On-campus student-priced venues:
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.
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:
Find a business or restaurant near campus that offers a special discount for McMaster students.
Please be prepared to show a valid McMaster student card to receive a student discount.
Grocery / Pharmacy
- Fortino’s offers a 10% discount to students on Tuesdays
- Food Basics offers a 10% discount to students on Tuesdays
- Shoppers Drug Mart offers a 20% discount to students on Thursdays
- Bulk Barn offers a 10% discount to students on Wednesdays
- Pita Pit offers student incentives on Tuesdays and Fridays
- Baslique gives McMaster students 10% off all pick-up orders
- Pho Excellent offers 10% off when you pay cash as a McMaster student
- Shawarma & Falafel Factory offers 10% off for McMaster students
- Masala Corner provides a 10% discount to students on Mondays and Tuesdays
- Dragon Court offers a 10% student discount on Tuesdays
- Mexican Kitchen offers students 15% off (any dish, dine-in or to-go, excluding groceries) on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
- Mr. Sub provides a 15% student discount on all subs, everyday.
- Rannosh Restaurant and Lounge gives a 10% discount to students on Wednesdays
- Wei Xiang Yuan offers a 15% discount (on takeout orders) on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
- Raoabe Restaurant provides students with 15% off on Thursdays
- Tahini’s Restaurant offers all McMaster students a 10% discount (Main St. W. location only)
- Union Chicken McMaster students recieve a 20% discount (Hamilton location only)
- Westdale Cupcakes 10-15% off for McMaster students
- Afrocan Caribbean Supermarket offers 8% off on Tuesdays and Thursdays
- Latin Foods & Products offer students 10% off on Tuesday / Thursday, Friday and Saturday
- Mouneh House Inc Supermarket gives students 10% off on Mondays and Tuesdays
- Bombay Spices gives students 5% off on all weekdays
Homewares / Retail