How Current Students Can Get Involved

Join The NIU Esports Club

If you're a current NIU student, join NIU the Esports Club – our student-run Sport Club dedicated to online gaming. You can compete in single-player and team-based games, play for fun with your friends or just join our Discord server and watch some competition in action. Every NIU student is welcome to join our club on Huskie Link regardless of experience or ability. Learn more about our diverse and welcoming Esports Club.

Minor In Esports

Learn about esports, get academic credit, be prepared for a job in the esports industry with a Minor in Esports Industry Professions. Email Joe Curran, Academic Advisor for the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, at to learn more.

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.

Watch Our Club Play

Attend a club meeting, tournament or viewing party and cheer on our Huskies! You can also see our Esports Club in action on the club’s Twitch channel. Join our Discord server to learn about meeting, tournaments and events.

Email to learn more about joining NIU Esports.

Live in the Esports Special Interest Community in Fall 2021

Large, single rooms in Neptune East.

Space is limited, so reserve your fall 2021 spot today.

Email Conner Vagle for more info.

Now Hiring Interns

If you're an NIU student and need to complete an internship to graduate, we can help. We're offering marketing, social media and communication internships for fall, spring and summer semesters. Contact Conner Vagle to learn more.

Contact Us

NIU Esports Student Sport Club
Online on Discord for Fall 2020
Alex Kramer, Student Advisor
Jeannine East, Faculty Advisor