Published August 18, 2021
Let’s go UB gamers! The new Level Up public computing space in Lockwood will feature a dedicated eSports arena and console gaming lounges with all the latest-gen consoles.
This space is expected to open to students in November 2021. Stay tuned to UBIT website and social media for the latest news and details about this first-of-its-kind UB computing site.
Make no mistake: even though it looks very different, this is a fully equipped UB public computing site. That means dozens of public computers equipped with the latest UB software, print kiosks, spots to charge your phone—everything you need to succeed technology-wise as a UB student.
Level Up is a new public computing site located at the former home of the Lockwood Cybrary. But this new space is no ordinary computer lab.
For starters, in addition to the 22 iMac and 48 Windows PCs in the space, 52 Alienware gaming PCs will be ready and waiting for students, optimized for competitive gaming. This is a fully equipped eSports arena that all UB students are welcome to use.
More of a console gamer? Invite your friends to one of eight gaming pods in the console gaming lounge, each equipped with a 55” screen and the newest gaming consoles (Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5).
But what about retro gamers? We’ve got you covered—these spaces will come equipped with inputs you can use to hook up your own consoles.
UB Information Technology offers all the technology a UB student needs. Visit buffalo.edu/ubit/students to find out about all the great things available to you as a student, from free software to secure Wi-Fi, convenient printing and more.
Need help? Contact the UB Tech Squad—they’ll come to you, anywhere on campus, to troubleshoot and fix problems with technology.