Multicultural Center

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.

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Make a reservation

During the academic year, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides employees to oversee events for student groups during specified days and times.  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.

Hours

MCC & Our Space Hours Academic Year Hours:

  • Tuesday, September 2, 2019 - Friday, December 6, 2019 and Monday, January 6, 2020 - Friday, April 17, 2020.
  • Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Sundays: CLOSED

Closed during the following dates and times:

  • After 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 17 & 18, 2019
  • Saturday, October 19, 2019 After 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019
  • Thursday, November 28-30, 2019
  • Monday, January 20, 2020 After 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 2, 3, 4, & 5, 2020
  • Saturday, March 6, 2020

Summer Hours: Saturday, April 18, 2020 - September 7, 2020

  • Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays - Sundays Closed

Reservations must be submitted 2 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.

For more information, please email odi-info@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-6318.

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Documents and forms

Safety

Tornado safety guidelines

Tornado safety rules

Trimpe building evacuation procedures

GPS addresses

1003 Ring Road South

1075 Knollwood

Contact

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

Phone (269) 387-6318
multiculturalcenter-trimpe@wmich.edu

Location
Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, Mail Stop 5372