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Student Savings & Discounts

Many business in the Hamilton community offer special discounts and savings, specifically for McMaster students. Here you can find many premier vendors and the incentives they offer.

On campus, there is no better value than TwelvEighty, The Grind, and Union Market. Managed by the McMaster Students Union, these locations are specifically run for the benefit of students, offering the best food, lattes, crepes, and quick food/beverage options, always for the the lowest prices!

On-campus student-priced venues:

TwelvEighty:
Monday – Burger and Bevy for $10.99 (the specialty burger, made in-house that day, plus a side of fries AND a beverage)
Wednesday – Wing Night! for $8.99 (a pound of wings, sauced how you like’em, with the purchase of any beverage)
Friday – Fish and Chips for $10.99 (a classic dish of battered halibut and a generous helping of fries)
Check out TwelvEighty’s 2GO takeout menu and order online!

The Grind:
Located inside TwelvEighty, accessible at the bottom of the stairs nearest Union Market, The Grind is a fabulous café, serving premium coffee,
tea, espresso, lattés and cappuccinos – all made with 100% Arabica beans. The Grind also features a great selection of both sweet and savory
crêpes, made fresh to order.

Union Market:
Located on the main floor of the Student Centre, UM offers the best prices on bagels, snacks, sandwiches, juice, and chocolate milk, making it
a one-stop-shop for everything you need to get through your day. It has fair trade coffee and chocolate bars to choose from, as well as organic
chips, pretzels, gluten-free snacks, and granola bars.

Off-campus student savings and discounts:

  • Fortino’s offer a 10% discount to students on Tuesdays
  • Food Basics offer a 10% discount to students on Tuesdays
  • Shoppers Drugmart offers a 20% discount to students on Thursdays
  • Bulk Barn offer a 10% discount to students on Wednesdays
  • Westdale Cupcakes 10-15% off for McMaster students – please contact further about confirming this
  • Pho Excellent offer 10% off when you pay cash as a McMaster student
  • Shawarma & Falafel Factory offers 10% off for McMaster students