WMU Housing Options

Complete your college experience with the community and support you need while you're earning your degree. In WMU campus housing, find your people and the place where you will form friendships to last a lifetime. You'll also get the tools and team you need to tackle challenges you may face as a busy college student. Plus, it's convenient being so close to your classes, libraries, campus dining and fun!

We have options for every lifestyle, from traditional residence halls to apartments and Living Learning Communities where you can explore your interests alongside your classmates. Come stay with us!

Student socializing at Valley Dining Center.

Perks of living on campus

Here you’ll find a lot of things, but boredom isn’t one of them. It’s easy to meet people, participate in one of the 1,600 events Housing offers, find staff on your floor and enjoy the convenience of an ideal location for easy access to dining, classrooms, recreational activities and more.

Residence halls

Students at Western Heights.
  • Western Heights is an innovative living concept where students live in coed or single-gendered houses of 30–35 students. Each house has a kitchen, study area, social area and centrally located semi-private bathrooms. This complex is for first-year students only.


Valley halls

Featuring suites where two student rooms share a connecting bathroom, these halls are large, coed, have a picturesque and peaceful setting, and are close to the Valley Dining Center, intramural fields and Goldsworth Valley Pond. Valley halls are the exclusive homes to Western’s Living Learning Communities.

Henry hall

Henry Hall
  • Henry Hall is a prime location for class and fun. Most things are a 1-6 minute walk, including the Rec Center, Student Center for student organization meetings and events and dining. A renovated kitchen, updated game room and spacious lounges offer a great place to hang out with friends and relax after a busy day of classes.


  • Arcadia Flats is the newest housing complex for upper-level and graduate students. You'll find innovative units types, social and study lounges, fireplaces and a fitness room, all built with a contemporary design to reflect the needs of students today and in the future.

Arcadia Flats students relaxing
  • A student laughing in the lounge.

    Find independent living in this small community for graduate and nontraditional students. Located on historic East Campus, you'll be close to the Graduate College and College of Health and Human Services.

  • Students playing with a dog on campus.

    A home for upper-level students and families, this complex offers two-bedroom apartments with close parking and a safe courtyard for outdoor fun for all ages. Bonus: It's pet friendly!

  • Three students walking on campus.

    Upper-level and graduate students will experience the convenience of living on campus in apartments with one, two, three or four private bedrooms and bathrooms and a shared living room and kitchen.

  • Students hanging out on the gathering stairs in the WMU Student Center.

    Explore the new WMU Student Center

    Living on campus means you'll be close to our new gathering space for all Broncos to connect, collaborate and share a meal! The WMU Student Center is the new central hub, built with inclusivity in mind, to give you options to eat, socialize and engage in campus activities.

    Explore the new student center

WMU Housing’s commitment to students

The mission of Housing and Residence Life is to foster a supportive, safe, inclusive, equitable and well-maintained residential environment that promotes belonging, academic success and the personal development of students.

Gender-inclusive housing

Western provides housing to students for whom single-gender housing may not be appropriate or comfortable.

Female students studying in the Valleys.

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Contact hall staff and offices

Each residence hall has an office open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and a front desk open evenings and weekends. The hall supervisor is located in the hall office, which is off the main lobby.

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