Community Membership

The community membership program has been suspended indefinitely. Contact Justin Kitts at or 828.898.8797 with questions.

A community membership pass includes access to the following areas:

Dotti M. Shelton Learning Commons has a vast collection of books, periodicals, and digital sources for a member to utilize. Community memberships exclude the use of digital resources in the library. Learn more

The Broyhill Wellness Center, located in the Cannon Student Center, features cardio equipment (exercise bikes, stair stepper, treadmill), Nautilus weight training equipment, and exercise balls for core training.

The Arthur - Lauritsen - Sanders Track provides a space for running and walking with a beautiful mountain view.

The Outdoor Tennis Courts are a great space to practice your tennis skills and enjoy the cool mountain weather.

The Rhea-Lyons Indoor Swimming Pool is located in the Williams Physical Education Center. 

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8–9 a.m., 1–2 p.m., 6:30–8 p.m.
Tuesday: 8–9 a.m., 1–2 p.m., 6:30–8 p.m.
Wednesday: 8–9 a.m., 1–2 p.m., 6:30–8 p.m.
Thursday: 8–9 a.m., 1–2 p.m., 6:30–8 p.m.
Friday: 8–9 a.m., 1–2 p.m.

NOTE: The pool is currently closed while the campus is under modified operations due to coronavirus.

Contact Information

Justin Kitts
Dean of Students
Phone: 828.898.8797