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  1. ALAblah Library
  2. DBAdvanced Education in General Dentistry
  3. AHAhlberg Hall
  4. ATAviation Testing Laboratory Building
  5. BHBlake Hall
  6. BLBombardier Learjet Practice Facility
  7. GPBraeburn Golf Course
  8. BABrennan Hall
  9. CACAC Theater
  10. CUCampus Credit Union
  11. CSCessna Stadium
  12. KACharles Koch Arena
  13. CDChild Development Center
  14. CHClinton Hall
  15. CTColeman Tennis Complex
  16. CECorbin Education Center
  17. DHDevlin Hall
  18. ERDonald L. Beggs Hall
  19. DCDowntown Center
  20. DADuerksen Fine Arts Center
  21. ESEck Stadium
  22. EHElliott Hall
  23. EBEngineering Building
  24. FCFairmount Towers
  25. FHFiske Hall
  26. GAGaddis Physical Plant Complex
  27. GIGarvey International Center
  28. GEGeology Building
  29. GRGrace Memorial Chapel
  30. GWGrace Wilkie Hall
  31. HTHartman Golf Practice Facility
  32. HGHenrion Hall
  33. HCHeskett Center
  34. HHHubbard Hall
  35. MXHughes Metropolitan Complex
  36. HRHuman Resources Center
  37. JBJabara Hall
  38. JHJardine Hall
  39. LALake Afton Observatory
  40. LHLindquist Hall
  41. MRMarcus Welcome Center
  42. MCMcKinley Hall
  43. MKMcKnight Art Center
  44. MEMedia Resources Center
  45. MHMorrison Hall
  46. ARNational Institute for Aviation Research
  47. NHNeff Hall
  48. BRNinnescah Biological Station
  49. PZPizza Hut
  50. PRPresident's House
  51. PPPrinting Building
  52. RSRhatigan Student Center
  53. RAShocker Hall
  54. SCSouth Campus
  55. ULUlrich Museum
  56. WHWallace Hall
  57. WMWest Campus
  58. WIWiedemann Hall
  59. WLWilkins Stadium
  60. WAWilner Auditorium
  61. WCWoodman Alumni Center
  62. PBWSU Police Department

Charles Koch Arena

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The 2003-04 sport season was the inaugural season of Charles Koch Arena -- the 10,500-seat arena which serves as the home venue for Wichita State basketball and volleyball competition.

For 47 years prior the building was home to men’s basketball games, and for 19 seasons it was home to volleyball before a $25 million ”Roundhouse Renaissance” renovation campaign began in March 2002.

Constructed in 1955 at a cost of $1.4 million, the arena was considered futuristic because of its circular design. It was also regarded as a premier facility for spectators because of its excellent sight lines and the close proximity of fans to the court, and is recognized around the Missouri Valley Conference and the nation for the homecourt advantage that boisterous WSU fans provide the Shockers. During the past 50 seasons, WSU men's basketball teams have posted a .700-plus home winning percentage in the building.

Originally known as the Roundhouse, the arena was rededicated Jan. 17, 1969, in honor of the late Henry Levitt, a civic leader in Wichita and a noted friend and supporter of Wichita State. The arena received a major facelift in the summer of 1987, including installation of a new lighting system, painting of the arena interior, refinishing of all bleachers, installation of new goals with mounted shot clocks, and refinishing and painting of the court. A year later the concourse received a new look, which included repainting, new banners, and new signage.

The Roundhouse Renaissance campaign kicked off in 2002 with initial pledges totaling nearly $13 million, including a $6 million gift from Koch Industries Inc. in honor of Koch Industries Chairman and CEO Charles Koch. The lead gift represented the largest single gift in the history of the company, as well as the largest single gift received by the University. The subsequent renovation created the Henry Levitt Athletic Complex, which includes the Charles Koch Arena and Devlin Court, the Taylor Concourse, the Preferred Health Systems Multi Purpose Center, Geist Student Services Building, the Downing Academic Learning Center and the Via Christi Sports Medicine Complex.


Year Built: 1956

Additions: 1966, 1967, 1977, 1980, 2002

Renovation: 2003

Size: 32,241 square feet

What's Inside:

Intercollegiate Athletics

Shocker Men's Basketball

Shocker Women's Basketball

Shocker Women's Volleyball

Preferred Health Systems Multi Purpose Center

Geist Student Services Building

Downing Academic Learning Center

Via Christi Sports Medicine Complex

Strength and Conditioning Center