NIU Esports Varsity Program

About Our Varsity Program

NIU is proud to be a founding member of the Esports Collegiate Conference (ESC), an independent esports conference comprised of 14 universities and growing. 

Our varsity teams practice and compete in the NIU Esports Arena located on our DeKalb Campus in Altgeld 100. Our program consists of regularly scheduled evening and weekend practices with an esports coach. Games are shoutcasted and broadcast on the NIU Esports Twitch channel.

Our varsity game titles are:

  • Valorant (fall)
  • Rocket League (fall)
  • League of Legends (spring)
  • Overwatch (spring)

Now Hiring Interns

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

Contact Us

NIU Esports
Conner Vagle, Director
Altgeld Hall 100

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