Information Center

Located in the central lobby of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union, the Information Center is the place to visit for the latest on events and programs taking place in the Student Union and all over campus. The Information Center staff is trained to help you find the answers you need at BGSU.

The Information Center has general campus information, campus maps, sports schedules, campus telephone directories, and a wide range of other publications available throughout the semester.

Hours & Contact

Monday - Friday : 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday : 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Phone : (419) 372-2741

Services at the Information Center

Campus Fact Line is your key to "what's going on at BG." A longstanding campus tradition, Fact Line is the number to call for information on campus and community events. Our operators have the resources to help you get the answers you need.

Hours & Contact

Monday - Friday : 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday : 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Phone : (419) 372-2445

A copy machine is located near the Information Center. Connect with our staff for assistance in making copies.

  • Cost = $0.05 / page

Fax service is temporarily available at the BG1 Card Office. The number for incoming faxes is 419-372-4364. Faxes can be sent or received locally, nationally, or internationally. Prices for faxes are:

  • Cost (Local) = $0.25 / page
  • Cost (National) = $1.00 / page

The Information Center is responsible for checking out keys to student organization members that have offices in the 410 Student Organization Suite. Student organization members must be registered with the Office of Campus Activities in order to check out keys.

Any items lost in the Union may be turned in to the Information Center's Lost and Found. Please inquire with the staff.

The Student Package Center is the central location for pick-up of student packages. Students receive an email notification when a package is received for them, and they simply need to bring their student ID to the center to pick up the package. Now located in 228 BTSU, inside the Multipurpose Room.


Monday - Friday : 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday : 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday : 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The 4Winds Digital signage is used to provide a platform to advertise student events across campus.  Ads can be posted for up to 2 weeks prior to event date to all five of the full color messaging display monitors in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.  Acceptable formats include: PDF, JPEG, IMG and PPT and should be 1920x1080 landscape for the best fit.  If you require further assistance, please contact Tony Fox, BTSU Assistant Director of operations at tfox@bgsu.edu.

TV monitors are located in the following areas of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union :

  • Clock Tower Entrance Lobby
  • First Floor South Entrance (Near Starbucks)
  • First Floor Entrance (Behind Information Desk)
  • Second Floor (Outside Movie Theater)
  • Third Floor Hallway

The Information Center will sell tickets to campus events, such as UAO concerts or student organization events. Any group wishing to have a ticket sale must contact Tony Fox, BTSU Assistant Director of Operations at tfox@bgsu.edu. Please have the ticket sale form completed and signed to expediate the process.