Adventure Center



Who is eligible to rent equipment?

  • UConn full-time under graduate students
  • UConn Graduate students that have paid the “University Fee”
  • Anyone that has a UConn Student Recreation Facility membership
  • UConn Departments and Organizations

Where do I go to rent equipment?

  • The UConn Adventure Center located in the Student Recreation Center, at the Northeast corner of the building, across from the Graduate Center.

What do I need to bring with me to rent equipment?

  • Valid UConn ID with clear photo
  • Payment

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card

Rental Periods

  • Day: The day that it is checked out and due by 5:00 PM the following day.
  • Weekend: Checked out on Friday and returned on Monday by 5:00 PM
  • Week: The day that it is checked out and due back by 5:00 PM on the seventh day


  • All equipment must be returned to the UConn Adventure Center during open hours, Monday-Friday, 11AM-6PM, and only to UAC Staff members.
  • All returns are due by 5:00 PM on the due day (after 5:00 PM it is considered a late rental).
  • All equipment must be returned in clean, dry and in good working order with all parts and accessories
  • All equipment will be inspected upon return by UAC staff.

    Large/Group Rentals

    • Contact for more information about  large group or high quantity reservations (1 week advanced notice recommended)

    Cancellations and Refunds

    • No refunds will be issued for items rented and not used or returned early.

    Late, Damage, Cleaning and Replacement Fees

    • Late Fee: the daily rental rate per day, per item until returned.
    • Damage Fee: Retail price for repair or replacement of equipment
    • Cleaning fee: $25.00 (wet or dirty)
    • Replacement Fee: Retail price for equipment replacement
    • Fees are not contestable and will be charged to one’s University fee bill.

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