How can I join the university sports teams?

The dates and times of the tryouts for the sports teams are announced by the sports instructors at the beginning of the academic year. The first step is to be at the gym at the announced times for the tryouts, with proper sports clothing. The people who are admitted into the team are announced in the notice boards in the gym entrance and invited to the practices.

Is a sports course offered with credit in Koç University?

Yes, there is a pilates course with credit.

Do I have to pay any fee for the sports activities and to use the sports facilities?

Except for the entrance fees for the sports tournaments, all sports activities and facilities are free to use.

When can I consult the instructors regarding sports and activities?

On regular days, the instructors are in the gym between 7.30 AM and 4.30 PM.  On training days, this interval is 7.30 AM – 9.00 PM.  You can consult the instructors without an appointment, anytime.

How can I make use of the sports facilities and activities?

All students and personnel with proper sports clothing and shoes can use the gym within the operating hours and join the sports activities.

When can I use the gym and other sports facilities?

Unless otherwise noted, the gym and other sports facilities are open between 9.00 AM and 1.00 AM in weekdays, and between 9.00 AM and 23.00 PM on weekends.

How do I make reservations for the tennis, squash, racquetball, badminton courts, and the football field?

You can make the reservations for the tennis, squash, racquetball, and badminton courts personally, by consulting the information desk at the entrance of the gym.  You can also call the extension 3055.  The turf football field is available for reservations until 4.00 PM.  There is no such limitation for other sections.

I want to play table tennis, badminton, or tennis, but I do not have the necessary equipment. Does the university provide us with this equipment?

Yes, tennis, badminton, table tennis, racquetball, and squash rackets and balls can be borrowed from the desk at the gym entrance, without any fee, by just giving your school id.

How can I use the lockers in the locker rooms in the gym?

You can borrow keys for the lockers from the desk at the gym entrance, by just giving your school id.  Because these lockers are in limited numbers, the keys are given only for a day.  This applies for the university sports team members as well.

What are the procedures if I damage/lose any equipment the locker keys?

If the locker keys are lost, there is a fee of 30 USD for the 2017-2018 academic year.  For other equipment, depending on the type of equipment, the value of the equipment is requested from the student.