Employee Discounts

Sports Basement - 20% OFF EVERYTHING! - Valid from 12/1/20-12/7/20


We have teamed up with BenefitHub to provide our employees access to exclusive discounts not available to the public.  All employees now have access to thousands of discounts plus cash back from participating merchants. Save on everything from movies and theme parks to restaurants and sporting events.

Get started at BenefitHub. On the upper right side of this page, either register or login.

If you need assistance or have any questions, please call BenefitHub customer service at 866-664-4621 or email customercare@benefithub.com.

Columbia, Sorel, Mountain Hard Wear, Prana

About the Mountain Hardwear Employee Store

Columbia Sportswear Company would like to extend this invitation to all College of Marin faculty, staff and students to exclusive access to the Columbia Sportswear Employee Store going on now through - November 22, 2020 only!  

We want you to know that the safety of our employees and shoppers is our number one priority. Below are some of the precautions we are taking to ensure safety while in our store: 

  • Wiping down and sanitizing checkout surfaces between each customer 
  • Sanitizing fitting rooms between each customer 
  • Providing hand sanitizer for shoppers and employees 
  • 6’ marked checkout lines to maintain social distancing 
  • Limiting number of customers allowed in the store at one time 
  • All employees will be wearing face coverings 
  • Shoppers are required to bring their own face coverings to wear while shopping 
  • Contactless payment options like Apple Pay

Again, your invitation is now through November 22, 2020. Instructions for store access are located on the invitation.  


  • Exclusive EMPLOYEE discount, meaning items are marked with our employee price (40 – 50% below regular retail pricing) 
  • All of the latest product from the Columbia Sportswear Company family (Columbia, Mountain Hardwear, SOREL, and prAna)   


  • The attached invite (printed or shown on mobile phone) 
  • Work /organization ID (business/membership card, badge, pay-stub, signature of work email, uniform, merged email from organization, etc.) 
  • Personal photo ID 
  • This invite is valid for you + 4 guests (you must be present) 
  • This invite grants store access only (offer not valid online)
  • Find store location and hours here or on the invite
  • Reach out to RichmondEmployeeStore@columbia.com for additional questions

Sports Basement

Sports Basement wants to help faculty, staff and students at College of Marin get geared up and ready for the holiday season with a "Holiday Shopping Event" where shoppers will receive either 11% (non-Basementeers) or 20% (for Basementeers) off their entire purchase either in-store or online.  The Novato Store is located at 100 Vintage Way, Novato, CA, 94945. The "Holiday Shopping Event" is valid from Sunday, December 15, 2019 - Sunday, December 22, 2019. 

California Academy of Sciences

We are excited to offer  COM employees with 15% savings off the ticket prices at California Academy of Sciences for your family and friends to explore the planetarium, aquarium and natural history museum!

1. Visit: California Academy of Sciences' eTicket Program, click "Create Your New Password", you will be prompted to log in or create a new password.

2. Apply sales code first (sales code will NOT work if not applied first) SALES CODE: marin.edu

3. Login with your email and password

4. You will now be redirected to the calendar listing, choose your date and ticket type

5. On the cart where products are listed, you will see the TIS promo price types appear and be able to add them to your cart

Please click HERE to see the video about the California Academy of Sciences,

The Academy is open 365 days a year.  For information on hours, Quarterly Free Days and more click HERE. Please note: tickets are not required for our Quarterly Free Days.

Wireless Plan Discounts for Government Employees




Blue Shield - Weight Watchers Benefit

Online savings – Special rates on 3-month and 12-month subscriptions

Monthly pass – Special rates for unlimited local meetings each month, plus free eTools

Note; you must be enrolled in the SISC Blue Shield Medical Plan to qualify for this benefit.

Sources for Academic Software Discounts

Educational software applications could be purchased from various sources.  For your convenience, the Information Technology Department has leveraged our Volume Licensing subscriptions to provide you discounts. Click here to learn more.