Campus Life

Fitness Center Dress Code and Policies

  • Activated Roadrunner or Faculty/Staff ID are required to use Bandy Gym's facilities, participate in programs, intramural's, and fitness classes.
  • A waiver must be signed before participating in intramural's, programs, fitness classes, and personal training.
  • Appropriate athletic apparel is required during activities in fitness area and gym floor.
  • You are in a fitness center or gym area. Dress for working out, playing ball, etc. that keeps all areas of your torso, belly, buttocks, and other private areas covered at all times.
  1. Shirts must be worn at all times. 
    • Entire torso area from chest to waist must be covered.
    • No shirts that are slit, cut-off, or show the chest or belly areas.
    • No inappropriate advertising or sayings on clothing.
    • Exceptions:
      • Basketball players may wear basketball jerseys on gym floor.
      • Yoga and Stretching/Ab type classes
  2. Shorts must cover your entire buttocks and other such areas completely.
    • No inappropriate advertising or sayings on clothing.
  3. Fitness/Tennis Shoes are to be worn
    • Must wear closed toe appropriate fitness/tennis shoes in fitness area.
    • Must wear non-marking athletic shoes on gym floor.
    • No muddy shoes allowed in fitness area or gym floor.
    • No work shoes, sandals, open-toe shoes, boots can be worn.
  4. Clean clothing and shoes to be worn in fitness center and gym areas.
  5. No belts, buttons, or bling on clothing.
    • This can tear the equipment padding or catch on something.

NO bare feet or just socked feet allowed in fitness area or gym floor. Exceptions: Yoga and Stretching/Ab type classes.
NO jeans or other non-fitness pants and shorts worn in fitness center.
NO gum, food, or drinks allowed in the fitness center or gym floor.

*Drinks must be in a sealable, spill proof container- no glass allowed.

Do you need a doctor's release: It is recommended that if you meet two or more of the following, you submit a doctor's release before beginning any fitness class:

  • You're a man older than age 45 or a woman older than age 55
  • You have a family history of heart disease before age 55
  • You smoke or you quit smoking in the past six months
  • You haven't exercised for three months or more
  • You're overweight or obese
  • You have high blood pressure or high cholesterol
  • You have impaired glucose tolerance, also called pre-diabetes
  • If you are pregnant