Alumni Coliseum to undergo multiple renovations, upgrades


Alumni Coliseum, the home of Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams, athletics administration, Bratzke Center, Exceptional Eastern Experience events, commencement exercises, new student convocation, orientation, All-A Classic, and more, will be transformed as a result of a complete facility renovation. It’s anticipated construction will begin at the conclusion of the upcoming basketball season in March 2023 with completion slated for fall 2024.

The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s General Assembly appropriation will fund the more than $31 million project. Naming opportunities will be available in new and improved spaces inside.

The renovated facility will include the following: New seating, with chair-back seating throughout most of the arena, Hospitality and premium seating options, including suites and club spaces, Wider, more accessible aisles and concourses, as well as enhanced ADA seating, New and improved restrooms, New concessions areas, State-of-the-art lighting, audio, and video capabilities, A new ticket office, A new fan shop, and many other additions.