Student Verification

Verify students for exclusive discounts and build loyalty that lasts beyond graduation

Use exclusive college student discounts to acquire and build loyalty with Gen Z customers.

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Why Offer a Student Discount

Today, 20.4 million students are enrolled in postsecondary education programs in the U.S. These students possess $523 billion in total discretionary spending, and are extremely valuable to retailers and brands—especially those looking to attract and gain the loyalty of Gen Z.

79%
of students regularly spend time searching for a student discount or coupon code before making a purchase online.
97%
of students said they would change their shopping habits if student discounts were available.
Why companies verify student status with ID.me

Frictionless Customer Experience

First-time verification is quick. Returning student verification is even faster. Students are re-verified in 2 clicks without having to re-enter the same data.

Student Customer Acquisition

Take advantage of the ID.me member network to acquire new customers in the student segment. ID.me will help you connect with students on social media, via email, and in the students' communities.

Superior Fraud Protection

Protect your exclusive student discounts from abuse by ineligible customers and unauthorized resellers. ID.me’s technology detects fraudulent verification attempts and abuse.

Who We Verify

ID.me can verify the status of many groups within the student community:

College & University Students

Build loyalty with the 13.4 million students attending American colleges and universities.

Community College Students

Acquire new customers among the 7 million students enrolled in American two-year colleges.

Technical College Students

Offer exclusive discounts to students attending trade and vocational schools, a growing segment in the U.S. student community.

More ways to verify

ID.me offers two verification options for students to ensure complete coverage of the student community:

Checking Student Records

Checking Student Records

Students can input information such as their name, school, and year of graduation to verify their status. ID.me checks this information against multiple authoritative databases to verify current enrollment.

Document Upload

Document Upload

Users can upload images of student IDs, college transcripts, class schedules showing current enrollment, or an enrollment verification letter to verify their student statuses. The ID.me team manually reviews document uploads every 60 seconds at a secure U.S.-based facility.

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