College Students love all things that are free, because we are poor, and we are human, and simply everybody loves freebies. It is also super hot this summer, like the whole globe is getting warmer, or something. Luckily, today (July 11) and this Friday (July 13) there are two opportunities to get something for free while also cooling off with some refreshing drinks.

Your first opportunity comes today at 7-Eleven on its 85 birthday. 7-Eleven has an annual free “Slurpee day” on 7/11 every year from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Slurpee is only 7.11 oz which is just a little more than a Capri Sun, but is still a good deal because it is free!  Make sure to check out the store locator, and make sure the free Slurpee day is happening at your closest 7-Eleven location. Also, be aware that the advertisement states “while supplies last,” so get there early to be safe!

Your second opportunity for a free drink, is on Friday at Starbucks. Starbucks on Friday from only 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. is giving away free “refreshers” which is basically a cold fruit drink. The offer is one per customer and they are offering two different flavors: “Cool Lime” and “Very Berry Hibiscus.” These drinks are probably healthier than the 7-Eleven Slurpees as they are made with real fruit (shown above,) and they are 12 oz. which beats 7-Eleven again.  Make sure to also check the Starbucks store locator and give your local Starbucks a call to make sure that they are participating.

So, when these hot temperatures are getting the best of you today and Friday, stop by 7-Eleven and Starbucks respectively, and cool off with some free cold drinks!