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Outdoor Experience Program (OEP)

Outdoor Center will be closed until Monday, November 26.

This program offers various outdoor programs and events to educate, stimulate, and inspire healthy outdoor activity and stewardship. Programs range from the Week of Wilderness, Granite Clinic and Speaker Series, Outdoor Adventure trips, Open Wrench Bicycle repair sessions, Custom Trip planning, and outdoor equipment and kayak rentals. Drop by the UC Merced Outdoor Center, home of the OEP program, and located in the Student Activities and Athletics Center (SAAC). Speak with our friendly and knowledgeable staff, rent gear, or browse our small library. The OEP is the hub of all things outdoors at UC Merced. So get out and play, today!

Fall Outdoor Center Hours

Monday-Friday 11am-7pm

For more information on any Outdoor Experience Program offerings, please contact the Outdoor Center at 209/228-2231 or email You can also stop by the Outdoor Center.