Family Membership Qualifications

  • An eligible individual’s spouse/domestic partner, and/or children between the ages of 6 and 25.
  • Family memberships are limited to spouses/domestic partners, and/or children who have a legal relationship as defined for federal tax purposes.
  • All full-time Thomas Jefferson University students are enrolled as individual members; therefore, students need only pay the family rate to include their spouse/domestic partner (not employed by Jefferson), and or/children as previously defined.
  • Family membership includes the employee’s membership plus one family member over the age of 16.
  • Extended relatives (i.e., parents, siblings, etc.) do not qualify for family membership and must pay the guest fee and be escorted by a member.

Necessary Documentation


  • Marriage certificate

Domestic Partner

Presentation of two of the following documents with one proving joint residence for at least a year (i.e., drivers licenses with the same address validated over one year ago, a lease signed more than one year ago).

  • Mortgage or lease agreement
  • Joint checking account
  • Common ownership of a motor vehicle
  • Driver’s license listing a common address
  • Designation as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy

**If the couple cannot present two of these documents, then the Jefferson employee/student must present a signed Affidavit of Domestic Partnership (please see template on reverse).**

Dependent Children

  • Government-issued document or identification card for birth date and proof of age.