Student Life Center (SLC)

Student Life Center

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We are open for Summer to full capacity, starting on May 14th, 2022. Reservations or timeslot sign ups are not necessary. This is subject to change with guidance from the administration.


UH Hilo Student Life Center reopened the Fall of 2020 semester. IDs are required and must be validated at campus center. Faculty/Staff Memberships categories will resume on June 1st. Alumni memberships will resume when space becomes available.


The goal for the Student Life Center facility is to expose as many as possible of the UH Hilo Community to activities that will improve their quality of life. The Student Life Center strives to provide an open, safe environment for recreation, learning, and social interaction while meeting user demands. The primary purpose and focus for the new Student Life Center is for student usage. Thoughtful planning is given to facility policies and procedures to preserve student recreational programming space.

Pool and Gym Usage

Student Life Center poolStudent Life Center pool Face covering is required inside the Student Life Center!

Restrooms and showers are open. Day use of lockers are available during this time only and until further notice, please remove belongings by end of day.

Hours and Sign-up

Programming - To sign up for programming notifications about zoom sessions, classes, outdoor events, and equipment rentals. Please use this sign-up form

About the Facility

Pool side of Student Life Center

The UH Hilo Student Life Center construction was completed and opened September 2008. This beautiful facility includes spacious indoor fitness/recreational rooms, a cardio and weight room, dance and aerobics rooms, a lounge with wireless internet, an indoor cafe', locker rooms, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and an open deck by the swimming pool.

Vulcan Video Productions recently conducted a building tour of the Student Life Center. View it on YouTube

Press releases about the Center