How the Community Can Get Involved

Join our Community on Discord

Everyone is invited to join the NIU Esports Discord. Introduce yourself, make new friends, and play your favorite games or learn new ones in our daily online pick-up games.

Hold your Esports Event at NIU

If your organization is looking for a place to hold your next esports tournament, regular practices or viewing parties, contact us to learn how you can reserve the facilities on our DeKalb campus or in our Naperville or Hoffman Estates Esports Lounges. Our Esports Lounges are a perfect place for a corporate team building event, pre-wedding party or birthday party.

Attend a Camp or Workshop

Have children or know students interested in video gaming? Check out our esports and video game design summer camps and workshops held at all three NIU Esports locations. Contact Aline Click at for more details.


Contact Us

Esports at NIU
Conner Vagle, Esports General Manager
307 Lowden Hall

NIU Esports Student Sport Club
Jeannine East, Faculty Advisor