Whether you’re a highly competitive gamer, looking to build your rank, interested in non-competitive events, or have an academic interest related to gaming/digital media topics, we invite you to apply.

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The varsity team competes in the newly constructed esports facility within McHie Arena.

Olivet Nazarene University is proudly competing in intercollegiate esports competitions in several game titles. Students interested in Varsity Esports begin by joining Training Grounds, the central point of gaming activities sponsored by the Director of Esports. The Training Grounds community covers a wide variety of gaming and digital media topics and includes participants interested in casual, competitive and academic opportunities.

Varsity Esports is the main place for intercollegiate competition in select esport titles. As competitive students join Training Grounds, the Director looks for an interest in forming Varsity Esports teams to represent Olivet in competitions.

Students gaming in Esports club

A Space for True Collegiate Competition

Olivet Esports athletes compete in a newly constructed facility that includes:

  • 22 iBuyPower stations
  • Intel i7-8700k
  • RTX 2080
  • 16 GB RAM
  • SSD
  • 24″ monitors (120 Hz, GSync)
  • CORSAIR headsets

Students are welcome to bring their own peripherals to use for competitions.