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, the Mail Center, Osceola Theatre and the campus 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 Will Discover At The Gillmor Student Center:

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.

Mail Center

Campus mailboxes and mail delivery/pickup is located in the Mail Center. Students will need to bring their student ID or driver's license in order to pickup packages from UPS or FedEx. Special printing services are available for additional cost.

Student Affairs

Many services are available through the Office of Student Affairs such as student IDs, parking passes, Campus Security, and Residence Life.

All operators of motor vehicles are required to register their vehicle license plate numbers and must pick up a parking registration tag from the Student Affairs Office during the first two weeks of classes. Fines resulting from parking policy violations can be paid for in the Office of Student Affairs either through cash, credit, or by addition of the charge to the student account.

Tiffin University Bookstore

The Tiffin University Bookstore offers 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 GSC supports a lounge area in the lower lobby for students to relax between classes. There are computer available to check your email, to finish your homework or print.  You can also watch TV, or just sit and visit with friends between classes.

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 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.