Member Services

Member Services

About Member Services

Member Services is located at the main entrance of the Campus Recreation Center and the Recreation & Wellness Center (East Campus Recreation).
Services provided include - program registration, membership, retail items, equipment checkout/rental, locker rental, general information.

To Apply for Campus Rec Membership

To apply for membership, bring your NCard to the Member Services desk and complete the Campus Recreation Membership Application. Children under the age of 16 need not purchase a membership, but must be included on the membership application to have access to facilities.

Payment options include cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, NCard, and payroll deduction (available to UNL employees).

You must be a full-time, permanent faculty/staff member with a 1.0 FTE to use the payroll deduction option. If you have chosen to pay with Payroll Deduction then you will be billed monthly for your membership(s) and locker(s).

Bi-weekly Paid Employees Note: If you are a UNL bi-weekly paid employee, the payroll deduction will occur during your second pay check of the month.

Membership Rates & Options

Campus Rec membership also includes access to the Outdoor Adventures Center

Primary Members = UNL Students and UNL Employees
Secondary Member = A UNL Student or Employee's spouse, significant other, fiancé, same sex partner, dependent (age 16–25) or anyone who receives their primary care from the member

Please note: A UNL Student or Employee's dependent under the age of 16 need not purchase a membership, but must be included on the membership application and be accompanied by the member at all times to have access to facilities.


Term Primary Member Secondary Member
Fall Paid by student fees $147.00
Spring Paid by student fees $147.00
Summer $70.00 $70.00

Faculty & Staff

Term Primary Member Secondary Member
Monthly Payroll Deduction
One-year minimum
$41 $33
Annual Year
valid September 1-August 31
$492 $394
One Month only $46 $37


Term Primary Member Secondary Member
Annual Year
valid September 1-August 31
+ $50 annual alumni membership
Monthly Payment
One-year minimum
$46 $37


Term Cost If using Climbing Wall
Day Pass $10 $15

OAC Climbing Pass Options

Climbing Passes UNL student/CREC member General Public
Try-It Climb
(2 climbs in one day)
1 free each semester
Daily Pass* included in CREC membership $15
includes CREC facilities access
Monthly Pass*
3-month minimum
included in CREC membership $40
+ $50 one-time initiation fee
Annual Pass* included in CREC membership $430
Annual Secondary Pass*# $344 $344
*Must complete a Climbing Basics Class or pass a Skills Check prior to climbing.
#Spouses, collateral dependents, or dependents (child) age 16-25 years of Primary Passholder are eligible. Primary Passholders must remain current for Secondary Pass holders to retain pass privileges.

Membership and Locker Cancellations and Refunds

Payroll deduction will be stopped or a membership paid in full will be refunded after a Membership and Locker Cancellation form has been submitted. You MUST cancel memberships PRIOR to the first day of the month to avoid being billed for the entire month. If you cancel AFTER the 1st day of the current month, you will be billed or pay for the entire month. There will be a minimum charge of three months member fee for memberships cancelled during the first three months. Membership and Locker Cancellation forms are available at any Campus Recreation administrative office or download here - Membership and Locker Cancellation and Refund Request Form.

If a member is restricted from physical activity by his/her physician, he/she may suspend his/her membership with written verification from his/her physician. Membership may be suspended with written verification of change in employment status by the University of Nebraska or a change in military status.

University of Nebraska employees affected by Reduction-in-Force may keep Campus Recreation membership for 12 months. Memberships must be paid in full. The options available are by the month or annual year.

Campus Rec Sponsors
Naked Juice
UofNE Federal Credit Union
UNL Computer and Phone Shop
Raising Cane's
Downtown Lincoln Association