bulletDirections to U.S. Century Bank Arena

Since U.S. Century Bank Arena opened on February 1, 1986, a full array of activities has taken place in this 94,000 square-foot multi-purpose facility. Sporting events, concerts, banquets, trade shows, graduations, convocation ceremonies and other University and community events have all been accommodated.

The main court is a Cincinnati Robbins perma-cushion maple wood floor, made up of some 19,000 square feet of wood. The Arena has an overall seating capacity of 5,000 for intercollegiate athletic contests or can be divided into four practice volleyball courts.

Support areas include an equipment room, training room and 876 lockers in six different, full-service dressing rooms, one of which serves full-time as the Golden Panthers women's volleyball locker room. Academic space in the building includes three classrooms, and physiology, computer and kinesiology laboratories.

The U.S. Century Bank Arean also houses offices and board rooms for FIU athletic administrators and a state-of-the-art, 6,500 square-foot athletic training center where the health and well being of every FIU student-athlete is the primary concern. The FIU Arena facility features a hydrotherapy room, which includes custom-built, underground hot and cold plunge pools and a therapy pool with an underwater treadmill, a doctor’s examination room, functional training area, rehabilitation area with 12 treatment tables and an audio-visual system that includes high definition and flat screen televisions for comfort and convenience.

The athletic training staff works closely with several sports medicine physicians and FIU student-athletes may receive specialized care at any time from Drs. Keith S. Hechtman and John Zvjac, orthopedists; Drs. Mario Leyte-Vidal and Michael Robinson, dentists; Dr. Robert Tanner, Optometrist; and Dr. Esther Levin, cardiologist, as well as by members of the FIU Healthcare and Wellness Center.

U.S. Century Bank is one of the fastest-growing and best-capitalized community banks in the state of Florida. Locally-owned and headquartered in Miami, the bank specializes in serving the banking needs of South Florida's business and entrepreneurial community with 20 locations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties.


Directions to U.S. Century Bank Arena 

From Miami International Airport
Take State Road No. 836 West (Dolphin Expressway) to the NW 107th Avenue/South exit. Proceed south on 107th Avenue to SW 8th Street (SR 41/Tamiami Trail). Turn right on 8th Street, two traffic lights to SW 112th Avenue. Turn left onto the FIU campus and then make right-hand turns at the first two stop signs. FIU Arena will be on your left, and parking is available across the street on the right or in the Panther Parking Garage.

From I-95
Traveling north or south on I-95, exit at State Road No. 836 West (Dolphin Expressway) to NW 107th Avenue/South exit. Proceed south on 107th Avenue to SW 8th Street (SR 41/Tamiami Trail). Turn right on 8th Street, two traffic lights to SW 112th Avenue. Turn left onto the FIU campus and then go right at the first two stop signs. FIU Arena will be on your left, and parking is available across the street on the right or in the Panther Parking Garage.

From the Palmetto Expressway (SR 826)
Traveling north or south on the Palmetto Expressway, exit westbound on SW 8th Street (SR 41/Tamiami Trail). Proceed to SW 112th Avenue. Turn left onto the FIU campus and then go right at the first two stop signs. FIU Arena will be on your left, and parking is available across the street on the right or in the Panther Parking Garage.

From the Florida Turnpike
Traveling north or south on the Turnpike, exit eastbound on SW 8th Street (No. 25/Tamiami Trail). Turn right onto 8th Street (SR 41/Tamiami Trail). At SW 112th Avenue, turn right onto the FIU campus, and then go right at the first two stop signs. FIU Arena will be on your left, and parking is available across the street on the right or in the Panther Parking Garage.