About Us : Membership

Eligibility

To classify as a University faculty/staff member of the Medical Wellness Center and to receive reciprocity at the Herbert Wellness Center, you must belong to one of the following categories and prove eligibility by providing the documentation listed.

Faculty/Staff

• Full-time faculty and staff (University issued identification (‘Cane) card)
• Part-time faculty and staff (University issued identification (‘Cane) card)
• University of Miami Hospital employees (UMH issued identification card)
• Adjunct faculty currently teaching on the Medical Campus (University ‘Cane card)

Please note, voluntary medical school faculty, UM alumni and retirees, and per diem and temporary employees may also sign up for membership, but will NOT be eligible for reciprocity at the Hebert Wellness Center on the Gables campus.

Spouse/Same-sex Domestic Partner

Legal spouse of University faculty or staff; same-sex domestic partners may also join provided they complete the certification process at Benefits Administration. An employee membership must be purchased before a spouse or same-sex domestic partner may purchase a membership at the University rate. If the employee does not have a current membership, the spouse or same-sex domestic partner may purchase a membership at the community rate.

Spouse must present picture identification. If the last name is not the same as the primary member, a copy of the marriage certificate or a current University of Miami health/dental insurance card is required.

Same-sex domestic partner must present a copy of completed certification form from Benefits Administration and a picture identification.

Dependents

Unmarried dependent children 16-26 years of age who are financially dependent and living at home or away at school. An employee membership must be purchased before a dependent may purchase a membership at the University rate. If the employee does not have a current membership, the dependent may purchase a membership at the community rate.

Dependent must present picture identification. If dependent’s child last name is not the same as the primary member, then a copy of the court papers providing adoption or legal guardianship or a current University of Miami health/dental insurance card is also required.

Please note, dependents under the age of 16 may also be enrolled but will only have access to the Hebert Wellness Center on the Gables campus.