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Digital Rec Center


WIU's first-ever Digital Rec Center (DiRC) is now open! Located at 717 Adams Street across from Sherman Hall, the Digital Rec Center houses WIU-Macomb's eSports Team and provides competitive gaming opportunities (League of Legends, Fortnite, etc.), console gaming, a virtual reality station and more.

The center is currently open to WIU students only from 10 a.m.-1:30 a.m. seven days a week. In order to gain access, students must go to their STARS account to complete terms of agreement. Once the agreement is completed, students will have access to the DiRC using their student ID.

The DiRC is located at 717 Adams Street across from Sherman Hall in Macomb, Illinois.

  • How do I join the eSports team?
    Information on WIU-Macomb's eSports group, Western Electronic Gaming Association (WEGA), can be found in PurplePost.

The DiRC needs decor! We invite all WIU students to submit art that will be used to display in the Digital Rec Center. $1,500 in awards are available!

Submissions should:

  • Be able to relate to video games.
  • Use any of the following media: Painting, Drawing, Photography, Digital Media, Prints, and Mixed Media.
  • Be no smaller than 9” x 11” and no larger than 11” x 17”
  • Be submitted using this Google Form

Submission Deadline: December 3rd, 2021

  • Purchase Awards granted on December 10th ($1,500 in Awards available!)
  • Juror Awards granted on December 10th
  • Questions? Please contact Ian Szechowycz at is-szechowycz@wiu.edu

If you have any questions regarding the DiRC, please email Ian Szechowycz at is-szechowycz@wiu.edu.

We offer training courses in using the Virtual Reality (VR) systems within the DiRC. Please select a date to register below.