The Athletics Center O#25;Rena opened November 16, 1998. It is home to the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies basketball and volleyball teams, and moved from Division II to NCAA Division I that year. The 4,005 seat stadium houses a modern training room, office space for the athletic department, a media room, booster room, weight room, equipment room and a 1,000 seat auditorium.
The Athletic Center box office is located at 49 Oakland Center, the Campus Service window, Lower Level. The box office hours are 9am to 4:30pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and Wednesdays 9am to 6:30pm, closed on weekends. For basketball games, the Arena box office is open 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, one hour prior to all games. The center is non-smoking; no outside food or drink available, no recordings permitted.