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Games Room

Games Room

USU Games Room Esports AreaWhen you need affordable entertainment, check out the Games Room at the USU, located across from the Student Recreation Center front entrance. Come challenge your friends to billiards and the latest PC and console games on the market.

Live the Matador Life at the Games Room!

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Stay up-to-date with our exciting and competitive tournaments throughout the semester on the SRC Programs Discord.

Hours and Contact Information

Fall and Spring Hours

Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
(excluding night events)

Summer Hours


Spring Recess Hours (Monday, March 18 – Friday, March 22)


Contact Information

(818) 677-3603

Available Services

Games List

All game availability is subject to change as we update our game library.

PlayStation 5

  • Apex
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • FIFA 23
  • Fortnite
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • NBA 2K 23
  • Rocket League
  • Street Fighter
  • Tekken 7

Nintendo Switch

  • Mario Kart 8
  • Super Mario Party
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate


  • Aimlabs
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Counter-Strike 2
  • Destiny 2
  • DOTA 2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch 2
  • Teamfight Tactics
  • Rocket League 
  • Valorant

PCs include access to Discord, OBS Studio and Spotify, as well as Logitech and Razer mouse software.

Games Room Rules

  • Be respectful to others.
  • No skateboards, scooters or bikes.
  • No vaping or smoking. 
  • No animals are allowed except for ADA service animals.
  • All equipment is available on a first-come, first-serve basis with a 2-hour time limit.
  • No mistreatment of equipment.
  • Equipment must be returned to the Games Room staff.
  • No sitting on the pool tables.
  • No jump or Massé shots.
  • No food or drinks are allowed in pool table, PC, and console gaming areas.
  • CSUN students may bring one guest.
  • Patrons may bring their own equipment, including PC peripherals, pool cues and game controllers. Please sign in at the front desk.

Games Room FAQs

Can I bring my own equipment to the Games Room?

Yes, absolutely! Everyone is encouraged to bring their own controllers, headsets, etc., but you still must sign in at the front desk!

How do I check out equipment at the Games Room?

You must have a ggLeap account to check out equipment. Visit the front desk to create your username.

Can I restart my 2-hour time limit?

Yes! If there's no one on the waitlist, you may reset your 2-hour limit. 

Is there a waitlist available for equipment?

Yes! To join the waitlist, visit the front desk with your ggLeap username and let us know which equipment you’d like to check out. You must be present in the Games Room to reserve your spot.

Games Room Tournaments

Spring 2024 Tournaments

Super Smash Bros
5 – 9 p.m.

  • Thursday, Feb. 8 (Singles)
  • Thursday, Feb. 22 (Doubles)
  • Thursday, March 14 (Singles)
  • Thursday, April 4 (Doubles)

5 – 9 p.m.

  • Thursday, Feb. 15
  • Thursday, March 28

Rocket League
5 – 9 p.m.

  • Thursday, Feb. 29

5–9 p.m.

  • Thursday, March 7
  • Thursday, April 11

Mario Kart
5–9 p.m.

  • Thursday, March 25

Guilty Gear
5–9 p.m.

  • Thursday, May 2

How to Sign Up for Tournaments

  1. Join our SRC Programs Discord server and refer to the #Announcements channel for an Eventbrite link prior to the tournament date. 
  2. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the tournament start time. Roll call will occur at 5 p.m.
  3. There is 15-minute grace period for walk-ins after the start time (if there are open spots).
  4. Good luck! 

CSUN Esports

The CSUN Esports club is an official sports club at California State University, Northridge. Our goal is to create a strong casual and competitive gaming community through our gaming competitionscommunity eventsand social media content. Join our Discord server to stay in the loop for upcoming events, tournaments, club meetings, and more!  Follow our Instagram, Twitter and Tiktok @csunesports for daily updates, content and more!