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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.

  • Students 
  • Veterans
  • ASU affiliates
  • Senior Citizens
  • Phoenix Art Museum members
  • KJZZ members

An economic challenges discount is available, too.

Generally speaking, discounts are between 10% and 20% off each class, and are claimed by entering an ID number or contacting the Piper Center to receive a code. 

Please note: Discounts only apply to in-person classes. Online classes are not eligible for discounts at this point in time. 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

If you have any questions about discount codes or would like to explore discount rates, scholarships, or other forms of access for your business or community, please contact Education Programs Manager Felicia Zamora.

Student Discount

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 between 15% and 20% off any class. 

Senior Citizen Discount

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.

ASU Affiliate Discount

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.

Phoenix Art Museum Discount

Any individual who is currently a member of the Phoenix Art Museum is eligible for the Phoenix Art Museum member discount. 

To claim the Phoenix Art Museum member discount, you will need the Phoenix Art Museum member code. To obtain the Phoenix Art Museum member 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 Phoenix Art Museum member discount is 10% off any class.

KJZZ Discount

Any individual who is currently a member of local public radio station 91.5 KJZZ is eligible for the KJZZ member discount. 

To claim the KJZZ member discount, you will need the KJZZ member code. To obtain the KJZZ member 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 KJZZ member discount is 10% off any class.

Economic Challenges Discount

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

To claim the economic challenges discount, email Education Programs Manager Felicia Zamora at felicia.zamora@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 is over 50% off any class. A limited number of discounts are available for each class.