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Step into the world of gaming and be part of a thriving community at the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union Esports Lounge! We offer a space where you can play your favorite video games, participate in high-stakes Esports tournaments, and connect with other players and gaming enthusiasts throughout the region.

Not only is the lounge perfect for casual gaming and competitive events, but also it is a hub for innovation and academic excellence. Our facilities and resources are used for community events, birthday parties, academic instruction, and inter-university competitions through the UK Esports Club and others.

Whether you're a serious gamer looking to hone your skills, or just looking for a fun, social environment, the UK Esports Lounge has something for everyone. Join us for weekly tournaments, game nights, and community events, and experience the thrill of gaming with a supportive and inclusive community. So what are you waiting for? Come be part of the excitement at the University of Kentucky Esports Lounge!

Hours and Location

Regular Hours

Monday - Saturday:
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM

Sunday:
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Address

401 S. Limestone St.
Lexington, KY 40506

All The Gear To Game

Gaming Lounge PC Setup
holding PS5 controller in front of tv

Console Gaming

Three (3x) Nintendo Switches

One (1x) Playstation 5

One (1x) Xbox Series X

One (1x) Playstation 4

One (1x) Xbox One

Gaming PC Specs

 

ALIENWARE AURORA R9 GAMING DESKTOP:

  • Intel i7 10700K CPU

  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™ 8GB GDDR6

  • 32GB Dual Channel HyperX™ FURY DDR4 

  • 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD

MONITOR: ALIENWARE 25" 240Hz GAMING MONITOR

KEYBOARD: HyperX Alloy Origins Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

MOUSE: Pulsefire FPS Pro Gaming Mouse

MOUSE PAD: HyperX FURY S Pro Gaming Mouse Pad

HEADSET: HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset

CHAIR: Omega Secret Lab Chairs

More Ways to Play!

CatsPlay Pass

  • Exclusively for UK Students, Staff, and Faculty
  • Full access to our state of the art gaming lounge
  • Play your games or ours
  • Free entry to our University leagues, tournaments, and events
  • Renews automatically. Cancel any time!
  • $7.99 a month

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LexPlay Pass

  • For All Our Community Members
  • Full access to our state of the art gaming lounge (certain blackout days apply for events)
  • Play your games or ours
  • Free entry to our Community leagues, tournaments, and events
  • Renews automatically. Cancel any time!
  • For a limited time, now only $7.99 a month
  • Google Account Required for Sign-up

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Play By The Hour

Play by the hour! Hours can be purchased for individuals or spread across groups for party play
 
UK Student/Staff/Faculty
$4 per hour

Community Member
$5 per hour
 
Student - Big Cat Package (30 Hours)
$100
 
Community - Big Cat Package (25 Hours)
$100
 
Birthday/Party Package (2hrs for up to 20 people)
$200

Party With Us!

Find Your Crew

A community is waiting for you! Take your gaming experience to the next level by joining the UKFCU Esports Lounge Discord. Be a part of our upcoming Leagues and Tournaments and compete against other players while enjoying the social atmosphere of the Lounge. Entry into the leagues and tournaments is free with a PlayPass membership. Connect with other gamers and build your own team while enjoying the latest and greatest games in the UKFCU Esports Lounge. Don't wait, join our Discord communities today and find your crew!

UKFCU Esports Lounge Discord

Click to join our Discord server and stay up to date on the Kentucky gaming scene

UKFCU Esports Lounge Discord

Join the UK Esports Club on Discord and get connected to the student gaming community! Get involved or just stay up-to-date with all the latest Club events, happenings, and opportunities. Whether you're a member of the club or simply a fan of Esports, this Discord server is the perfect place for you to connect!

UK Esports Club Discord

 

UK Esports Club Discord Server

Our Sponsor - University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union

The University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union (UKFCU) is a proud partner with UK Esports, providing the title sponsorship for the program's state-of-the-art gaming facility, the UKFCU Esports Lounge. As a trusted financial institution for our community, UKFCU recognizes the importance of supporting initiatives that foster growth, innovation, and engagement for students and residents alike.

Through this partnership, UKFCU has demonstrated its commitment to the future of the University and the region, investing in the development of the Esports industry and its impact on the community. Through UKFCU's support, UK Esports is able to offer a unique and engaging environment for students, faculty, and local community members to connect, learn, and grow through the power of gaming.

We are grateful for the support of the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union and the investment made in our program and facilities. Through this partnership, we are able to bring exciting and enriching experiences to the University and regional community, helping to shape the future of Esports, technology, and education. Join us in this exciting journey and be a part of the UKFCU Esports Lounge community.

University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union

UKFCU Esports Lounge - Community Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

As a member of the UKFCU Esports Lounge community, we ask that all users follow these guidelines to ensure a safe, respectful, and inclusive environment for all.

  1. Food and Beverage: To maintain a clean and hygienic gaming environment, food and drinks are prohibited inside the Lounge. Please utilize the nearby dining areas or Innovation Space for food and beverage consumption.

  2. Furniture Arrangement: If you need to rearrange furniture, please seek assistance from an Esports Attendant.

  3. Equipment Return: Please inform an Esports Attendant when you have completed your gaming session to allow for proper maintenance and upkeep of the equipment.

  4. Respectful Language: Abusive language, harassment, or hate speech of any kind will not be tolerated. If such behavior is observed, you may be asked to leave the Lounge.

  5. Smoke-Free Policy: In line with the University of Kentucky's smoke and tobacco-free campus policy, smoking, vaping, and use of tobacco products are not allowed within the Lounge.

  6. Compliance: Failure to follow these guidelines may result in the revocation of your gaming privileges.

We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all members of our community and appreciate your cooperation in helping us maintain this standard. Thank you for choosing UKFCU Esports Lounge!

Additional Resources

The Cornerstone

Come see why the Cornerstone is more than just a building on our campus.

How to Reserve a Space

Looking for a place to host your next event? Click above to take our virtual tour and see what the Cornerstone can do for you.

The Smart Campus Help Desk

To collect your UK-issued iPad kit or for iPad support, please visit the front desk of the Cornerstone Building.