Campus Recreation

University of Mississippi
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  • Ole Miss Outdoors

    Ole Miss Outdoors (OMOD) is a multifaceted program offered through the Department of Campus Recreation that introduces students, faculty, staff, and community members to the great outdoors. OMOD emphasizes adventure and fun, environmental awareness and education, and personal development and safety with a variety of exciting and inclusive outdoor recreation opportunities.  Register for one of our exciting weekend or extended adventure trips, or join us for weekly kayak water polo! Bring your student group to the Rebel Challenge Course, a high and low ropes course located on campus. Visit our office check out gear and plan your own trip, or purchase an OMOD t-shirt or water bottle. Explore the South Campus Rail Trail to enjoy trail running or mountain biking. Choose your own adventure, and Get Out and Live!

    Ole Miss Outdoors Office Hours:

    Spring and Fall Hours (closed the weeks of Spring and Fall Break):
    Monday 11:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
    Wednesday 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
    Friday 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

    Ole Miss Outdoors Office Location:
    Turner Center 110 (bottom floor, near the locker rooms)
    Contact: 662-915-6735 or

    Visit the Ole Miss Outdoors office to:

    • Register for trips and clinics
    • Rent outdoor gear
    • Peruse the resource library
    • Purchase Ole Miss Outdoors merchandise (t-shirts, Nalgenes, mugs, stickers)
    • Inquire about outdoor adventure/recreation opportunities
    • Register for challenge & development sessions
    • Reserve the Rebel Challenge Course
    • Obtain information about the South Campus Trails
    • Register for the Rebel Trail Challenge Adventure Race

    Meet the Ole Miss Outdoors Staff

    ShannonShannon Richardson, Ph.D.

    Assistant Director – Outdoors
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    CourtneyCourtney Terilli

    Graduate Assistant – Outdoors (Challenge Course & South Campus Trail)
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    DavisDavis Preston

    Graduate Assistant – Outdoors (Trip Program & Gear Rental Office)
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    Student Trip Leaders, Rebel Challenge Course Facilitators, &  Office Staff

    News Archives:

    Click here for an article written about OMOD in the Daily Mississippian!