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Beltline renovations
begin spring 2015

Phone outage

WMU-Grand Rapids locations are currently experiencing a phone outage. If you need to reach a staff or faculty member, please call (269) 387-4200.

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WMU-Grand Rapids exterior building photos of both locations.

About the Grand Rapids Regional Location

With over 1,500 students, WMU-Grand Rapids comprises the largest regional location for Western Michigan University. In 2009, WMU-Grand Rapids marked 100 years of service to this metropolitan community. Two WMU-Grand Rapids' locations, the Beltline location and the Downtown location, serve the needs of area residents who are seeking quality education and professional development.

Academic Programs

WMU-Grand Rapids offers 20+ graduate degree programs in the following areas: business, engineering, teaching, counseling, administration, and health and human services. The programs are designed for working adults who need to continue their education and professional development on a part-time basis. Programs can be completed entirely at WMU-Grand Rapids, and classes are scheduled primarily in the evenings or weekends at two convenient locations in the city.

Academic Programs




Grand Rapids Holiday Schedule 2014

Grand Rapids Beltline closes for renovations at 5:00 p.m. December 12.

Holiday recess begins with the end of Fall semester Dec. 12, and WMU GR Downtown office will have reduced hours until the start of the holiday closure. Offices will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The holiday closure begins on Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. Office hours will continue to be Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. after the holiday closure and resume normal business hours on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.