Sneak Peak: LevelUp in UB’s newest public computing site

The new Level Up space, currently under construction.

The new gamer-friendly LevelUp computing site is scheduled to open to students in March of 2022.

Published August 18, 2021

Let’s go UB gamers! The new LevelUp public computing space in Lockwood will feature a dedicated Esports arena and console gaming lounges with all the latest-gen consoles.


Have fun… and get stuff done

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 softwareprint kiosksspots to charge your phone—everything you need to succeed technology-wise as a UB student.

A gamer's dream

LevelUp 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.

All things technology at UB

UB Information Technology offers all the technology a UB student needs. Visit 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.