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.

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.


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 checkout.

GTS Translation Services

GTS Translation provides certified translation services of legal documents, medical reports, immigration papers, research documents, website content, and more in over 80 languages. Employees will receive a 12% discount on all translation services by using the coupon code UNISAVE12 during checkout.

Huntington Learning Center

Huntington Learning Center helps expand children’s academic skills with individualized tutoring and 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.

Kings of Translation 

We are a professional translation agency that provides official document translation in any language pair. We offer certified, notarized, and apostilled translations and are a member of ATA. Our services are available 24/7. Employees will receive a 20% discount for translation of any official documents. To redeem the discount, use code edu-KOT. 


Perlego books is a collection of over 700,000 nonfiction books and academic titles covering nearly any topic you can think of. Perlego is offering an additional three months subscription on top of the standard two-week trial for all teachers, educators, staff, and alumni of Florida Polytechnic University. The discount is automatically applied when you click here.

Rush Translate 

Florida Polytechnic University employees are eligible for a 20% discount on all translation services. Employees should mention 'Florida-Poly20' when requesting a quote for services. 

Sifu Och Wing Chun Kung Fu

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


Tomedes provides translation services to overcome language barriers and broaden horizons. Employees will receive a 10% discount using promo code GIFT2022 at checkout. This offer is valid through December 31, 2022.

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.

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 1-863-834-8111 for more information.

Jump Florida Skydiving

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

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.

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.

The Wheel at Icon Park

The Wheel VIP ticket includes one entry to the Wheel at Icon Park in Orlando, a digital photo, 50% off your printed photo package, 10% off retail purchases (excluding photos) at Beyond iCONIC, and 10% off your purchase at the Wheelhouse market restaurants. VIP ticket prices are $17.50 for adults and $15 for children ages 3-12.

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

Florida Poly: $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.

Planet Fitness

Enjoy discounted rates with a valid Florida Poly ID:

  • The Classic Membership– $10 to join and $10 per month with an annual fee (one time per year) of $39.
  • The Black Card membership, includes amenities–$0 down and $21.99 a month with an annual fee (one time per year) of $39.

For more information call Laura Webb at 1-863-853-3322.


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 

Enjoy 15% off purchases at Click on the link above and enter code: CORPSHOP at check out. 


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 checkout.


Chirp offers discounted audiobooks for purchase with no subscription or membership fee. Use code FLORIDAPOLYEMPLOYEE20 which is good for 20% off your first audiobook. This offer is good through 12-31-2023. If you have any questions email them at 


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

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,, J.Crew, Brooks Brothers, 1800Flowers, ProFlowers,, Avis, Hertz, Budget, HP Employee Purchase Program, Dell Member Purchase Program, and many more.

Email Corporate Shopping for questions about this program or for assistance with registration.


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

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 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.


GS-JJ is a professional promotional gift merchandise gift company with over 20 years business experience, We offer lapel pins, stickers, medals, coins, lanyards, keychains, wristbands, etc. We offer a 10% discount to all Florida Poly faculty, staff, and students. Order online using your Florida Poly email and use FLORIDAPOLY10OFF to receive a 10% discount. 

HP Employee Purchase Program 

The HP Employee Purchase Program (EPP) offers HP consumer products at discounts typically up to 10% off starting prices. Use Code: EP17047 when registering. 

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.


Tech-Perks is an easy and intuitive platform for Florida Poly employees to take advantage of huge discounts on brand name consumer electronic products including: smartphone cases, chargers, screen protectors, Bluetooth headphones and speakers, and chargers, and so much more!

* Brands like Otterbox, JBL, Casemate, Kate Spade, Rifle Paper, Belkin, Popsockets, Skullcandy and many more.

* Free and Exclusive Closed off site for just approved employees.

* Up to 75% off MSRP. All products are brand new in retail packaging.  

* Free shipping on any order over $45 or higher. 

* Click Sign Up, Enter Your Membership Code (FLORIDAPOLY) and Create Your Account - then enjoy the savings!

Sam's Club

Save up to 40% on a 1-year New Club Membership at Sam's Club. 


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


Employees can save up to 25% OFF on base rates at Avis. Click on the link above or call 1-800-331-1212 and use discount code AWD# D134100.


Employees can save up to 25% off base rates at Budget. Click on the link above or call 1-800-455-2848 and use discount code BCD#: Z408900.


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


Prime4LImo is a ground transportation provider for limousine, party bus and charter bus services which are commonly used for weddings, birthdays, sporting events and more. Their service is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year for your transportation needs. Get a $100 discount for Florida Polytechnic employees on the initial charge at time of booking. Email from your university email to redeem the discount and get excellent trip assistance.

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 off first full month’s rent.
  • 7–11 month leases: Waived unit deposit and $150 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, email Amanda Cook or call 386-479-6967.

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

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


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.

Lawnstarter Pest Control 

Florida Poly employees are eligible to receive $20 off on your first service. Additionally, there are over 50+ outdoor services to choose from. Visit them at: Use promo code EDU20 at the checkout. It's simple...plug in your address, tell us which date you want your service done, and we'll schedule you with a 5-star lawn care provider. There are no contracts, payments are all online, and you can manage your account from your phone. Lawn care, meet the 21st century!

Receive $100 cash-back on private offices and coworking spaces across Florida and the United States. Email 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.


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 Two Men and a Truck 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 off first full month’s rent.
  • 7–11-month leases:  Waived unit deposit and $150 off the first full month’s rent.

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


Last updated: March 2023

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.