Innovation Lab

The Esports Innovation Lab is a state-of-the art esports facility that is the home for all things esports at the University of Cincinnati.  

Located on the first floor of the 1819 Innovation Hub, the Esports Innovation Lab is outfitted with more than 40 high-end gaming computers, a community lounge, a broadcasting and production studio, and a conference room.

New in 2023!  Transportation directly from Lindner College of Business to 1819 Innovation Hub.  12 minute route, service M-F, 7am-10pm! Shuttle tracking website

New for you in January:  Console stations, Broadcast Booth, New Software ……Come visit!

New Hours, see below.   

Day Time  
Monday - Thursday 2:00pm - 10:00pm  
Friday 2:00pm - 12:00am  
Saturday  1:00pm - 12:00am  
Sunday Closed (except for special events)  
Holiday Closure Dates
Holiday Closure Dates  
Spring Break March 13 - March 19  



Our high-end computers allow users to game to their heart's content as well as meet the needs of the most demanding academic software.



The Broadcast Studio is free for all members of the Bearcat community to use, regardless if you are a seasoned Twitch veteran or a first-time streamer. 

* Lab may not be available due to events. Please follow our social media for latest information.

Operated by the Office of Innovation, the lab serves all enrolled UC students. 

Your Bearcat Card is required for check-in. You will find up-to-date COVID-19 information on the Safe and Healthy Bearcats website