"Our Space"

"Our space"


"Our Space" is a student-centered, all-inclusive, equal access resource room and lounge at Western Michigan University in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. It is located in room 1320 in the Adrian Trimpe Building across from LBGT Student Services. The room capacity is 50 guests.

This space was designed by students for students to embrace differences and commonalities and bring people together for these activities:

  • Engage in cross-cultural interaction.
  • Enjoy books and CDs.
  • Play games.
  • Watch DVDs.
  • Relax.
  • Refresh.
  • Spend time on homework or grade papers.
  • Check social media.

"Our Space" is currently closed and is only being used by the Kalamazoo Promise Scholars Program. Regular drop-in hours will be listed below.

Until Further notice in compliance with the Governor's Shelter in Place order, no reservations are being accepted at this time. For more information, please email odi-info@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-6318.

Diversity Resource Collection  

Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to use the Diversity Resource Collection located in "Our Space" View flyer

The majority of the books, CDs, DVDs, and games were sponsored by Lee Honors College W.K. Kellogg Racial Healing Planning Grant and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. If you would like to donate materials to the collection, please contact Tiffany B. White

Students, faculty, and staff members may check out books and books on CD for two weeks with an option to renew. The DVDs and games can be used in "Our Space." Faculty and staff members have the approval to check out the DVDs for two weeks with an option to renew.

Important Notice: An appointment needs to be made to check out items. Please email odi_reservation@wmich.edu to make an appointment.

reflection room

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosts a reflection room located in room 1007 of the Adrian Trimpe Building. This room may be used by one person in 30-minute intervals as a private space for lactation or meditation, prayer, or reflection.