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

Archives and Regional History Collections at the Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center

  • 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

Dwight B. Waldo Library

  • There are four metered visitor parking spaces in the parking lot located directly behind Waldo Library (Lot 28).

Gary and Rita Swain Education Library

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

 Harper C. 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 Waldo Library Copy Center, 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.
  • Visitors/guests to Waldo Library may purchase a parking permit ($5 for the day) at the Copy Center located on the second floor. This permit allows one to park in any of the "R" (faculty/staff) parking lots located on campus.

  • 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.

WMU Archives and Regional History Collections at the Zhang Legacy Collections Center

  • 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

WMU Archives and Regional History Collections at the Zhang Legacy Collections Center

  • 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