Harrisburg University is at the forefront of helping students achieve the professional knowledge needed to succeed in the esports industry, whether in the game or behind the scenes.
Our esports varsity team, the HU Storm, sets the standard in collegiate esports.
Each year, 22 esports players receive full tuition scholarships and a housing stipend. Our student players have the opportunity to pursue degrees in today’s hot fields, compete under a world-class coaching staff, and learn in our state-of the-art practice space.
We also host one-of-a-kind spectator events such as the HUE Invitational tournament, where 64 world-class varsity esports teams compete for a grand prize pool of $50,000.
Our Esports Facilities
The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts is the official home stadium for HU’s Esports arena, practice space and digital locker room. The Whitaker also serves as the hub for Esports scrimmages, competitions, tournaments, conferences and meet-and-greets. Whitaker hosts live in large-screen format, 38 feet high and 70 feet wide, with a 3,000 watt 5 channel digital surround sound system. The space includes seating for 200 people, with room for 700, and space for fans and spectators to attend live matches.
Get Your Degree in Esports Management
Harrisburg University is one of the only colleges in the world to offer a Bachelor of Science in Esports Management, Production and Performance.
HU Esports in the News
HU launches Esports Research Center
Building upon Harrisburg University’s role as one of the most innovative collegiate Esports leaders in North America, the University is…
A virtual viewing party featuring “A Rising Storm”
Join Harrisburg University for a virtual viewing party featuring “A Rising Storm,” the recently released documentary chronicling HU’s journey to…
HU Storm wins consecutive ‘Best College Esports Program’ Tempest Award
For the second consecutive year, the Harrisburg University Storm has won the “Best Collegiate Esports Program” honor at the Tempest…
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