Welcome to 'The Gauntlet'
The Gauntlet is the newest addition to the Campus Recreation community! Located in the Student Recreation Facility - SRF (737 S. Halsted St.) on the 2nd floor, this space offers individuals the opportunity to compete in various esports games on one of our 14 top of the line PC units. Additionally, we also have a variety of console games available for play.
This is a space that is open to current UIC students, faculty, and staff, so stop in today to experience 'The Gauntlet'!
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Drop-In Hours (Fall/Spring) Sunday 12:00pm - 6:00pm Monday 10:00am - 10:00pm Tuesday 10:00am - 10:00pm Wednesday 10:00am - 10:00pm Thursday 10:00am - 10:00pm Friday 12:00pm - 6:00pm Saturday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
PC Games Console Games Counter Strike: Global Offensive NBA 2K 22 (XBOX) Rocket League FIFA 22 (XBOX) Rainbow Six Seige Cricket 22 (XBOX) Valorant Forza Horizon 5 (XBOX) Overwatch FIFA 22 (PlayStation) League of Legends NBA 2K 20 (PlayStation) Call of Duty: Warzone Mortal Kombat 11 (PlayStation) Apex Legends MLB The Show 20 (PlayStation) Dota 2 Super Mario Bros U (Nintendo Switch) Fortnite Super Smash Bros Ultimate (Nintendo Switch) Fall Guys Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo Switch)
Gaming PCs (14)
- CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
- GPU: NVIDIA RTX 3060 OC 12GB GDDR6
- Memory: 16GB DDR4
- Storage: 1TB Samsung 970 EVO NVME M.2., 1TB HDD
- Monitor: ASUS 24” 1080p LED (165hz) G-SYNC
- Keyboard/Mouse/Headset: Kingston HyperX
Microsoft XBox One X
Sony Playstation 4 Pro
- No personal belongings allowed in The Gauntlet (backpacks, auxiliary equipment, etc.)
- All gaming equipment must remain in The Gauntlet at all times.
- No food or drink of any kind is permitted in The Gauntlet.
- No smoking, vaping, or tobacco products. UIC is a Tobacco-Free campus.
- Gaming devices should not be used for personal use unrelated to gaming. Homework, class projects, etc. are not permitted and will result in loss of play slot.
- Individuals may not install any games that are not on our list of available games.
- Harassment based on any aspect of an individual’s identity will not be tolerated.
- Toxicity, cheating, betting, or illegal activity is not allowed.
- All participants must check in with the Esports Attendant prior to utilizing any devices.
- Valid UIC iCard required to check in.
- Each individual must use their own UIC credentials to log into the network for PC gaming. For console gaming, users are not allowed to download their own console profiles.
- Individual gaming sessions are 2 hours maximum, unless there are no other users waiting for a device.
- At this time, if The Gauntlet is at full capacity, individuals on the waitlist are not allowed to congregate in the space as we are not currently allowing spectators. Those individuals on the waitlist are welcome to wait in the lounge just outside the room until a station is available for them.
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Located at 737 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60607 – 2nd Floor, room 226