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USC Deal: free fitness membership for first-year Bachelor’s students

Published on 23-08-2022
Get to know USC, the UvA's sports and fitness centre. If you're a first-year Bachelor's student, you'll receive an offer by email for a free USC membership that allows you to exercise at no cost until 1 January 2023.
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Introductory gift from the UvA

A new city, a new life. As a UvA student just starting your studies, you're probably still busy finding your way around the campus, the city and the university. To help you discover the USC's sports facilities, the UvA is offering all its first-year Bachelor’s students a gift: a free, all-access membership until 1 January 2023.

Unlimited all-access membership

As a first-year Bachelor's student, you'll receive an email in early September containing an activation code for the membership. The membership is free and valid until the end of this year. With the all-access membership you can participate in all the sports and fitness activities on offer at USC: from squash to yoga, from kickboxing to fitness and from basketball to bouldering. The full range of sports can be found on the USC websiteExternal link. Only tennis, padel and climbing are not part of the deal. 

Seven days a week

With an all-access membership, you can exercise as often as you want, seven days a week. Work out on your own or join a group class. The membership is valid at six of the seven USC locations. Only the tennis and padel centre is not part of the deal. More information about USCExternal link


  • The offer is valid only if you're attending the UvA for the first time this academic year as a regular first-year bachelor's student. If you were (partly) enrolled as a regular bachelor's student before; unfortunately, you cannot make use of the discount.
  • The action code can only be used for the passe-partout membership.
  • You can activate the membership with the code until 30 November 2022.
  • The membership will automatically expire on 1 January 2023, no matter when you activate the action code.
  • The action code is unique. It can be used only once. And only by you
  • Are you eligible for the offer, but do you already have a paid USC membership? Please get in touch with USC via usc@uscsport.nlExternal link.