Esports Lounge will reopen on Tuesday, September 8th at 5:00PM. We are committed to your health and safety as we reopen our doors. The below information outlines the practical application of prevention strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19 due to the use of the Esports Lounge. We recognize fitness and recreation's impact to provide opportunities for students to reach and maintain mental well-being, and social-emotional health. We continue to support our student community with their safety as our #1 priority. 

All guidelines listed below follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Catholic University policies, in addition to the ReOpen D.C. plan.

  • Hours of Operation

    The Esports Lounge will operate on full hours for the Fall 2020 semester. All operating hours will be posted on our website and social media. 



    5:00PM - 9:00PM


    5:00PM - 9:00PM


    5:00PM - 9:00PM


    5:00PM - 9:00PM 


    5:00PM - 9:00PM 


    12:00PM - 4:00PM


    12:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Availability

    Because of room dimensions, we are only able to host 10 people in the Esports lounge at one time, including Front Desk Staff.

    Certain computers and TVs will not be available to ensure limited capacity. The front desk assistant will be enforcing the capacity guidelines.

  • Gaming Appointments & Available Time Slots

    In order to use the Esports Lounge, students must book appointments in advance through IMLeagues. No walk-ups are allowed. 

    Appointment time slots are 660 minutes in duration. Students are able to arrive at any time during the appointment time slot, however at the end of the appointment time, all patrons must exit for a facility clean prior to the next appointments.

    Appointments can be booked up to one week in advance. 

    Please see below for “How To” videos in order to create an account, book an appointment, and cancel an appointment on IMLeagues. You can also download the IMLeagues mobile app.




    • 5:00PM-6:00PM
    • 6:00PM-7:00PM
    • 7:00PM-8:00PM
    • 8:00PM-9:00PM
    • 9:00PM-10:00PM

    • 12:00PM-1:00PM
    • 1:00PM-2:00PM
    • 2:00PM-3:00PM
    • 3:00PM-4:00PM


    If the appointment slot you are looking for is already full, you will be placed on the waitlist for that specific appointment. Students on the waitlist will have the opportunity to get into the appointment slot up until 20 minutes prior to the scheduled appointment time. Waitlisted members will be notified via email from IMLeagues if they have been moved off the waitlist and into the appointment slot.


    If you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment, it is mandatory to cancel your appointment in order to allow a student on the waitlist to fill your available spot. Each appointment has limited capacity, therefore it is imperative to cancel appointments you are not able to attend! Here’s how to cancel an appointment.

    1. Log onto your IMLeagues account
    2. Click on the registered session
    3. At the top of the session page, there is a banner stating “You are currently enrolled in this session”. On the right side of the banner, click the red button “Unregister for Session”
  • Check-in

    Before you enter the front door of the Esports lounge, there will be physical distance markers from the door before entering to ensure only one patron is checked-in at a time. Please stand outside the door before entering the lounge and checking-in. Once the patron in front of you is checked-in, you will be instructed by the front desk assistant to enter.

    Upon entering the facility, you will check-in with a front desk staff member to check you in to your appointment.

  • Face Covering Policy

    All patrons are REQUIRED to wear a face covering when inside the facility at all times. If you do not have a face covering when you arrive, you will not be allowed to enter the facility. If you remove your face covering at any time, you will be asked to replace the covering, or exit the facility. 

    Face coverings must be worn properly at all times, covering both the nose and mouth. Wearing a face covering incorrectly does not meet the requirements. Any patrons not wearing a face covering properly, will be asked to leave.

  • Food & Drink

    Food & Drink is NOT permitted in the Esports Lounge. Patrons should not bring any food items or drinks to consume in the Esports Lounge. 

  • Offline Equipment/Computers

    Some equipment will be offline in order to follow physical distancing guidelines. Do not touch or move any offline equipment.
  • Heightened Deep-Cleaning

    The Esports Lounge will make use of a top-grade, List N disinfectant proven effective against viruses like COVID-19. All patrons are required to disinfect all equipment before and after each use using the provided disinfectant wipes. There are additional hand sanitizers stations and wipe dispensers for your convenience.

    Esports lounge staff members will increase cleaning procedures during their shift, including a thorough cleaning between each use of any piece of equipment.

    Additionally, Facilities has hired outside contractors to clean the lounge during non-operating hours.

  • Personal Items - Lost & Found

    You may bring small bags and personal belongings to the Esports lounge.

    There will be no Lost & Found, therefore any items left in the lounge will not be returned. Only bring what you need!

  • Staff Health & Hygiene

    Employees will take these additional steps to ensure proper hygiene while working. All staff members are required to:

    • Wear a mask at all times inside the facility
    • Wash hands upon arrival to work, after cleaning equipment, using the restroom, and leaving the shift
    • Support heightened cleaning procedures including increase equipment cleaning rotation and use of a List N disinfectant proven to kill viruses like COVID-19
    • Stay home if feeling any symptoms and report it to their supervisor