You will need to arrange for housing during your studies at Western Michigan University. Housing options are available on WMU's main campus as well as off-campus through private apartment communities. Students who arrive early are expected to arrange alternative accommodations until their move-in dates.
WMU Residence Halls provide safe, on-campus housing where you can meet other WMU students. All questions about residence hall reservations and contracts should be directed to WMU Residence Life.
Phone: (269) 387-4735
Fax: (269) 387-4786
WMU Apartments are open to incoming transfer, graduate, and sophomore level and above students as well as students with familiies. All questions about WMU Apartments reservations and contracts should be directed to WMU Residence Life.
Phone: (269) 387-2175
Fax: (269) 387-4786
There are many apartment communities close to campus. Off-campus apartments can be a good option once you are familiar with life in Kalamazoo.
Students arriving prior to their move-in date will have to make their own plans to stay in a hotel until then. There are many hotel options surrounding Western Michigan University. To find out if there is a discount available to you, inform the hotel staff that you are a new Western Michigan University international student.
Students with a Residence Hall Contract
There is an early move-in date for new international students coming to orientation. Please check the date in the WMU Residence Life move-in schedule. Students moving in on that date will be billed an additional cost for the nights between the move-in date and the start of their housing contract. Contact Residence Life on specific rates at WMUemail@example.com. Students planning to check into the residence hall early must bring bedding (twin extra-long size) and bath towels.
Students arriving prior to the designated residence hall early move-in date will have to make their own plans to stay in a hotel until that day.
WMU's Residence Life staff may be reached during regular business hours at (269) 387-4735 or via email at WMUfirstname.lastname@example.org.