NDSU's Esports Lab is temporarily located in the Upper Level of the Memorial Union in the Badlands Room while the current space is being renovated. The new esports gaming space, named the Thunderground, is expected to be complete in 2023 and will accomodate 25-30 machines. The space will have a console gaming area and will be equiped with projector screens and monitors. Check out the architect renderings of the new space below. More information coming soon!
The Esports Lab can accommodate up to 16 players and 1 additional teacher station. We have the most popular games that can be played on the latest technology.
Monday-Thursday - 10:00am-10:00pm
Friday-Saturday - 1:00pm-12:00am
Sunday - 1:00pm-8:00pm
Cost Per Hour
For 2022-2023 acaemic year, the Lab will be free. (Usually $3.50/person/hr.)
Processor - I5-8400U @ 2.8 GHz
Graphics - nvidia rtx 2060 and rtx 2080
Monitor - 1920x1080 @ 144 hz
- No food or drink on the tables
- Mature or lower game ratings (at Coordinator's discretion)
- Personal equipment is allowed
- We allow you to play your own games
- Broken or misused equipment may lead to potential financial compensation and/ or a ban from the Lab