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Freebies for Graduates at Insomnia Cookies, Magnolia Bakery, P.F. Chang's

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Attention, Class of 2024 — once you’ve done the work, get ready to enjoy the spoils! Celebrate your academic accomplishments with our list of graduation freebies for high school or college graduates.

A bunch of restaurants and retailers will be offering free and cheap stuff for you, making those soon-to-be-due student loans sting just a little less. Here are the best of the best graduation freebies and deals you can get as a 2024 graduate.

Check back often, because we'll continue to update this post with the latest offerings throughout the graduation season!

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Graduation Freebies For the Class of 2024


*Special terms and purchase minimums may apply to the above freebies.

Free Insomnia Cookies


Insomnia Cookies is celebrating graduates with three different deals this year. Bakeries are offering recent and upcoming graduates (college and grad school) graduates a free classic cookie if you wear your cap and gown when you visit your local Insomnia Cookies store. No purchase is required.

You can score a Class of '24 pack (12 cookies) for just $24. This offer is available nationwide. For an extra $3 you can customize a graduation box sleeve for your graduate's box of cookies..

Free entree at P.F. Chang's

When you celebrate with four or more and spend $75+ at P.F. Chang's, the graduate can enjoy a free entree. Offer is valid through June 30, 2024.

Free Magnolia Bakery cupcake

Visit your local Magnolia Bakery with your diploma or graduation gear and you'll get a cupcake on the house!

Free cannoli at Buca di Beppo

If you book your graduation celebration at Buca di Beppo by June 30, every grad in your party will receive a free cannoli. Offer is valid for dine-in only.

Free appetizer or dessert at TGI Fridays

Graduates can score a free appetizer or dessert when you visit TGI Fridays (while wearing your cap and gown) and order an entree.

Free Office 365 Education software

Students and teachers from eligible schools can receive Office 365 Education for free. The software includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Microsoft Team — valued at around $70 per year. A valid school email address is required for this freebie.

Free Amazon Prime Student membership


Amazon offers Prime-exclusive deals, free delivery, and more with a free 6-month trial of Amazon Prime Student ($7.49 after trial period).

Free delivery on Potbelly Catering

Potbelly is offering free delivery on catering orders of $150 or more when you use the promo code FREEDELIVERY during chekout at

Free professional memberships

Students can join like the National Society of Professional Engineers and the American Planning Association. Graduates get their first year of membership to the Society of Petroleum Engineers for free.

These offer great networking opportunities, mentors, and more education about your field.

Free scholarships

According to the Education Date Initiative, there are over 1.7 million scholarships awarded each year. Here's a list of FREE weird scholarships no one applies for that can help pay for your higher education.

Free gift cards at Applebee’s, Chili’s, Moe’s, and more

Graduation season is prime time for gift card deals. You can find offers for free bonus cards with purchase, or discounted gift cards throughout May and June. Here are some current gift card deals:

  • Applebee’s: Get a $10 bonus gift card with a $40 gift card purchase through May 26, 2024. Bonus card expires on July 7, 2024.

  • BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: Buy $50 in gift cards, get $10 bonus card through June 16. Bonus card is valid June 17 - July 8, 2024.

  • Bob Evans: Get two $25 gift cards for $39.98 at Sam’s Club (20% discount)

  • Carvel: Get a $5 reward card when you buy $25 in gift cards through June 16. Reward card is valid June 17 - Aug. 31, 2024.

  • Chilis: Buy $50 in gift cards and get a $10 ebonus card through June 22. Bonus card is valid through July 31, 2024.

  • Denny’s: Get $5 bonus card when you purchase $25 in gift cards through May 12. Bonus card is valid through July 31, 2024.

  • First Watch: Buy $50, get $10 in Bonus Bucks.

  • IHOP: Through June 30 you’ll get a $5 bonus card when you buy $25 or more in gift cards. Bonus card is valid through Aug. 25, 2024.

  • Logan’s Roadhouse: Buy $50 worth of gift cards through May 5, and get two free $10 bonus cards that are valid through July. 31, 2024.

  • McAlister’s Deli: For every $30 you buy in gift cards, you’ll receive $10 rewards through May 12, 2024. Reward cards are valid June 17 - Aug. 11, 2024.

  • Moe’s Southwest Grill: For every $30 gift card purchase through May 12 you’ll receive two $5 rewards that you can use Aug. 31, 2024.

  • Noodles: Buy $25 in gift cards through through June 30, get a $5 bonus gift card. Bonus card is valid through July 1, 2024.

  • Outback Steakhouse: Buy $50 in gift cards, get a $10 bonus card through June 23. Bonus card is valid June 24 - Aug. 25, 2024.

  • Panda Express: Buy $30+ in gift cards through May 12 and you'll get a FREE online Panda Bowl offer that's valid through July 31, 2024.

  • Peter Piper Pizza: Buy $50 in gift cards, get a $10 bonus card that's valid July 1 - Aug. 31, 2024.

  • Red Robin: For every $50 you buy in gift cards, get $10 Bonus Buck Rewards through June 17.

  • Schlotzsky’s: Get $5 eRewards with a $25 of $10 with a $30 gift card purchase through May 13, 2024. You must activate (unlock) your eRewards before July 17, 2024 and use it within 14 day

  • Smashburger: Get $5 Smash Cash when you buy a $25 gift card through June 16. Smash Cash is valid June 19 - July 31, 2024.

  • Subway: For every $25 in gift cards you purchase through June 30, you'll get 6″ inch free on your next visit (reedemable by July 31, 2024).

  • The Cheesecake Factory: Buy $50, get a $15 eBonus card through May 12. Bonus card is valid through June 5, 2024.

  • TGI Fridays: Get $20 in eBonus Bites cards for every $50 you buy in gift cards through June 30. Bonus cards are valid June 30 - Aug. 31, 2024.

Graduation Discounts 2024

Save 15% on Minted Graduation Cards and Gifts.

When you use the promo code CLASSOF24 you can save 15% off graduation cards and gift orders at Gifts include journals, puzzles, calendars, personal stationary and more. Offer is valid until 11:59 PT on May 13, 2024.

Save on Edible Arrangements.

Edible Arrangements has promotions available during graduation season, including discounts on select graduation arrangements.

Related: We can help you find even more Edible Arrangements coupon codes to use year-round.

Score an extra $500 off a new Nissan.

Recent college graduates can get $500 cash back on top of current offers on a new Nissan, thanks to Nissan’s College Grad Program. You have to prove eligibility. Other automakers offer graduate discounts as well, including:

  • Ford $750: You must be a college or trade student or a graduate (within the last two years) or incoming freshman.

  • GM $500: You must be a current college or graduate student or be a two- or four-year college graduate (within the past two years).

  • Toyota $500: Eligibility requirements include proof of graduation within the last two years or next six months.

Student discounts from H&M, Apple, & more

Many retailers offer discounts specifically for college students. Here are just a few (although we’ve got a MUCH LARGER list of discounts for college students):

  • Apple: Exclusive student deals through Apple Education Pricing

  • ASOS: 10% off when you registered and verified your student status

  • H&M: 10% off your entire purchase

  • Hulu: $1.99 per month as long as you're a college student

  • J.Crew: 15% off your entire purchase in store with valid student ID

  • Madewell: 15% off when you showed your valid student ID in store

  • ModCloth: 25% off when you registered and verified your student status with UNiDAYS

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