Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
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The mission of the Jane P. Batten Student Center is to create opportunities for students to learn about and participate in a vast array of extracurricular and recreational activities. We strive to foster student leadership, healthy lifestyle choices and student involvement in program planning.
The Batten Student Center has been designed for the students to be primary users, especially for leisure times, student activities, and athletic competition. The Batten Center's staff will develop an atmosphere that promotes healthy interaction between various groups using the facility. Numerous sports related programs will be developed for campus wide recreational activities, lifetime sports, clinics and workshops.
The Batten Student Center will provide a comfortable atmosphere and serve as the host site for indoor varsity sports and tournaments. Other constituent groups and programs may be hosted as long as the philosophy and purpose of the Batten Student Center is not violated at any time.
To use the Batten Student Center you will be required to check in at the HUB (the main desk by the Climbing Wall) with a valid VWC issued ID card. A pass corresponding to the facility you would be using will be given to you upon leaving your VWC ID card with the HUB staff. Your ID will be given back to you when the pass is returned. You may use the facilities in Batten Student Center if you are:
A guest is an individual who is not a student, faculty or staff. Guests are allowed to use the Batten Center when accompanied by an eligible user (their host). All guests are the responsibility of the VWC host at all times. All guests must register at the HUB upon entering the building. Guests must be accompanied by the host at all times within the facility. An eligible host is one of the following:
Only one guest per host is allowed upon each visit, unless previous authorization has been approved.
Current students must have a valid VWC issued ID card to use the Batten Student Center.
Adult Studies students must have a Batten Center sticker on their ID. If they have paid for the family membership, each member of the family who is 17 or older should have an ID. Family members under 17 years of age must be with their parent or guardian at all time.
Faculty and staff cards for immediate family members or one significant other are available by going to the Business Office. The fee is $5 for each card. Once the emergency contact form and fee are completed in the Business Office, the ID will be issued in Campus Security.
Alumni must join the Alumni Association to get their VWC Alumni ID. In addition, they must pay a Batten Center fee to get a special sticker that allows them to use the facility. Without this sticker and ID card they may not use the facility. Alumni may not bring family or guests.