Esports at UAF
Whether you are a player or a spectator, a competitive or casual gamer, we have something for you at the Alaska Esports Center.
Everyone's invited to the party! The Alaska Esports Center welcomes all of our diverse students and community members to have fun, compete and work together.
Why participate in esports at UAF?
Esports is a growing field. Over the last decade, programs have grown significantly, with over 240 colleges and universities hosting team programs and over 1,350 schools participating in tournaments annually, providing job opportunities, community, and connections worldwide. College esports has become a huge part of campus life, and we’re proud to host the premier esports center in Alaska.
The Alaska Esports Center is conveniently located in the UAF Wood Center student union. The Wood Center features a coffee shop, dining locations, a campus pub and several lounge areas where you can relax or study.
The Alaska Esports Center is open during Wood Center's hours operation.
- Computer gaming hours*
- Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
- Friday: 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
- Saturday: noon-10:30 p.m.
- Sunday: noon-6:30 p.m.
- Console gaming hours
*Computer gaming hours may vary due to space reservation.
We focus on making sure we have a comfortable, open space where everyone can come game and hang out. We also say that it doesn’t matter what type of game you want to play; all games are welcome at the center.Shayna Smith, sport and recreation business major
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We have a wide variety of consoles, and our gaming computers are ready for any game you throw at them!