Waldo Library’s first floor is now open for limited services to WMU users. Be sure to bring your Bronco Card with you to access the building. All other areas within Waldo Library remain closed at this time.
Waldo Library is the main library, located in the heart of Western Michigan University's main campus. It’s a large, welcoming building that offers a wide range of spaces and collections to accommodate the modern scholar.
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 excellence.
A - C
|2nd Floor||D - K
Maps and atlases
|1st Floor||N, P
WMU authors collection
|Lower Level||Q - Z
Confucius Chinese collection
A Bronco Card is required to enter Waldo Library.
Visitors may park in the four metered spaces in the lot across the street from Waldo Library (Lot 27). Payment at a meter may be made with U.S. quarters or through the ParkMobile app.
Parking lot permit restrictions are not enforced between 4 p.m. Friday and 12:01 a.m. Monday. During this time, visitors may park for free at meters, in dorm lots A, C, F or K, and in W parking lots. Some lots allow other WMU permits after 5 p.m. Check the sign at each lot.
1903 W. Michigan Ave.
WMU mail stop: 5353
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
1090 Arcadia Loop
Latitude 42.282194, Longitude -85.613741