Rental Hours (spring and fall semester)
- Mon. – Fri. 10 am to 6 pm
- Sat. 10 am to 5 p.m.
- Closed Sundays, WVU holidays and home football games.
- Break and summer hours vary and will be
Who Can Rent?
A variety of quality outdoor gear is available for rental. West Virginia University students, faculty, staff, affiliated employees, and their families are eligible to rent our equipment. A Mountaineer Card must be presented in order to rent.
Rental Prices (pdf). All rental fees must be paid when checking out the gear or when reserving it. Gear can be picked up after 4:00 p.m.(3:00 p.m. in the summer) on the day prior to rental and must be returned to the rental center by 12:00 p.m. on the day following the last rental day. Individuals who return items late will be charged the per day fee.
Reservations for skiing equipment may be made up to 1 day in advance and all other equipment may be reserved starting Monday of each week. To reserve gear, renters must come in person, pay the rental fee(ski gear at the time of reservation, all other gear at the time of pick-up), and sign a rental contract. No phone reservations will be accepted. Reservations must be cancelled more than 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within 24 hours.
Any gear that is returned dirty or wet can be cleaned or dried by the renter at the rental center, a cleaning fee of $10 will be charged otherwise. If gear is returned damaged, a repair fee will be charged. If gear is lost or destroyed, a replacement fee will be charged. A list of applicable fees is available at the rental center.