The Cal Esports program is re-defining what it means to be a student-athlete and gamer on the UC Berkeley campus. Our holistic model is built on the cornerstones of community, competition, lifelong learning, wellness and social good.
Cal Esports Community Center Hours
*The Cal Esports Community Center is closed until further notice due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19
Monday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday, 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The Cal Esports Community Center will be closed on University recognized holidays.
Unlimited play at the Cal Esports Community Center
Full access to popular game libraries
Free access to all Cal Esports sponsored Member Events
Member only giveaways from Cal Esports sponsors
Access to Live Streaming Broadcast Center
Connect with registered student gaming clubs
Access to professional development opportunities
|Semester Membership||All benefits under Semester Membership with the exception of Cal Esports merchandise.||$30 per semester|
|Guest Pass||Cal Students, Staff and Faculty||$15 – for the day|
|Guest Pass||Community||$20 – for the day|
Games at the Cal Esports Community Center are available for all members and guests to play. Ranging from action to strategy, find a game that fits your interest!
|Apex Legends||Beat Saber||Counter Strike: Global Offensive|
|Diablo 3||Dota 2||Fortnite|
|Hearthstone||Heroes of the Storm||Leauge of Legends|
|Magic the Gathering:Arena||Osu!||PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds|
|Rocket League||Starcraft 2|
The Cal Esports Community Center is home to all gamers at UC Berkeley. It is equipped with 55 high-end gaming PCs, a Twitch Broadcast Center, Player’s Lounge, and other amenities.
Open Play Gaming Area: Main event and gaming space for students to play, compete, and socialize. The official Cal Esports teams practice here, along with many gaming clubs and special events utilizing the space.
Player’s Lounge: Casual activity area designed for viewing live gaming streams and media using both Cal Esports SMART TVs. They can also be used for live event streams or console play during specific events.
Broadcast Center: Main broadcasting hub for all official Cal Esports matches and events. It is also reservable for students, please see Reservations for more information.
NVIDIA: Intel Core i7-8700, MSI Z370, GeForce GTX 1080 TI, Corsair 16GB DDR4, Acer XB252Q
CORSAIR: M65 PRO RGB, K70 Cherry MX, T1 Race, MM300, Void PRO RGB
Reservations are available for Registered Student Organizations, student groups, and the Berkeley community to reserve the Cal Esports Community Center for all types of gaming events.
The Cal Esports Community Center is located adjacent to the Foothill Dining Commons to the right of the staircase leading to the Foothill Front Desk. The Cal Esports Community Center consists of a main floor equipped with gaming PC’s, sound system, lounge, and two SMART TVs.
Connected to the main floor are two rooms, the multi-purpose Coaching Room and the Broadcast Center, equipped with professional video production and streaming hardware.
Non-Registered Student Groups: Minimum of four (4) hours and ten (10) stations for $200. Scalable rate for additional stations and hours.
Community Groups / Non-Student Pricing: Minimum of four (4) hours and ten (10) stations for $250. Scalable rate for additional stations and hours.
1. Review the Cal Esports Facility Reservation Policy for guidelines and regulations about the facility.
2. Submit a Cal Esports Community Center Event Reservation Form at least two weeks prior to the proposed date of the event
3. After submission of the Reservation Form, a reply will be sent to you within 48 hours from Cal Esports. All portions of the Reservation Form must be filled out or the request will be denied.
4. Fill out appropriate waivers and paperwork for submission. Onsite waivers will be available for attendees as needed.
After submission of the Reservation Form, a reply will be sent to you within 48 hours from Cal Esports. All portions of the Reservation Form must be filled out or the request will be denied.
1. Cal Esports events
2. Campus events sponsored by Cal Esports
3. Campus events not sponsored by Cal Esports
4. Community events sponsored by Registered Student Organizations
5. Community events sponsored by non-RSO student groups
6. Events sponsored by groups not affiliated to the University