University Student Affairs - Oregon

Fitness Memberships – Oregon

Fitness Benefits Options For Students:


Visit the Alumni Affairs webpage to learn about the benefits offered to you.

COMP-Northwest students, you have three fitness benefit options! Only one option per student and benefits are evaluated annually and are subject to change.

Option #1
Membership to SamFit

Registration has closed for 2016-2017!

Join during Fall registration 
Already registered? e-mail jkersey@westernu.edu
Price is $230/year

Deadline to join:
September 1, 2016

Learn more . . . 

Option #2
Reimbursement for an 
Annual/Prepaid Membership

The deadline has passed for 2016-2017!

Excludes SamFit memberships
Receive up to $100.00/year

Deadline to submit paperwork:
September 1, 2016

Learn more . . .

Option #3
Reimbursement for a
Month-to-Month Membership


Excludes SamFit Memberships
Receive up to $100.00/year

Deadline to submit paperwork:
June 1, 2017 (2016-2017)

Learn more . . .

   View Frequently Asked Questions  


Option #1: Membership to SamFit

Picture of the Samaritan Health Services - SamFit  buildingNow with four locations to serve you better!

Lebanon Corvallis  Albany  Newport
35 Mullins Drive, Suite 3
Lebanon, OR 97355
(541) 451-6990
777 NW Ninth Stree, Ste 310
Corvallis, OR 97330
(541) 768-5851
380 NW Hickory Ave.
Albany, OR 97321
(541) 812-3300
1111 SW 10th St.
Newport, OR  97365
(541) 574-9062
How to Join: The only way to join SamFit at the discounted rate is during fall registration, but if you decline the option and change your mind, e-mail jkersey@westernu.edu with your student ID number – DO NOT try to re-register.

  • Your name will be sent to SamFit directly
  • Rosters are sent weekly starting August 1st until the deadline
  • Once SamFit receives your information, visit the gym and speak to a representative to complete registration and pickup your membership card

$230.00 per year

SamFit’s offer to WesternU Students:
  • Deadline to join is September 1st 
  • No enrollment or activation fees
  • Free access card upon enrollment 
  • Up to a 15% discount on all additional services (e.g. personal training)
  • Discounted Annual health risk assessments – (available as part of the Wellness Package purchase)
  • Free unlimited access to the onsite health, wellness & fitness educational sessions
  • Free unlimited access to select group exercise classes (SamCircuit, SamCore, and SamFlex)
  • Free access to Albany SamFit racquetball courts, saunas and classes
  • 24/7/365 access to all SamFit facilities (Corvallis, Lebanon, Albany, etc.)
  • 1st Family Add-on: $15.00/month 
  • Additional Family Add-ons: $10.00/month 
Deadline to Join: September 1, 2016 – no exceptions!

We would greatly appreciate it if you would make your fitness membership decision prior to registration as it is a time consuming process to make changes after registration.

To add or cancel a membership after you’ve registered e-mail the jkersey@westernu.edu.

  • Include your student ID number and program in your e-mail
  • Requests made after the deadline will not be honored
Family Add-On:

Once your SamFit membership is active you may add family members to your account.  Family memberships may not be charged to your student account.

Speak to your SamFit representative about adding a family member

  • 1st Family Add-on: $15.00/month*
  • Additional Family Add-ons: $10.00/month*
  • *Must live with the student and be at least 16 years of age.


Reimbursement for a non-SamFit Fitness Membership 

University may reimburse up to $100.00/year for a membership to any commercial fitness facility OTHER than SamFit.  There are two options listed below and depending on how you pay/paid for your membership you may be eligible to receive a reimbursement. 

How do you pay for your non-SamFit Membership?

Option #2: Prepaid
You prepaid for a 12 month membership

Option #3: Month-to-Month
You pay every month for your membership

To qualify for this reimbursement for the 2016-2017 Academic Year with a prepaid membership you must:

Complete the reimbursement request form (pdf) and submit original documentation showing the membership is:

  • In your name (the student)

  • Paid in full

  • Active for the full academic year (at least 10 months between July 1 and June 30)


To qualify for this reimbursement for the 2016-2017 Academic Year with a month-to-month membership you must:

Complete the reimbursement request form (pdf) and submit documentation showing:

  • The membership is your name (the student)

  • You’ve paid 10 consecutive months of dues

  • The 10 months of dues were paid during this academic year (July 1 – June 30)

Acceptable forms of proof include a financial history report from your gym (preferred) or copies of your bank or credit card statement (block out any personal information other than your name and the specific charge showing the name of the health/fitness club).



For more information, see our Frequently Asked Questions