Equipment Rental Policy & Additional Fees
must be picked-up at the OA Rental Shop during staffed operational
Items are considered late if not returned to
OA Rental Shop by closing on
Daily rental rate/day/item up to 7 days. After 7 days,
||Equal to repair or retail
replacement plus shipping.
||$10/item if deemed beyond
rent equipment from the OA Rental Shop, individuals must have an SMU ID
number or Dedman Center member ID number.
and Faculty are not required to be members of the Dedman Center for
General community and Dedman Center guests are not permitted to rent
individual signing the Rental Agreement accepts responsibility for the
equipment and any fees or charges that may incur.
Rentals will be charged on a per day/item fee. A small selection of
equipment may be rented by the hour.
credit card deposit in the form of MasterCard, Visa, or Discover is required
for all rentals and rental reservations. No exceptions and no charges to
student accounts. Sorry, no American Express.
credit card deposit will not be charged unless requested by the renter OR
additional fees are incurred.
Outdoor Adventures and the OA Rental Shop make no representation,
warranties, or covenants, expressed or implied with respect to the
condition, quality, durability, or suitability of the rented equipment and
assumes no liability for any bodily injury or damaged property resulting
from the use, improper or otherwise, of the rented equipment.
INDIVIDUAL RENTER MAY ONLY RENT CAMPING EQUIPMENT FOR UP TO 4 PEOPLE
(Example: 2- 2 person tents, 4 sleeping bags or 4 person tent, 4 sleeping
bags). Due to the large number of negative consequences involving
damaged and late equipment returns, and to protect individual renters, the
OA Rental Shop will no longer allow one individual to be responsible
for "large" quantities of equipment for a group.
Reservations will be accepted via phone (214-768-9918) or in person at the
OA Rental Shop up to 2 weeks in advance of the pickup date.
credit card deposit is required to hold equipment for reservations.
Without a credit card deposit, items will not be designated to the
individual's reservation and subject to first come, first serve on day of
Without a reservation, rentals are on a first come, first serve basis and
subject to availability.
The individual on the reservation must notify the OA Rental Shop if someone
other than the individual listed is picking up the equipment.
Payment is expected at time of pick-up and can be in the form of cash,
check, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover.
additional fees will be charged to the credit card deposit. Outstanding
fees not collected via deposit will result in holds placed on the SMU
account which prohibits participation in graduation, early registration,
access to the Dedman Recreation Center, and future SMU OA activities and
Individual picking up the rental will be responsible for paying the rental
Equipment is to be returned in a clean and operational condition.
returned soiled, or excessively wet will be charged a Cleaning Fee (see
equipment is to be returned by the due date indicated on the Rental
returning rental equipment on the due date after OA Rental Shop operational
hours, see a Dedman Facilities Manager on duty at the Dedman Center's Main
will be charged for any item not returned to the OA Rental Shop by the due
Cancellation of a rental reservation the day of pick-up or not showing up to
pick up will result in a charge of one daily rental rate/item to the credit
For any questions please contact the Outdoor Adventures Office at 214-768-9918 or email email@example.com.