The renovation of the Coliseum is intended to:

  • Ensure that the game-day experience provides all fans options to enjoy the stadium’s new amenities while recognizing the loyalty of our long-time fans.
  • Provide our football team with a first-class facility and a tremendous home field advantage.
  • Create long-term revenue streams so that USC Athletics can sustain its excellence across ALL sports for generations to come.
  • And, of course, to preserve the historical integrity of the Coliseum.


  • Replacing every seat in the stadium and installing handrails throughout the stadium. 
  • Adding aisles, widening seats and increasing legroom in many sections.
  • Building a new structure on the south side of the stadium that will include suites, loge boxes, club seats, a new concourse, and a new press box.
  • Restoring the iconic peristyle to more closely resemble the stadium’s original design. 
  • Updating/installing Wi-Fi technology throughout the venue.
  • Improving audio and video, including two new large screens at the east end of the stadium.
  • Adding new concession stands, and improving existing stands.
  • Upgrading entry concourses.
  • Installing new field and stadium lighting.
  • Replacing the electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems to meet current standards.