Sam Houston State University

Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum

Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum, the home of Sam Houston State University men's and women's basketball and volleyball, seats 6,110 fans. The arena was dedicated on Feb. 9, 1976, with a 59-54 defeat of Southwest Texas State.

The Coliseum is home to SHSU Volleyball as well as the SHSU Men's and Women's Basketball teams. It hosts a variety of recreational sports activities and university calendar events including graduation, concerts, campus organization events, summer camps, and family shows.

The building hosts approximately 80 events each year, spanning 250 days, and is open for rental from student, university, and non-affiliated groups.

 

 

1964 Bobby K. Marks Drive Huntsville, Texas 77340

Phone

936-294-1741

Hours

Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Website

shsu.edu

Twitter

@JohnsonColiseum

Upcoming Events

Bearkat Women's Basketball vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Sam Houston State University Women's Basketball takes on Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at 6 PM in Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. Student tickets available in LSC...

1/27 6pm
Bearkat Volleyball vs Central Arkansas

Sam Houston State University Volleyball takes on Central Arkansas at 6:30 PM in Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum Student tickets available in LSC suite 215 M-F...

2/2 6:30pm
Bearkat Women's Basketball vs Houston Baptist

Sam Houston State University Women's Basketball takes on Houston Baptist at 6:30 PM in Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. Student tickets available in LSC suite...

2/3 6:30pm
Bearkat Volleyball vs Northwestern State

Sam Houston State University Volleyball takes on Northwestern State at 6:30 PM in Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum Student tickets available in LSC suite 215...

2/4 6:30pm
Bearkat Women's Basketball vs Nicholls

Sam Houston State University Women's Basketball takes on Nicholls at 2 PM in Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. Student tickets available in LSC suite 215 M-F 8-5...

2/6 2pm

Recent Events

Recent Activity

Jessica Whipple

Jessica Whipple left a positive review 11/12/2020

Considering Covid has put a damper on many events, the ring ceremony was done beautifully. It was apparent that everyone worked very hard to still make this a wonderful for event for those of us receiving our ring. My last name starts with a W, and I feel like I was called in a timely manner, and received the proper amount of recognition. Thank you to all who worked very hard to make this extra special for us!

Lakelyn Motte

Lakelyn Motte left a positive review 11/12/2020

The ring ceremony was great! It was an honor to receive my college ring from Sam Houston State University!

Aubree Ballariel

Aubree Ballariel left a positive review 8/16/2020

I liked it however we should have been able to record for memories of this moment.

Johanna Wood

Johanna Wood left a positive review 10/15/2019

great for senior or people interested in seeing where they can work with their degree.

Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum

Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum posted a photo 2/16/2015