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

Sammypalooza

Event subject to change based on new COVID-19 event guidelines and mandates from the university and/or state. For the most up to date information regarding...

10/19 7pm
Fall 2020 Ring Ceremony

Sam Houston State University, the SHSU Alumni Association, Student Affairs and Balfour cordially invite you to attend the Ring Ceremony on Thursday, November...

11/12 6:30pm
Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum

“Fall 2020 Commencement Schedule: TBD The commencement schedule will remain TBD until approximately two weeks after the graduation application deadline....

12/10
Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum

“Fall 2020 Commencement Schedule: TBD The commencement schedule will remain TBD until approximately two weeks after the graduation application deadline....

12/11
Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum

“Fall 2020 Commencement Schedule: TBD The commencement schedule will remain TBD until approximately two weeks after the graduation application deadline....

12/12

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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