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Arena

The Atherton Esports & Gaming Center (EGC) is now open to the Butler community 12pm-6pm, 7 days/week!

CLOSED due to Covid-19 pandemic. Check back for further updates.

EGC Reservation Process:

  • Visit: butleru.emscloudservice.com/web/
  • Select “book an event”
  • Search “Esports & Gaming Center”
  • Complete request form
  • Receive confirmation within 24-48 hours
    • *Book a week in advance

Parking and Directions

Visitor and event parking is available in the parking garage facility, located in the 4700 block of Sunset Avenue, between 46th and 49th Streets. Motorist access to the 1,025-space garage is available from Sunset Avenue. More info on parking.

List of Games

  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Rocket League
  • NBA 2K20
  • NFL Madden 20
  • Hearthstone
  • Fortnite
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • FIFA 20
  • and more!

Games offered subject to change based on demand.
Most paid games require your own license or account to play.

Computer Specifications

The facility is outfitted with 7 Alienware Aurora R8 gaming PCs, 5 PlayStation 4, two Nintendo Switch consoles and a Casting Station.

PC Specifications:
monitor – Alienware 25 (240Hz, 1ms)
processor – Intel Core i7 9700K (9th gen)
graphics – NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 OC with 8GB GDDR6
memory – 16GB dual channel HyperX FURY DDR4 XMP at 2933 MHz
storage – 512 GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD (Boot) + 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Storage)
Alienware Pro Gaming keyboard
Alienware Elite Gaming mouse
HyperX Cloud II headset

Code of Conduct & Arena Rules

We welcome and respect gamers of all types, from all places and backgrounds.

  1. Harassment based on any aspect of a person’s identity will not be
    tolerated.
  2. No “toxicity” allowed. Behaviors that create an intolerable environment
    such as bullying, threads of violence, stalking, or other forms of
    intimidation will not be tolerated.
  3. No cheating or illegal activity allowed.
  4. If you see something, say something (see Reporting).

In addition to following Butler Esports’ Code of Conduct, for the Arena specifically, here are some more regulations.

  1. Food and open drink containers are not permitted near the computers or on desks.
  2. Do not plug in personal peripherals or USB devices without permission from staff.
  3. Honor posted times of operation and respect directives given by gaming facility staff.

Reporting

The Butler Esports program encourages reporting of incidents involving Butler students or affiliates. If you see behaviors not consistent with our Code or university principles, please inform any of our arena staff.

Butler’s Community of C.A.R.E.
Butler’s Student Conduct

To report an emergency, call BUPD @ 317-940-9396​ or 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 Butler University Sexual Misconduct website.

To report a campus incident or act of intolerance, please use the incident report form.