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A Gamer's Paradise 

The Oklahoma State University Student Union brings esports to campus with a high-tech facility that is committed to the rapidly growing esports industry. The OSU Esports Arena provides a welcoming space for gamers to engage with fellow students while enjoying a wide-variety of gaming options. Our hope is the arena also serves as a learning opportunity as we continue to build programs and experiences that provide unmatched opportunities to our students.
While the student experience certainly is important to us, the arena is not limited to just OSU students. It is also available to faculty, staff, alumni and the community. Whether you are seeking a competitive environment to hone your skills, you have a passion for esports as a spectator or you are somewhere in between, we are here to support your esports interests and endeavors.

Virtual RealityNow Available!!!

The OSU Esports Arena is now offering virtual reality gaming with 4x Meta Quest 2 VR headsets and 2x HP Reverb G2 VR headsets. Beat Saber has been preloaded on every Meta Quest 2 VR headset!!!

Arena ReservationsSecure your place now

Whether you have a preferred seat in the arena, plan to come with a large group that wants to sit together, or wish to secure one of the VR stations, this option is perfect for you!

Arena Hours of Operation

Summer 2024 Hours

Summer hours of operation May 11 - May 27:

  • Closed

Summer hours of operation beginning May 28:

  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: closed

Esports Arena Sign

What are the Specs?Want to know what we're running in the arena? 

Gaming Desktop Stations

  • Alienware Aurora R8
    • 16 GB Memory DDR4 PC4-21300, 2666MHZ
    • i7 Processor 9700K 3.6 GHz, 8 Cores, 12MB Cache, Overclocked up to 4.6GHz across all cores
    • NVidia RTX 2080 Super Graphics Card with 8GB GDDR6
    • Alienware 850 Watt Power Supply with High Performance Liquid Cooling
  • Dell S2419HGF 24” Gaming Monitor

    144Hz with G-Sync, 1920x1080

Varsity Desktop Gaming Stations

  • Alienware Aurora R9
    • 16 GB Memory HYPERX FURY DDR4 2666MHZ
    • i7 Processor 9700K 3.6 GHz, 8 Cores, 12MB Cache, Overclocked up to 4.6GHz across all cores
    • NVidia RTX 2080 Ti Graphics Card with 11GB GDDR6
    • Alienware 850 Watt Power Supply with High Performance Liquid Cooling
  • Alienware AW2518H 25” Gaming Monitor

    240Hz, 1ms, and G-Sync, 1920x1080

  • Logitech Brio 4K Webcam
    • 4K/30fps (up to 4096 x 2160 pixels)
    • Rightlight™ 3 with HDR for clear image in various lighting environments.

What about the camera setup?That? Oh, that's just...

Epic Shoutcasting Twitch Station

The hardware is great, but what games can I play? Everything! ...Almost

  • All Games Currently Installed in the OSU Esports Arena
    1. Aim Lab
    2. Among Us
    3. Apex Legends
    4. Call of Duty: Warzone
    5. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
    6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
    7. Call of Duty: Vanguard
    8. Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO)
    9. Destiny 2
    10. Diablo III
    11. DOTA 2
    12. Dota Underlords
    13. Escape from Tarkov
    14. Fortnite
    15. Garry's Mod
    16. Genshin Impact
    17. Halo - Infinite
    18. Halo - The Master Chief Collection
    19. HearthStone
    20. Heroes of the Storm
    21. League of Legends
    22. Legends of Runeterra
    23. Lost Ark
    24. Minecraft
    25. New World
    26. Outriders
    27. Overwatch
    28. Paladins
    29. Player Unknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)
    30. Rainbow Six: Siege
    31. Rocket League
    32. Rushdown Revolt
    33. Smite
    34. Splitgate
    35. Star Wars - The Old Republic
    36. Team Fortress 2
    37. Terraria
    38. Valorant
    39. World of Warcraft
    40. Z1 Battle Royale
  • Which games don't require a paid license?

    The house account games usually require a visitor to own the game, but visitors can play them with our house accounts without owning a license. Besides those, there are several games in the arena that have free licenses:

    1. Apex Legends
    2. Call of Duty: Warzone
    3. Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO)
    4. Destiny 2
    5. DOTA 2
    6. Fortnite
    7. Genshin Impact
    8. Halo Infinite MP
    9. HearthStone
    10. League of Legends
    11. Legends of Runeterra
    12. Rocket League
    13. Splitgate
    14. Star Wars - The Old Republic
    15. Valorant
  • What games can I play without an account?

    We have house accounts for arena visitors to use for:

    1. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
    2. Call of Duty: Vanguard
    3. Minecraft
    4. Overwatch
    5. Rainbow Six: Siege
    6. Rushdown Revolt
  • What accounts should I have to play every game in the arena?

    All the games, with the exception of the house account games, require each visitor to login to a service account. There is no fee to sign up for an account. You can maximize your gaming time in the arena by signing up for each of the following accounts before visiting:

    1. Battlenet/Blizzard
    2. Epic
    3. Microsoft
    4. Origins
    5. Riot
    6. Steam
  • What if the game I want to play isn't installed in the arena?

    We are adding games in the arena all the time. If the game you're looking for is new, chances are it will be available in the arena soon. However, you can always suggest a game you'd like to play in the arena. Send us an email or hop on our Discord and use the arena suggestions channel.

Arena Rates


Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni:

  • $3 for 1 hour
  • $10 for 5 hours
  • $20 for 10 hours
  • $175 for 100 hours


Members of the community:

  • $4 for 1 hours
  • $20 for 5 hours
  • $40 for 10 hours
  • $400 for 100 hours

Non-OSU Memberships and Perks

Members of the community can buy a monthly membership to gain access to the reduced OSU student, faculty and staff pricing.

  • $20 for 1 month of reduced OSU pricing
  • $30 for 6 months of reduced 0SU pricing and 10 free hours of game time
  • $55 for 12 months of reduced 0SU pricing and 20 free hours of game time

Policies and Forms

  • OSU Esports Arena Policy

    Arena Rules & Code of Conduct

     The OSU Esports Arena is located at the heart of campus in the historic Oklahoma State University Student Union. Oklahoma State University students, staff, faculty, alumni and guests are welcome to engage in the wide-variety of gaming options available.

     The 1690 sq. ft. space features 46 top-of-the-line Alienware computers, gaming gear, SecretLab Titan gaming chairs and a live-stream broadcast station.


    Hours of Operation:

     Normal arena operating hours will be open to the public from 10 a.m. – midnight, Monday through Friday unless otherwise posted. Weekend hours will open from noon to midnight, unless otherwise posted. The Student Union reserves the right to reserve the arena for classes, events, tournaments, meetings or other activities.

     Please check and the OSU Esports Arena Discord server for the most up-to-date schedule.


    Arena Rules & Code of Conduct:

     The OSU Esports Arena Rules and Code of Conduct:

     All gamers are welcome – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion or experience level.

    In general:

    • Arena availability is first-come, first-served. Please visit or call 405-744-5232 to reserve the Cowboy Underground area or to check availability for console gaming or tabletop gaming.
    • For safety and cleanliness, no food and/or drink in the arena.
    • Personal peripherals or USB devices may not connect/attach with the PC’s without permission from arena staff.
    • The reserved stage area (six computers oriented on the south wall) is reserved for GOSU Varsity Teams and staff only.

    Certain activities and behavior will result in varying levels of punitive measures. These activities and behaviors include:

    • Intentional destruction or tampering of hardware, software or equipment.
    • All types of harassment.
    • Cheating.
    • Illegal activity.
    • Toxic behavior. Toxic behaviors are those that create an unfavorable environment such as bullying, threats of violence, stalking, forms of intimidation, or any behavior that the arena staff considers detrimental to the culture of the arena.

    If you see something, say something (see Reporting).



    The Oklahoma State University esports program encourages reporting of incidents involving Oklahoma State University students or affiliates. If you see behaviors not consistent with our code or university principles, please inform any of our arena staff and/or email

    OSU Code of Conduct

    Cowboy Community Standards


    To report an emergency, call OSUPD 911.

    To learn about campus policies on sexual assault, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and retaliation and find out how to make a report visit the Oklahoma State 1is2Many site.

  • Waiver Form for Minors

    All visitors to the OSU Esports Arena must accept the assumption of risk and waiver of liability when logging into the PC for the first time. Minors MUST have a signed form the first time. The form can be downloaded here  and can either be filled out and submitted digitally to or printed and physically submitted to the arena staff.

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