Kimmel Arena has a capacity of approximately 3200 for games and is capable of hosting up to 3800 for concerts, speakers, conferences, and other events. Kimmel Arena also serves as the site for the University's December graduation and as a backup for the Spring Commencement. This is the first facility on campus that is capable of accommodating the entire campus community.
The arena provides unparalleled sightlines and comfortable seating. It features modern amenities including two Daktronics video boards, a center-hung scoreboard, digital scorer's table, ample restroom facilities, a wide concourse which also serves as a walking track, and two large concession stands with TV displays so fans won't miss a moment of the action. The Bulldog Scholarship Hospitality Lounge can be used for game day entertaining. Athletes can receive taping and treatment in the satellite Sports Medicine Room. The Kimmel Arena also contains the Arena Box Office, Rocky's Doghouse, the new Bulldog Team Store, where fans can purchase merchandise and apparel, and the UNC Asheville Athletics Hall of Fame to honor the traditions and Bulldog Student-Athletes of seasons past.
The men's and women's basketball coaching staffs' offices are also in the facility, and within those offices is a conference room that also serves as a media room for press conferences. The Sherrill Center and Kimmel Arena is also fully compatible with modern media broadcasting and will possess full wireless capability and enable the Athletics department to continue its highly successful live streaming of events.
The arena has excellent acoustics and can be used as a stunning concert hall. The stadium seating makes for great views of the performers. The arena floor offers an intimate view of the artists.
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