Frequently Asked Questions
All UND students, faculty, and staff, along with associates, may join the UND Wellness Center. Members have the opportunity to sponsor other people.
For UND students, their memberships are covered by the mandatory student fees paid each semester and is active when they are enrolled in classes. The UND ID card serves as the membership card and is required to enter the facility. Non-students, Faculty or Staff will receive a Wellness Center Membership ID card.
For more information on membership eligibility, please visit the Membership Rates page.
Yes, guests (family members, friends, etc.) may purchase a day pass for $5 at the welcome desk. In order to use the facility, guests must be 18 years or older and be sponsored and supervised by a current wellness center member.
All guests must sign a waiver of liability before they will be allowed to use the wellness center and they must be accompanied by their sponsoring member each time they purchase a day pass.
For more information on guests/sponsored members, please visit the Membership Rates page.
No, the wellness center does not have a pool, but there is one located in the Hyslop Sports Center and is managed by UND Athletics.
Swim punch cards can be purchased at the pool deck. Punch cards are $30 for 10 visit punch card. Open swim times vary.
We are currently hiring! All available positions are posted on the UND Wellness Center Student Employment page.
At this time the lockers within the locker rooms are not available (this includes Day-Use and Rental lockers).
Limited Day-Use lockers are available are available in common spaces throughout the facility.
Yes, the wellness center has two types of lockers for members to use: Day-Use Lockers (free) and Rental Lockers.
Day-Use lockers are located on the first and second floors of the facility and are also available in both the men's and women's locker rooms. They are free as long as all belongings are removed by the end of the day. Rental lockers are available in two sizes – half or full. These lockers are located in both the men's and women's locker rooms.
For more information about lockers, please visit the Parking and Lockers page.
Area Specific Questions
Do you offer CPR/AED and First Aid Training?
Yes, we offer a variety of CPR/AED & First Aid class types through the American Heart Association. Visit the CPR/First Aid program website to find available classes now.
What is the Culinary Corner at the UND Wellness Center?
The Culinary Corner is a demonstration kitchen that provides free and fee-based cooking classes. Classes are led by student instructors, UND nutrition students, and guest chefs. All classes provide participants with a chance to learn about new recipes, health benefits, and great-tasting foods. For upcoming events, please view the Culinary Corner calendar.
Where is the Culinary Corner located?
The Culinary Corner demonstration kitchen is located on the main level of the Wellness Center near the classrooms and quiet lounge in the south corner of the facility. Just follow your nose!
Are there any free cooking classes?
Yes, there is one free cooking class offered each week called Cheap, Fast, and Healthy. The class shows you how to make a quick and easy meal that can be prepared and consumed in just 30 minutes! This class is offered on Wednesday nights at 5:30pm.
How do I register for a cooking class?
Go to the Culinary Corner calendar and click on the class you would like to register for. All of the information you will need can be found on the class description page. Registration and payment can be made online or in person at the Wellness Center.
For more information about upcoming cooking classes or to register for a class, please visit the Culinary Corner page.
We want to show that Esports is beneficial to the overall health of our student body. The intellectual and social benefits that it provides are so important to today's students. The Nexus gaming lounge is located in the Wellness Center to promote healthy ways of gaming, such as taking frequent breaks to exercise, fuel properly, and participate in new activities.
What does NEXUS mean?
Nexus is defined as, "A series of connections linking two or more things, a connected group or series, and the central and most important point or place." We wanted the name to show just how much we wanted this space to bring people together and create a sense of community. Come alone, leave with a new friend!
How do I get started?
Stop by and say hello, or join in the online conversations on our Discord channel at UND.edu/esports.
Can you rent space at the UND Wellness Center for a group or club?
Yes, the Wellness Center has a variety of spaces available to rent. If you are a Recognized Student Organization at UND and are in good standing, you can rent certain areas of the facility at no charge (certain restrictions do apply).
For more information about reserving the wellness center for an event, please visit the Facility Reservations page.
How many laps around the track equals one mile?
It takes approximately 8 laps around the track to complete one mile depending on which lane is used.
• Inside Lane = 8.5 laps per mile
• Middle Lane = 8.3 laps per mile
• Outside Lane = 8 laps per mile
The track direction switches each day so please look at the signs located near the track to see which way members should run/walk.
How much does it cost to attend group exercise classes?
Group Exercise classes are FREE! To see the current schedule, visit the Group Exercise information page.
Do you offer personal training packages and if so, what are my options?
Yes, we offer personal training packages. There are many packages to choose from depending on what you are looking for. Schedule your free goal consultation today by visiting the Personal Training website. During this consultation, you’ll speak with a trainer to decide on what package is best for your goals and health needs.
Is there a fee associated with personal training sessions?
Yes, the Wellness Center Personal Trainers are nationally certified and are ready to develop an exercise program specifically for you! Prices vary depending on which package you choose. Please visit the Personal Training Information page for all the details
Do you offer any fitness services that are free to students?
Yes, we offer several fitness services for wellness center members. For the most current offerings and to request an appointment, visit the Fitness Services website.
I am new to weight lifting. Are there certain machines that I can start on? Can someone show me how to use them?
Yes, we have the weight floor divided into three levels of weight lifting. We also have a circuit deck which allows you to get a full workout in 15 to 30 minutes. Our Fitness Service staff can assist you by showing you how to operate each machine.
Can I perform Olympic or powerlifting exercises at the wellness center?
Most Olympic and powerlifting exercises are not permitted at the Wellness Center. Speak with a Fitness Service staff member to find out which lifts are acceptable.
What sports does the UND intramural program offer?
The UND intramural program offers a variety of sports throughout the year, such as flag football, volleyball, basketball, ice hockey, and indoor soccer. For a complete list of sports, please visit the Intramural Program page.
How do I sign up for intramurals?
UND students can sign up and create a team on the Intramurals website. If you do not a have a team, you can sign up as a free agent which makes your interest in a sport known to teams that might be looking for players. Signing up as a free agent does NOT guarantee that you will find a team.
Where can I find the schedules and rules for intramural sports this semester?
The semester schedule for registration and league dates can be found on the Intramural Program page. The intramural program handbook and rules for each sport can be found on the Intramural Program page.
How much does it cost to create a team for UND intramurals?
The prices for each individual sport are listed on the Intramural Program page, but prices normally range from $85-$120 per team, with the exception of ice hockey.
Where do intramurals take place?
Intramural games take place at the Wellness Center, Memorial Stadium, the Ralph Engelstad Area and the ICON Ice Arena.
For more information on intramural sports, please visit the Intramural Program page.
How much does it cost to use the rock wall?
It is free! The rock wall is available to all UND students, faculty, staff, and Wellness Center members at no extra charge. Some programs/events have a cost associated with them.
Do I need any climbing experience to use the rock wall?
No climbing experience is necessary to use the rock wall! The rock wall is a great place to learn climbing skills. Belay classes and other climbing classes are available to wellness center members throughout the academic year. All rock wall attendants have climbing experience and can answer most of the questions new climbers may have.
For more information about the rock wall, please visit the Rock Wall page.
What is the Outpost and where is it located?
The Outpost is a program where UND students, faculty, staff, and the general public can rent outdoor adventure equipment for a small fee. It is located in the atrium of the UND Wellness Center.
What kind of equipment does the Outpost have?
The Outpost has a variety of outdoor adventure equipment available to rent, such as canoes, kayaks, tents, bikes, and cooking gear. A full list of equipment can be found on the Outpost page.
Where can I take the equipment that I rent?
You can take the equipment anywhere you would like as long as you can safely secure and transport it. Please be aware of any state and/or local laws regarding equipment, such as boating laws or bike helmet requirements. All equipment should be returned in good condition and clean (no dirty dishes or muddy life jackets).
If you would like more information about local and regional destinations, please visit the Outpost page or take a look at our destination guides:
For more information about the UND Outpost and renting outdoor equipment, please visit the Outpost page.