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Oklahoma State University
Department of Wellness

America's HEALTHIEST Campus®

Memberships

A Wellness membership entitles you to a host of benefits including access to the Colvin Recreation Center, the indoor and outdoor pools, and the Seretean Wellness Center.  All members are eligible to participate in intramural sports, attend group fitness classes, and sign up for numerous special programs. Some programs may have additional program fees to participate.

Student Memberships

  • Students at OSU Stillwater, OSU Tulsa, and NOC Gateway have an automatic membership through enrollment in one or more courses that pay the Colvin facility fee. Your membership is effective only during your currently enrolled semester.
  • Your membership is active after enrollment is approved and inputted in to Banner. Therefore, your membership will not be active the day you enroll. Until active in our system, you may purchase a guest pass for the convenience of being able to work out before enrollment is confirmed.
  • NOC Gateway students take about 10-14 business days from the time you enroll to the time you are downloaded in to our system. Until active in our system, you may purchase a guest pass for the convenience of being able to work out before enrollment is confirmed.
  • If you withdraw from all your fee paying classes, your membership privileges are lost. You must be currently enrolled to use the facilities.
  • Students that graduate or take a semester off may purchase an affiliate membership for the semester immediately following their last semester enrolled.

Faculty & Staff Memberships

  • Faculty and Staff at OSU Stillwater, OSU Tulsa, and NOC Gateway may have an automatic "free" membership to the Department of Wellness as part of their benefit package. OSU pays for your membership.
  • To qualify for the benefit of a "free" membership, you must have an active, full-time (> 0.75FTE),  continuous employment status. This includes:
    • Electronic Personnel Action (EPAF) form must be completed, approved, and posted to Banner.
    • Current date must fall between your assignment's start date and end.
    • FTE of all active assignments should be 0.75 or greater.
    • Job Code (as determined by a single letter in Banner) should reflect a permanent, continuous employment. Your job code should be either an A, B, E, G, I, J, P, Q, and R.
  • If your full-time university appointment ends, your membership privileges are lost.  You would be eligible to purchase a community membership.
  • Faculty and staff that do not meet the qualifications of 'free" benefit membership are eligible to purchase an affiliate membership.

Faculty & Staff Spouse Memberships

  • Spouses of Faculty and Staff at OSU Stillwater, OSU Tulsa, and NOC Gateway may have an automatic "free" membership to the Department of Wellness as part of their benefit package. OSU pays for your membership.
  • For a spouse to qualify for the benefit of a "free" membership, employee must have an active, full-time (> 0.75FTE),  continuous employment status. This includes:
    • Electronic Personnel Action (EPAF) form must be completed, approved, and posted to Banner.
    • Current date must fall between your assignment's start date and end.
    • FTE of all active assignments should be 0.75 or greater.
    • Job Code (as determined by a single letter in Banner) should reflect a permanent, continuous employment. Your job code should be either an A, B, E, G, I, J, P, Q, and R.
  • If employee's full-time university appointment ends, membership privileges are lost. You would be eligible to purchase a community membership.
  • Spouses of Faculty and staff that do not meet the qualifications of 'free" benefit membership are eligible to purchase an affiliate membership.

How to obtain a spouse membership

Retiree Memberships

  • Official OSU Stillwater or Tulsa retirees have an automatic 'free" membership provided by the Department of Wellness.
  • To qualify for the benefit of a "free" membership, you must be coded as a retiree in Banner.
  • All other previous employees would be eligible to purchase a community membership.

Affiliate Memberships - $120 (+tax) per Fall and Spring Semester; $70 (+tax) Summer Semester; $275 (+tax) Annually; $35 (+tax) Monthly

Individuals that meet the following criteria may purchase a membership at the affiliate rate.

  • Current OSU Stillwater, OSU Tulsa, and NOC Gateway Faculty and Staff employed at less than 0.75 FTE or on a temporary assignment
  • Spouses of currently enrolled students at OSU Stillwater, OSU Tulsa, or NOC Gateway
  • Spouses of official OSU Retirees
  • Current USDA Employees housed OSU's office & spouses of USDA employees that purchase a membership
  • Current English Language Institute students & spouses of ELI students that purchase a membership
  • Current veterinary students enrolled through an OSU sponsored program (ex: Ross and St. Matthew's students) & spouses of current vet students that purchase a membership
  • Members of Interfaith Council (Campus Ministries) - limited to two per semester
  • Current Visiting Scholars of OSU Departments & spouses of current visiting scholar employees that purchase a membership
  • Current OSU ROTC employees & spouses of ROTC employees that purchase a membership
  • Current OSU House Moms & spouses of house moms that purchase a membership
  • Current OSU Foundation Employees & spouses of foundation employees that purchase a membership
  • Prior OSU Student - applies to the semester immediately following your last semester enrolled. Only valid for one semester. (ex: students that graduate in May are eligible to buy a summer membership only). Spouses of prior students eligible if prior student purchases a membership.
  • All OSU Alumni Association members must present either a physical copy of their OSU Alumni Association membership card or an electronic version through the Orange Connection App with a photo identification card at the time of purchase of the Colvin Recreation Center membership. Spouses must also provide a photo identification at the time of purchase.

Community Memberships - $190 (+tax) per Fall and Spring Semester; $150 (+tax) Summer Semester; $500 (+tax) Annually; $45 (+tax) Monthly

Members that do not qualify for the affiliate rate are eligible to purchase a membership at the non-affiliate rate. Anyone who does not qualify for an automatic membership may purchase a membership on a semester, annual, or monthly basis. 
Semester memberships follow the university academic calendar, beginning on the first day of the semester and ending on Friday of finals week.