How to help your student upgrade their college experience with Amazon Prime Student

(BPT) – Now that summer is behind us and the new school year is finally here, students are preparing for an untraditional year. Whether students are heading back to campus, attending the semester virtually or anything in between, Amazon has a great deal to help them out — Prime Student.

Prime Student is designed for college students and offers convenience, savings, and entertainment for half the cost of a Prime membership. Members can get fast, free delivery on millions of Prime-eligible items, ad-free music, thousands of movies and TV shows on Prime Video, free games and loot on Prime Gaming, exclusive savings and discounts on college essentials, and more.

Here are some ways students can utilize a Prime Student membership to upgrade their college experience:

Fast, free delivery: Get fast, free delivery on millions of items, including college essentials from Amazon’s Off to College store. Plus, members enjoy free two-hour grocery delivery from Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods Market in more than 2,000 cities and towns.

Binge-worthy entertainment: Stream thousands of movies and TV shows on Prime Video, including popular Amazon Originals like The Boys and Chemical Hearts. Plus, eligible Prime Student members can get up to 1 year of SHOWTIME® for 99 cents per month from Prime Video Channels, perfect for movie nights and exploring SHOWTIME® original series in their dorm or at home.

Music on demand: Stream two million songs and thousands of playlists and stations at no additional cost with Amazon Music. Plus, Prime Student members can access Amazon Music Unlimited at just 99 cents per month. The ad-free streaming tier includes over 60 million songs including the latest releases, and thousands of playlists and stations so they can always find something to fit their mood.

Page turner: Prime Reading offers unlimited access to more than 1,000 books and magazines. Plus, Prime Student members can access a free two-month trial of Kindle Unlimited and read over a million titles on any device with the free Kindle app— bookworms, delight!

Textbooks made easy: Prime Student members can enjoy free shipping and savings up to 90% on textbook rentals for class. Amazon Textbooks allows you to buy or rent all of your textbooks without ever leaving the comfort of your couch — making it easier than ever for students and parents.

Game on: With Prime Gaming, members can enjoy tons of free, exclusive content for their favorite games, including Apex Legends, Destiny 2, and Red Dead Online. Plus, they can claim a collection of PC games for free every month that are theirs to keep forever, and a monthly Twitch channel subscription.

Memories at your fingertips: Prime Student members get unlimited, full-resolution photo storage and 5 GB of video storage that’s accessible across their devices. Plus, with Amazon Photos, students can personalize Echo Show and Fire TV devices with their favorite photos, create custom prints, photo albums or wall décor, and share selected photos and videos with friends and family.

Students enrolled in two- and four-year colleges can learn more at and enjoy a six-month trial when they sign up for Prime Student.