Campus Recreation

University of Mississippi

Membership Opportunities

At the Department of Campus Recreation (DCR), our objective is to provide the best possible recreational opportunities for the university community through quality programming, services and facility management. To ensure this quality experience, we ask that each patron takes the responsibility to know and follow the Turner Center’s list of policies and procedures.

Membership Options – Students, Faculty and Staff

 Membership Enrollment Packet

Ole Miss Students and Immediate Families

Ole Miss Students: A currently enrolled, full-fee-paying Ole Miss student (primary enrollee) may use the facility during scheduled recreational periods. The fee is included in tuition.

Student Family: A currently enrolled, full-fee-paying Ole Miss student (primary enrollee) may enroll his/her spouse ($30.00 semester) or spouse and eligible dependent(s) through the Student Family Membership Option ($50 semester) (secondary, dependent enrollees).

Non-Enrolled Student: An Ole Miss student enrolled for the spring semester but not attending summer session may obtain a membership provided he/she was a full-fee-paying student (primary enrollee) during the spring semester. The fee will be $25 for one summer session or $50 for full summer session. If his/her spouse and/or dependent(s) are enrolled, see Student Family (primary, secondary, dependent enrollees).

Ole Miss Faculty/Staff Membership

Individual Faculty/Staff Membership: Permanent, paid university employees holding an official University of Mississippi employee ID are eligible to obtain a Recreation Membership Card for one calendar year. (primary enrollee)

The Faculty/Staff Individual Membership Option will increase incrementally over the next four years:

2010 – $124.95 (payroll deduction – $8.33 for 15 paychecks)
2011 – $185.10 (payroll deduction – $12.34 for 15 paychecks)
2012 – $252.00 (payroll deduction – $16.80 for 15 paychecks)
2013 – $300.00 (payroll deduction – $20.00 for 15 paychecks)

Family Faculty/Staff Membership: Permanent, paid university employees (primary enrollee) holding an official university employee ID are eligible to obtain a Recreation Membership Card for one year AND may enroll his/her spouse (secondary enrollee) and/or dependent(s).

The Faculty/Staff Family Membership Option will increase incrementally over the next four years:

2010 – $195.00 (payroll deduction – $13.00 for 15 paychecks)
2011 – $279.00 (payroll deduction – $18.60 for 15 paychecks)
2012 – $363.00 (payroll deduction – $24.20 for 15 paychecks)
2013 – $450.00 (payroll deduction – $30.00 for 15 paychecks)

Note: Employees may not take out a membership for family members only. Employees must be included in the membership plan. Dependent(s) must be under 23 years of age, unmarried and have permanent residence with the primary enrollee.

Note: University issued ID will dictate membership classification. (i.e. campus F/S must purchase the F/S membership and cannot be classified as a family member of a student member). Married campus F/S may purchase the Family F/S membership.

Retired Faculty & Staff: Faculty and staff who retired from Ole Miss prior to January 1997 are eligible to receive a complimentary membership. The membership is available to the retiree and his/her spouse. Dependents may not be included (primary and secondary enrollees).

Faculty and staff who retired from Ole Miss after January 1997 are eligible to obtain a membership at the current faculty/staff membership rate. Dependents meeting established eligibility requirements can be included on the membership plan (primary, secondary, dependent enrollees).

Recent Ole Miss Grad

Recent Grad: Upon graduation from Ole Miss, the graduate can obtain a Recent Grad Membership for the semester immediately following graduation, and this is available for one (1) semester only. The fee is $50. If spouse and/or eligible dependent(s) is/are added, the membership fee is $100.

Community Memberships

Community Membership Options:

  • Individual Community Membership: An individual community membership is $750 for a calendar year. Payment options include full payment by check or credit card.  If elected, the fee can be made in two equal installments of $375.  The second payment must be made prior to the seventh membership month.
  • Family Community Membership: A family community membership is $900 for a calendar year. Payment options include full payment by check or credit card. If elected, the fee can be made in two equal installments of $450. The second payment must be made prior to the seventh membership month. Each enrollee will be required to have a Turner Center ID made at the University ID Center. An individual must be at least 21 years of age to qualify as the primary enrollee (primary, secondary, dependent enrollees).

Sponsoring a Guest

Authorized users are eligible to bring a maximum of two (2) guest(s) with each visit to the facility. The $5 per guest fee is payable at the Control Desk.  Each sponsor and his/her guest(s) must completely read and sign a Guest Assumption of Risk and Release Form . The sponsor is responsible for all actions of his/her guest and must remain in the same activity area at all times. Guests must present a photo ID to be granted access to the Turner Center.

Sponsored University Programs

Beginning August 25, 2014

Ole Miss Alumni Association Member
Members of the Ole Miss Alumni Association may use the Turner Center by presenting their valid Alumni Membership Card, sign a release form and pay the $5 guest fee. Guests must present a photo ID to be granted access to the Turner Center. Your receipt will allow you to access the facility throughout the day.

University Conferences and Workshops

Individuals attending university-sponsored conferences and workshops may use the Turner Center for recreational purposes once prior arrangements are made with the Department of Campus Recreation. If prior arrangements have not been made, then there will be a $5 guest fee paid with conference/workshop ID. Guests must present a photo ID to be granted access to the Turner Center.

Orientation Programs Sponsored by Enrollment Services

Parents attending an orientation program coordinated by Enrollment Services may use the Turner Center without charge by presenting their Orientation name badge. Guests must present a photo ID to be granted access to the Turner Center.

Ole Miss Parents Association (OMPA)

Members of the Ole Miss Parents Association (OMPA) may use the Turner Center by presenting verification of OMPA membership upon entry to the Turner Center. Guests must present a photo ID to be granted access to the Turner Center. Members may use the facility during:

  • On-campus football games – eligible to use on Friday and Sunday (facility closed on game day).
  • Parent Weekend – eligible to use Friday through Sunday.
  • Red/Blue Weekend – eligible to use Friday through Sunday.
  • Move in/out Weekend – eligible to use Friday through Sunday (flexibility if they come during weekday).

The Inn at Ole Miss Guests

Guests at The Inn at Ole Miss may use the Turner Center by presenting their Inn at Ole Miss room card and paying the $5 guest fee. Guests must present a photo ID to be granted access to the Turner Center. Children under 15 years of age must adhere to Turner Center use policies.


University IDs/Turner Center IDs

To gain access to the recreational areas in the Turner Center, a member has two options:

  • The University ID or Turner Center ID will be scanned at the Control Desk. If valid, the turnstile will unlock allowing access. Not only will the turnstile unlock, but a picture of the individual will appear on the monitor at the Control Desk.
  • Guest Policy-A Turner Center member or valid UM student are eligible to bring a maximum of two (2) guest(s) with each visit to the facility. The $5 guest fee is payable at the Control Desk. Each sponsor and his/her guest(s) must completely read and sign a Guest Assumption of Risk and Release Form. The sponsor is responsible for all actions of his/her guest and must remain in the same activity area at all times.

Please Note:  If an individual attempts to use an ID other than his/her own, the ID will be confiscated and sent to the Dean of Students Office. (University of Mississippi Policy Code DSA.200.001). 

Guests must present a photo ID to be granted access to the Turner Center.