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Full-Time JMU Undergraduate Students

Full-time JMU undergraduate students are authorized users with facility access and program registration privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours). This includes family hour privileges.


Spouse Access Cards

URAC Card Application: Spouse of Full-Time JMU Student

Spouse URAC (University Recreation Access Cards) cards are offered to spouses of full-time students for facility access and program registration privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours) without the company of their host. Once the application has been approved, the Host will be notified by email (within 2-3 business days) of approval and how the spouse may obtain the URAC Card.  There is a one-time processing fee of $10 (paid to JMU Card Services) if the card is renewed every year before July 1.

Dependent Access Cards

URAC Card Application: Dependent of Full-Time JMU Student

Dependent URAC cards are offered to dependents (between the ages of 18-23) of full time students for access during special break hours, such as Summer, Winter, and Spring Breaks; and give dependents access to UREC and University Park without the company of their host. Once the application has been approved, the Host will be notified by email (within 2-3 business days) of approval and how the dependent will obtain the Dependent URAC Card.  There is a one-time processing fee of $10 (paid to JMU Card Services) if the card is renewed every year before May 1.

Part-Time JMU Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students enrolled in less than seven credit hours may use the facility and related programs by paying a prorated fee. 

1 - 3 credit hours is a $100 user fee per semester and 4 - 6 credit hours is a $50 user fee per semester. 

You may pay this fee online (login with your JMU e-ID and password) with a credit card or at the UREC Welcome Center (FLEX payment only).

After payment, part-time JMU undergraduate students are authorized users with facility access and program registration privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours). See the "Full-Time JMU Undergraduate Student" tab for more information about your benefits once payment is completed.

Full-Time JMU Graduate Students

Full-time JMU graduate students are authorized users with facility access and program registration privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours). This includes family hour privileges.


Spouse Access Cards

URAC Card Application: Spouse of Full-Time JMU Student

Spouse URAC cards (University Recreation Access Cards) are offered to spouses of full-time graduate students for facility access and program registration privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours) without the company of their host. Once the application has been approved, the Host will be notified by email (within 2-3 business days) of approval and how the spouse will obtain the Spouse URAC Card.  There is a one-time processing fee of $10 (paid to JMU Card Services) if the card is renewed every year before July 1.

Dependent Access Cards

URAC Card Application: Dependent of Full-Time JMU Student

Dependent URAC cards are offered for access during special break hours, such as Summer, Winter, and Spring Breaks; and give dependents access to at UREC and University Park without the company of their host. Dependent URAC cards are offered to dependents (between the ages of 18-23) of full time graduate students. Once the application has been approved, the Host will be notified by email (within 2-3 business days) of approval and how the dependent will obtain the Dependent URAC Card.  There is a one- time processing fee of $10 (paid to JMU Card Services) if the card is renewed every year before May 1.

Part-Time JMU Graduate Students

Graduate students enrolled with fewer than six credits may use the facility and related programs by paying a prorated fee. 

1 - 3 credit hours is a $100 user fee per semester and 4 - 5 credit hours is a $50 user fee per semester.

You may pay this fee online (login with your JMU e-ID and password) with a credit card or at the UREC Welcome Center (FLEX payment only).

After payment, part-time JMU graduate students are authorized users with facility access and program registration privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours). See the "Full-Time JMU Graduate Student" tab for more information about your benefits once payment is completed.

Full-Time JMU Faculty/Staff and JMU Emeriti

Full-time JMU Faculty/Staff and appointed JMU Emeriti are authorized users with facility access and program registration privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours). This includes family hour privileges

This membership permits the opportunity purchase a locker rental in the Faculty/Staff Locker Room and register for FAST Fitness for a fee; however, it does not include Athletic Training services.


Spouse Access Cards

URAC Card Application: Spouse of Full-Time JMU Faculty/Staff

Spouse URAC cards (University Recreation Access Cards) are offered to spouses of full-time faculty/staff and emeriti faculty/staff for facility access and program registration privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours) without the company of their host. Once the application has been approved, the Host will be notified by email (within 2-3 business days) of approval and how the spouse will obtain the Spouse URAC Card.  There is a one-time processing fee of $10 (paid to JMU Card Services) if the card is renewed every year before July 1.

Dependent Access Cards

URAC Card Application: Dependent of Full-Time JMU Faculty/Staff

Dependent URAC cards are offered for access during special break hours, such as Summer, Winter, and Spring Breaks; and give dependents access to at UREC and University Park without the company of their host. Dependent URAC cards are offered to dependents (between the ages of 18-23) of full time faculty/staff and emeriti faculty/staff. Once the application has been approved, the Host will be notified by email (within 2-3 business days) of approval and how the dependent will obtain the Dependent URAC Card.  There is a one-time processing fee of $10 (paid to JMU Card Services) if the card is renewed every year before May 1.

Part-Time JMU Faculty/Staff

Part-time (wage) and temporary contract employees will enjoy facility access and program registration privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours) and family hour privileges (during designated family hours only).

This membership permits the opportunity purchase a locker rental in the Faculty/Staff Locker Room and register for FAST Fitness for a fee; however, it does not include Athletic Training services.


Spouse Access Cards

URAC Card Application: Spouse of Part-Time JMU Faculty/Staff

Spouse URAC (University Recreation Access Cards) cards are offered for a fee to spouses of part-time faculty/staff for facility access and program registration privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours) without the company of their host. Once the application has been approved, the Host will be notified by email (within 2-3 business days) of approval and how payment can be completed on URECregister.jmu.edu and to obtain the URAC Card.  There is a one-time processing fee of $10 (paid to JMU Card Services).

Membership Length
Spouse Fee
Year
+ $225
Semester (Fall, Spring, Summer) 
+$90
Month
+ $35

Dependent Access Cards

URAC Card Application: Dependent of Part-Time JMU Faculty/Student

Dependent URAC cards are offered to dependents (between the ages of 18-23) of part-time faculty/staff for access during special break hours, such as Summer, Winter, and Spring Breaks; and give dependents access to UREC and University Park without the company of their host. Once the application has been approved, the Host will be notified by email (within 2-3 business days) of approval, how to pay on URECregister.jmu.edu, and how the dependent will obtain the Dependent URAC Card.  There is a one-time processing fee of $10 (paid to JMU Card Services).

Membership Length
Dependent Fee
Year
+ $180
Semester (Fall, Spring, Summer) 
+$75
Month
+$30

Summer Memberships for Temporarily Inactive Part-Time Faculty/Staff

These memberships are designed to provide access to JMU faculty and staff over the Summer when they may experience a gap in their employment contract. Once the application is submitted, the individual’s department head will be contacted to ensure that the employee's contract ended within the last year and the employee is expected to be on contract in the upcoming year. After submitting the application, the individual will be contacted by Assistant Director or GA for Members Services to complete the process by paying for the membership online.

Part-Time Faculty/Staff Temporarily Inactive Summer Membership Application

Membership Length
Individual Price
Add Spouse
Add Dependent
Summer Semester 
$125
+$90
+$75
Summer Month
$40
+ $35
+$30

JMU Affiliates

JMU Affiliates, in active status with the University, will enjoy facility access privileges at UREC and University Park (during operational hours).

Affiliates may also enjoy family hour privileges during designated family hours only.

Affiliate Memberships cannot be used for programs requiring registration, Spouse/Dependent Memberships, or Athletic Training Services. 

View the JMU Affiliate Policy.

JMU Alumni

UREC offers any established JMU Alumni the opportunity to utilize UREC and UPARK facilities (during specific hours only) for a fee. Alumni Memberships cannot be used for programs requiring registration or Athletic Training Services. 

Alumni Access Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters:

    • Monday-Thursday: 6:00 am – 2:00 pm & 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
    • Friday: 6:00 am – 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm 
    • Saturday: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
    • Sunday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm & 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

During all break (Thanksgiving, Winter Break and Spring Break) and summer hours, alumni access is unrestricted and alumni may utilize UREC during all operational hours. Building hours subject to change.


Alumni Spouse, Dependent and Guest Options

Alumni may purchase add-on memberships for their spouse and/or dependents (ages 18-23). Spouse and Dependent Memberships also offer access only during Alumni Access Hours and cannot be used for programs requiring registration or Athletic Training Services. Alumni Spouse Members do not need to be accompanied by the Alumni Access Card holder.

Dependent Memberships cannot be purchased without the purchase of an Individual Membership and must be done at the beginning of a contract. Dependent Members must be accompanied by an Alumni Access Card holder at all times. Dependent Members will only have access to the facility during family hours and break hours.

Alumni are not eligible to bring in family members free of charge during Family Hours due to the membership options detailed above. Alumni members may bring a guest with them for $7 per guest per day. Alumni members are limited to two guests per visit. 


Alumni Membership Pricing

Membership Length
Individual Price
Add Spouse
Add Dependent
Year
$300
+ $225
+ $180
Semester (Fall, Spring, Summer) 
$125
+$90
+$75
Month
$40
+ $35
+$30
One Day
$7
+$7
+$7

Alumni Memberships and Renewals

Apply for an Alumni Membership now!

Alumni will be verified based on the records kept by the Office of Alumni Relations.

Alumni who submit an online application cannot access UREC until they receive their confirmation email. Single day passes are available for $7 until the membership is processed. 

Alumni members will be provided a username and password for UREC Register for the options to renew their membership, purchase towel service, purchase guest passes, and reserve racquetball courts.

JMU Summer Conferences

If you are attending a summer camp or conference at JMU, check with your conference organizer to see if you may have access to UREC as part of your conference registration fee.

If this is not included in your conference registration (and  you are not a student, faculty, staff, affiliate, or alumni of JMU), you may purchase a single day Conference Guest Pass for $10 (only during your visit on campus). This is available for ages 18 and above.

Exact cash payment and conference credentials (conference ID card or equivalent) are required.

Once in the facility, you may participate in any area except for programs requiring registration and Athletic Training Services. 

FAQ: Parking Information

Please visit or contact JMU Parking Services for questions related to parking on JMU's campus near UREC and University Park.

View the Campus Parking Map!

Spouse, Dependent, and Alumni with Active UREC Memberships
You have the option of purchasing a parking permit (paid to Parking Services) that will allow them to park in a designated lot near UREC during access hours in order to visit the facility. Parking permits must be purchased at the Parking Office located in the Parking Deck. If members choose not to purchase a parking pass they will need to find other means of transportation to the facility.

FAQ: Spouses, Dependents, Guests, and Family Hours

Information about spouse and dependent memberships and access cards can be found by clicking on your designation from the menu above. 

View our guest policies here.

View our family hour information here.

FAQ: Entry Cards and Courtesy Visits

Only authorized users, guests of authorized users, and approved groups are allowed entry. Authorized users must have a valid JAC, URAC, or Alumni Access Card to both enter and exit UREC.

If you do not have your card, you may enter two times per semester by using a courtesy visit. To use your courtesy visit, you MUST know your PeopleSoft number. Due to safety and security issues, we will not make exceptions to this policy. False representation of identification will result in immediate confiscation of provided identification.

UREC and UPARK do not offer access to the building through the JMU mobile app because our access software is not compatible this app.

URAC and Alumni Access Cards are only granted after applications are submitted, approved, and if required, paid for. See information above for applications.

All participants who have entered through the Welcome Center must exit through the turnstiles.

FAQ: Refund Policy and Questions

If you are purchasing a membership, locker rental, or towel service, take care to only purchase the length of membership that you are certain you will use. Refunds will not be granted for these purchases, even due to separation with the University.

Credit card charges will appears as "James Madison eMarket" on your credit card statement. 

Questions can be directed to the Assistant Director for Member Services.