Directions

Directions for getting to main campus

Photo of road sign in Kalamazoo pointing to Chicago and Detroit.Kalamazoo, the home of WMU’s main campus, is located midway between Chicago and Detroit, 140 miles from each, on Interstate 94. Kalamazoo offers commercial transportation by train, bus and major airline.

To get to the University’s main campus, take Interstate 94 to exit 74 North onto U.S. Route 131. Travel 2.8 miles on U.S. 131 N to Stadium Drive East or exit 36. From there, use the directions below for popular destinations on the University’s main campus and its Parkview Campus. You can also get turn-by-turn directions to or from any building using WMU campus maps with the familiar Google interface.

  • Admissions Office
    Stadium Drive east about 2.5 miles. Turn left on Oliver Street. Turn right onto Ring Road South, and then left onto West Michigan Avenue. The Admissions Office is on the left side of the street.
    GPS: 42.283535 -85.612475
  • Bernhard Center
    Stadium Drive east about 2.5 miles. Turn left on Oliver Street. Turn right onto Ring Road South, and then left onto West Michigan Avenue. The Bernhard Center is on the right side of the street.
    GPS: 42.285155 -85.611988
  • Fetzer Center
    Stadium Drive east about 2.2 miles to Howard Street. Turn left on Howard Street to West Michigan Avenue and right on West Michigan Avenue. Follow the traffic circle left to Ring Road North, and turn right on Business Court.
    GPS: 42.284996 -85.617715
  • Lawson Ice Arena
    Stadium Drive east about 2.2 miles to Howard Street. Turn left on Howard Street, right on Western Avenue, turn left on Ring Road South and left again onto Lawson Drive. The Lawson and Gabel complex is straight ahead.
    GPS: 42.275927 -85.618025
  • Miller Auditorium
    Stadium Drive east about 2.2 miles to Howard Street. Turn left on Howard Street, make the first right turn onto Western Avenue, make the first left onto Ring Road South, and make the next right (Theatre Drive) to Miller Auditorium.
    GPS: 42.279306 -85.615514
  • Parkview Campus
    Stadium Drive east to the first intersection off U.S. 131, Drake Road. Turn right on Drake Road straight to Parkview Campus.
    GPS: 42.253223 -85.641305
  • University Arena
    Stadium Drive east about 2.5 miles to Oliver Street. Turn left on Oliver Street to University Arena. GPS: 42.283359 -85.608488
  • Valley Residence Halls
    Stadium Drive east about 2.5 miles to Oliver Street. Turn left on Oliver Street. Turn right onto Ring Road South, then left onto West Michigan Avenue and right onto Ring Road North. Follow Ring Road North to the Valley Residence Halls. At the four-way stop sign, go straight on Valley 1 Drive to reach the Ackley/Shilling and Britton/Hadley residence halls. Turn left to continue on Ring Road North, and turn right on Valley 2 Drive to reach the Garneau/Harvey and Eicher/LeFevre residence halls. Turn left to continue on Ring Road North, and turn right on Valley 3 Drive to reach the Harrison/Stinson and Eldridge/Fox residence halls. GPS: 42.290102 -85.615115