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  • BOISE STATE RECREATION CENTER

    Rec Center BuildingThe Boise State Recreation Center offers a wide range of amenities to students, staff, faculty and alumni. The Rec Center houses cardio and weightlifting equipment, a rock climbing wall, a pool, classrooms and outdoor equipment rental center. In addition the Rec Center manages the Cycle Learning Center, as well as intramural fields across campus. Membership can be purchased on an annual or term basis and may be paid for via cash, credit card, debit card and payroll deduction for benefit-eligible employees.

    For more information on the Recreation Center, visit rec.boisestate.edu


    CHILDREN’S CENTER

    Children's Center buildingThe Boise State Children’s Center provides a warm and nurturing environment for children that will promote each child’s physical, social, emotional, creative and intellectual development.

    The Children’s Center provides knowledgeable, nurturing, consistent teacher/caregivers who understand the stages of child development, respect family needs and promote cultural diversity. The staff is dedicated to building strong partnerships with families to enrich children’s experiences.

    Children of Boise State students and faculty/staff receive priority enrollment in the Children’s Center program. The Center provides care for children ranging in age from six weeks through five years of age. The Children’s Center also offers a full-day Kindergarten program. To further advance campus and community relations, alumni and community parents may enroll their children if space is available. First priority is given to University students.

    For more information about the Children’s Center, visit childrenscenter.boisestate.edu.


    HEALTH AND WELLNESS RELEASE TIME

    Boise State permanent, benefit-eligible employees are eligible for 60 minutes of health and wellness release time per week with supervisor approval. On-campus activities will be approved as well as some off-campus activities with documentation. The 60 minutes can be used all at once or divided throughout the week (15 minutes for four days a week, 30 minutes for 2 days a week, etc.) To utilize this service, please fill out and submit the Health and Wellness Release Time Form.


    HEALTH SERVICES

    Health Services supports the educational mission of Boise State University by providing convenient, accessible and high quality health care to the campus community. We strive to provide a wide range of comprehensive and integrated services to students, faculty and staff on campus.

    STUDENTS

    All Boise State students, regardless of insurance coverage, are eligible to receive services at the Health Center. We provide a full range of primary care, specialty medical services, comprehensive counseling and wellness services all focused on what students need. Our services are fully integrated, meaning all of our providers are in the same building, share the same records, and work closely together to create the best plan of care for your individual needs.

    FACULTY AND STAFF

    All Boise State employees are eligible to receive medical and wellness services at the Health Center. We provide a full range of primary care, urgent care, and wellness services for faculty and staff on campus. Conveniently located on campus, our board certified medical professionals and wellness experts are here to help address your health care needs.

    HEALTH SERVICES FOR KIDS

    University Health Services is now offering medical services for children of students, faculty and staff.
    Staffed by board certified Family Physicians and Family Nurse Practitioners, Health Services medical providers are trained and experienced in the medical care of children. Health Services is able to provide convenient health care on campus for you and your children, saving transportation time to doctor’s offices or pharmacies, and getting you and your kids back to work and school as quickly as possible.

    Children can be seen on a walk-in basis in our Urgent Care Clinic for:

    • Illnesses (i.e. colds, allergies, stomach aches)
    • Injuries (i.e. sprains, cuts, concussions)

    Appointments for the above are also available, if preferred. Other examples of appointment-based visits include:

    • Select physical exams (i.e. sports, school, camp or mission physicals)
    • Ongoing medical needs (i.e. asthma, allergies, medication refills. Some limitations apply—ask our staff for further details)

    Health Services also stocks children’s medications (over the counter and prescription) that are available at a low cost at the time of the clinic visit.

    QUESTIONS/CONTACT

    FREE Patient parking is available.

    For more information, visit healthservices.boisestate.edu. Contact information Health Services at (208) 426-1459 or healthservices@boisestate.edu


    LACTATION/NURSING MOTHERS’ ROOMS

    Boise State Administration BuildingIn support of new nursing mothers on campus and in compliance with employer required amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Boise State University has prepared nine private lactation break rooms dedicated for nursing mothers across campus. The rooms are available by reservation only for faculty, staff and student use and are designed to provide the needed privacy for mothers to express breast milk.

    For more information, or to reserve a room, view the Boise State Nursing Mothers Information Guide.


    WELLNESS CENTER

    Boise State University’s Wellness Center provides services, presentations and resources to employees and students. Topics and programs include fitness, wellness information, mental health and more. The Wellness Center hosts many events throughout the year including screenings, exercise groups and presentations.

    For more information on the Wellness Center, visit healthservices.boisestate.edu/wellness

  • Transit CenterTransportation and Parking Services (TPS) supports the University’s mission by maximizing access to campus through financially and environmentally sustainable practices, superior customer service, innovation, and professional management of transportation and parking resources.

    TPS also offers the Bronco Shuttle which has two campus shuttle routes.

    For more information on parking permits, transportation, or alternative transportation, visit transportation.boisestate.edu.


    CYCLE LEARNING CENTER

    Cycle Learning Center buildingThe Cycle Learning Center (CLC) is a campus-based service focused on developing healthy and sustainable lifestyles by promoting the use of bicycles and multi-modal transportation options. The CLC, started in 2002, is the university’s centralized source for basic bicycle repair services, instructional clinics, and alternative transportation information. The CLC strives to create a hands-on learning environment that empowers campus users to explore sustainable transportation through educational programming, retail sales, and services.

    For more information on the Cycle Learning Center, visit rec.boisestate.edu/clc


    BRONCO SHUTTLE

    Bronco ShuttleThe Bronco Shuttle runs during the Fall and Spring semesters. During peak hours (8:00 am-5:00 pm) the shuttle frequency is estimated with construction every 14 minutes. During non-peak shuttle hours (7:00 am-8:00 am, 5:00 pm-9:00 pm) shuttle frequency is approximately every 20 minutes. The last loop of the Bronco Shuttle will begin in the East Stadium Parking Lot at 9:00 pm Monday through Thursday, and 5:30 pm. on Friday.

    For more information and a live shuttle map, visit transportation.boisestate.edu


    CITY BUS

    Bus StopBoise State University and ValleyRide partner together to offer free bus stickers to all students, staff and faculty. Take your Bronco Card to the Boise State Transit Center in the Student Union for a free bus sticker.

    For more information on ValleyRide, including Treasure Valley routes, visit www.valleyride.org/


    BOISE GREEN BIKE

    Boise Green BikeBoise Green Bike is a bike rental service offering multiple rental locations throughout downtown Boise. The service offers one-time use rentals, as well as monthly and yearly memberships. Two rental stations are located on the Boise State campus, one just west of the Student Union and one south of the Interactive Learning Center.

    For more information on Boise Green Bike, visit boise.greenbike.com.

  • BRONCO CARD

    Campus Scenes, Fall, Students, Library, ILC, Math, Admin, acThe BroncoCard is a passport on campus, serving as identification, keyless entry (if eligible), and a loadable debit card.

    Bronco Bucks is a prepaid debit plan which serves as a key to cashless purchases on campus. Bronco Bucks can be used at any food service on campus, at the Boise State Bookstore, and the Games Center.

    Flex dollars can be added to a BroncoCard, good for food purchases on campus.

    For more information about BroncoCards, visit broncocard.boisestate.edu


    ATM MACHINES

    There are several ATM machines throughout campus, including the Student Union (first floor near the Convenience Store), the Interactive Learning Center (first floor near the south entry), the Morrison Center (at the Box Office in the main lobby).

  • Student life, Campus scene, First day of class, Wankun Sirichotiyakul PhotoAll Boise State University employees in PERMANENT positions and the spouses of such employees may register for instructional courses during any academic period. Boise State University waives all costs except for a $20.00 non-refundable registration fee per semester and a $5.00 per credit hour charge. Employees and Spouses may apply the fee waiver towards a maximum of nine (9) credit hours per semester.

    In addition, Boise State employees who hold PERMANENT positions may utilize a dependent child fee waiver for one (1) dependent child per family per semester. Parents of a dependent utilizing the fee waiver cannot also receive the employee or spouse fee waiver benefit.

    For more information regarding fee waivers, visit hrs.boisestate.edu/benefits/benefits-forms/ or contact Human Resource Services at (208) 426-1616.

  • Boise State has three major entertainment venues on campus, including the Morrison Center, Taco Bell Arena and Albertsons Stadium.

    MORRISON CENTER

    Morrison CenterLocated on the campus of Boise State University, the 2,037- seat Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts is Idaho’s premier performing arts center. Nestled on the banks of the Boise River with a panoramic view of the city, parks and foothills, the Center’s 10-story stage house is a recognizable fixture of the Capitol’s picturesque skyline. The realization of a life-long dream of Harry W. Morrison, and championed by his widow, Velma, the Center opened its doors on April 7, 1984. Today the Center is recognized as a major destination for arts and culture, hosting hundreds of live entertainment and arts education offerings annually that serve to enrich the lives of patrons of all ages. As a Boise State affiliate, the Center is a non-profit organization supported by ticket sales, facility rentals, donations and the generous support of the Morrison Center Endowment Foundation, Inc. The community is always invited to play an active role in our ongoing success as a donor or volunteer.

    Ticket information can be found at mc.boisestate.edu/events

    TACO BELL ARENA

    Basketball vs San Diego State, SDSU, Carrie Quinney photo

    Taco Bell Arena is a 12,380-seat facility that serves as the home to Boise State University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams, gymnastics and wrestling, while also serving as a major concert and performance venue for the Treasure Valley.

    Ticket and event information can be found at tacobellarena.com.

    ALBERTSONS STADIUM

    Football, Photo by Wankun Sirichotiyakul

    Albertsons Stadium is the home of Boise State University football and the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (formerly the Humanitarian Bowl), held each December.

    The summer of 2012 marked the most recent expansion of the stadium, adding 3,500 permanent seating in the North and South end zones, bringing the current capacity to 36,387.

    Bronco Stadium is also home “The Blue”, the world-famous blue Astro Turf field. Boise State established a standard for colored fields in 1986 by installing the first blue Astro Turf field. Other schools have special color projects for the end zone area, but Boise State is the first to have the entire field produced in a special color.

    Boise State football hosts all home games in Albertsons Stadium.

    Ticket information for all athletic events and teams can be found at broncosports.com/tickets.

  • Boise State University offers an array of dining services throughout campus. Campus retail food options span from the east to west end of campus. Food options include Papa John’s, Panda Express, Chick-fil-A, Einsteins’ Bagel Bros. and Grille Works in the Interactive Learning Center. A Freshii is located in the Education building and P.O.D. stores are located in the Library and Chaffee Hall. Fresh coffee is available in the Micron Business and Economics Building and Multipurpose Classroom Building, as well as in the Student Union Food Court alongside Subway, Moe’s Southwest Grill and the C-Store.  Finally, Boise State offers an all you care to eat dining option in the Boise River Cafe, located in the Student Union. Purchases can be made with a meal plan, using Bronco Bucks or flex dollars, or by cash or debit/credit.

    Bronco Bucks is a prepaid debit plan which serves as a key to cashless purchases on campus. Bronco Bucks can be used at any food service on campus, at the Boise State Bookstore, and the Games Center.

    Flex dollars can be added to a BroncoCard, good for food purchases on campus.

    For more information on Dining Services or catering, visit boisestate.campusdish.com/

  • Boise State offers a wide range of professional development, associations and continued learning opportunities including:


  • Boise State University has a wide range of facilities and services available for its employees. Please check out the following sites:
    • Albertsons Library: Borrow books, computers, technology equipment, and more!
    • Bronco Express: On-campus postal services including stamps, mailing, shipping, packing, web order pick-up and more.
    • BroncoTec Payroll Deduct Program: This program allows employees to purchase select items at BroncoTec and pay for the items through 18 payroll deduct payments.
    • Cell Phone Rate Plans: Boise State University, through State of Idaho contracts, currently has working relationships with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon, allowing employees to purchase mobile communications devices and rate plans at reduced prices.
    • Conference Services: Host dinners, events, seminars, meetings and more with the help of Conference Services. Audio visual and catering assistance is available as well.
    • Cycle Learning Center: Boise State’s on-campus bike shop offers repairs, tune-ups, rentals and classes.
    • Discounted Movie and Entertainment Tickets: The Info Desk offers discounted movie tickets and Roaring Springs/Wahooz tickets.
    • Outdoor Rental Center: The Outdoor Rental Center rents outdoor equipment to members and non-members of the Student Recreation Center. In addition the rental center supports outdoor trips and the climbing gym.
    • Software Services and Discounts: Receive discounts on select software.
    • Student Recreation Center: The rec is not just for students, but for faculty and staff. This includes classes, clinics and more.