Membership


HPER Center Membership Fees
Alumni Membership Information
Guest Pass Information
Center Membership Eligibility Policies 
Students:
  1. All full-time undergraduate and graduate students regularly enrolled at UCA are automatically HPER Center members (fees paid with tuition).  All student members must possess and present a valid UCA I.D. card.  All part-time undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years of age and older.
  2. “Concurrent” enrolled students are prohibited from using the HPER Center. 
Faculty/Staff:
  1. All full-time and part-time faculty and staff are eligible to use the HPER Center.  All faculty/staff must possess and present a valid UCA I. D. card.
UCA Retirees:
  1. Faculty and staff who have retired from the university are eligible for HPER membership.  All UCA retirees must possess and present a valid UCA I. D. card.
  2. The retired faculty/staff must present a UCA I.D. card to the HPER office to obtain a membership.
  3. A UCA retiree is any individual who has officially retired and is currently included on the retirement list provided by the Human Resources Department. 
University Affiliates:
Currently individuals residing or working with the following campus organizations are eligible to purchase a HPER Center membership.
Fees assessed for employees and/or residents of the following UCA affiliates shall be the same as the fees assessed for current students (based on 15 credit hours for fall membership, 15 credit hours for spring membership, and 9 credit hours for summer terms):
  1. Food service provider;
  2. Campus bookstore;
  3. Arkansas Educational Television Network;
  4. College Square;
  5. UCA’s Recognized Student Organizations (RSO)
  • A maximum of two employees for each RSO may obtain memberships, and the employee(s) must be an advisor of record in accordance with university policies established by the vice president for student services;
  • The RSO employee(s) must be employed a minimum of twenty hours per week and the primary work location must be the UCA campus;

The president is authorized to approve memberships for additional UCA affiliates consistent with this policy.

Family Memberships:

  1. Student, faculty, staff, retiree, university affiliates and alumni are eligible to purchase memberships for spouses and dependents.
  2. Dependents must be 18 years and older.
  3. Spouses of students, faculty, staff, retirees, university affiliates and alumni must show their husband or wife’s UCA I.D. when purchasing a family membership.
  4. Spouses are those persons who are recognized by the State of Arkansas as being legally married.
Alumni: (Not eligible until further notice)
  1. Must be a member of the UCA Alumni Association
  2. Alumni must visit the HPER Center to join
  3. If an Alumni Association membership expires during HPER membership period, the HPER Center will honor HPER membership up to the next HPER membership period.
  4. Membership defined:
  • Individual – alumnus
  • Spouse –alumnus’ spouse
  • Family –alumnus, spouse, and dependents (must be 18 years old to use the HPER Center)