The Ohio State University at Mansfield has partnered with several area businesses in Richland County. A student’s Buck ID serves as a discount card if presented at these locations. College is pricey but shopping local is not! Our community welcomes students and encourages exploration of your new home away from home.
Y-Not Cycling & Fitness 10% Discount on all accessories
This Lexington shop offers bike rentals, sales and repair, events, car racks, inflators, and more! Grab some friends and join one of the weekly group rides, Wednesdays at 6 PM and Thursdays at 6:30 PM.
What Goes ‘Round Thrift Shoppe 10% off purchase
Thrifting is trendy again! Find unique treasures and pay it forward! All proceeds benefit the non-profit Hospice of North Central Ohio.
Allure Studios Salon and Spa 10% discount on any service
Treat yourself with new hair, nails, facial care and massages at this 8-year winner of Best in Mid-Ohio.
Lex Lanes Bowl 2 games at regular price, get one free (per student)
Escape the books and have some fun! This 32-lane bowling center even has cosmic bowling.
Main Street Books 15% discount all book purchases
Mansfield’s only independent bookstore features local artists, author visits, and a book club.
Mansfield Art Center 10% discount on gallery shop purchases and member pricing on classes
Most exhibitions are free to the public. The gallery features local, regional, and traveling artwork, along with an educational studio.
Renaissance Performing Arts Association 20% off season tickets; $10 tickets to Mansfield Symphony performances
Dedicated to providing world-class entertainment and arts education programs, the theatre is home to the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra and the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program.
Richland Academy of the Arts $2 Salsa Classes on Tuesdays from 7-8 p.m. Must sign up at first class.
Our local non-profit community multi-arts center offers weekly classes and year-round performances.
Snow Trails Save up to 20% on Lift Tickets and Ski or Snowboard Equipment Rentals
Skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing for all ages…there are plenty of beginner-friendly hills. Night skiing is the perfect break from studying.
Tara’s Floral Expressions 10% discount
This local florist specializes in upscale artistic designs with a vintage style. Delivery offered through Mansfield, Ontario, and surrounding areas. Shipping offered worldwide.
Alta Florist & Greenhouse 10% discount on floral and garden center purchases only
Add some green to your apartment or dorm decor. Open year-round, Alta Florist & Greenhouse delivers all over Mansfield, Galion, Lexington and Shelby. Ask for on-site tour to cover your plant, floral and gift giving needs.
The Chill Ice Cream Parlor Buy one, get one half off (of equal or lesser value)
Nothing says comfort food like Toft’s ice cream in a vintage-style parlor. They also offer fruit-flavored Dole whips if you’re eating dairy-free.
Relax, It’s Just Coffee 10% discount
Our local coffee house is not only a perfect studying spot, it’s a hub for local entertainment and art. The only thing college students love more than cancelled classes? Caffeine and house-made baked goods.
Two Cousins’ Pizza and Co will accept Buck ID funds as a debit card transaction.
Stop into this local favorite for pizza, salad, subs and more.
Take time away from the books and dining hall to explore the Richland County area. Getting off campus and into the community can bring a sense of adventure to your college experience. Be sure to bring your Buck ID for deals and discounts. You can find a complete list of Buck ID discounts here. For a look at more places to shop, dine, explore, and a calendar of area events visit www.DestinationMansfield.com.
Article by Destination Mansfield – Richland County Intern, Maisee Fried