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Bernhard Center Reservations

There are 22 meeting rooms in the Bernhard Center to accommodate groups from two to 1,202. One may request a reservation:

Bernhard Center facilities:

Facility use is subject to University and Bernhard Center policies.

The Bernhard Center is a smoke-free and barrier-free facility.

Registered Student Organizations

There are 22 meeting rooms available for RSO sponsored events: meetings, conferences, banquets, dances, festivals, etc. You can view Bernhard Center floor plans for locations. The West Suite (208, 209, 210) can be divided into three individual rooms. The East Ballroom can be divided into two large rooms. RSOs must adhere to the RSO Food/Catering Policies.


The Bernhard Center meeting and conference rooms may be reserved by University departments, Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), and community members.  Twenty-three flexible meeting rooms can be set up in a variety of ways to accommodate customer needs including meetings, lectures, exhibits, banquets, and conferences. Dining and catering arrangements can be easily coordinated through the WMU Catering office, which is located at the Bernhard Center.

Kalamazoo community

The Bernhard Center is an ideal location for personal, community and regional organizations to gather for weddings, special occasions, meetings, conferences, seminars, festivals, and banquets. With small, medium and large meeting facilities, including Kalamazoo County’s largest ballroom, there isn’t an event to small or to large for the Bernhard Center. Contact the Bernhard Center office to inquire about availability and arrange a meeting with event planning staff.


Please contact the Bernhard Center office to make a room reservation request.

Bernhard Center office
Main floor, Room 150
(269) 387-4860

Single use reservation requests can be made using the online reservation request form