Back to School is Approaching—Here's How to Save at Dollar General

July 25, 2019

Whether they’re heading for kindergarten, their college dorm or anywhere in between, get ready for the new academic year with Dollar General. From backpacks and lunch boxes to dorm room cleaning supplies, discover all the supplies on your list for less by visiting our website or stopping by your local store. Consider these tips and ideas from Dollar General on how to stretch your savings:

Private Brands
Discover extra savings by switching to private brands when shopping for all the back to school and college essentials like stationery and cleaning supplies. Make shopping more affordable with DG™ office, which offers items like notebooks, binders and writing utensils. DG™ home and DG™ health offer cost-effective and quality items like disinfectant wipes, hand sanitizer, facial tissues and other bulk classroom and dorm supplies that may be needed as well.

Stay stocked on supplies throughout the year by enrolling in Dollar General’s AutoDeliver, where you can save five percent on all future orders and set the delivery schedule to best fit your needs and budget. To discover more private brands at Dollar General, visit your local store or head to our website at Be sure to look for the private brands that carry a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee!

Digital Coupons
When shopping for back to school and college needs, the costs can add up, so consider signing up for Dollar General’s Digital Coupons Program that helps to provide customers with an easy-to-use platform and digital coupons.  Sign up today by clicking here, by visiting or accessing coupons on the Dollar General mobile app. Customers can load coupons to the account and redeem at checkout. Plus, now through September 7, Digital Coupon subscribers can save $5 when you spend $15 on select back to school items through the Dollar General Digital Coupon platform.

Teacher Discounts
As an ardent supporter of education, Dollar General is offering teachers 20 percent off qualifying stationery items. The discount is available to teachers now through September 7, 2019 with a valid school ID at more than 15,500 locations across 44 states.

To find a location near you and view your back to school supply list, visit the Dollar General website here.

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

<< Back

You must be logged in to view this item.


This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.