Ithaca College Esports

IC offers both an Esports Room for student use, and a competitive Club Esports team.

Esports Room - Friends 101

Located in Friends 101 across from the Friends 110 lab and public workspace, our Esports Room is accessible to IC students during open hours. The room features 6 gaming stations with Alienware Aurora R9 computers, gaming chairs, and more. 

IC community members are eligible to use the facility provided that they are cleared to access campus.


The Esports room is available for use by reservation only, with a maximum capacity of 8 people. Reservations can be made via recreation.ithaca.edu up to 7 days in advance. 

Upon arriving, individuals will be required to check in with their Ithaca College ID cards at the Friends 110 Lab Consultant Station. 

Loaner Equipment

A variety of gaming equipment is available to loan for use. To check out an item, please see the IT Lab Consultant station across the hall in Friends 110. Individuals are also welcome to bring their own controllers and gaming equipment.

Loaner items include:

  • Nintendo Switches and Controllers 

  • Xbox One Console and Controllers 

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch 

  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch 

  • Just Dance for Xbox 

  • Atari Blast Flashback Console 

  • Bandai Namco Blast Flashback Console 

Esports Club

In partnership with Information Technology and the Office of Recreational Sports, IC is proud to support our Club Esports team. Students can connect with their peers and participate in virtual gaming tournaments. The club is led by an Executive Board of students, as well as a staff advisor from the Office of Recreational Sports.

Esports Club

For more information on our competitive Esports Club, including how to join, please visit their website.

Esports Room

Friends Hall 101

Check-In:  Friends 110 Lab Consultant Station