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Play hard, study hard.

When it comes to gaming at UW-Stout, esports is just the beginning. Stout offers numerous opportunities for gaming. Whether its PC gaming, tabletop gaming, or even making games of your own, we have something for everyone. Explore the campus offerings and student organizations connected to Stout Esports below.

Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Center

The UW-Stout Library is home to textbook services, the Game & Digital Innovation Lab, and the UW-Stout Esports Arena.

78% of students are members of a student organization


90% feel student organization activities enhance their education

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Int'l Game Developers Assoc.

UW-Stout's IGDA Chapter is an organization with the mission of advancing the careers and lives of game developers.
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The People’s Organization of Network Gaming, or “PONG” hosts 48 hour LAN Parties during the academic year.
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Blue Devil Smash

BDS is student community for anyone who likes to play fighting games casually or competitively.
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Tabletop Gaming

Tabletop Gaming (TTG) is for anyone who loves board games, card games, or D&D.
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Card Gamers of Stout

Card Gamers of Stout (CGS) is the student organization for trading card and collectible card games of all types.
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With more than 150 student organizations to choose from, there is something for everyone.
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