Local Discount Program

The Hop serves ice cream on the Quad

The following local businesses have agreed to provide discounts to the UNC Asheville community. To take advantage of these discounts, you must present your valid OneCard for identification at the time of purchase. The goal of the Local Discount Program is to incorporate the business community of Asheville into the UNC Asheville campus. This program not only gives campus members discounts, it also stimulates the Asheville economy by bringing more students, faculty, and staff to local businesses. 

Please note, unless otherwise specified, the discount is valid for all faculty, staff, and students who ask for the UNC Asheville discount and present a OneCard. 

Important Note: To receive any discount offered you MUST present a valid UNC Asheville OneCard, otherwise you are subject to be refused the discount. 

Restaurants

Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co. - 15% on certain items, see store for details; 675 Merrimon Ave., 828.254.1281

Bojangles - 10% off; 1338 Tunnel Road, 828.298.6001; 1578 Hendersonville Rd., 828.277.3820; 974 Patton Ave., 828.253.7858

Bruegger's Bagel - 10% off; 671 Merrimon Ave., 828.254.1560; 160 Hendersonville Rd., 828.277.1070

Dunkin Donuts - 15% off; 411 Merrimon Ave., 828.251.8224; 779 Biltmore Ave., 828.251.4542; 1975 Hendersonville Rd., 828.684.6048

Dunkin Donuts - 10% off (students only); 305 Smoky Park Hwy., 828.670.0048

Grand Central Pizza - 10% off pizza (students only); 640 Merrimon Ave., 828.254.5442 

The Hop Ice Cream Shop - 10% off every day, 20% off Thursdays; 640 Merrimon Ave. #103, 828.254.2224; 721 Haywood Rd., 828.252.5155

Mela Indian Restaurant - $1 off the lunch buffet; 70 North Lexington Ave., 828.225.8880

Subway - 10% off (students only); 1565 Patton Ave. #D, 828.251.1691

Subway - Free cookie with sandwich purchase (students only); 660 Merrimon Ave., 828.258.3955; 4 Olde Eastwood Village Blvd. #206, 828.299.8451

Personal Services

Across the Skin Tattoo Studio - Discount varies for tattoos, $5 off jewelry and piercings (students only); 996 D Patton Ave., 828.255.4503

Ananda Hair Salon - 10% off services; 22 Broadway, 828.232.1017

Ananda Hair Salon - West - 20% off Monday and Wednesday (students only); 10% anytime (all); 37 Paynes Way #5, 828.236.2444

Great Clips - $10 haircuts (students only); 640 Merrimon Ave., 828.252.9010; 129 Bleachery Blvd. # E, 828.298.5100; 5 Westgate Parkway #110, 828.251.6008

Great Clips - $2 off haircut (students only); 1378 Hendersonville Rd., 828.274.5353 

Hands on Health - 20% discount; 830 Hendersonville Rd. #3, 828.505.2899

The Medicine Shoppe - discount for cash purchase or over the counter purchase (students only); 760 Merrimon Ave. #101, 828.255.8757

Mission Hospital - Free injury screenings (students only); 509 Biltmore Ave., 828.251.6936

Water Lily Salon - 10% off (student only); 155 E. Chestnut St. #3, 828.778.2249

Arts/Entertainment

Asheville Community Theatre - $22.00 for musicals, phone or online fee is waived if purchased in person (students only); 35 E Walnut St., 828.254.1320

Asheville Symphony - $7 student rush tickets (students only); 37 Hiawassee St., 828.254.7046

Biltmore Estate - Discount varies (tickets can be purchased in the bookstore or online); 1 Approach Rd., 866.851.4661

North Carolina Stage Company - $10.00 student tickets (tickets can be purchased via phone or in person, students only); 15 Stage Lane, 828-239-0263

Professional Services

Carolina First Bank - Free checking (students only, under the age of 24); 74 Patton Ave., 828.271.3532; 335 New Leicester Hwy., 828.253.2353; 1890 Hendersonville Rd., 828.274.8099; 674 Merrimon Ave #101A, 828.271.7994

Harry's on the Hill - 10% off any automotive service repair; 819 Patton Ave., 828.252.3821

Valvoline Instant Oil Change - 10% off all services except state inspections; 663 Merrimon Ave., 828.251.2666; 1254 Hendersonville Rd., 828.277.7976

Retail Stores

Ace Hardware - 10% off school-related items; 812 Merrimon Ave., 828.505.3672

Affordable Bedding - 10% off school-related items; 996 Patton Ave., 828.254.5555

Ann Taylor Loft - 15% off purchase; 19 Town Square Blvd., 828.654.9539

Banana Republic - Factory Store in the Asheville Outlet Mall; 10% student discount

Beads and Beyond - 10% off; 37 Wall St., 828.254.7927

Charlotte Russe - 10% off non-sale items; 3 S. Tunnel Rd., 828.298.2821

Comic Envy - 5-7% off items; 1 Kenilworth Knolls, Unit 4, 828.252.7600

CVS Photo - 10% off photo processing (students only); 612 Merrimon Ave., 828.253.4350

Earth Fare - 5% off on Wednesdays; 66 Westgate Pkwy., 828.253.7656; 1856 Hendersonville Rd, 828.210.0100

J. Crew - 15% off non-sale items; 10 Brook St., 828.274.3995

Joann Fabric and Craft Store - 10% off purchase; 80 S. Tunnel Rd., 828.299.7687

Jus' Running - 10% off of purchase; 523 Merrimon Ave., 828.252.7867

Mast General Store - 15% off one regularly priced item, excludes many high-end brands; 15 Biltmore Ave., 828.232.1883

Sam’s Club - $15 gift card with a $40 membership (students only); 645 Patton Ave., 828.251.9791

Sherwin Williams - 20% off with discount card; 615 Merrimon Ave., 828.252.7306; 605 Riverside Dr., 828.259.9628; 1068 Patton Ave., 828.253.6257; 1913 Hendersonville Rd., 828.684.5183

Transportation

Find more information about transportation discounts and services at transportation.unca.edu.