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Our gaming room offers a variety of gaming experiences and welcomes participants of all skill levels. Get your game on, even if you've never played!

Experience the World of Esports

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At Syracuse University, you can become part of an esports community that will help you develop your skills and power your passion. You'll enjoy our state-of-the-art gaming room, and we have more facilities on campus in development. Whether you're a highly competitive gamer or just giving esports a try, you'll find plenty of action and challenges.

Here are some highlights:

  • Participation is free for valid Syracuse University or SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) student I.D. holders and Barnes Center membership holders 18 years of age or older.
  • First come, first served; three-hour limit.
  • All necessary equipment is provided and personal gear welcome. 
  • You'll have access to:
    • 36 Legion PC gaming stations (4080 RTX graphics card, 360 Hz monitors and direct fiber connection)
    • Consoles: Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch
    • Analog gaming tables
    • SIM racing stations
    • Virtual reality unit
  • Our extensive game library features over 50 console game titles, plus a variety of PC and VR games.

More About Esports

Video Game Library

The extensive game library hosts the latest titles available.

Esports Connections

Follow the official Syracuse University Esports channels!

Esports and Gaming Upcoming Events

Explore a variety of esports and gaming events that are coming up.

First-Of-Its-Kind Esports Degree Program

Through world-class interdisciplinary scholarship, experiential learning and competitive excellence, esports at Syracuse University goes beyond gaming to cultivate entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership in this emerging field.