NIU Esports Cafés are Opening in Naperville and Hoffman Estates

In February and March 2019, we're expanding our esports program to our regional centers in Hoffman Estates and Naperville. Community members and students can meet other players, practice your skills, compete in tournaments and attend viewing parties. Learn more about our Esports Cafés Grand Opening Events!

Our NIU Esports Arena is Open

We've opened our dedicated esports arena in the Neptune North residence hall on our DeKalb campus, where any registered NIU student can play video games during arena hours and where our club members meet, practice and compete.

NIU Offers Esports Academic Courses for Spring 2019

Want to learn more about esports and receive academic credit? Check out our two esports-related courses offered for Spring 2019: LESM 492 and ETT 492/592. It's not to late to enroll. ETT 492/592 is offered online starting March 18. Register today in MyNIU.

Join the NIU Esports Club

We have a friendly and vibrant esports community at NIU. Our NIU Esports Club currently has over 75 active members who play casual and competitive esports. Any registered NIU student is welcome to join the Sport Club.



Live in the Esports Special Interest Community

Open in Fall 2019
Large, single rooms in Neptune East

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Contact Us

Esports at NIU
307 Lowden Hall

NIU Esports Student Sport Club
Aline Click, Faculty Advisor

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