Merger Mania: ASU Student Benefits

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor

As part of Arizona State University (ASU), Thunderbirds now have access to many new benefits. Here are some new benefits you can access with your Sun Card.

Sun Devil Fitness Complexes

Many students have already taken advantage of the new gym access on West campus. While current students still have a free YMCA membership that is easily accessed on campus, the Sun Devil Fitness Complexes provide additional activities, such as racquetball courts, indoor running tracks and additional exercise classes. Click here to read more about the four Sun Devil Fitness Complexes. Please note there may be additional fees for classes and parking, however, access to the facilities are free.

Culture Pass Program

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ASU West Fletcher Library
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This program is provided to give students free access to cultural activities in the Phoenix area. These passes, which are checked out like any other item at the library, give students gratuitous access for two people at places such as: the Cave Creek Museum; Phoenix Art Museum; Superstition Mountain Museum; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; and many more. These are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Culture Passes are available at four ASU Libraries:  Hayden Library, Polytechnic campus Library, Downtown Phoenix campus Library and Fletcher Library. Click here to learn more about how to reserve your culture passes.


Who doesn’t like a good discount? As students, we are penny-pinching as it is, but with these discounts, you can save even more cash. With your Sun Card, you have access to discounts at Lifelock and on ink toner. ASU students receive a 10% savings with Lifelock, which is a very popular and well-known identity theft protection service. At, ASU students receive a 20% discount on their purchases of ink and toner. You will need to provide your student ID when you make your purchase.

ASU Deals App

This free app gives students access to deals near ASU campuses. There are discounts at local merchants, alerts when new merchants join, and all you need to redeem your discount is show the merchant the app. This app is available on both iOS and Android phones. To learn more about the app and how to download it, visit the ASU Deals page.

Click here to learn about more ASU student perks.

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