Academic Courses

IUOA Academic Courses

IU Outdoor Adventures has a wide range of classes to teach you the skills needed to have a fun and safe outdoor experience. Designed for beginner outdoor enthusiasts, our 1, 2, & 3-credit classes range in activity, schedule, and duration.

Take a Fall Course: 


  • SPH-W 113 Backpacking
  • SPH-W 116 Wilderness First Aid
  • SPH-W 132 Canoeing
  • SPH-W 135 Whitewater Rafting
  • SPH-W 136 Coastal Kayaking
  • SPH-W 144 Rock Climbing
  • SPH-W 305 Introduction to Outdoor Leadership
  • SPH-W 331 Wilderness First Responder

SPH-W classes

You can view Outdoor Adventures-managed SPH-W classes offered during the current and upcoming academic terms at Student Central or type in keyword “SPH-W” to iGPS for more information. You can access iGPS Plan and register for SPH-W courses using the Student Center in One.IU during your regular registration appointment.