How to Get Spotify Student Discount [2024 Guide]

In Short
  • The Spotify Premium Individual Plan costs $10.99 per month.
  • You can bring that price down to $5.99 per month as part of the Premium Student Plan.
  • All you need to do is fill up a form stating your university name to create a SheerID and then connect it to your Spotify account.

Let’s admit it, Spotify’s $10.99/month starting price tag on the Premium Individual Plan is not everyone’s cup of tea. It’s more straining on a student’s budget, but there’s good news. If you’re a student, there’s a Spotify Premium Student Plan as well that’s available at a 50% discounted rate of $5.99/month. However, it’s not that straightforward and can be an annoyance. To make the process easier for you, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to get a Spotify student discount easily!

1. Create and Verify SheerID

First things first, we couldn’t the option to get the discount via the Spotify app on Android or iOS for some reason. So, you will need to use the web version to get the student discount. So, visit Spotify on the web and log in to your account. Then, follow the below steps:

  • You will see the Explore Premium button at the top right. Click on this.
  • On the next page, scroll down to find the Premium Student Plan with a dedicated button to get it. Click on this button.
Spotify Explore Premium and Get Premium Student buttons
  • Next, you’ll be taken to the SheerID student verification page. Here, hit Next.
Verify you're a student on Spotify
  • That will take you to the “Tell us about yourself” page where you will need to fill in your respective details. These details are what will be used to create your SheerID. Once done, hit the checkbox and select Next.
Filling SheerID verification form and hitting next
  • You will then be taken to a page that asks you to “Verify using your educational establishment’s credentials.” Hit the Log in to School button here.
Spotify Log in to School button

Note: If you can’t sign in to your student email or just don’t have one yet, you can choose to head back to the verification page and instead of Log in to School, you will see an “Upload Proof of Enrollment” button. Click on this and follow the on-screen instructions.

  • As soon as you do that, based on the institution you have selected, Google will automatically fetch the domain. You just have to type in your personalized student ID that comes before it and log in.
Student login for Spotify discount

2. Avail Spotify Student Discount

  • A Verification Pending window will open up. Then, when you head back to the verification page, you will see that you’re eligible for the student discount. Here, select the Get Student Discount icon.
  • Verification Pending Spotify Student Plan
  • Get Student Discount Button
  • The next page will ask you to confirm your account details. Hit the button and you’ll be taken to a page to Choose Your Plan.
  • Confirm account details for Spotify Student Discount
  • Spotify Student Verification Success

Note: You have a year to choose your Spotify Student Plan after verifying as a student, after which, you will have to repeat the process.

  • On the next page, you will see a banner listing the perks you get with the Spotify Student Plan. Click on the Get Premium for Students button below.
  • Now, all you have to do is fill in the required details on the next page and make the payment.
  • Spotify Premium Student Plan Details
  • Spotify Premium Student Plan Selection

There’s that, and you’re now on Spotify’s Premium Students Plan! I hope the guide came in handy. However, if you have any further related questions, do take to the comments down below, and I’ll be happy to help!

Why is Spotify not giving me student discount?

After your student verification is complete, Spotify lets you choose the plan with an expiry date of a year. If you haven’t selected and paid for the plan within a year, the student verification expires. In that case, you will have to repeat the process, given that you’re still a student. Also, note that a non-student can’t grab the student discount.

Am I eligible for Spotify student discount?

You will need to be over 18 years of age to get a student’s discount. Apart from that, there’s no cap on the age. You just need to be a student in an educational institution to avail of the discount.

How many times can you get Spotify student discount?

You can opt for a total of 4 discounted periods using Spotify’s student discount. That’s if, you’re still a student during that time frame.

Is Hulu free with Spotify student?

Yes, Hulu’s ad-supported plan, which costs $7.99/month, is free with Spotify’s Premium Student Plan.

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