Work Life Balance Resources

The University understands that you spend the majority of your day at work and that it sometimes is difficult to attend to all of your family and personal life issues. The resource links below are provided to help employees address some of these issues.

Employee Discounts

As part of Launch Your Life's ongoing commitment to support UMB employees in their work life balance, we are proud to present a list of discounts and other resources. *Please continue to check this web page as we will continue to update it periodically. If you would like to request a specific vendor or discount, please email


Four major wireless vendors provide state and/or GSA contracts for cellular service and equipment used for conducting University business. They are AT&T, Sprint/Nextel, T-Mobile, and Verizon. 

Should you need to know the procedure to acquire these services, email the Procurement Representative, Ron Eshleman.  

Verizon Fios

UMB employees may be eligible for a discount through the Verizon Connections Program. Take advantage of this offer to receive a special discount of $10 a month when you order a Fios Triple Play online or $5 a month for Double Play.

Get started and learn more

Contact: Kirsten Zanardi



Great news! Your Verizon Wireless Online Employee Store is live! The online store provides your employees with an enhanced shopping experience such as:

  • 15 percent off rate plans
  • 25 percent off accessories
  • Access to your company’s employee discounts
  • A wide selection of calling plan options and phones
  • The ability to add a new line of service, upgrade an existing phone, or add accessories
  • 24/7 access

Users can access the online store for this offer. As a reminder, this online store is exclusively available for your employees who wish to receive discounts on their personal lines of service. This does not impact the existing Verizon Wireless website for your company’s corporate-liable lines.

For more information on these or other plans, contact the representative(s) listed below:

Shelley White

Dedicated email:

Personal Use Plans for Students

AT&T Mobility (Services)

Personal Use Plans for Faculty/Staff 

AT&T Mobility (Services)


Alan Frilles

Account Executive, Higher Education

(425) 331-7991



Alan Frilles

Account Executive, Higher Education

(425) 331-7991

Steve Pipitone


Cellular wireless services and equipment are now available from Sprint/Nextel, AT&T Mobility, and Verizon to the University of Maryland community. These services are for personal use and are available for students, faculty, and staff. 

Services and equipment include cellular telephones, cases, batteries, power cords, chargers, airtime service, text messaging, voice mail, email, caller identification, web access, etc. Telephone devices encompass basic, standard, and advanced levels of equipment.

Each vendor is extending discounted pricing to the entire University community, with actual discount levels based upon the type of account, equipment, and level of service desired.


Visit our T-Mobile Work Perks site for all current promotions!

Get premium features when you sign up for T-Mobile Work Perks:

  • Unlimited talk, text, & smartphone data
  • Taxes & fees included
  • Netflix ON US on the 1st Line!  (Basic)  Netflix (Standard) remains on 2+ Lines
  • International texting & data
  • Streaming now up to 4k UHD
  • Dedicated customer care team
  • Name ID
  • Free texting & unlimited in-flight Wi-Fi
  • Free stuff every week with T-Mobile Tuesdays
  • Talk, text, & 5GB of 4G data in Mexico & Canada
  • 40 GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot data increase of 20GB
  • Voicemail to text
  •  Fair Use Threshold bumps to UNLIMITED – a plan with speeds that can’t slow you down based on how much data you use

Ways to Join Our Program:

New T-Mobile Perks customer trying to verify employment once you sign up?

  • Go to Profile Home Page or open the T-Mobile app and log in
  • If you are not already on the Profile page, select Profile from the top right menu
  • Select Employment Verification
  • Confirm your employment status
  • Enter Company Name, First and Last Name
  • Enter Employment Work Email and Confirm
  • Enter Mailing Address

Contact Bill Graham, , T-Mobile Work Perks Program

If you are a current T-Mobile customer and looking to obtain your University of Maryland employee discount:

Call our Telesales number at 877-334-7099 and provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Account Number/Mobile Number
  • Company/Agency you work for
  • Mention that you are an existing customer looking to take advantage of Amplified Plan
  • Promo Code (PERKSMD3)

Included with the T-Mobile Amplified plan:

  • Unlimited talk & text
  • Unlimited 5G & 4G LTE device data
  • 5G access with compatible device & coverage area
  • 40GB 4G LTE Smartphone Mobile Hotspot
  • Unlimited 3G mobile hotspot after 40GB
  • 200MB domestic data roaming
  • HD video streaming at 1080p (must be activated)
  • Simple Global – unlimited 2G data at 2x speeds in 210+ destinations (up to 256kbps)
  • Stateside international Unlimited Texting
  • Mobile without Borders
  • Unlimited Gogo inflight texting and Wi-Fi (Excluded on Tablet plans)
  • Voicemail to Text
  • T-Mobile Scam Shield Premium

Netflix on US (Basic1-screen subscription included, 2+ lines required)


Dell offers employee discounts that vary. Check the web site and ask your IT Support department for assistance to help with a model that will work effectively for your work from home requirements. Http://Dell.Com:

Apple Education Store offers special deals and discounts on Apple products for students, faculty, and staff of educational institutions. Visit the Apple Education Store here:

Review their Education Store sales policies for information on limitations and restrictions. 

HP Discounts and Products

You can receive discounts by registering on HP’s website with a “.edu” email address.

Visit the HP store website for more information.

Other Discounts

CleanChoice Energy Community Solar Benefit

UMB offers a community solar benefit to staff, faculty, and postdocs who receive electricity from BGE. This benefit is a guaranteed 10% discount on the base rate for the electricity portion of your BGE bill. Visit the UMB Community Solar Benefit page to learn more.

Broadway Series Tickets

View discounted tickets

BJ's Warehouse Discount

BJ's Special Savings

BJ's Member Application

New members can save up to $60 on their membership fees.


IDEA LAB KIDS HOCO-10% discount on summer camps and virtual school support. Use the discount code UMB. Accepting new enrollees!  If you are already a member email the discount code UMB to

Summer camps specifically -

Virtual school support -

Nature Camps *Note: Will remain closed until further notice

ESF Summer Camps

Pre-College Summer Programs -for high school students-Go Bold!

Camp Rock

Save 10 percent off camp tuition!

Towson University Camps and Youth Programs

UMB employees receive a 10 percent discount.

Ripken Baseball Camp

UMB employees can save $25 to $100 on camp rates. Overnight, Day and Rookie/skills camps are included.

Please contact Brian Bezek at or 443-327-8038 for more information.

Waldorf School of Baltimore

Through an exclusive arrangement with UMB, Waldorf School of Baltimore offers children of full-time UMB faculty, staff, and students a 50 percent reduction in tuition for the first two semesters of attendance. Interested in touring the school and learning more? Reach out to Ilene Wise:

Local Attractions and Family Events
The Maryland Zoo

Zoo members are offered a discount for their summer camps.

View more details.

University Presidential Events

View tickets and deals such as UMB Night at the Park, Everyman Theatre, restaurants and more!

President's Signature Events

The Jewish Community Center for Greater Baltimore

JCC Membership Discount

Receive a 10 percent discount on current gym membership rates and with no initiation fee for all new members.

*UMB employees will need to present their UMB badge to JCC's staff to honor the discount.

Fast Park and Relax at BWI

You can now relax and park, earn rewards and enjoy low rates. Enroll with no cost or obligation.  Use  company code: 553CSF

  • Redeem points for Free Parking.* 
  • Make reservations for future stays.
  • Check your points and parking history on your personal dashboard.
  • Go mobile and access account features right from your smartphone.
  • Link a promotional code for corporate accounts or other promotions.
  • Manage your travel expenses with eReceipts.

 *8 points = 1 Free Day; 20 points = 3 Consecutive Free Days; 40 points = 1 Free Week (up to 7 consecutive days)

Park at Fast Park & Relax

1718 West Nursery Road

Linthicum Heights, MD 21090