Weather Closure

University of Alaska Anchorage campus will be closed September 24, 2021 beginning at 6:40 AM, due to weather. Students and employees should check their email for more information. The university will remain closed for the weekend and reopen on Monday morning.

The Alaska Airlines Center will be open Saturday, September 25, for the home volleyball match that afternoon.

Outdoor Gear Rentals

Stay Connected during COVID-19

All in person events on the UAA campus may be cancelled due to statewide and local measures to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) but that doesn't stop you from staying engaged with virtual events!

Virtual Engagement Opportunities

The Outdoor Gear Room in the Student Union offers current students, faculty, and staff affordable outdoor equipment to meet their recreational needs. No matter the season, get the gear you need to make the most out of our beautiful state.

Student Union Gear Room Hours
(until further notice)

Standard Hours

Weekdays: 9AM - 5PM

Weekends: Closed

Winter Hours

Closed - December 12 - January 11

Rental Rates

Items for Rent

Day

Weekend

Week

Canoe Package $15 $30 $60
Kayak (Single) $35 $70 $140
Kayak (Double) $50 $100 $200
Dry Gear Bag $2 $4 $8
Back Pack (10L-70L) $7 $14 $28
Expedition Tent (2-8 persons) $10 $20 $40
Cooler $5 $10 $15
Stove $5 $10 $15
Sleeping Mats $5 $10 $15
Hammocks $5 $10 $15

Rental Rates

Items for Rent

Day

Weekend

Week

Ice Skates $5 $10 $20
Snowshoes $5 $10 $20
Classic Ski (scaled bases) Package $15 $20 $40
- Classic Skis $10 $15 $25
- Classic Ski Boots $5 $10 $15
- Classic Ski Poles $5 $10 $15
Skate Ski Package $15 $20 $40
- Skate Skis $10 $15 $25
- Skate Ski Boots $5 $10 $15
- Skate Ski Poles $5 $10 $15
Snowboard Package $20 $35 $75
- Snowboard $15 $30 $60
- Snowboard Boots $5 $10 $20

Spirit the Seawolf sits in a Student Union canoe

Contact

Student Union Information Desk: 907-786-1204
Student Union Information Desk on Google Maps

Policies

UAA students (renters) use all equipment at their own risk and have had the opportunity to ask questions regarding the inherent risks involved in using the rental equipment. The renter is responsible for inspecting equipment with a UAA employee and seeing that it is complete and in safe and satisfactory condition.

No credits or refunds are given for equipment returned early or unused.

Gear Room Rental Risk Agreement