Billing and Fees

With the opening of the Barnes Center at The Arch, a state-of-the-art health, wellness and recreation complex, Syracuse University and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) campus community members will have access to upgraded, modern and enhanced features and services in the recreation portion of the building. Memberships for use of the recreation portion of the Barnes Center at The Arch remain free for Syracuse University students, faculty and staff, as well as ESF students.

After a thorough review of peer institutions’ recreation fees and practices, as well as private gym membership comparisons, the Barnes Center at The Arch will offer the following competitive membership opportunities. The campus community will be invited to visit for a free trial period.

Alumni must obtain an Alumni I.D. card before purchasing a Barnes Center at The Arch membership. Please follow the directions below.

Syracuse University Alumni

Syracuse University Alumni Association
Goldstein Alumni and Faculty Center
401 University Place
Syracuse, NY 13244-3020

For questions or additional information, please contact the Syracuse University Alumni Association by emailing sualumni@syr.edu or calling 315.443.3258.

ESF Alumni

SUNY ESF Alumni Association
1 Forestry Drive
219 Bray Hall
Syracuse, NY 13210

For questions or additional information, please contact the SUNY ESF Alumni Association by emailing alumi@esf.edu or calling 315.470.6632.

Syracuse University Faculty and Staff

Free membership with Syracuse University I.D.

Syracuse University Dependents

Spouses, domestic partners and dependents must first purchase a valid Syracuse University I.D. card before purchasing a Barnes Center at The Arch membership. Syracuse University I.D. cards are $25 per card and must be purchased at 206 Steele Hall Syracuse, New York 13244.

ESF Faculty and Staff

May purchase a Barnes Center at The Arch membership using their ESF I.D.

ESF Dependents

ESF spouses, domestic partners and dependents are not eligible to receive a Syracuse University I.D. To obtain a membership card, the ESF faculty or staff member must accompany dependent(s) to the Barnes Center at The Arch Guest Services desk.

For questions or additional information, please email the Barnes Center at The Arch, or call 315.443.8000.

Recreation

Individual student membership fee: $0

This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Drop-in Fitness Classes
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Ice Sports at Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
  • Intramural Sports
  • Pool
  • Sport Clubs
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Individual spouse/partner or dependent of student membership fee: $40 per semester

This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Ice Sports at Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Please note, minors are ineligible to use/participate in the Climbing Wall, Weight/Cardio Rooms, Esports, Intramural Sports, Club Sports and Drop-in Fitness Classes.

Student family membership fee (two or more individuals in a combination of spouse/partner and dependents): $60 per semester

 This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Ice Sports at Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Please note, minors are ineligible to use/participate in the Climbing Wall, Weight/Cardio Rooms, Esports, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs and Drop-in Fitness Classes.

Individual faculty and staff membership fee: $0

This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Intramural Sports
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Individual spouse/partner or dependent of faculty and staff membership fee:  $250 per year

This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Ice Sports Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Please note, minors are ineligible to use/participate in the Climbing Wall, Weight/Cardio Rooms, Esports, Intramural Sports, Club Sports and Drop-in Fitness Classes.

Faculty and staff family membership fee (two or more individuals in a combination of spouse/partner and dependents): $350 per year

This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Ice Sports at Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Please note, minors are ineligible to use/participate in the Climbing Wall, Weight/Cardio Rooms, Esports, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs and Drop-in Fitness Classes.

  • Spouses, domestic partners and dependents must purchase a valid Syracuse University I.D. card before purchasing a membership. Syracuse University I.D. cards are $25 per card and must be purchased at 206 Steele Hall Syracuse, New York 13244.
  • With a valid SU I.D. memberships may be purchased at Guest Services within the Barnes Center at The Arch.

Individual faculty and staff membership fee: $250 per year

This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Ice Sports at Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
  • Intramural Sports
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Individual spouse/partner or dependent of faculty and staff membership fee:  $250 per year

This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Ice Sports at Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Please note, minors are ineligible to use/participate in the Climbing Wall, Weight/Cardio Rooms, Esports, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs and Drop-in Fitness Classes.

Faculty and staff family membership fee (two or more individuals in a combination of spouse/partner and dependents): $350 per year

This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Ice Sports at Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Please note, minors are ineligible to use/participate in the Climbing Wall, Weight/Cardio Rooms, Esports, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs and Drop-in Fitness Classes.

Individual alumni membership fee: $250 per year

This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Ice Sports at Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Alumni family membership fee (two or more individuals in a combination of spouse/partner and dependents): $350 per year

This membership includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Ice Sports at Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Please note, minors are ineligible to use/participate in the Climbing Wall, Weight/Cardio Rooms, Esports, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs and Drop-in Fitness Classes.

The following services are also available for an additional fee for all members of the Barnes Center at The Arch:

  • Challenge Course
  • Drop-in Fitness Classes
  • Locker Rentals
  • Personal Training
  • Small-group Training Classes
  • Swim Lessons

Syracuse University and ESF faculty, staff and alumni may purchase a Drop-in Fitness Class Pass at the Guest Services desk. Drop-in Fitness Class passes provide the opportunity to attend an unlimited number of classes and are $100 per semester.

Explore the Drop-in Fitness Classes webpage to learn more.

If you’re interested in beginning Personal Training, learn more on the Training webpage.

5 Session Package

SU/ESF Student: $100
Non-student: $125

8 Session Package

SU/ESF Student: $160
Non-student: $192

12 Session Package

SU/ESF Student: $240
Non-student: $276

18 Session Package

SU/ESF Student and Non-student: $378

Members may purchase guest passes in-person at the Guest Services desk. Guest passes are $8 per day, per guest.

This guest passes includes the following:

  • Climbing Wall
  • Courts and Track
  • Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing at Drumlins Country Club
  • Esports
  • Facility Access
  • Pool
  • Towel Service
  • Weight/Cardio Rooms

Please note, minors are ineligible to use/participate in the Climbing Wall, Weight/Cardio Rooms, Esports, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs and Drop-in Fitness Classes.

Health Care 

  • Prior to services being performed, individuals may inquire about the cost of treatment with the provider/nurse.
  • Health Care and Pharmacy direct bill a select number of and participates with most insurance companies. As shown on the student’s Bursar account, per semester, all full-time matriculated students pay a Health and Wellness fee. Part of this fee covers unlimited provider visits. Part-time students may be seen with a nominal charge per office visit.

  • Individuals are responsible for all incurred charges.
  • Charges may be sent to the student’s Bursar account or be paid at the time of service with check, cash or credit card.
  • Upon request, individuals may obtain an itemized receipt to submit to their insurance company for possible reimbursement.

Students may access charge details and/or retrieve an itemized receipt through the following actions.

  • Logging into the Patient Portal.
  • Contacting the Barnes Center at The Arch Medical Records Office by calling 315.443.2667.

Pharmacy

The Pharmacy works to keep prices affordable, resulting in many prescription and nonprescription items being significantly cheaper compared to traditional retailers.

The Pharmacy participates with most insurance prescription plans, including the Student Health Insurance Plan. If a co-pay and/or fee is required past insurance processing, the Pharmacy accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
  • Credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover)
  • Billing the student’s Bursar’s account

Additional Resources

The following resources are available at no additional cost for students.