Recreation Membership Options

General Info

Recreation membership provides access to Campus Recreation facilities and programs and the ability to purchase guest passes.

Payment for currently enrolled, full-time students is handled through mandatory student fees. Payment for part-time or unenrolled student, employee and family memberships is accepted at the UNC One Card Office

Facilities

  • Fetzer Hall
  • Woollen Gym
  • Rams Head Recreation Center
  • Bowman Gray Indoor Pool
  • Kessing Outdoor Pool

Programming

  • Group Fitness Classes
  • Intramural Sports
  • Fee-based programs such as:
    • Small Group Training
    • Personal Training
    • Climbing programs
    • Swim Lessons

Student Membership

Full-Time Students

Full-time undergraduate and graduate students receive an automatic membership through payment of mandatory student fees. The membership is only effective during semesters when the student is enrolled in classes.

Part-Time Students

Undergraduate and graduate students who are not enrolled in classes full-time can purchase a membership. The fee is $75 per semester.

Unenrolled Students

During the summer only, undergraduate and graduate students who are not enrolled in classes may purchase a membership. Unenrolled students must have been enrolled during the previous Spring semester to purchase the summer membership. The prices are as follows:
• $40 for the entire summer
• $20 per summer session

Employee Membership

Position Terms & Conditions Fee
FACULTY (EPA) OR STAFF (SPA)
  • Must be a permanent employee
  • Must be enrolled in the state retirement system
  • Includes General Administration, UNC Press, and Faculty-Staff Recreation Association employees
  • Does not include temporary employees
Aug 1 - Jul 31: $150 Jan 1 – Jul 31: $90 May Commencement – Jul 31: $40 Payroll Deduction: $12.50/month
Retirees

Must obtain a verification of retirement” form from HR and present at time of purchase.

Aug 1 - Jul 31: $150 Jan 1 – Jul 31: $90 May Commencement – Jul 31: $40
UNC Hospital Employees
  • Must be a permanent employee
  • Must obtain a verification of employee status form from the Employee Recreation Office at the Main Hospital
Aug 1 – Jul 31: $150 Jan 1 – Jul 31: $90 May Commencement – Jul 31: $40
Carolina Dining Employees

Must be a permanent employee contracted by Aramark

Aug 1 – Jul 31: $150 Jan 1 – Jul 31: $90 May Commencement – Jul 31: $40
Post-Doctoral Fellows & Visiting Scholars

Must obtain post-doctoral fellow or visiting scholar status from sponsoring department

Aug 1 – Jul 31: $150 Jan 1 – Jul 31: $90 May Commencement – Jul 31: $40

Family Memberships

Category Terms & Conditions Fee
Spouse or Domestic Partner
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • The student, faculty, staff member, post-doctoral student, or visiting scholar is not required to purchase a membership to sponsor his/her spouse or domestic partner
  • Campus Recreation reserves the right to request supporting evidence for these memberships
  • Spouses/partners of part-time and unenrolled students, Carolina Dining employees, and UNC Hospital employees are NOT eligible to purchase membership
Aug 1 – Jul 31: $150 Jan 1 – Jul 31: $90 May Commencement – Jul 31: $40 Payroll Deduction: $12.50/month (Only available as an option for faculty and staff)
Dependents
  • Must be 17 years old or younger
  • Only eligible to purchase a pool membership
  • Dependents of part-time and unenrolled students, Carolina Dining employees, and UNC Hospital employees are NOT eligible to purchase membership
Aug 1 – Jul 31: $30 Jan 1 – Jul 31: $25 May Commencement – Jul 31: $15