Waldo Library is the main library, located in the center of Western Michigan University's main campus. With late-night hours, a café, personalized expert help, and a wide range of spaces and technologies, Waldo Library is both a casual gathering place and a dynamic academic center for research.
Waldo Library is open to the public most days until 8 p.m., while late evening hours are reserved for WMU students and employees only. A Bronco Card is required to enter the building after 8 p.m.
Finding your way around
Location and parking
Student, faculty and staff parking
WMU students, faculty and staff must adhere to University Parking Regulations when visiting Waldo Library. Parking permits are enforced from 2 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and on Fridays from 2 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There are accessible spaces available in Lot 27, across the street from Waldo Library behind Moore Hall.
Guest visitors may park in the four metered spaces in Lot 71, which is the circle drive in front of Moore Hall, or in any other metered space on campus. Payment at a meter can be made with U.S. quarters or through the ParkMobile app. Guest permits are also available and can be purchased at the Parking Services office or online.
Questions about Waldo Library?
Our library staff is ready to assist you with our collections, spaces, technology or whatever you need.