You've made it!  This is the right place to register for one of the Pre-Orientation Adventure trips!

Here's some important information to read prior to registering:

  • Capacity for each trip ranges from 30-50 incoming students.  Our goal is to have 1 returning student leader per 3 incoming students.
  • Once trips reach capacity, we will open a general waitlist.
  • Only one application per student. Please decide which trip you would like to attend before starting the registration process.
  • Registration must be completed and paid in full, unless you are requesting financial assistance. If you are requesting financial assistance, no payment is necessary at this point, but please contact us. Failure to complete your registration will place you on the waitlist. Once you start the process, you have 30 minutes to complete registering before our online system times out. Please have your payment information ready at the time you register. 
  • Please select the "Pay Later" option during check out and contact Mark or Kelly in Outdoor Adventures to inquire about the financial assistance process and payment options.
  • If you have any trouble registering, please call Outdoor Adventures 619-260-4709 or email
  • Please read our cancellation policy before registering.  


  • Cancellations by June 28 will receive a full refund minus a $50 cancellation fee.
  • After June 28 but 15 days prior to the trip’s starting date, you will receive a 50 percent refund.
  • Fourteen days prior to the trip starting date and throughout the duration of the trip, all trip fees are non-refundable.

If Outdoor Adventures cancels a trip (which rarely happens), participants have the the choice of a full refund or an alternative trip, if possible.

Financial Assistance

Associated Students does provide financial assistance to help cover the trip cost for students receiving need based aid. Depending on individual circumstances, some students may qualify for additional funding.  If costs prohibits you from feeling like you can attend, please contact Mark Ceder in the Outdoor Adventures office for more information.  619-260-4709 or To reserve a spot on one of the trips, please register for the desired trip and select "Pay Later" when prompted for payment.

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