Ballroom and Facilities

Wedding party table.

Whether you are planning a business meeting, wedding reception or formal dinner, WMU Bernhard Center conference and dining facilities offer the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs. 

  • Available to the general public and campus groups.
  • Accommodations for 12 to 1,200 guests.
  • Ideal for banquets, weddings, meetings, conferences and social gatherings.


WMU Catering can provide service to your private location, or to any Western Michigan University site. The Bernhard Center facilities offer modern business meeting spaces or grand ballroom venues. WMU Catering is the exclusive catering service for events held at the Bernhard Center.

  • 22 flexible meeting spaces and dining rooms.
  • Accommodates up to 1,700 for meetings and 1,200 for banquets.


Kara Nuismer
Catering Manager
Phone: (269) 387-4867

Kay Lewis
Coordinator Event Services
Phone: (269) 387-4868