Consumer Buying and Car Rental Discounts:

The Buyer's Edge, Consumer Buying Service

Check out The Buyer's Edge, a consumer buying service that provides competitive prices on most major purchases for members in the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and the greater area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Simply click below to get the toll-free phone numbers for major appliances, TVs, cars, furniture and much more. It's free, convenient, and you talk to a "live" specialist.

Login to The Buyer's Edge:

  • Kean University Alumni Association -- Group # 411
  • User Name: 411 (your group number)
  • Password: member1

Route 22 Honda of Hillside

Tired of all the hassle when buying a car? Tired of the back and forth? The hidden charges? We are too! Route 22 Honda in Hillside, NJ extends their hassle-free pricing to all Kean University employees, staff and alumni.

Recent graduates are eligible for up to $1,000 off the purchase of their next vehicle. All Kean graduates can receive $500 off their next car.

Kean Alumni Oil Change Special - When getting your next oil change, pay the year that you graduated from Kean. Graduated in 1981, pay $19.81!

Hertz Rental Club Program

Hertz #1 Club Gold

With Hertz #1 Club Gold, there’s no stopping at the counter at over 40 of the world’s busiest airports. Your name and car location are in lights and your car is waiting in a weather-protected area. At over 1,000 other locations around the world, go directly to the Hertz #1 Club Gold counter, present your license, and you’ll be handed your keys and pre-printed rental agreement. Then proceed to your car and drive off. It’s that easy.

Here’s how to join Hertz #1 Club Gold:
Go to our website: http://hbrgold.hertz.comEnter your Company Name: Kean Alumni
Enter the CDP#: 1938901
Enter Pin Code: hbrgold
Click “Join Now”

You can now gain access to a fee-waived enrollment application. Fill out the fields and click on “I CONSENT.” The application will be sent to the Hertz #1 Club Gold Processing Center. You will then receive your new #1 Club Gold Number and can begin utilizing the service instantly! The fee-waived #1 Club Gold membership is free for as long as you continue to stay a part of the Hertz Business Account Program.

Please make note of your #1 Club Gold Number as a card will not be sent to you. You have the option of printing out a paper membership card. For security reasons, on your first rental, please go directly to the #1 Club Gold VIP area so we can confirm identity and method of payment.

*For those who already have a Hertz #1 Club Gold membership, call 1-800-CAR-GOLD and ask that your profile be updated with the Corporate CDP ID number.

Insurance Discounts for Alumni:

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual has partnered with Kean University to offer alumni exclusive savings on quality auto and home insurance tailored to the way you live today. Enjoy valuable discounts such as New to Liberty, Newly Married, New Move, and Hybrid Vehicle.* Call 1-800-981-2372 or visit Liberty Mutual to learn more or get a free quote. Please be sure to mention Kean or the special invitation number, 9034.

* Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.

Meyer and Associates

The Kean University Alumni Association sponsors an Alumni Insurance Program as a service to alumni. The program offers a variety of attractively-priced insurance products, most of which are available to alumni, students, faculty, and staff, as well as their spouses, domestic partners, children, parents, and siblings:

  • Health Insurance: ACA-compliant coverage is available through our private health insurance exchange. Short-term coverage is also available for those with a temporary need.
  • Life Insurance: Long-term protection with great rates and fantastic features. Coverage is available from $20,000 to $50 million.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: Intended to protect assets from serious erosion, while allowing access to quality care in the most appropriate and desirable setting.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel medical or trip protection insurance options are available for individuals or groups traveling abroad.
  • Identity Theft Protection: Protect yourself and your family against identity theft with a comprehensive solution you can count on.
  • Special Event: Liability coverage up to $2 million is available for events lasting from a few hours to as much as 10 days.
  • Pet Insurance: Simple, customizable dog and cat insurance plans are available.
  • Advisory Services: A licensed insurance professional is available, at no charge, to answer questions and provide customized guidance.

For more information visit or contact the program administrator at 800.635.7801.

Hotel Discounts for Alumni:

Kenilworth Inn

The Kenilworth Inn is located just off the Garden State Parkway at exit 138, 3.5 miles from Kean. Mention Kean University to receive the negotiated discount rate of $129 per night. The 109 room hotel was renovated in 2015. A complimentary shuttle is provided to and from Newark Airport.

Holiday Inn Clark

Holiday Inn Clark is located just off the Garden State Parkway at exit 135, 7 miles from Kean. Mention Kean University to receive the negotiated discount rate of $129 per night, which includes breakfast for two.

Homewood Suites by Hilton

The Homewood Suites is an extended stay hotel by Hilton located just off the Garden State Parkway at exit 136, 6 miles from Kean. They offer 1- and 2- bedroom suites with kitchens. Use the link above to receive the negotiated Kean alumni discount rate of 15% off their flexible online rate which includes breakfast and an evening reception Monday through Thursday. The hotel was fully renovated in March 2015.