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.


Administration Building

Administration Building

  • Academic Affairs
  • Academic Computing
  • Administrative Computing
  • Financial Aid
  • Human Resources
  • Institutional Diversity
  • Office of Finance
  • Office of the President
  • Purchasing
  • Recruitment / Admissions
  • Registrar
  • Student Affairs
  • University Communications

Student Unionstudent-union

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.






Shearer Hallshearer-hall

Located at Fourth and University, Shearer Residence Hall was formally dedicated in 2006. The 300-bed facility includes 2-and-4 bedroom suites.







Tennis courtstennis-court

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 Fieldpaul-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.





General Classroom Buildingclassroom-building

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.