Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum

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  • Outside view of Coliseum
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Bearkats v SFA

The Coliseum is home to SHSU Volleyball as well as the SHSU Men's and Women's Basketball teams. The Coliseum hosts a variety of recreational sports activities and university calendar events including graduation, concerts, campus organization events, summer camps, and family shows. The Coliseum was completed in 1976 and originally called University Coliseum. The name was later changed to the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum, in honor of long time Board of Regents member, Bernard G. Johnson of Houston. The building hosts approximately 80 events each year, spanning 250 days.

Johnson Coliseum follows the SHSU guidelines for COVID protocols. For information on SHSU COVID guidelines, please visit the SHSU COVID information page

The Coliseum is available for reservation. Contact Recreational Sports at 936-294-1740.

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