Arrival, Maps & Parking
CSD Facility Core Laboratory
A loading dock is located on the east side of Tate Hall. Access the dock via Church Street. Contact staff prior to arrival to get a permit and instructions for driving in the pedestrianized zone. Upon arrival, call the lab at (612) 626-7889, and we can have a cart ready to help with unloading of cores.
If possible, park and bring your cores to the lab. Drive around Lily Plaza on the north side of Morrill Hall and park in at one of the meters. Bring the cores to the loading dock on the east side of Tate Hall or call for staff assistance.
Repository / Equipment Garage
From either Hennepin Ave SE or Como Ave SE, turn south onto 29th Ave SE. Approximately one block south of Como Ave SE, turn left onto Fairmount Ave SE; proceed through the chain link fence gate and turn left. The Repository and Equipment Garage are in the northernmost door of the building (marked with the LacCore sign).
Contact CSD Facility staff for instructions for long-term parking at the Repository.
Maps & Parking
Our customized Google Map has markers for the CSD Facility lab, core drop-off sites, and parking locations, among others. It also hotel and restaurant information for the nearby region. Use it when planning and during a visit. To save a bookmark for the map please use the shortened link http://z.umn.edu/visitcsd.
Tate Hall is located on the East Bank campus. General directions and maps for the University of Minnesota can be found on the University Services webpage. Campus parking information can be found on the Parking and Transportation Services page.