Community & Guests

Community memberships are available to the Student Recreation Center and Chick Evans Field House. Members must present their NIU OneCard for entrance to both facilities. 

Purchase your membership online! 
Click on the membership type you would like to purchase to access the online system.

Annual:  $280 (includes new amenities)
Valid for one year from date of purchase

Fall semester: $130
August 15 - December 23

Monthly Memberships:  $45

One-time NIU OneCard Fee:  $5
Community members must take their membership receipt to the NIU OneCard Office within three business days of membership purchase to purchase an NIU OneCard. A new card will cost $5 and can only be purchased with cash or check. The OneCard office also requires a valid photo ID. The OneCard Office is open at 8:15 a.m. and closes at 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, during the school year.


FAQ - Community Memberships and Guest Passes

Can I purchase a membership for my family, spouse/significant other?

Yes. Memberships are available for spouses, partners in a civil union, domestic partners, and/or dependents of community members.

Where can I park when I come to the Student Recreation Center and Chick Evans Field House?

The parking lots in front of both the Student Recreation Center and Chick Evans Field House are for persons with blue and yellow parking passes.  

Metered parking spaces are also available at the Student Recreation Center and are designated by large white signs.  Anyone can park in the metered parking spots.  Fees for metered spots are $.25 per 15 minutes for up to two hours.  The meter for the designated spots is located to the left of the front doors of the Student Recreation Center. 

Parking along Stadium Drive East is for blue, yellow, and brown permit parking.  Lot K, located south of Stadium Drive, is designated for yellow, brown, and orange permit parking.

Visit Parking Services for more information and parking maps.   

Can I use the pool?

Yes! Pool use is included with memberships. Non-members can purchase Pool Passes online or at the Student Recreation Center.