Tiger Strength and Conditioning Facility
The Jackson State University Strength and Conditioning Facility was constructed in 2003 as the Tigers' new home for strength and weight training. The 15,000 square foot physical training center is located near the eastern gateway to the campus. A part of the new Walter Payton Athletics Complex, the facility is a state-of-the-art weight-training and conditioning center used by all JSU student athletes.
The Jackson State University Baseball Stadium
The Jackson State University Baseball Stadium was constructed in 2006. The stadium, located next to the newly built Tennis Facility and Softball Stadium at the Terry Road entrance to the campus, has a seating capacity of 800. The playing surface features natural grass and the outfield measurements are 365 feet down the lines, 325 to the power alleys and 400 to the center field. The facility is part of the Walter Payton Athletics Complex.
The Jackson State University Softball Stadium
The Jackson State University Softball Stadium was constructed in 2004. The stadium, located at the Terry Road entrance to the campus, has a seating capacity of 200. The facility is a part of the Walter Payton Athletics Complex and is the first on-campus home for the JSU Softball program.
Jackson State Tennis Facility
The JSU Tennis Facility was constructed in 2001 is a part of the Walter Payton Athletics Complex on campus. The facility, which is home to JSU men's and women's tennis, features 12 lighted courts, with scoreboards and stadium seating for 100. "The Courts" are a state-of-the-art facility also opened to use by JSU students.
T. B. Ellis Physical Education Center
The T. B. Ellis Physical Education Center houses the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, is among the largest of Jackson State University's structures. An Olympic-size pool and a gymnasium are maintained. The gymnasium has two basketball courts and floor space for indoor tennis, table tennis, badminton and volleyball. In addition, there are dance studios and faculty offices. The T. B. Ellis Center is home to JSU Volleyball.
T. B. Ellis Football Annex
In 1973 the T. B. Ellis Annex building was constructed near the T. B. Ellis Gymnasium at Jackson State University. The building was originally used as office and storage space for JSU's track and field team. In 1992 the facility was renovated and transformed into a football facility equipped with space for the team's locker room, equipment storage and strength and conditioning rooms.
In 2004 the T. B. Ellis Annex saw its second facelift. This time the building was overhauled into the current home of JSU football operations. Today the facility houses coaches offices, team meeting rooms, a locker room, equipment storage areas and a players lounge.
Walter Payton Health and Wellness Center
The Walter Payton Health and Wellness Center was completed in 2006, as the centerpiece of the new Jackson State University Walter Payton Athletics Complex. The 100,000 square foot facility houses a strength and aerobic conditioning center, three basketball courts, three racquetball courts, a squash court, patios and spacious locker rooms for men and women. Named after JSU and NFL great Walter Payton, the center is used by JSU students, faculty and staff and is one of the first facilities of its kind at a historically black college or university.
Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center
The Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center was completed in August of 1981. The multi-purpose facility is located at the northwest corner of the campus and houses the Athletics Department, the JSU basketball arena, athletic training rooms and classroom for health related courses. The "AAC" arena is home to JSU men's and women's basketball and has a seating capacity of 8,000.
Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium was originally built in 1941 with a two-sided configuration. The stadium's west end was closed-in in 1980 to make Memorial the largest athletic facility in the State of Mississippi. Approximately five miles from Jackson State University's main campus, Memorial Stadium has served as the home of Tiger Football since 1967. J-State's first game played in Memorial was in October of 1967 when the Tigers hosted Grambling. JSU won that game 20-14.
Since 1967, Jackson State and Memorial Stadium have continued to be a winning combination. The Tigers have won 180 games and lost only 51 at the stadium. Jackson State set a new NCAA Division I-AA home game attendance record in 1997, when an average of 38,873 fans attended JSU games. The record still stands today. The 1999 contest versus Southern marked the most attended JSU game at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. Over 65,000 fans saw a great game between the two rivals which ended in a 26-14 Southern win.
Martin Epps Track and Field Facility
The Jackson State University Track and Field was renovated and named the "Martin Epps Track and Field Facility" in 2004 to become a world-class on-campus facility and home of JSU Men's and Women's Track and Field programs. Named for legendary JSU Men's Track and Field coach, Martin Epps, the facility is a part of the state-of-the-art Walter Payton Athletics Complex on JSU's campus. Martin Epps Track and Field has hosted several meets and is used by all student athletes.