Product and Service Discounts

The following services and/or product discounts have been offered as a courtesy to employees of the University.

No evaluation of their pricing or their business has been conducted by the Office of Human Resources.

There may be less expensive ways to purchase these services or products.

Therefore, we are unable to determine if the market pricing or services are superior and recommend that you shop around.


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HomeStreet Bank Hometown Home Loan Program

School Employees Credit Union of Washington

School Employees Credit Union of WA was founded in 1936 by a Seattle school teacher who believed that school employees deserved to get a break on their banking.  SECU is the only statewide credit union just for school employees and their families and provides no fee checking accounts, great interest rates on savings and checking, and among the lowest loan rates in the state.  They also provide free financial counseling for members.  Over 76,000 members strong, SECU is truly a benefit for all school employees.

US Bank and SPU have partnered to offer SPU Staff and Faculty the best banking package around!

Our Platinum Package offers many perks and discounts, all at no cost to you!

Please stop by our branch here on campus to start enjoying a wonderful banking experience!

Car Rentals

Budget Rent A Car

For non-SPU employee rentals, the driver must purchase the additional insurance.


  • Budget FastBreak- No paperwork, No line, No delays, Renters dropped off near vehicle.
  • Budget E-Receipts! - Paperless alternative to rental receipts. Receipt emailed to you within 24 hours, free of charge. Place e-mail address in your Budget Preferred profile!
  • Budget Where2 GPS!!! New portable GPS system gives you; directions, points-of-interest and real-time traffic conditions , plus it's Bluetooth-compatible. Just request Where2 when making a reservation.
  • E Toll!  Instead of waiting in long lines, pay your toll electronically by driving through a designated E-ZPass lane. Slide open your E-ZPass box located on the windshield and leave it open the duration of your rental! Request E-Z Pass when making a reservation.
  • Frequent Flyer Programs Budget participates in numerous frequent flyer/traveler programs. You currently may earn miles, points, or credits with any of the following travel partners on qualifying rentals at participating Budget locations.
  • Budget Minilease - (Long Term Rentals) Needing to rent a car for more than 30 days? Call the Budget Minilease Department @ 866.371.4976.
  • Budget Meetings & Services If you're coordinating a meeting / event that requires 5 or more vehicles, Budget offers a Meeting Services program. Contact Budget Meeting Services at 1-800-358-2338.
  • 24-Hour Road Assistance  Just call 800.858.5377 for assistance anywhere in the U.S. & Canada.

Enterprise Corporate Rate Car Rental

Access the link above for details about the program and for access to booking websites.

Use the logo link on the first page for SPU Business use or the "Click here" link on the second page for Personal use.

If you book by phone, use Customer Code:  GNAC008

National Reservations
Business Rental Hotline
24 hours each day
Phone 800-593-0505

Is this a deal?  Only you can tell.

Cell Phones


SPU employees are eligible for discounts on their personal cellular service plans through each of these providers.

AT&T Wireless – Employees receive a 15% discount on monthly rate plans; equipment and accessory discounts may also apply depending on the item.

Go to  and follow the prompts to enroll in the program.

T-Mobile - SPU employees receive 15% off plans and select equipment. See this T-Mobile site to learn more.
IMPORTANT: The discount is available through the State of Washington plan.  You needn't say that you work for SPU, only that you work for theState of Washington.  ALL education employees are eligible to participate under the state discount. Enter your SPU-ID under the Washington enrollment code.

Verizon Wireless – SPU employees receive a 10% discount on monthly rate plans over $34.99/month; 25% discount on accessories. Go to; enter your SPU email address as directed. Additional instructions to enroll in the program will be emailed to your SPU email address.

Computers and Electronics



Apple Products

Pay less!  Get discounts on Apple computers, software, iPod accessories, and more. Click here to be redirected to the Computer and Information Systems webpage with educator discount information.

Click the "Apple" button on that page to continue.



Dell Computers

Corporate discount on computers and peripherals

Click here to be redirected to the Computer and Information Systems webpage. 

Click the "Dell" button on that page for the discount.




BOSE Educators Direct Group

Music systems, stereo speakers, headsets, DVD/AM-FM home theatre systems at reduced prices

Program Information


HughesNet (US Satellite) - Internet

Get high speed internet wherever you live.  SAVE up to $199 with FREE installation on all equipment lease plans and receive a $100 Visa gift card

Call 1-866-410-5456 and mention your affiliation with Seattle Pacific University or visit using promotional code 19838 for more details and to review important terms and conditions.

Satellite Internet is not recommended for individuals that have access to DSL or cable internet.


2012 Entertainment Books:
save over 40%
... $20!

Save up to 50% on the things you do every day.

Loaded with thousands of dollars of valuable discounts for fine and casual dining, movie theaters, symphony, fairs, museums, zoo, aquarium, grocery stores, car washes, dry cleaning establishments, professional and college sporting events, and more.

  • Greater Seattle/Eastside
  • South Puget Sound/Peninsula
  • North Puget Sound/San Juans
  • Other locations available on request

The Book Membership Includes 3 Great Ways to Save:

  1. Mobile Coupon App – Download the app and save on the go with Mobile Coupons.
  2. – Access to 1,000s of online Entertainment offers that can be printed or redeemed instantly online.
  3. Entertainment Book- $5,000+ worth of coupons for dining, attractions, shopping, services, and more.

These make great gifts and are great to take on vacations

Valid upon purchase and valid thru November 1, 2013

Print and fill out the attached order form submitting via mail, email, phone or fax - it's just that easy!

(Free shipping)

Save 40% on already reduced gift cards/certificates.  Example: a $25 card may cost $10 on, and with our discount, you can buy it for just $6!

Discount code:  SPU offers discounts to more than 15,000 restaurants nationwide - introducing great restaurants to great people.


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Specializing in:

  • Individual and Group Travel
  • Completely Packaged Vacations
  • Caribbean, Alaska and Europe
  • World River Cruises
  • Family and School Reunions
  • Destination Weddings and Honeymoons
  • Non-Profit Fundraising Campaigns


Visit us at or

call us at (253) 466-3665 to begin planning your dream

vacation!  Mention that you are a current or former SPU

faculty or staff, alumni, or a current student or parent and

receive special incentives and benefits.


Dish Network (US Dish)

Save up to $260 when you sign up for Dish Network with USDish.  Get $15 off for 12 months and free movie channels for 3 months PLUS an exclusive $100 Visa gift card. Call us at 1-877-897-2807 and mention your affiliation with Seattle Pacific University or visit and use promotional code 19836 to receive this special offer and learn more about Dish Network Packages.



$100 Back When You Get DISH Starting At $19.99

Get a $100 Prepaid Visa Card* as a Seattle Pacific University employee when you order DISH Network through Connect Your Home.

As a new customer also get:

  • Free Installation
  • Free HBO + SHOWTIME for 3 Months
  • Free Hopper
  • Savings up to $750 the first year


Call 866-982-6614 to order or click the link for complete details. Promo Code: 5712001

*$100 Prepaid Visa card is provided by Connect Your Home, and only valid to customers that purchase through this offer. Prices are subject to change without notice. Click or call for complete details and restrictions.



DIRECTV Authorized Dealer

Get DIRECTV today! Packages starting at $29.99

Get premium entertainment at a non premium price and enjoy HBO, SHOWTIME, Starz and Cinemax for FREE for 3 Months.

Lock in 2 Years of savings, plus get a FREE upgrade to the ALL New Genie! DIRECTV already offers more full-time HD channels than any other cable or satellite provider†.  With more than 285 channels, DIRECTV brings you the best in sports, movies, and family entertainment.

Call 866-944-0411 to order or visit the link for more details. Promo Code: 5712002

Protect Your Home – Authorized ADT Dealer

Get $100 Back When You Order New Home Security Service

Get a $100 Prepaid Visa Card as a Seattle Pacific University employee when you order new ADT Monitored home security through this offer. As a new customer, also get:

  • $99 Installation – no equipment costs, an $850 value
  • Possible additional savings on your home owners insurance
  • Front and back door protection
  • Control panel with battery back-up

Call 866-982-6611 to order or click the link for complete details. Promo Code: 5712003

* $100 VISA Gift Card fulfilled by Protect Your Home through third-party provider, Connect Your Home, upon installation of a security system and requires a 36- Month Monitoring Agreement required at $36.99 per month ($1,331.64). Offer valid only for new customers. Click or call for complete details and restriction

Other Discounts...


ADT Security (

You can receive a FREE ADT monitored home security system from valued at $850, PLUS an exclusive $100 Visa gift card, with only a $99 customer installation charge and purchase of alarm monitoring service.  Visit and use promotional code 19834 for more details and to review important terms and conditions about this special home security offer.


GE Security (US Alarm)

Protect your home for as little as $99 and receive a $100 Visa gift card. This offer includes a complete wireless home security system from and 24/7 monitoring for less than a dollar a day. Call 1-866-406-9890 and mention your affiliation with your institution or visit and use promotional code 19837 for details about this exclusive offer.  

Travelers Insurance (Auto and Home Insurance)

Special discounted rates on auto and home insurance.

Travelers Insurance is offering discounted rates on auto and home insurance for all SPU employees.

To get a quote or inquire about the program please contact Mike Strathy Insurance: 206-417-1431 or MIKE@STRATHYINSURANCE.COM


PEMCO Insurance offers all SPU employees a DISCOUNTED RATE, along with world-class customer service. We’ve been dedicated to serving the educator community since we were founded by a teacher in 1949. Click here for additional information on how we cater to you.

For a free quote:

1-800-GO-PEMCO (1-800-467-3626)

or visit

PEMCO Mutual Insurance Co., Seattle, WA


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As a member of the Association of Washington Business and their unique partnership with MetLife you have access to a group auto and home insurance program that offers discounts ONLY AVAILABLE through this program.  Discounts include:


* Special group discounts

* Employee tenure discounts

* Garaging discounts


To get a quote simply call 1-800-Get-Met8 (800-438-6388).  Just let them know that you are an employee of SPU who is a member of the Association of Washington Business (AWB).  MetLife has the ability to bind coverage over the phone.



Bellwether Find an Apartment

The Parker Apartments - Local Housing

2701 3rd Ave. W.

Seattle, WA  98119

(206) 588-4818



Parker Apartments and Bellwether Housing are not associated with Seattle Pacific University, but SPU employees who meet the income criteria are encouraged to apply.   

SPU employees fitting the criteria on the "Rental Info" tab should also view the FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions) for more information on application. 

Inquiries about Parker Apartments may be sent to:

Don Kenney, Managing Broker 

Don Kenney, Managing Broker

Windermere Real Estate / NW, Inc.


SPU Alumnus and fan, Don has served numerous SPU employees and families for nearly 10 years in real estate.  Visit Don’s website and call or email for information about benefits for SPU employees.

Specializing in residential real estate brokerage in the greater Seattle area.

Matthew Koenig, Realtor Associate

Windermere Real Estate


Former SPU Campus Chaplain with extensive, personal knowledge of SPU life and culture, including commuting strategies, carpool locations, SPU financing assistance.  Expert guidance on relocation, retirement, transitions and investment.  Commitment to supporting Seattle homeless organizations.  SPU discounts available.  Please call and let’s have a great conversation!


On Call Nanny

On Call Nanny





On-demand in-home childcare in times when your regular childcare arrangements fall through.

Why use On Call Nanny:


  • Nannies have a minimum of 3 years experience.  They have complete background and reference checks and are CPR certified.
  • Nannies are hired to engage your children and help with early childhood development.
  • Requests for childcare can be filled within an hour's notice or for plans further into the future.
  • Information related to your family’s childcare requirements is stored in a secure database for future requests.
  • Requested care is booked with live coordinators and nannies conduct an introductory phone call prior to care.

Questions about cost, service, and how the program works are a simple phone call away:  1-86-77-NANNY  

Enter SPU as your employer when you register (no obligation) on the On Call Nanny website, and receive a 10% discount off the registration fee.

 has extended a 10% discount to Seattle Pacific University Employees—check out for some great deals! Need a new office desk, ceiling fan, or leather jacket? Look for water heaters, landscape lighting, jeans, home improvement goods and SO much more!

  • Discount code can only be used once per email address. Coupon code: 121728
  • 10% discount not valid on electronics and media.

Additionally, you can Like on Facebook or follow them on Twitter to receive even more discounts!




Barron's Magazine

Barron’s is an American weekly newspaper founded in 1921. It covers U.S. financial information, market developments, and relevant statistics. Each issue provides a wrap-up of the previous week’s market activity, news reports, and an informative outlook on the week to come.


Subscribers will receive 26 issues for just $26. For the tech savvy subscriber, enjoy all 26 issues by receiving your issues digitally on your iPad and/or iPhone. Subscribers can also receive their printed issues through the mail.


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Design cute baby shower invitations or create Christmas cards for the holidays

Seattle Pacific University employees are welcome to use the discount code CARDS15 for 15% off all cards and stationary!

Check out the special offers page for other deals and discounts!

The Picture Frame Guys

The Picture Frame Guys is a local online retailer selling custom picture frames that are made to any size. The company is happy to offer a 20% discount to SPU students, employees, and faculty; their website is Simply use the code SPU123 during checkout to receive the discount and your frame will ship from Everett in a few short days.

MOO are the online print and design specialists who just love to print! MOO are offering an exclusive 10% discount to Seattle Pacific University. Simply enter "MOOSPU" in the discount code box at the checkout.

(The discount is for one purchase per new customer, and excludes shipping).'s comprehensive savings database contains more than 100,000 coupon codes for 3,700+ popular merchants. Printable and grocery coupons are available as well. Average users spend only 80 seconds on the site and save $19 on average. Registration not required.

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Businessweek Magazine  

  • 85% off of a yearly magazine subscription (26 issues) - Only $20 (plus applicable taxes)
  • 85% off of a yearly digital subscription for your iPad/iPhone (published weekly) - Also only $20 (plus applicable taxes)


(Offer only valid for new subscribers).