MEDIA UPDATES

November 29th

November 22nd
In three weeks, the O’Connell Center will reopen for UF Fall Commencment.

November 15
The O’Connell Center renovation is coming to a close. In 4 weeks the O’Dome will reopen for UF Fall Commencement on December 16, 2016.

June 23
Steel framing was installed on level 2 of the main arena. Concrete seating decks, poured offsite, have been placed on the steel framing. These concrete decks will be the base of the fixed chair back seating being placed on the concourse level of the arena.

April 15
The Gate 1 roof and main arena seats have been officially removed.

March 24
Seat demolition update. Demolition has begun as the arena seats were removed. New seating will be installed to enhance the patron experience.

  • WJXT News 4 Jacksonville update
  • GatorVision seat demolition update
  • Palm Beach Post demolition update.
  • The Florida Times-Union update.
  • The Independent Florida Alligator update.
  • WRUF ESPN Gainesville 95.3 update.

March 18
Building closure update. Building and most support spaces will be closed on March 23rd. The swimming pool will remain open until the end of the U.S. Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Championships.