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Membership

Use of the Wellness & Recreation Center (WRC) and other FIU recreation facilities, as well as the programs and services offered by the center, are available to FIU students and employees. Certain affiliates are also eligible.

A FREE 2-week trial is available to new prospective members (faculty/staff ONLY) and a 1-week trial is also available to alumni. Only one trial membership allowed per person.

FIU students

Currently-enrolled FIU students with up-to-date payment of the Activity and Services (A&S) Fee are automatically WRC members, pay no additional membership fee, and are permitted to participate in activities and use WRC facilities, services, and programs. Some programs and services do require additional payment.

FIU employees

  1. Employees may purchase a WRC Membership either on an annual or semester basis or through payroll deduction.
  2. Only employees receiving full benefits are eligible for payroll deduction. Employees must show proof of eligibility (ex. pay stub) to purchase a membership.
  3. Temporary OPS employees are not eligible for payroll deduction and are limited to semester and yearly membership only.

Please stop by the WRC Front Desk to fill out your Membership application!

Rates

The WRC accepts all major credit cards and the FIU One Card for membership payment. Cash and personal checks are not accepted.

Includes locker of your choice when available, early PantherFIT registrations (more than 24hrs in advance)

FIU Employee
Payroll Deduction
Employee Spouse
Payroll Deduction
FIU University Member
Non-Payroll Deduction
$12.50/pay period$13.25/pay period
(added to Employee's rate)
$340/year*

Member policies

Please be aware of all general facility use policies.

  • Refunds

    All memberships are non-refundable unless you are separating from the university or have a documented medical excuse.

  • Cancellation

    Memberships paid through Payroll Deduction cannot be canceled for periods between semesters, Spring Break, etc. as Human Resources and Payroll will not process short-term cancellations.

    Cancellation of Payroll Deduction Memberships should be done using this cancellation form.

  • OneCard/photo ID

    Must be presented at all times to enter facilities or participate in programs.

    Please display your WRC Membership receipt with your FIU OneCard/Photo ID to WRC attendants as proof of payment until your card is activated (usually from 1-5 business days).

    Those individuals who don't already have an FIU OneCard/Photo ID must purchase a WRC Photo ID at the FIU OneCard/Photo ID Office (Gold Garage, (305) FIU-CARD) within one week of membership purchase for admittance into WRC facilities and programs).

  • Fees

    Are to be paid at the WRC Membership Desk with a completed REC Membership Application Form.

    AnFIU OneCard/Photo ID must be presented at the time of purchase for the transaction to be validated.

  • Trial memberships

    A FREE 2-week trial is available to new prospective members (faculty/staff ONLY) and a 1-week trial is also available to alumni. Only one trial membership allowed per person.

  • Guest passes

    WRC members may sponsor up to 3 non-FIU affiliated guests per visit via a Guest Pass.

  • Parking

    A WRC Membership does not include parking privileges. For information on purchasing parking permits and decals, visit FIU Parking & Transportation.

  • Photography release

    From time to time, photographs of members participating in activities may be taken for departmental and/or university promotional purposes.

    Note that your signature on the membership application indicates your agreement to this. Common courtesy and discretion will be used in any photography.

Center lockers

Day use lockers

  • Day use lockers in the locker rooms require the user to bring his/her own lock for use while they are working out. After their workout, the user must remove the lock and take their belongings with them.
  • Day use lockers in the lobby have resettable combination locks for the user to use while they are working out (see instructions on the lockers on how to operate). After one's workout, the user must remove the lock and take their belongings with them. Locks left on/unopened overnight will be removed as well as all contents and will be available at the WRC's Lost & Found for 2 days before delivery to FIU Property Control.

Semester lockers

Rental lockers (located inside the locker rooms) are generally available only to Gold Level WRC Members (when available).

  • Renters will be notified of what the renewal deadline is prior to the end of each semester. Non-renewed lockers will be cleared out and contents retained for 2 weeks before being forwarded to FIU Property Control as Lost & Found.

Campus lockers

Lockers located on the first floor of the Green Library (GL) and Owa Ehan (OE) are available for rental on either a semester or annual basis through the Wellness & Recreation Center - MMC.

  • Rental rates

    Green Library (GL) lockers

    1. $20 / semester (Fall, Spring, or Summer C)
    2. $35 / annual (Fall, Spring, and Summer C)

    Owa Ehan (OE) lockers

    1. $20 / semester (Fall, Spring, or Summer C)
    2. $35 / annual (Fall, Spring, and Summer C)

    Semester rental periods will last 4 months from the day a rental is purchased. Annual rental periods will last 12 months from the day the rental is purchased.

  • Rental process
    1. Bring your FIU OneCard ID to any Wellness & Recreation Center - MMC Membership desk.
    2. Payment is made by FIU One Card or credit card - cash or checks not accepted.
    3. A Locker Rental Agreement Form must be completed at this time.
    4. Indicate which location you wish your locker to be - GL or OE - and you will be assigned a locker number and receive a combination for the padlock attached to a locker in that area.
  • Policies
    1. Only FIU-assigned locks are permitted on lockers. Non-FIU locks will be removed at the renter's expense and locker contents will be removed for pick-up at the Wellness & Recreation Center Pro Shop. A $20 replacement fee will be charged to receive the locker back (with new lock and combination).
    2. The Wellness & Recreation Center reserves the right to assess a service fee to renters with multiple instances of loss of/forgetting their lock combination/location.
    3. Non-renewed lockers will be reassigned with new lock combinations.
    4. Locker renters are responsible for all contents left in their assigned locker, as well as its cleanliness. Items designated by FIU Police as illegal substances or non-permitted items may not be stored in lockers.
    5. The university is not responsible for the loss or damage of valuables kept in lockers.
    6. The university has the right to empty lockers after the agreed rental period expires.
    7. The contents of the locker are kept in the Graham Center’s Lost & Found for a period of 10 business days after the agreement’s expiration date. After this time period, all unclaimed items will be turned over to the university’s Property Control Department as surplus.