A fitness card at USM costs SEK 145 per month and is valid for all three premises, at Utopia and Navet, located in the centre of Umeå, and in Mariehem. The card is paid for through a monthly salary deduction of SEK 145.
In order to be eligible for the discounted fitness card, you must at least have a three-month employmenet at Umeå University with a level of occupation of at least 20 per cent from the application date and onwards. You must also receive your paycheck from Umeå University itself. The offer also applies to those who are on full parental leave or sick leave. When you apply for a card, you also agree that the Payroll administration sends information about you to USM. The fitness card has a contract time of 12 months that starts the day your application is registered. It is not possible to cancel the card during the contract time.
The card is personal and may not be lent, sold or transferred.
The fitness card at USM has been procured by the University. This means that the University cannot provide any reimbursement for exercise cards at other facilities or other forms of exercise.
USM in Utopia.
Photo: Mattias Pettersson
Apply for a fitness card at USM
If you want to apply for a fitness card at USM you can click the link below.
Apply for a fitness card.
Follow the instructions regarding employees at Umeå university. (The instructions are unfortunately only available in Swedish).
USM will then notify you via your umu email to let you know when your card can be collected at USM.
Staff employed by Umeå University based outside Umeå
If you work anywhere other than in Umeå, you can get a fitness card (annual card) in the place where you work. The university will reimburse you for 75 per cent of the cost of the card.
In order to receive reimbursement, you need to have a job lasting at least three months with a level of occupation of at least 20 per cent.
You pay for your fitness card yourself and then apply for reimbursement from the university. Fill in the form "Räkning utlägg - Expense claim LA05b" and send it together with your original receipt to:
Human Resources department
SE-901 87 UMEÅ
As of 1 September 2018, Umeå University is offering a fitness reimbursement to all employees. Read more about the fitness reimbursement here.