CMU ID card benefits

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CMU ID card benefits:
There are many ways your ID Card can be used – from dining and local transportation, to gaining access to campus facilities and checking out books from the library. The following services and resources can be accessed via your ID Card:

Free Newspapers – New York Times and USA Today

For the NY Times
1. Navigate to
2. Search and select “Carnegie Mellon University – Pittsburgh”
3. You will be redirected to the NYT registration page
4. Click on “Create Account” and complete fields; you must use your CMU email address
5. Verify your account (via the confirmation email) and proceed to complete your account.

For USA Today
Go to and authenticate your account.

Cultural district CMU student discounts
Carnegie Mellon University students, faculty, and staff are entitled to discounted tickets to events throughout the Cultural District! To explore current shows, simply click on the links below each organization and your Carnegie Mellon University Cheap Seats discount will be pre-applied.

Get Headspace at no cost, from Carnegie Mellon University

  • 1000+ hours of mindfulness and sleep content
  • Mini exercises for busy schedules
  • Proven to reduce stress in just 10 days

Be Well at CMU

Sign up for the BeWell@CMU monthly newsletter for a wealth of resources tailored to CMU students, faculty, and staff. Stay informed about wellness-inspired events, announcements, and opportunities for professional and personal growth. Explore workshops, events, and community connections to nurture your well-being and personal development journey.

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