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UCSF Community Discounts

UCSF is constantly seeking employee discounts to help you save money while living green!

Here are UCSF’s current sustainable offerings:
UCSF Sustainability is providing this listing for information purposes only. This listing does not constitute an endorsement of the listed products or services.

Office Equipment Reuse Program
Office of Sustainability provides used but in good condition office equipment (computer peripherals and furniture) to help departments save money for their onsite or remote employees who are setting up their workstations. Types of equipment and availability vary throughout the year. Employees are responsible for the pickup and transport of their reserved items. Visit this page for more details.


Utility Rebates for EV Purchases
Choose from your provider:
PG&E
Cleanpower SF
Peninsula Clean Energy
Sonoma Clean Energy
Alameda Municipal Power
Contra Costa County
Silicon Valley Power


Attention Labs: Earn up to $5,000 in Freezer Rebates!
Let us help you purchase a new and efficient ultra-low freezer, or replace your old one and save money!
•Receive $4000 for replacing an old -80C freezer and an additional $1000 for setting your new freezer at -70C
•Receive $2000 cash back for new freezer purchases plus a $500 bonus for keeping it at -70C
•Additional rebate of $500 provided by Facilities Services for compliance with seismic bracing.
See details.



Sunshares: Discounts on Solar PV for your home!
UCSF has teamed up again with some of the largest employers in the Bay Area and local nonprofits to launch a group solar purchasing (bulk-buy) program to help make residential solar simple and affordable for our employees, retirees and alumni.  This is 15% discount off the regular retail price! See website for details and check out their video to learn more.

Discounts are available September 1st - November 15th, 2022. Sign up now or attend a webinar to find out more about solar, storage and electrifying your home and transportation.



Million LED Challenge
UC pledged to reach carbon neutrality by 2025 across all its campuses. In support of the Carbon Neutrality Initiative UCOP employees receive 46% off LED Light bulbs for delivery directly to your home or work.


Capitol Corridor Stride on Board
Students can save up to 25% on their Capitol Corridor fare.
• A special multi-ride ticket that gives students up to 25% off six full-fare adult tickets for travel up to one year from the date of purchase. This equates to three round trips.
• 15% off a full-fare single ticket any day of the year as part of our California Everyday Discounts program.

Student Discount Guide: The Ultimate List of Stores
As a student, every penny counts. Save yours by using this guide to all the best discounts at all of your favorite places.

Dealhack provides information on over 165 stores that offer discounts to students. From clothing and food, to insurance and textbooks, this guide (which can also be downloaded and taken with you wherever you go!) is an excellent resource for students who are trying to save money. Plus, discounts are verified every 3 months so you know you are getting the latest information on the best deals around!