swan Creek Hemp Co.

Swan Creek Hemp Co., is 100% women-owned and organically-grown CBD oil, farmed in the foothills of Tennessee. Save 25% and free shipping on all orders with promo code FLPOLY25.

Trovelle

Employees can receive a 15% discount on designer eyewear, iconic fashion brands, fun finds and more by using coupon code FLORIDAPOLY15 at check out. No order minimums required.

Wholesale Cabinets

Employees receive a 30% discount off list pricing, free design service, and fully refundable samples. Proof of employment (valid ID or active email address) is required before purchase.

AAA

Join AAA today for 20% off:

  • 24-Hour Roadside Assistance
  • Free Shopping Discounts
  • Full-Service Leisure Travel Agency
  • Insurance
Avis

Save up to 25% on every rental using AWD# S829800. For more information call 1-800-633-3469.

Book Taxi Group

Employees, students, and alumni receive up to 10% off private airport transfers. Make reservations directly from the following links:

Amsterdam, Antalya, Athens, BangkokBarcelona, Berlin, Gran Canaria, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Lisbon, LondonMadrid, Malaga, Mallorca, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Prague, Rome, Sevilla, Singapore, St. Petersburg, Tenerife, Valencia, Venice, USA.

Budget

Save up to 25% using BCD# R524700. For more information call 1-800-218-7992.

Hertz

Employees save up to 25% using CDP# 1742729 at Hertz car rental.

Hotels.com

Employees can save 8% off select hotels using code RP8 at Hotels.com.

Orlando Employee Discount

Save up to 35% on hotels, vacation homes, theme parks, and attractions in Orlando.

Wyndham Hotels

Save up to 20% off the Best Available Rate per night at almost 7,000 Wyndham Hotel Group Hotels around the world. Brands include: Wyndham Hotels, Wyndham Grand Collection, Days Inn, Ramada, TRYP by Wyndham, Wyndham Garden, Hawthorn Suites, Baymont Inns & Suites, Night Hotels, Howard Johnson, Microtel, Super 8, Knights Inn, Travelodge, Wingate, & Dream Hotels.

Must book in advance using discount code 1000010476. For more information call 1-800-364-6176.

Century Avenues Apartments

Employees can receive the following discounts by providing a valid Florida Poly ID to the leasing office:

  • 12–14 month leases: Waived unit deposit and $250.00 off first full month’s rent.
  • 7–11 month leases: Waived unit deposit and $150.00 off the first full month’s rent.
College Hunks Hauling Junk

Receive 10% off moving, move labor, furniture staging, junk removal, estate clean-out, and more. Use code POLYHUNKS for services in Polk and Eastern Hillsborough counties.

For services in Orlando, contact Amanda Cook at 386-479-6967 or amanda.cook@chhj.com.

Discount Mini Storage

Receive 10% off a "new move-in" storage unit. Must present a valid Florida Poly ID to redeem this discount and enjoy:

  • Great prices
  • Large selection of sizes
  • Climate controlled or without
  • Safe and secure
  • Friendly onsite management
  • 10% off with valid Florida Poly ID

For more information call Lisa Vogt at (863) 646-6918.

Frontier

Employees are eligible to save up to $120 per year on new Frontier Internet, TV and/or Voice services. This discount benefit is only available to new customers for qualifying orders placed through the special program website.

Highland Homes

Highland Homes offers employees $3,000 in FREE new home upgrades. For more details on this exclusive offer, community information, and to find your new home, call the New Home Specialists at (863) 797-4999.

Offices.net

Receive $100 cash-back on private offices and coworking spaces across Florida and the United States. Email office@offices.net with your booking confirmation and the subject heading ‘Florida Poly Perks’ for more information.

Pet's Best Pet Insurance

Employees, students, and alumni can save up to 10% on pet insurance: 5% automatic, plus an additional 5% if insuring more than one pet.

The discount will automatically apply online. Members can also dial the Pets Best call center at 1-877-738-7237 to get a quote and enroll. Mention discount code FLORIDAPOLY to receive the discount over the phone.

Quicken Loans

Employees are eligible for an exclusive $1,250 in mortgage savings from Quicken Loans including:

 

  • $500 cash back after closing plus $750 closing cost credit
  • A personalized mortgage review to compare loan options
  • VIP treatment from a dedicated team of Home Loan Experts
  • Complimentary webinars to learn insider tips

Quicken Loans offers a number of different home loan options, including low down payment options, VA loans, cash-out refinances and the ability to pick your term.

Click here or call (855) 272-4380 to redeem this exclusive offer.

T-Mobile

Florida Poly employees can take advantage of the following special offers:

  • Switch & Save $200 with $10/month discount on premium unlimited and no hidden fees. Remember, taxes and fees are included with T-Mobile.
  • Switch & Save $200 with $10/month discount on premium unlimited talk, text, and data. Get premium features like Netflix, international texting and data, and free stuff every week with T-Mobile Tuesdays - all with taxes and fees included! [Requires new account on Magenta Plus with autopay and validation. $5/month/line discount up to two lines for 20 months. First credit applied within two bills. Netflix: 2+ lines required.  During congestion, customers using >50GB/month may notice lower speeds than other customers due to data prioritization. Video typically streams on smartphone/tablet at DVD quality (480p). Some restrictions apply. Call for complete details.]

Click here for more information.

Current customers can call (855) 570-9947 to explore additional savings with T-Mobile Perks.  

Be sure to mention you are a Florida Poly employee for the State of Florida.

Two Men and a Truck

Florida Poly employees will receive the following benefits when scheduling a move with Two Men and a Truck:

  • Trained, professional, uniformed movers
  • $25 off fuel surcharge
  • 25% off packing materials
  • Priority scheduling and flexibility

If you have questions or want more information, click the link above or email nationalaccounts@twomen.com to begin the process.

Village at Lake Highland Apartments

Employees can receive the following discounts by providing a valid Florida Poly ID to the leasing office:

  • 12 – 14-month leases: Waived unit deposit and $250.00 off first full month’s rent.
  • 7 – 11-month leases:  Waived unit deposit and $150.00 off the first full month’s rent.

For more information about any of the discounts listed above, contact Human Resources

 

Last updated: January 2021

Disclaimer: HR has provided these discounted services without endorsement and for your benefit. Faculty & Staff who choose to use the listed participants should also understand that Florida Polytechnic University takes no responsibility for the accuracy or updates of information provided by these participating merchants.