“Recreational Opportunities for Everyone”
Welcome to the Department of Campus Recreation. It is our hope that the information we have provided on our website will answer most questions you might have pertaining to your recreational opportunities while at Ole Miss. We will update the information as needed, and will continue to keep you abreast of current/future programs, services and recreational facilities at Ole Miss. Bookmark the Campus Recreation Home Page, and check it frequently. We want to provide the campus community with quality recreational programs, services and facilities. We want to offer “Recreational Opportunities for Everyone.”
What is Campus Recreation?
The Department of Campus Recreation is one of 14 departments within the Division of Student Affairs. The central purposes of the Division of Student Affairs are facilitating student development and offering educational programs and services that stimulate the learning process. As a partner in the educational mission of the university, the student life professionals promote an environment conducive to growth and discovery. The Division of Student Affairs supports and complements the academic program through its commitment to the total development of students by contributing to their physical, occupational, social/environmental, intellectual, spiritual and emotional growth.
The mission of the Department of Campus Recreation is to provide positive recreational opportunities that promote fun, social interaction, student leadership, competition, instruction, health and fitness, and enhance the learning experience of the Ole Miss community.
The Department of Campus Recreation is an institutional member of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). The NIRSA membership is made up of recreational professionals and students from public schools, colleges and universities, and military bases. NIRSA’s mission is to provide for the education and development of professional and student members and to foster quality recreational programs, facilities and services for diverse populations. NIRSA demonstrates its commitment to excellence by using resources that promote ethical and healthy lifestyle choices.
As a member of the Ole Miss community, you benefit from the dedication and commitment of NIRSA, the Division of Student Affairs and the Department of Campus Recreation. Check out Campus Recreation. We are here for you, and we hope you become involved and enjoy what we offer.