Memberships

Membership Fees

Membership Type Month Semester Annual
Full-Time StudentPaid through tuition and fees.
Part-Time Student$42$70N/A
Academic YearN/AN/A$260
Faculty/Staff$42$130$390
Retiree/Affiliate$42$130$390
Guest of Full-time or Part-time Students$42$130N/A
Guest of Staff/Retiree/Affiliate$42$130$390
Family Plan (Faculty/Staff/Retiree/Affiliate)N/AN/A$550
Student Family Plan (spouse or partner)N/A$90N/A
Student Family Plan (each child)N/A$25N/A
Alumni$42N/A$500
Alumni Guests$42N/A$500
Early BirdN/A$85$250
Pay-to-PlayN/AN/A$120
Summer Fun (Adults)N/A$100N/A
Summer Fun (Kids)N/A$30N/A

Daily Guest Fee - $12. Guest must be sponsored by current Sanderson Center student or staff member.

Academic Year '16 – '17 memberships are effective August 16, 2016 – May 8, 2017, and are restricted to faculty and staff.

Academic Year ’17-’18 memberships are effective August 16, 2017-May 7, 2018, and are restricted to faculty and staff.

Students may not sponsor guests for more than one semester.

To qualify for the Family Plan, proof of co-habitation and/or guardianship is required.

Early Bird members’ usage of the Sanderson Center is restricted to 5:30 am – 11:00 am, Monday through Friday, and anytime during weekends, holidays, and interim periods.

Pay-to-Play cards expire one year from the date of purchase. For sponsored guests, the card expires on the same date as the sponsor's membership.

2017 Summer Fun memberships: May 22, 2017 – September 4, 2017
2018 Summer Fun memberships: May 23, 2018 – September 3, 2018
Available to MSU faculty and staff only.

2017 – 2018* semester memberships dates for students:
Fall – August 1 – January 1
Spring – January 2 – May 6
Summer – May 7– August 15

2017 – 2018 semester membership dates for staff/retirees/affiliates:
Fall - September 1 – December 20
Spring - January 2 – April 30
Summer - May 1 – August 31

Monthly memberships expire one month from the date of purchase. Annual memberships expire one year from the date of purchase. Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. Memberships are not prorated.

Purchase new memberships in the Member Services Office of the Sanderson Center. Please bring a valid MSU identification card. We accept cash, check, or credit card, or the fee may be applied to your MSU account. Payroll deduction is also available to faculty and staff.

A membership may be RENEWED by email (sflowers@saffairs.msstate.edu), by fax (325-8792), or through our online portal at https://playrecsports.msstate.edu/. To renew online, click the sign-in link in the top right corner of the page, then click on your netid, also in the right top corner, to open your profile page. Scroll down to your membership information and renew.

Faculty and staff members who have an annual membership that is payroll deducted may register for Perpetual Membership – there is no expiration for the membership as long as the member is employed by Mississippi State University.

Faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees, and affiliates may sponsor guests for membership. Guests may not sponsor other guests. A member of the faculty/staff may sponsor his/her spouse/partner without joining themselves. Sponsors must be present at the Member Services Office at the time of enrollment. Sponsored guests may not hold memberships longer than their sponsors. Students may sponsor guests for one month or one semester only. Sponsored guests will be issued a Sanderson Center photo membership card, which must be used to gain access to the facility. Sponsors may renew their sponsored guests’ memberships online; sponsored guests cannot renew themselves online.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

THE DEPARTMENT OF UNIVERSITY RECREATION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE ANY MEMBERSHIP AT ANY TIME FOR FAILURE TO ABIDE BY POLICIES, FOR FAILURE TO FOLLOW A STAFF MEMBER’S DIRECTIVE, OR FOR THE MISUSE OR ABUSE OF FACILITIES OR EQUIPMENT.

Effective: July 1, 2016