Contact Information, Hours, and Directions to the Center

Contact:

Mailing:

Turfgrass Information Center
Michigan State University Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive (10)
East Lansing, MI 48824
USA

Voice: (517) 353-7209 (available between 8am-5pm eastern (normally -5 GMT), Monday through Friday)
Fax: (517) 353-1975
Email: tgif@msu.edu
Web: http://tic.msu.edu/

Turfgrass Information Center Hours

During Fall and Spring semesters the Turfgrass Information Center will normally be open the following hours (eastern time zone (normally -5 GMT)):
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Please Note:

During Summer, breaks and holidays, other hours may apply. Also, TIC may be closed for brief unavoidable periods of time during the posted "Open Hours". You may want to call ahead to verify that the office is open, if you are planning a visit.

Check the hours for the rest of the MSU Libraries.

After Hours Assistance

If problems arise using TGIF between the hours of 5pm and 8am (EST normaly -5 GMT) Monday through Friday or at any time on Saturdays and Sundays, please contact Distance Learning Services for assistance. They can be reached at:

Phone: (800) 500-1554 or (517) 355-2345
Email: reachout@msu.edu

Directions to the Michigan State University Main Library 

From Ann Arbor

US-23 North to I-96 West to US-127/I-496 towards Lansing (Exit #106). Exit onto Trowbridge Road. Turn left onto Harrison Road and see below.

From Chicago

I-94 East to I-69 North (shortly after Battle Creek on 94 East, sign will read "To Lansing"). I-69 runs into I-496 East. Exit onto Trowbridge Road. Turn left onto Harrison Road and see below.

From Detroit

I-96 West to US-127/I-496 towards Lansing (Exit #106). Exit onto Trowbridge Road. Turn left onto Harrison and see below.

From Flint

I-69 South to US-127 South. Exit onto Trowbridge Road. Turn left onto Harrison and see below.

From Grand Rapids

I-96 East to I-496 towards Lansing. Exit onto Trowbridge Road. Turn left onto Harrison Road and see below.

From Kalamazoo

I-94 East to I-69 North (shortly before Battle Creek on I-94 East, sign will read "To Lansing"). I-69 runs into I-496 East. Exit onto Trowbridge Road. Turn left onto Harrison Road and see below.

From St. Johns

Take US-127 South. Exit onto Trowbridge Road. Turn left onto Harrison Road and see below.

To Reach the Main Library From Harrison Road:

From the intersection of Trowbridge and Harrison, drive north on Harrison approximately 1/2 mile to the intersection of Harrison and Kalamazoo. The Breslin Center will be on the right. Turn right on Kalamazoo and follow the signs to Spartan Stadium. The visitor parking lot nearest to the library is located on Red Cedar Road, just west of the stadium. Walk across the street to the sidewalk on the north side of Red Cedar Road. Follow this sidewalk east (to the right) about 500 feet to the footbridge which crosses the Red Cedar River. The footbridge leads directly to the south ("Red Cedar") entrance of the Main Library. The Information Desk (an attendant can provide specific directions to the Center) will be on the left after entering the building. The Turfgrass Information Center (TIC) is located on the 3rd floor of the West wing, in the Northwest corner of the floor.

Online Maps

Go to http://maps.msu.edu/interactive/ to see an online map of the MSU campus including the Main Library and the nearest visitor parking lot are located. The Library is viewable in the top center section of the online map.