Over the past few years, the University has upgraded its facilities, building a new Student Union, a new residence hall, a new tennis courts complex, a new arena, and renovationof the football stadium. Currently under construction is a new general classroom building.
Formal dedication of the three-story, $14.5 million Student Union was held in the Fall of 2006. It serves as the hub of student activities.
Located at Fourth and University, Shearer Residence Hall was formally dedicated in 2006. The 300-bed facility includes 2-and-4 bedroom suites.
The new tennis courts complex opened for play in 2008.
The new arena opened in Fall 2008 for basketball games and commencement. The facility has a capacity of 3,617 and includes four scoreboards, a jumbotron, offices, and the First United Bank of Durant Gold & Blue Suite. Funding was through approval of the Durant city sales tax proposal.
Paul Laird Field
Funded by the city of Durant sales tax proposal, the renovated football stadium was completed in the Fall of 2005. Improvements included FieldTurf in place of natural grass, a new home locker room, the addition of 600 seats to the home side of the stadium, a new ticket booth and entryway, and an honors plaza.
New general classroom building
Construction is underway on the new classroom building at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Located at 7th & Chuckwa Streets, the 22,000-sq. foot facility will include three computer science labs/classrooms two 50-seat classrooms, and one 75-seat classroom. In addition, the building will house offices for social science and computer science faculty members.
The new classroom building is a part of the 2005 Higher Education Bond project funded by the state.
The tentative completion date is summer of 2010.