The Joe Frank Sanderson Center
Opened in 1998, the Joe Frank Sanderson Center is Mississippi State's $19 million state-of-the-art recreation facility. Providing 150,000 square feet of recreation areas, the Sanderson Center has become one of the most popular student areas on campus. The Center is accessible to persons with disabilities.
- 2 Gymnasia
- 1/8-mile Jogging Track
- 8 Racquetball Courts
- 500,000 gallon indoor swimming pool
- Rec Room with table tennis
- Large Outdoor Sunning Deck
- Strength and Aerobic Conditioning Room
- Climbing Wall
- 3 Aerobics/Dance Studios
- Food Service Area
- Conference and Training Rooms
- Locker Rooms
- Equipment Issue and Sales
Sanderson Center Reservations
Activity areas of the Sanderson Center may be reserved by contacting the Sanderson Center Facilities Coordinator via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by completing the Reservation Request Form. Reservation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis and are subject to availability of the space.Reservation Request Form
|Facility Reservations||University Department||Non-University Affiliated|
|Main Gym Court 1*||$40/hour||$50/hour|
|Main Gym Court 2*||$40/hour||$50/hour|
|Main Gym Court 3*||$40/hour||$50/hour|
|Main Gym Court 4*||$40/hour||$50/hour|
|Half of Main Gym*||$80/hour||$100/hour|
|Entire Main Gym*||The Entire Main Gym may be reserved under specialcircumstances
and only as approved by the Director of University.
|Entire Auxiliary Gym*||$60/hour||$70/hour|
|Officials Training Center||$15/hour||$25/hour|
|Racquetball Court (4 available)||$10/hour/court||$15/hour/court|
|Wallyball Court (1 available)||$15/hour/court||$25/hour/court|
*Main Gym, Auxiliary Gym and Racquetball Courts are only available for reservation upon approval by University Recreation Facilities Coordinator or Director of University Recreation. Charges will be incurred for Student Organizations in this instance.
**Badminton Courts are only available in the Main Gym.
***University Recreation will procure 10% of any proceeds from a revenue generating event.
|Programming, Service, and Equipment||Student Organization||University Department||Non - University Affiliated|
|Non-Operational Hours Reservation Fee||$300/hour||$325/hour||$375/hour|
|Additional Staffing During Non-Operational Hours||$16/hour/employee||$18/hour/employee||$20/hour/employee|
|Audio/Video Set Up||$30||$40||$50|
|Gymnasium Floor Tarping*||Contact Event Services at (662) 325-3228|
|Custodial Services||dependent on event||dependent on event||dependent on event|
|Repair or Replacement||Organizations and groups are responsible for all costs associated with the repair or replacement of equipment or property that may be damaged as a result of their use of University Recreation facilities and fields|
*Any event serving food or drinks or any event at which the participants will not have on proper footwear will need to tarp the floors in the Main Gym, Auxiliary Gym, and Studios