Multicultural Center

Multicultural CenterThe picture above is a wide shot of the Multicultural Center located in the Trimpe Building on WMU's main campus. For the room setup, see the details on the Setup guide document below.


The Multicultural Center at Western Michigan University provides the University student population with spaces for study, meetings, projects, and conversation. It also provides information on diversity, ethnic, and cultural issues through speakers, events, exhibits, and displays scheduled by University groups and organizations. The Multicultural Center is located in the Trimpe Building on WMU's main Kalamazoo campus.



Our Multicultural Center hours are 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Fridays. Closed weekends.

Make A Reservation

  • Reservations must be submitted two weeks in advance.
  • Occupants must vacate the building by the indicated closure time.
  • Please plan accordingly and end your event at least a half-hour before our closing time to give you cleaning time.
  • To use the television for presentations, bring a laptop and connection cords (HDMI cables) as these are not supplied by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
  • A maximum of 137 people are allowed in the space at one time.
  • The Multicultural Center is meant for University business, not personal use. It may not be used for baby showers, graduation parties, birthday parties, etc.
  • At the conclusion of the event, the ODI Multicultural Center Usage Report must be completed.

Submit reservation request



Parking Services is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Parking permits are required for all Students, Faculty and Staff. It is the responsibility of everyone to purchase/renew and maintain their individual parking information.


Documents and forms



Setup guide



Tornado safety guidelines

Tornado safety rules

Trimpe building evacuation procedures



Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5372 USA

Phone (269) 387-6313

Adrian Trimpe Building, Room 1021

GPS address
1003 Ring Road South, Kalamazoo, MI