Clifford Center

WMU student studying in the Clifford Center

The Clifford Center in the School of Communication at Western Michigan University is a research and consultation center dedicated to bringing together the latest in communication research, engaged scholarship and new media technologies, with a community outreach focus for non-profit organizations and organizations that support under-represented groups and individuals.

The Clifford Center is a state-of-the-art facility for the teaching, research and creative activities support related directly to new media studies: film, video, audio, multi-media, journalism and web. The center has a multimedia auditorium; a broadcast production lab with digital video and audio capability; labs for imaging, graphics and communication design; a lab for advertising and public relations design and media research; and a multimedia teleconference center for distance education.


For lab access and equipment check-out/check-in:

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • CLOSED: Spring Break, Summer Semesters, and any days that classes are not typically in session.

Contact information

The Clifford Center is located in 2026 Brown Hall.

  • Phone: (269) 387-3134
  • Fax: (269) 387-3990

For email inquiries, contact Andrew D. Bryant.