Local Discount Program

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
  • 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.