College Students!
Join as a regular member to receive a $10 Costco cash card** or join as an executive member to receive a $20 Costco cash card**. Costco Wholesale is dedicated to bringing members the best possible prices on quality brand-name merchandise.

This offer is available for currently enrolled students in Title IV US colleges and universities. Begin by simply validating your status below. You must validate your status online in order to access and redeem this special offer to join Costco.

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Not valid for renewal of an existing Costco membership. Membership Activation Certificates are available online only and are not for purchase at Costco locations.

**Terms, conditions and exclusions apply to the 2% Reward. See the membership counter for details. A Costco membership is $60 per year. An Executive Membership is an additional $60 upgrade fee per year. Each includes one free Household Card. Please include sales tax in all applicable states. RESTRICTIONS: Valid for new memberships only. New members must be 18 years or older. To qualify as a new member, an existing Costco membership must be expired for 18 months or more. Not valid for renewal of an existing Costco membership or an upgrade of an existing membership to an Executive Membership. Costco Membership Activation Certificates are valid for a new Costco Gold Star, Business or Executive Membership. Executive Membership requires two $60 Costco Membership Activation Certificates. Costco Membership Activation Certificates are not replaceable if lost, stolen or destroyed. Limit one per household. Valid only for new members for their first year of Costco membership at any U.S. or Puerto Rico Costco location. To activate your Costco membership you must bring your Costco Membership Activation Certificate to your local Costco membership counter. New members are required to present valid government-issued photo identification before signing up for membership. Costco Cash Cards will be mailed within 2 - 4 weeks after you have joined Costco as a new member using the Costco Membership Activation Certificate. A $10 Costco Cash Card will be mailed for a new Gold Star Membership or a $20 Costco Cash Card will be mailed for a new Executive Membership sign-up. Costco Cash Cards are not generated by purchasing a Costco Membership Activation Certificate. You must join Costco as a new member by December 31, 2018, to receive the Costco Cash Card. Costco Cash Cards are not redeemable for cash except where required by law. Membership Activation Certificates are not redeemable for cash or merchandise nor are they debit or credit cards. Costco Membership Activation Certificates are not redeemable at Costco.com or outside of the United States or Puerto Rico. Visit Costco.com to find the warehouse location near you. Membership Activation Certificates do not expire and there are no dormancy fees. Membership Activation Certificates cannot be used to purchase additional Membership Activation Certificates or Costco Cash Cards. Costco accepts all Visa® cards, as well as cash, checks, debit/ATM cards, EBT and Costco Cash Cards. Costco Membership Activation Certificate orders are fulfilled by a third-party organization. Your Costco Membership Activation Certificate will be immediately emailed to your email address provided at purchase. Costco reserves the right to refuse to honor the Membership Activation Certificate if Costco believes a Membership Activation Certificate has been obtained by fraud or theft. These terms and conditions will govern the use of the Membership Activation Certificate by the recipient and all subsequent known or unknown recipients or holders of the Membership Activation Certificate. Costco reserves the right to change or amend these terms in whole or in part at any time. This website is powered by DCG One. For questions, please contact customer service at 1-877-234-2433 or email costcomembership@dcgone.com.