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 Dwight B. 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 Dwight B. 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 Dwight B. 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 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.

GPS Coordinates

Dwight B. Waldo Library

  • Latitude  42.282164, Longitude -85.613578

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

  • Latitude 42.276759, Longitude -85.606558

Gary and Rita Swain Education Library

  • Latitude 42.284048, Longitude -85.614575

Harper C. Maybee Music and Dance Library

  • Latitude 42.280704, Longitude -85.616213