Staff member assists patron using a computer at the Equipment Desk on the first floor of the Kent State Student Recreation and Wellness Center

Student Memberships

Student memberships for Fall 2016 begin on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016.
All students taking five (5) or more credit hours on the Kent campus for the fall semester will have access to the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Aug. 22.

Membership Types

Individual (5+ Credits)

  Fee
Assessed Free

About Assessed Memberships:

Individuals in this category include:

  • Students taking five credits or more on the Kent Campus
    (Check your schedule: If your course says "KC" as the location, those credits count.)
  • Dissertation I students
  • Thesis II students taking seven credits or more
  • Part-time faculty/staff taking five credits or more
  • Students at the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine

Please note: Students must maintain five credits or more for summer memberships. However, those credit hours can be spread out across all three summer sessions. Students not taking classes over the summer or not taking at least five credits should see the next membership type for pricing details.


Individual (<5 Credits)

  MONTH SEMESTER
<5 Credits $40 $70
Non-assessed $50 $105

About Less Than Five Credit Memberships:
Students taking less than five credits on the Kent Campus are not paying the General fee as part of their tuition, therefore access is not granted automatically.

Individuals in this category include:

  • Kent Main Campus students taking less than five credits
  • Dissertation II students
  • Thesis II students taking less than seven credits
  • Part-time faculty/staff taking less than five credits

About Non-assessed Memberships:
Non-assessed students are not paying the General fee as part of their tuition, therefore access is not granted automatically. These students must present an identification card to purchase a membership.

Individuals in this category include:

  • Students at each of Kent State’s regional campuses
  • Student Spouse or Household Member (must show proof of same residency)
    • Limit one per semester
  • Student dependents age 5 - 26
  • Dependents 4 years old and younger are free
  • Students who were registered for and completed classes the previous semester or are registered for classes in the upcoming semester
    • This membership cannot be purchased two consecutive semesters