Gillmor Student Center
For Tiffin University’s traditional and adult students, the Gillmor Student Center (GSC) is the center of campus, providing real connections for a real community of fellow students, staff and faculty, as well as parents and other visitors. The GSC houses the Cole Dining Hall, TU Bookstore, the Osceola Theatre and the Gym, along with offices and meeting rooms. You can expect a wide variety of activities happening inside the GSC at any given time, on any given day.
What You’ll Discover At The Gillmor Student Center: The Cole Dining Hall
AVI Food Service operates the University’s Dining Services. The Dining Service Staff works hard to ensure that your meal service is both enjoyable and efficient.
The Dining Service Committee
The Dining Service Committee meets monthly in the Dining Commons. This committee discusses student concerns and suggestions. Committee members provide input on activities, events and food selections, and even suggest new items for the menu! All students participating in the TU Dining Service Program are welcome to attend.
The University operates the Tiffin University Bookstore, offering you the real resources you’ll need for your classes, as well as recreational and gift items. Our primary mission is to provide for the intellectual needs of the Tiffin University community. The Bookstore is also available to faculty, staff, families and the surrounding area.
At the Bookstore, you’ll find all of your required course materials, as well as a wide variety of sundry items. We carry everything from textbooks and backpacks to notebooks and pens and pencils, from report covers, highlighters and markers, to folders and calculators. The Bookstore also has a selection of greeting cards, drinks and snacks, prepaid telephone cards, health and beauty aids, paperback books, and we offer educational discounts on computer software.
As well, at the end of each semester, the Bookstore arranges for textbook buyback.
Items Featuring The Tiffin University Logo
The Bookstore carries the following personal and gift items featuring the Tiffin University logo and/or seal: T-shirts, shorts, TU Fine Chocolates, jackets, children’s clothes, TU Tapestry, glassware, plastic items, TU Throws, sweatshirts, umbrellas, TU Window Clings, key chains, notebooks and folders, TU Stuffed Animals, hats, binders, TU Diploma Frames, pens and pencils, TU Gift Bags, and TU Graduation Announcements.
Other Bookstore Services
The Bookstore provides access to the United Parcel Service (UPS), Federal Express, a U.S. Postal Service mailbox for outgoing mail, and offers for sale postage stamps.
Just Looking? “Bookstore Browsers” Are Welcome!
“Bookstore Browsers” are always welcome, and our friendly personnel will be happy to assist you! We accept Visa, Discover, MasterCard, and personal checks with proper identification at the time of purchase.
The Gillmor Student Center Lounge
The GSC supports a lounge area in the lower lobby for students to relax between classes. There are computer terminals available to check your email, to finish your homework or to surf the Net. You can also watch TV, or just sit and visit with friends between classes.
The Gillmor Student Center Game Room
The GSC has a game room with billiard tables and table tennis to help you work off some of the stress of school. Pop machines, tables and chairs, TVs and student mailboxes complete this room, which serves as another gathering place where students can come and relax and socialize. The GSC Game Room is also the home for TU’s Mail Center. Students may pick up their packages with their Student ID and they are also able to send mail out.
Tiffin University’s Osceola Theatre
The Osceola Theatre is a multi-functional performance and meeting space that has been utilized for a variety of events. Plays, concerts, comedians, magicians, poetry readings, dances and movie nights are featured at the Theatre. This space is also available for student organizations to reserve for their meetings and special events. In addition, as part of TU’s commitment to Tiffin and the surrounding community, the Osceola Theatre is made available for business and private events.
The Gillmor Student Center Gymnasium
The Gillmor Gym is home to the Dragons Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams, along with the Women’s Volleyball Team and the Men’s Volleyball Club. Recreational sports and intramurals play a large part of campus life. After classes, there are opportunities to watch games or participate in such activities as 3-on-3 Basketball, 5-on-5 Basketball, Dodgeball, Ultimate Frisbee, Indoor Soccer, Flag Football and Mixed Team Volleyball.