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Frequently Asked Questions

General

The DePaul Esports Gaming Center is a place to flex your competitive edge in various esports titles. Whether you're a new player or seasoned veteran, this center is where you'll find all esports titles that are supported, as well as the various communities that support them.

The Gaming Center is currently open to the entire DePaul community (please bring your DePaul ID).

Please note: Guests of the DePaul community are welcome to spectate, but will not be able to utilize the Gaming Center; your guest may come to watch, but may be asked to leave if the space becomes crowded.

Not at the moment; DePaul does not have any official teams yet, but there are plans to create varsity teams. Please stay tuned for more information!
For the time being, DePaul encourages students to find and connect with other gamers through Orgsync.
Walk-in's are currently welcome based on availablilty of PCs and Consoles.
Should you wish to report a violation of the Code of Conduct, please visit here.
Unfortunately, the DePaul Esports Logo is trademarked and any individual must seek confirmation in order to utilize the DePaul Esports Logo. In addition, students are not permitted to utilize the Blue Demons Logo unless approval is gained. Please see Brand Standards for more information.

Games

Yes, students, faculty, and staff may request games that are available in the Gaming Center. Please note, games must be approved prior to being made available.
Please note: all games requested must be rated T for Teen or lower. Games that are rated M and above may not be approved.
Yes, you will be able to sign into your own Steam and Battle.net accounts on the computers, but you can only play games that are approved and installed on the computers.
No, you will only be permitted to play the games that are approved and provided in the Gaming Center. You may submit a request for a game to be added to the Gaming Center.
Yes! We will add games based on the demand and existence of an esports league\community.
No! At the DePaul Esports Gaming Center, we ask that you do not install other games that are either not installed or not-approved! Installing or playing games that are not on the list of approved games is a violation of the policies within the Gaming Center.
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Student Involvement

Currently, DPULoL (League of Legends), DePaul Rocket League, and DePaul Overwatch (in the process of being formed) are involved with the Gaming Center. Please check Orgsync for more information.
If you do not see a club, try checking Orgsync for an existing student organization. Students can reach out to others in the Esports Discord server as well as contacting us.
If there is no club for the game you are interested in, students are encouraged to form student organizations!
Please feel free to reach out to us via email with some information about yourself and what you would like to assist with as DePaul Esports develops!

Equipment

In order to bring your own gear, your gear must meet the following requirements:
  • No discriminatory or vulgar decals are displayed on the equipment
  • Does not require additional software to be installed - software and drivers may be requested, but is not guarnteed
  • Must be approved at front desk of Gaming Center by Gaming Center employees
The software we currently have to support B.Y.O. peripherals are: Razer Synapse, Corsair, and Logitech. We also support Xbox one and PS4 controllers!
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Events

The ability to reserve the room or an individual station is coming soon, please stay tuned! Until then, please feel free to email us at esports@depaul.edu in order to discuss a reservation or event.

The DePaul Esports Gaming Center can host meetings, tryouts, practices, tournaments, and much more! As long as your request is submitted in advance for approval, suggestions are more than welcome!

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