Privilege Cards

Anyone who is not a full-time student, faculty or staff member at the College of William and Mary must purchase a privilege card to access the W&M Student Recreation Center.

Privilege Card Prices


W&M Alum

Spouse or Family Member* (of Faculty, Staff, Student  or Current Privilege Card Holder)


Non-College Affiliate

Part-Time Student or Staff***


6 months






12 months






Fees are for individual spouse and family members of a William and Mary student, faculty, staff or Privilege Card holder, not family as a whole. Family members must be 18 years of age or older.
** William and Mary Retirees must have worked for the state of Virginia for at least 10 years to get the discount. Retirees with a Faculty Emeritus status can use the Rec Center for free.
***If part-time student, registration in class must be for the duration of the membership period.

Privilege Card Applications

Print an application or pick up a copy at the Rec Center front desk.

Application Procedures

1. Submit your completed application and liability waiver and fee to the Recreation Center front desk. Only payments of cash or check are accepted. Checks can be made out to "W&M Campus Recreation".

2. If you are purchasing a 3-month pass, no photo is required.  Your pass will be issued by W&M Campus Recreation. If you are purchasing a 6, 9 or 12-month pass, your pass will be made at the ID Office, Campus Center Atrium.  You will be given a copy of the front page of your application at the Student Rec Center.  You must have this copy with you when you go to the ID Office to have your card made.

3. Your 3-month pass or copy for the ID Office will be at the Recreation Center front desk Desk after 1:00pm the following business day after submission of your application.  You will not be contacted to advise that your pass/copy are ready.

Please call the Student Recreation Center front desk, 221-3310, menu option 3, if you have any questions.

Using Your Campus Recreation Privilege Card and Facilities

1. Your Campus Center Privilege Card is required to use the Campus Recreation open recreation facilities. Use of these facilities are restricted to those times not used by club sport practices, intramural events, facility rentals and reservations.  These days and times vary. If you purchase a 3-month Privilege Card, you must show the Reception Desk staff a photo ID in addition to your Privilege Card until you are entered into the Finger Template System.

2. No one under 18 years of age is allowed to use the Student Recreation Center except during the designated Family Recreation Time on Saturdays, 10am-12pm.

3. Fitness classes are offered throughout the year.  A Group Fitness pass or a Daily Drop-In pass is required.  Classes are first-come first-serve. Go to the Group Fitness Page for more information about Fitness Class Prices, Class. Descriptions and Online Registration.

4. Schedules of facility hours and other information are available in the Student Recreation Center.  Call the Hotline, 221-3310, menu option 1 for daily up-dates on facility hours.

5. Privilege Card holders are allowed to bring one guest per visit.  See Guest Policies.

6. Parking: The following information is from the William and Mary Motor Vehicle Parking & Traffic Rules and Regulations 2008-2009 developed by the Office of Parking Services:

  • A decal or temporary pass is required to park on campus property at all times, beginning Monday at 7:30 a.m. until Friday at 5:00 p.m., except at

                metered spaces.

  • Metered spaces are enforced as posted.  Spaces marked “Reserved at all times”, “Faculty/Staff at all times” and “Service Vehicle” spaces are enforced 24 hours per day, seven days a week.  Parking is not permitted

                in any area not specifically designated for parking (spaces marked with curb blockers, signs or striped spaces).  Parking is not permitted on sidewalks, brick pathways or grass.

For information on campus parking, please call Parking Services at 221-4764 or go to their website at

7. Click here to see Locker Rental information.

8. Any alteration of your Privilege Card is cause for immediate revocation of privileges and loss of payment.  Use of another’s card is cause for loss of card and removal from premises.

9. A $10.00 replacement fee will be charged for lost Privilege Cards.