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Outdoor Equipment Rental Center (OERC)

Students, faculty, staff, and community members can rent anything from backpacks to snowshoes to sleeping bags. OERC is located on the ground floor of Base Camp.
Outdoor Education Equipment Rentals

Rental Hours

Regular spring semester hours commenced on Monday, January 21st.

All rentals and returns should be made during open rental hours. Call 315-228-7972 with any questions.

Rental Days

Rental fees will be charged for every day that equipment is in your possession. 

Late Returns

For each day late, renters will be charged 1/2 of the "24 hour" rate per day for each item.

Damaged Gear

A repair/replacement fee may be charged.

3-Hour Rentals

Items must be picked up and dropped off on the same day (i.e. during OERC open hours).

We do not rent the following gear to the public: climbing harnesses, ropes, webbing, hardware, ice climbing tools, boats, PFDs, avalanche gear, or first aid kits.