UC Esports Innovation Lab

Community. Competition. Academics.

The Esports Innovation Lab is located inside the 1819 Innovation Hub. Conveniently situated within the Cincinnati Innovation District (CID) gives the Esports program enormous opportunities to connect students, partner organizations, and brands in dynamic ways unavailable elsewhere!


Over 55% of campus students identify as gamers.  Esports is not only a creative and competitive passion, but also a nexus to classroom learning with professional applications.

Located on the first floor of the 1819 Innovation Hub, the Esports Innovation Lab is the heart of the esports initiative at the University of Cincinnati. 

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From community events to competitive leagues and academic integrations, esports is our commitment at the University of Cincinnati. Whether you are an enthusiast, a competitive player, a live streamer, or just looking to learn more about esports, the Esports Innovation Lab is for you!