Hulu is a subscription-based entertainment website, where you can stream a number of movies, TV shows, etc. It provides its services across the United States and was founded in the year 2007. It is owned by Walt Disney Company and Comcast. If you are a student, you can avail a student discount on a number of media streaming websites like Hulu.
Hulu itself does not offer a student discount, but you can get free access through Spotify’s student discount program. This program provides you with a premium Spotify account, Hulu account, and access to Showtime, at a relatively lower price than that of a Hulu subscription.
Below, we have discussed this student discount in detail. So stay tuned till the end to know everything about it.
Who is Eligible For the Hulu Student Discount?
If you are currently enrolled at a US Title IV accredited college or university, and you’re at least 18 years old, then you qualify. If you are not sure if your school qualifies, you can use the Federal Student Aid site to check whether or not it is Title IV accredited.
If you have already subscribed to Hulu before you enrolled at a qualifying school, you can still take advantage of this deal. Just sign up for the Spotify student discount, then switch your Hulu billing to rely on your Spotify subscription.
How to Sign Up for the Hulu Student Discount?
Step 1- Launch a web browser on your device and go to this ‘www.spotify.com/us/student‘ link.
Note: Do not click on the ‘Got Hulu or showtime?‘ option.
Step 2- Here, Log into your Spotify account, or click on the ‘Sign up for Spotify‘ option to create a new account.
Step 3- If SheerID confirms that you are a student, the verification process will complete automatically. Then, complete the sign-up process by entering your billing information, and you will be ready to activate your free Hulu subscription.
The process is very smooth for those who get their accounts automatically verified. However, some might face difficulty in getting their account verified.
Such people can make use of the manual verification process which is discussed below.
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How to Sign Up for the Hulu Student Discount through manual verification?
Step 1- Launch a web browser on your device and go to this link.
Step 2- Login to your Spotify account.
Step 3- Now, click on the ‘Manual Verify‘ option instead of the ‘Verify‘ option to manually verify your details.
Step 4- You will be redirected to a new page. Enter all the required information and click on the ‘Next Step‘ option.
If your documents are verified, you will be able to successfully complete the signup process with the Spotify student discount.
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How to Apply Your Spotify Student Discount to Your Hulu Account?
Now that you have successfully achieved the Spotify student discount, let us understand how you can apply it to your Hulu account.
Step 1- Launch a web browser on your device and navigate to ‘www.spotify.com/us/account/overview‘ this link.
Step 2- Login to your Spotify account and click on the ‘Activate Hulu‘ option which appears on your screen.
Step 3- Log into Hulu if prompted, and allow Hulu to access your Spotify account.
Step 4- Now, go to this link on a new tab. Here, verify that the payment method is Spotify.
This is all you need to do in order to get a Hulu student discount. However, this discount does not come with lifetime validity. SheerID enforces this policy for Spotify and Hulu in such a way that they force you to re-verify your eligibility once every 12 months. You will have to follow the same process all over again to avail your student discount for the next 12 months.
This is all you need to know about the Spotify Hulu student discount of 2021 and how you can apply it to your Hulu account via Spotify student discount. If you are unable to re-verify due you to any reason, you will have to pay full price to maintain your subscription. If you know of any other method to get the Hulu student discount or if you have any queries regarding the method listed above, then please let us know about it in the comments section below.
This post was written by Aditya Kashyap and was first posted to iTech Hacks
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