• Students hiking during a trip put on by Outdoor Adventures


Taking an outdoor adventure of your own? CSUN Outdoor Adventures has a large selection of outdoor equipment available for current CSUN students to rent at a low cost for a day, a weekend, or a week. Located at the Northwest entrance of the SRC, the Rental Center serves as your comprehensive outdoor resource.

We also offer an extensive collection of maps, a library of outdoor skills and location resources, river and snow reports, and experienced staff to help you plan the perfect trip. The Outdoor Adventure Center is the adventure hang out for all CSUN students, faculty/staff, and the local outdoor community.

Hours of Operation - Open August 31, 2021
Monday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed

Walk-Ins for rentals are accepted.

After completing your Reservation Request form you will be emailed a confirmation appointment time. Completion of the form alone is not a confirmation of appointment.

Before coming to campus you must complete a Self Screen Survey. Proof of Screening Completion will be required before entering the building.

Equipment Rental Rates

All prices listed here cover up to a 7 day period.

Sleeping Bag$5.00
Sleeping Pad$2.00
Tent (4 person)$10.00
2 Burner Stove (w/o fuel)$8.00
Backpacking Stove (w/o fuel)$5.00
Cooking Set (pots & pans)$5.00
Battery Lantern (w/o batteries)$3.00
Cooler (50qt)$5.00
Water Storage (6g)$3.00
Bear Canister (sm/lg)$7.00
Camping Chair$3.00
Snow Shoes$7.00
Wet Suit (2 piece)$7.00
Trekking Poles$3.00
Climbing Shoes$7.00
Crash Pad$20.00
Crash pad$10.00
Climbing shoes$3.00
Chalk bag$2.00

Equipment rentals are available for current CSUN students, faculty/staff, and alumni.

Return Policies

  • Equipment is due by 4pm on the return date.
  • Equipment returned late will be charged at a weekly rate for each item.
  • Equipment that is returned soiled or damaged will incur a cleaning or damage fee.
  • It is the responsibility of the renter to review the condition of the equipment at the time of check out.