How college Email ID can get you so many benefits?

benefits of college email id

When you hear the term “college email id,” you might be confused as to what it means. Don’t worry, we’ll tell you all you need to know about college email ids, including what they are, how to get one, and what benefits you’ll receive from using one.


When a student enrolls in a college or university for the purpose of graduating, almost all colleges and universities offer students an email address where they can receive official communications from college administrators and lecturers.

This email address has a different extension than other email addresses. They conclude with a .edu address followed by the university name, such as [email protected]


By chance, your college or university did not give you your college email id. Then you will request them by writing an application to the HOD of your branch and he can help you in that case.


These email addresses provide advantages over standard email addresses. Here, we’ll go over the advantages of having your college email address.

1.) AMAZON(E-commerce company)-

If you use your college email address, you will receive a six-month free Amazon Prime membership, followed by a 50% reduction on the monthly charge. You also don’t need a SheerID verification for this functionality (verifies your college email address).

2.) ADOBE(Software Company)-

You can get a 60% discount on Adobe Creative Cloud for the first year if you use your college email address, and then a 40% discount every year after that. Photoshop, Lightroom, Spark, Premiere Rush, XD, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and Acrobat Pro are all included in this subscription. It also doesn’t necessitate SheerID authentication.

3.) SPOTIFY(Audio streaming company)-

You can get a 50% discount on premium using a college email address. However, it requires SheerID authentication as a student, therefore teachers with their college Email Ids do not receive a discount. You also receive free access to Hulu and Showtime.

4.) MICROSOFT(Software Company)-

Students can acquire a free basic version of Office 365 if they have their college email address, and it does not require SheerID authentication. You’ll get online versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and a few teaching applications with this plan. Students will also receive 1TB of storage.

5.) GITHUB(IT service company)-

GitHub requires SheerID verification to access its feature with College Email Id. From GitHub, you can get lots of free software like Canva, Azure, MongoDB.

6.) THE WASHINGTON POST(news company)-

You can get The Washington Post subscription for only 1 dollar for the first month and 5 dollars for the next months.

7.) GOOGLE(technology company)-

Students can get free unlimited storage on google drive. But when your email id expires the storage plan will return to its basic plan of 15 GB.

8.) APPLE(technology company)-

A student can obtain a discount on any Apple product, whether it’s software or hardware. As a student, you can save around $100 on a Macbook Pro. You can also get a 50% discount on an Idrive storage subscription.

9.) SKILLSHARE(learning platform)-

Students can get a 50% discount on Skillshare’s premium features. However, if some students cannot afford those programs, they may be eligible for free programs after answering a few questions about their financial situation.

10.) NORTON(antivirus)-

Students may connect to many public wifi networks, and hackers can simply take personal data over wifi. As a result, Norton antivirus provides 100 percent protection for your data in the situation. For students, Norton offers a discount of roughly 30%.

11.) SITEGROUND(webhosting platform)-

A student who wants to create a website for his or her business or for any other reason needs to have access to a reputable web hosting platform, and Siteground offers a Webhosting plan for students for only $2 per month.

12.) AUTODESK(software company)-

If you need to create a 2D or 3D design, AutoCAD (an AUTODESK software) is a program that can assist you, but its products are highly expensive. If you are a student, you can use all of the company’s products for free.  

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