Directions and Parking

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Parking

  • Standard parking is enforced from midnight Sundays to 4 p.m. on Fridays.

  • From 4 p.m. on Fridays through midnight on Sundays, visitors may park for free in any A,C,F,K, or W parking lots.
  • Any additional questions should be directed to WMU Parking Services (269) 387-4609

Zhang Legacy Center, Archives and Regional History Collections

  • There are two free Guest parking spaces. The other spaces require a WMU permit or a day pass that may be purchased at the Archives desk.

Metered Parking

Waldo Library

  • Due to construction this summer, the closest visitor parking spaces are east of Sangren Hall and in the Miller Auditorium parking ramp. In the fall, there will be four metered visitor parking spaces in the parking lot located directly behind Waldo Library (Lot 28).

Swain Education Library

  • There are numerous metered visitor parking spaces east of Sangren Hall (Lots 68-69).

 Maybee Music and Dance Library

  • There are numerous metered parking spaces in the parking garage southwest of the Dalton Center in the Miller Auditorium ramp.

Parking Permits

  • Guest permits may be purchased at the Parking Services office, or online at parking.wmich.edu.  A daily permit purchased online may be printed off by the guest and placed on the front dashboard of the vehicle. Daily permits are $5. Weekly permits are $15. More information about WMU parking.
  • Once the permit has been purchased, it must immediately be hung from the vehicle's rear-view mirror to avoid ticketing.
  • If ticketed before hanging the parking permit from the rear-view mirror, mail the ticket along with the parking permit to WMU Parking Services to cancel the ticket.

Zhang Legacy Center, Archives and Regional History Collections

  • There are two free Guest parking spaces. The other spaces require a WMU permit or a day pass that may be purchased at the Archives desk.

GPS Coordinates

Waldo Library

  • Latitude  42.282164, Longitude -85.613578

Zhang Legacy Center, Archives and Regional History Collections

  • Latitude 42.276759, Longitude -85.606558

Swain Education Library

  • Latitude 42.284048, Longitude -85.614575

Maybee Music and Dance Library

  • Latitude 42.280704, Longitude -85.616213