Harper College

Harper Student and Alumni Memberships

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Harper Students -  Bring a Buddy to the Rec Center During the Month of April and Win

Bring a fellow Harper College student to activate their free membership for the first time to the Rec Center and your name will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 Amazon gift card.

  • New students must be activating their membership for the first time.
  • Both students must be current Harper students and includes Dual Credit students, CSI Students.
  • Names will be collected on the Student Membership Sign-up Sheets located at the Welcome Desk at the time of activation.
  • Drawing date is May 6, 2024. The winner of the drawing will be notified by email.

Harper Student Memberships

Activate your free membership to the Health and Recreation Center. Membership to the Health and Recreation Center is free to Harper College students (including Harper employees and their dependents using a tuition waiver) enrolled in a credit class during the current semester*. Students must activate their memberships at the welcome desk before entering the facility. Once the membership is activated student members can enter the facility with a valid Harper College photo ID. Students may add a household member to their account for an additional semester fee. Learn more about our facility and features.

The Health and Recreation Center observes your status and enrollment according to Harper College registration files. If the Health and Recreation Center records state that you have a different status than you claim, this will need to be addressed with the Office of the Registrar.

*Note: Qualifications and restrictions may apply, please stop by the Health and Recreation Center welcome desk for more information. Students under the age of 18, will require a parental/guardian signature on the facility waiver prior to using the facility. 

Household Member

Harper students are eligible to add household member 18 years of age or older at a semester rate of $144 for the spring semester, $180 for the fall semester and $108 for the summer semester. Household members are only eligible for membership while the student member has an active membership. Access expires when the student’s membership ends. Household membership must be paid in full upfront. Note: To establish eligibility, household member must present two recent documents showing current shared address. I.E., government issued ID, utility bill, lease agreement, etc. The household member is not eligible to add additional household members. Household members will be added to the paying primary members account for payments. 

Career Skills Institute (CSI) Membership

CSI students must activate their memberships at the welcome desk on (or after) the first day of the term in which they are enrolled in the CSI program. Once the CSI membership is activated CSI students can enter the facility with a valid Harper College photo ID. CSI students may add a household member to their account for an additional fee per semester. CSI students that would like to continue using the Health and Recreation Center over the summer or winter break, will be eligible to purchase the visiting student membership by showing their Harper student ID. All CSI students will be eligible to activate their recent graduate membership within 90 days of completing the CSI program.

Harper College Recent Graduate Free 3 Month Membership

Students who graduated from Harper College are eligible for a free three month membership. Recent graduates must activate their membership within 90 days of their graduation date as documented by Harper College student records. Once the free three month membership is used or the offer has expired, recent graduates can register for an alumni membership at a rate of $30 per month or $324 per year. Note: Adding a household member is not available to recent graduate members. 

Harper College Alumni Membership

All alumni who graduated from Harper College with a certificate or degree (since the inception of Harper College) are eligible to purchase an alumni membership for $30/month or $324 up front for an annual membership. Alumnus must show a valid state ID or driver’s license to activate their membership. Alumni memberships must be verified by presenting a certificate or degree (either paper or electronic copy). Note: Adding a household member is not available to alumni members.

Discounted Student Membership

Discounted memberships are offered to students participating in the Adult Education Development (AED), the Dual Credit and Credit by Exam, and the University Center Program at Harper College. Prices are as follows: Fall semester $112; Spring semester $90; Summer semester $68 and, a single entry pass is $7. Note: Qualifications and restrictions may apply, please stop by the Health and Recreation Center welcome desk to verify eligibility. Students under the age of 18, will require a parental/guardian signature on the facility waiver prior to using the facility.

Single Entry Pass

Single entry passes are available to household members, community members and, visiting students for $10 and to Harper employees, alumni, retirees, seniors and military for $7. Single entry passes are good for one entry in to the facility only.

Visiting Student Memberships

College students! Home for the winter or summer break and need a place to workout? Click here for details on Visiting Student Memberships. Note: Must be 18 years of age or above.

Semester Access Dates

Access dates are based on the semester (fall, spring and summer). Students not enrolled for the summer may purchase a visiting student membership. Students taking a semester off (fall or spring) would default to the community membership category.

 Semester  Start  End
Spring 2024  1/8/2024 5/19/2024
Summer 2024 5/20/2024 8/18/2024
Fall 2024 8/12/2024 1/12/2025
Spring 2025 1/6/2025 5/16/2025

For more information about membership, please contact Frank Wawrzyniak at wf29716@harpercollege.eduor 847-925-6889.

Last Updated: 4/11/24