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Student Affairs COVID-19 Response.

Outdoor Programs




Are you ready to get Yosef back to the outdoors? From trips to Bike App, we are excited for the Spring 2021 semester!

We have made modifications to how we explore the outdoors. The information below should help prepare you for participating!

Download the App State UREC App

Have you downloaded our new App? If not, take just a minute to do so now!

App State UREC App For IOS users, please visit this website to download the app; for Android users, please visit this website to download the app.


Closed Until Summer

The Student Recreation Center which includes the Climbing Wall and Outing Center (Equipment Rental) is closed until the summer session starts on May 24, 2021 when we will begin summer hours of operation.

Equipment Rental

Outing Center gear rental is available! Rent basic gear to aid in the success of your own adventures.

  • Equipment can be picked up on Fridays.
  • Reserve the week of the rental period via an online form no later than 24 hours in advance or come in-person on Friday.



Bike APP

Visit our trailer for educational opportunities related to bicycling and get your bike tuned for free!

Need to fix up your bike? Need some air? Wondering where you can park?

Bike App hours are often adjusted due to weather/staffing. Please check our adjusted hours for any updates.


Have questions? Check our FAQ.

Need to reach someone in Outdoor Programs?

Outing Center (828) 262-4954

Valerie Kankiewicz, Assistant Director for Outdoor Programs         Bob Riddle, Coordinator for Outdoor Programs                                                              
(828) 262-4954                                                                                   (828) 262-7388

Dusty Roberts, Graduate Assistant for Outdoor Programs
(828) 262-4954

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