Campus Recreation

University of Mississippi
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  • Ole Miss Outdoors

    Click here to view more information regarding gear rental, the climbing wall, and our office.

    All outdoor programming is suspended until further notice. 

    Ole Miss Outdoors (OMOD) is a multifaceted, inclusive program offered through the Department of Campus Recreation that introduces students, faculty, staff, and community members to the great outdoors. Our office is located at the South Campus Recreation Center in Suite D100, near the climbing wall. OMOD emphasizes adventure and fun, environmental awareness and education (Leave No Trace), and personal development and safety with a variety of exciting and diverse 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 below, and Get Out and Live! Click here to learn about joining our team, and click here to subscribe to our newsletter.

    Ole Miss Outdoors Programs

    Ole Miss Outdoors Office

    located in the South Campus Recreation Center

    Spring 2020 Hours:
    Monday-Thursday: 3pm-9pm
    Friday: 2pm-6pm
    Saturday: 1pm-4pm
    Sunday: 4pm-7pm
    *Hours apply January 21-May 8
    *Closed on holidays & limited hours during Spring Break.


    Ole Miss Outdoors Staff

    ShannonShannon Richardson, Ph.D.

    Assistant Director of Campus Recreation – Outdoors
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    Jacob Norris

    Graduate Assistant – Ole Miss Outdoors
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    Mikaela-Mercy Sites

    Graduate Assistant – Ole Miss Outdoors
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    Trip Leaders, Challenge Course Facilitators, & Outdoor Representatives

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    News Archives:

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