The Galen Center was first opened in 2006. It is the home of USC#25;s basketball and volleyball teams. There are 10,258 seats around the basketball court. There are also some youth sporting events hosted at the center. Other than athletic events, the center also hosts concerts, community events, pageants, shows and many other events.
The ticket office for the Galen Center is by the North gate and on the southeast corner of Figueroa Street and Jefferson Boulevard. There is no smoking or weapons allowed at the Galen Center. Proper passes are also required to bring either cameras or recording devices into Galen Center. Everyone coming into the center is subject to search.