The Alumni Arena is a multipurpose venue that's part of the Recreation and Athletics Complex on the University of Buffalo's North Campus in suburban Amherst, N.Y. Built in 1982, Alumni Arena is the home of the men's basketball and women's basketball teams, the wrestling team and the women's volleyball team. The main auditorium has a large free-floating hardwood floor and basketball, badminton and volleyball courts encircled by a 200-meter track. The Alumni Arena's basketball court is the second-largest campus facility in New York State; only to the Carrier Dome at Syracuse is bigger. An extensive renovation in 2012 eliminated bleachers, added chair-back seating, improved the concourse and training facilities and added new lighting and a new video scoreboard. Game days at the Alumni Arena are filled with the sound of excited fans and squeaking shoes. Get the best tickets for Alumni Arena events at StubHub.
What is the Alumni Arena seating capacity?
The arena can seat 6,100 people.
Are premium seating packages available?
Visitors can purchase Courtside and South Loge Seats and receive VIP parking, complimentary snacks and beverages and access to the Bull Pen Club hospitality room. Priority seats can be purchased in Sections 101-105, 203-205 and 112-115. A For an additional donation, a Priority season-ticket holder can gain Bull Pen Club benefits including food and beverages, TV monitors and other amenities.
Is the Alumni Arena accessible by public transportation?
Public transit buses serve the areas around the Alumni Arena. Buses 35 and 44 have stops nearby at stations Coventry Loop/Alumni Arena, Auspurger Road/Slee Hall, Millersport Highway/UB Entrance, Auspurger Road/Jacobs Hall and Flint Circle/Flint Circle Stop.
Is there on-site parking at Alumni Arena?
There is free public general parking on game days. Handicapped parking is available at all parking lots on the university's North Campus. The spaces closest to the Alumni Arena are in the Slee Parking Lot.
Can you tell me about food and drink offerings at the Alumni Arena?
Concession stands are located in the concourse halls and also on the track level of the arena. Offerings include UB BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, personal pan pizza, Beef on Weck sandwiches, sausage dogs and chips, besides the usual concession fare. Beverages include Pepsi products, water, coffee, cappuccino and hot chocolate.
Is the Alumni Arena wheelchair-friendly?
Accessible seating for the disabled is available on the track level which is directly above the 200 level on the north side of the stadium. All such seating is marked, and elevators provide easy access. Ushers and game day staff can help with locating a proper seat, and folding chairs for a companion can be requested.Back to Top