BGSU Service Providers

Following are links to commonly used University websites and a brief summary of information included on the site.

All Administrative Offices


  • Web site services
  • Daily textbook buy back
  • Computer hardware
  • Gift cards
  • Special order services

Bowen-Thompson Student Union

  • Building Hours
  • Building Maps
  • Entertainment
  • Event Planning
  • Information Center
  • Virtual Calendar

Business Operations

  • BG1 Card
  • FMS
  • Purchasing Department
  • Purchasing Card (PCard)
  • Risk Management
  • Treasury Office
  • University Bookstore

Finance & Administration

  • Forms
  • Administration
  • Budgeting
  • Business Operations
  • Controller’s Office
  • Capital Planning
  • Internal Auditing and Advisory Services

FMS (University’s Accounting/Financial System)

  • Information
  • Quick Reference Guides
  • Resources
  • Security Forms

Marketing & Communications

  • BGSU Magazine
  • Graphic Standards
  • Monitor
  • News Releases

Office of Campus Activities

  • Community Service
  • Leadership Programs
  • Major Events
  • Student Organizations
  • Organization Resources
  • Parent and Family Programs
  • Recognition Programs
  • Dance Marathon
  • University Activities Organization (UAO)

Office of Institutional Research

  • Official University Enrollment Information
  • Information about Students, Faculty and Staff Members, Courses, Graduates, Etc.
  • Assistance with Surveys and Focus Groups

Postal Services / Stampers

  • Copy Services
  • Delivery / Pick-up Schedule
  • Mail Services Resource
  • Retail Services
  • Stamper’s Price List

Public Safety

  • Safety and Security
  • Parking and Traffic
  • University Police


  • Contracts
  • Faculty and Staff Discounts
  • Furniture Purchases
  • Leases
  • PCard Administration
  • Preferred Suppliers
  • Purchasing Policies
  • Vehicle Rental

Residence Life

  • Conference Programs
  • Greek Affairs
  • Residence Education
  • Residential Computing Connection

Student Affairs

Student Handbook

Important information and policies affecting students:
  • General Information
  • Public Safety
  • Student Codes of Conduct
  • Community Living Standards
  • Policies and Procedures

Student Money Management Services

Free financial education services to BGSU undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Individual financial education sessions with a Financial Services Educator
  • Falconomics Group Seminars (money management group seminars)
  • Interactive and informational tool (local, state, and national financial education resources)
  • Other Resources

Student Publications

  • The BG News (campus daily newspaper)
  • The Gavel (special-interest monthly tabloid serving the University's fraternity and sorority systems)
  • The KEY (University's award-winning yearbook)
  • The Obsidian (multicultural publication serving the University Community)
  • The University Telephone Directory
  • UniGraphics (desktop publishing and design area)

University Dining Services

  • Dining locations and hours
  • Student meal plans
  • Catering arrangements
  • Big gift services
  • Large orders

Other Important Sites

BG1 Card Services

Source for financial transaction support and activity-based measurement (i.e. attendance) using BG1 Card campus-wide POS system, including loan of POS equipment, handheld readers, and transaction interfaces to PeopleSoft FMS/CSS and SIS.

College of Technology/Large Format Print Lab

Source for large format color printing

Center for Family and Demographic Research

Market research outsourcing

Center for Teaching and Learning

Audio/video technical assistance

College of Musical Arts

Recording services and studio

Information Technology Services

Computer hardware repairs for PCs and Macs purchased through the University or other sources, including Apple warranty work.

Instructional Media Services

Audio and visual services

Continuing and Extended Education

Adult Learner Services and Evening Programs
Community Education
Computer and Technology
Off-Campus Programs
Professional and Community Education
Professional Development and Customized Training

Recreation and Wellness

Facility rentals for parties and organizational meetings
Physical assessment services
Wellness Connection

Student Health Services/Pharmacy

Source for health and wellness information. Services including: medical services, prescriptions over the counter medications.

Student Technology Center

Technology resources for student including technical assistance with special projects, equipment loan, i.e. digital video cameras.


Graphic design services for brochures, flyers, booklets, publications, logo development, printing specifications development and printing vendor liaison, digital video and graphic arts development.