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.

rows of chairs with seated people facing forward, monitor at the front of the room on a wall, artwork on walls                                                               

Fall 2020 Hours

September 9, 2020 - November 20, 2020

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday:  8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fridays:  8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Closed
  • Sundays: Closed

November 21, 2020 - November 29, 2020

Closed

November 30, 2020 - January 11, 2021

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fridays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Closed
  • Sundays: Closed

MAKE A RESERVATION

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Occupants must maintain six feet of social distancing throughout the event. 
  • Occupants must utilize face coverings throughout the event. 
  • A check-in, or equivalent, must be utilized in order for the group organizer to identify persons attending the gathering for possible contact tracing in the event of positive COVID-19 exposure.
  • Group organizers must provide occupants with a self-health screening questionnaire to determine if they might have symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 before that person is admitted to the event. 
  • A maximum of 32 people are allowed in the space at one time 

For more information or to make a reservation, please email multiculturalcenter-trimpe@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-6313.

 Documents and forms

Safety

Tornado safety guidelines

Tornado safety rules

Trimpe building evacuation procedures

GPS addresses

1003 Ring Road South, Kalamazoo, MI

1075 Knollwood Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

Contact

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

Phone (269) 387-6313
multiculturalcenter-trimpe@wmich.edu

Location
Trimpe Building Multicultural Center, Mail Stop 5372