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UCSF Community Discounts

UCSF is constantly seeking employee discounts for you to take advantage of savings and be sustainable too!

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.

Energy Star
Buy Energy Star! You will save energy, save money, and be entered to win a prize.To enter the raffle, submit your Purchase Order # as proof of purchase, a screenshot of your product on the Energy Star list, and your choice of prize to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Prizes include:
•100% tree-free apple journal    
•Solar Lantern
•Glass water bottle

Honda Clarity
UC Faculty and Staff qualify for up to $10,000 in incentives towards the Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Discounts include:

  • $7,500 Federal Tax Credit for taxpaying entities
  • $1,500 California Clean Vehicle Rebate
  • $500 Honda‚Äôs Fleet Incentive (ends Dec 2018)
  • Up to $500 from local utilities

Ford EV’s and Plug-In Hybrid
UC Students are great offer on Ford vehicles including the Fusion Energi (SE), Focus Electric, and C-Max Energi (SE) plus an additional $500 bonus for students and graduates.
Visit website for details.

Nissan Leaf
Need a good reason to switch to an electric vehicle? How about $13,000 in savings?Nissan is providing a discount on their 100% electric, 2018 Nissan Leaf through January 2nd, 2019, while supplies last.
UCSF employees will receive a $3,000 Fleetail Rebate off MSRP, plus a potential Federal tax incentive of up to $7,500 and $2,500 State EV tax incentive.

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 $1000 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

Adopt A Monitor

If you are a UCSF employee, you have the opportunity to adopt a rescued monitor to have for in-office use or telecommuting.
All at no cost!  Our monitors at 19”, lightly used Acers.
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for details.

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.

Chinook Book
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The Sustainability Office at UC San Francisco and Chinook Book teamed up again to create a sustainable living mobile app to provide a network of sustainable local merchants, providing tools and deep discounts to make green living easy and affordable. As a special UCSF community member, you can download a 12 month Free Subscription to Chinook Book by following these instructions:

1. Download the Chinook Book app
2. Sign up using your email address


The mobile app gives you over 400 coupons to use at local restaurants, grocery stores and boutiques, with new coupons being added every month. Click here to explore some of the offers available in the Bay Area.

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!