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Policies & Procedures

Use of the Student Fitness Center is a privilege that can be revoked for not following policies of the facility. Please review the policies below carefully. They are in place for your safety and the comfort of all patrons

Fitness Center users must be 17 years of age or older and must provide proof of age upon request.


Patrons are required to wear closed toe athletic rubber-soled shoes in the fitness center.

Patrons must minimally wear a shirt that does not have an arm hole that is larger than one fist below the arm pit and covers the midriff. Shorts and pants must be worn at the waist.

To avoid damaging the upholstery on the machines, patrons may not wear jeans, denim, or cargo pants with multiple buttons or zippers.

Vinyl clothing or excessive clothing worn for the purpose of increased sweat production is not permitted.


Profanity and yelling are not permitted in the fitness area.

Personal property such as books and back packs must be stored in lockers. Bags are not allowed in the fitness center. Neither Rec Sports nor its employees will be responsible for lost or stolen property.

Weight belts are not allowed on the exercise equipment where the belt buckles make contact with the upholstery to prevent wear and tear to the equipment. 

Users who break equipment due to misuse or misconduct can be suspended from the facility.

Food is not permitted; Only drinks with screw top bottles are permitted.

Collars are required for all barbell lifts

Spotters are strongly recommended when lifting all free weights.

Please do not move or rearrange weights or equipment.

Please maintain control of your weights at all times. For the prevention of injury to yourself or others, and/or damage to floor or equipment, weights may not be dropped or thrown.

Olympic lifts are to be completed on the platform only.

Only bumper plates are allowed to be used on the power lifting platform.

For the safety of yourself and others, do not stand on benches while exercising.

Weight benches may not be placed within 5 feet of fire exits or extinguishers.

All patrons must have a clean towel to wipe off equipment after use.