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The benefits of membership in the UCSD Retirement Association include box office discounts for local area attractions such as the San Diego Zoo and Birch Aquarium. In order to take advantage of these discounts, you may not purchase tickets online to receive these discounts. You must take your UCSD ID card to the box office window of each respective organization. 

Membership Discounts

  1. Discounts on a variety of campus programs, including:
  1. Lyft Rideshare partnership 
  2. MetLife Auto & Home
  3. UCSD Connexxus Travel Agency (travel discounts for members with an AD account) 
  4. Balboa Travel (for members without an AD account)
  5. Columbia Sportswear Employee Store at prAna - Major discounts during invitation periods.
  6. San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival - 10% Discount on the Grand Tasting event.

Discounted Entertainment Tickets

 UCSD Retirement Association members can enjoy the same discounts on entertainment tickets as current staff and faculty, by using See more information about at: You may sign up to become a member of using your personal email address (a UCSD email address is NOT required). 


Seasonal Discounts Box Office Price Original Price Savings
See's Candy - 1 lb. Gift Certificate $17.00 $19.90 $2.90
Hornblower Cruises SD - 1 hr. Harbor Cruise $18.50 $25.00 $6.50
Hornblower Cruises SD - 2 hr. Harbor Cruise $21.50 $30.00 $8.50

Movie Passes

Movie Passes Discounted Price Ticket Price Savings
AMC Black Movie Pass $11.50 Varies Varies
Regal Premiere Movie Pass $10.00 Varies Varies