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Building Information

Graichen Gymnasium is located in the heart of campus, and is a primary academic/administration building. The building, constructed in 1923, consists of a lower level that provides office space for faculty and staff along with classroom and locker space and two fitness areas. The upper level consists of an arena for a variety of activities including team sports practices, academic instruction, and varsity and intramural contests. Neither level of the building is at ground level.

Events held in Graichen Gym have included: athletic events, dances, open gym and more.

Available Spaces


This 6,766 sq. ft gymnasium features a full-size basketball court and bleacher seating for 300 fans. The following amenities are also available: Lobby area, Ticket booth, Concessions, Locker rooms, Rest rooms, and an elevator for handicap accessibility.

*Classrooms may be available upon request

Rental Guidelines

Events may be held from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM. VCSU reserves the right to review event plans to ensure that they are compatible with the mission of the university. We welcome the use of our space for meetings, athletic contests, games, team practice, and more.

VCSU educational programs and sports teams have first priority for the use of Graichen with university groups having second priority and all other third-party groups having third priority.

Smoking is not permitted at Graichen or on any University-owned property.

All users must agree to the Athletic Use Agreement prior to hosting any event at the venue.