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Usdan Games Room

As a service of the Student Services Bureau (SSB), all games in the Usdan Game Room are free!

Simply drop off your Brandeis ID with the SSB customer service representative at the front desk and let them know what you’d like to play. The team member will provide you with video games, controllers, ping pong paddles and balls, a foosball ball, pool cues, racks, balls and chalk. It’s a great place to hang out, relax, play games and watch TV – now with Roku Streaming! Don’t forget to collect your ID after cleaning and returning the equipment.

What’s inside
  • Five flat-screen TVs
  • Four pool tables
  • Two table tennis tables
  • Baby foot
  • Video games: X-Box One, Playstation 4, Wii
  • Giant Connect Four Game
  • Retro Movie Corner: DVD player, DVD and Roku streaming
  • Classic board games and playing cards

Games must be used in the games room; they cannot be reserved or removed from the room.

What’s going on in the playroom

The Game Room is closed for the summer and will reopen on Thursday August 25th.

Event calendar

Find out who is hosting events in the game room and when!

Reservation of the game room

Clubs accredited by the Undergraduate Student Union, graduate student organizations, and Brandeis University departments and programs may book the game room for 90 minutes of game time or for smaller-scale events more long.

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Reservation of the game room for 90 minutes of playing time

Reservation of the game room for events

Reservation of BINGO and outdoor games for events

Clubs and departments can reserve BINGO supplies and outdoor games through the Student Services Bureau (SSB) at Usdan Gaming Hall. Please note that full size board games cannot be reserved or left in the game room, however, clubs and departments can book the game room to host events.

Equipment reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are free, however, a $50 fee applies if equipment is returned broken or missing parts.

*Please note that these are the games that were reserved by the Student Activities Department. SSB will take care of all the big games instead of the department.

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Bookable games