Family Usage Policy for the Jane P. Batten Student Center

Virginia Wesleyan University encourages faculty and staff to enjoy the facilities provided in the Jane P. Batten Student Center.  As a benefit for all VWU employees, spouses and children of faculty and staff may also utilize the Jane P. Batten Student Center for an annual fee.  The Batten Center usage benefit fee will be:

  • For spouses of employees: $10.00 annual fee (Children under 18 do not require an i.d. card and must be in the presence of the parent at all times while in the facility.
  • Dependent children 18 and older: $30.00 annual fee

To better accommodate those utilizing our facilities, only spouses and children may take advantage of this benefit.  Effective November 1st, any family member currently utilizing this benefit that is not a spouse or child will no longer be extended this benefit beyond the expiration date of their current VWU i.d. card.

Any children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent while utilizing the facility.

*Spouses and children of employees are the only family members who may register.

How to register:

  • Employee sponsor must be present at time of registration.
  • Employee sponsor and family member will pay fee directly to the Business Office.
  • Once fee has been paid, employee sponsor and family member will be issued a valid VWU identification card through the Campus Security Office. The Campus Security Office can be found in the main breezeway of Bray Village. VWU i.d.’s will be valid for one year from date of issue.
  • Each year, the employee sponsor and family member will be required to re-register for this benefit.

Jane P. Batten Student Center Guest Policy

Any VWU faculty, staff or student may register a guest(s) to utilize the facility. Each campus community member is allowed to have a maximum of 5 guests at any one time. While these guests are in the Batten Center, their VWU sponsor must be present at all times.

How to register guest:

  • VWU sponsor (student, faculty, and staff) must be present while guest(s) are in the facility.
  • VWU sponsor will fill out guest form which can be found at the Batten Center hub desk.
  • Guest(s) will be issued a guest pass to be utilized during their time in the facility.
  • *VWU sponsors are responsible for their registered guest for the duration of their time and use of the Jane P. Batten Student Center.