The Virginia G. Piper
Center for Creative Writing

Piper Writers Studio Discounts

Increasing access for the larger community

As part of our continuing efforts to increase access to creative writing education in various communities, the Piper Center offers a number of discounts for classes and workshops with Piper Writers Studio, including: 

  • Students
  • Veterans
  • ASU affiliates
  • Senior citizens

The Center also offers a discount for individuals experiencing economic challenges.

Generally speaking, discounts are between 10% and 15% off each class, and are claimed by entering an ID number or contacting the Piper Center to receive a code. 

Please note: Discounts are not available for every class. Only one discount code can be used for each class. However, there is no limit to the number of classes for which the discount can be used. The Piper Center reserves the right to ask for further verification of all discounts upon request.

To learn more about discount eligibility, rates, and codes, keep reading

Interested in receiving a discount for your organization or group? Contact Education Programs Manager Malik Toms at 480.727.1787 or Malik.Toms@asu.edu.

Any individual who is currently a student at a high school, community college, college, university, or is otherwise enrolled at any other accredited institution of secondary, higher, or continuing education is eligible to claim the student discount. 

To claim the student discount, simply select the student rate during registration and enter your student ID number when prompted. While exact rates will vary, student discounts are typically 10% off the class price. 

Any individual who is currently or over the age of 65 is eligible to claim the senior citizen discount.

To claim the senior citizen discount, you will need the senior citizen discount code. To obtain the senior citizen discount code, call us at 480.965.6018 or send us an email at pipercenter.info@asu.edu. Once you receive the code, simply select the general registration rate during registration and enter the discount code in the discount code field. The senior citizen discount is 10% off any class.

Any individual who is currently or has been a faculty, staff, alumnae, student, or is otherwise connected or affiliated with Arizona State University in some way is eligible to claim the ASU affiliate discount.

To claim the ASU affiliate discount, you will need the ASU affiliate discount code. To obtain the ASU affiliate discount code, call us at 480.965.6018 or send us an email at pipercenter.info@asu.edu. Once you receive the code, simply select the general registration rate during registration and enter the discount code in the discount code field. The ASU affiliate discount is 10% off any class.

Any individual who is active duty or a veteran is eligible to claim the veteran discount.

To claim the veteran discount, you will need the veteran discount code. To obtain the veteran discount code, call us at 480.965.6018 or send us an email at pipercenter.info@asu.edu. Once you receive the code, simply select the general registration rate during registration and enter the discount code in the discount code field. The veteran discount is 10% off any class.

Any individual who is currently experiencing an economically challenging situation is eligible for the economic challenges discount. 

To claim the economic challenges discount, contact Education Programs Manager Malik Toms at 480.727.1787 or Malik.Toms@asu.edu to receive the code. Once you receive the code, simply select the general registration rate during registration and enter the discount code in the discount code field. The economic challenges discount ranges from 10% to 15% by class and may not be available for all classes. A limited number of discounts are available per class.