WMU opens one-stop service center for students and parents

Contact: Cara Barnes

Student services in one convenient location

KALAMAZOO—As thousands of students head back to campus, Western Michigan University will once again offer a one-stop service center to those wishing to take care of last-minute business associated with the start of a new semester.

WMU's temporary One Stop Convenience Center will be assembled in the West Ballroom on the second floor of the Bernhard Center for two weeks, Aug. 27 through Sept. 7, offering students and their parents an assortment of campus services in one centralized location. The center will close over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1–3.

One Stop fall 2012 hours

  • Monday, Aug. 27: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 28: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 29: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Aug. 30: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 31: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 4: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 5: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 6: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 7: 9 a.m. to noon

Those visiting One Stop will be able to purchase parking permits and get information on financial aid, student accounts, employment, immunizations and health care services. Representatives from several areas will be on hand to assist students and their parents:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Admissions
  • Career and Student Employment Services
  • Financial aid and scholarships
  • Information technology
  • Parent and Family Programs
  • Parking Services, Registrar's Office
  • Sindecuse Health Center

Several other services are offered year round at the Bernhard Center:

Main level: Students can get new or replacement Bronco ID Cards in Room 109, and add or update meal plans in Room 161. Anyone looking for electronics, computers, or WMU clothing and gear can check out TotalTech and Buster's, also located on the main floor of the Bernhard Center.

Lower level: Bronco Express, located on the lower level of the Bernhard Center in Room G-09, across from Campus Trends, will assist students with financial aid questions and making payments to their accounts. Also located on the lower level are: Textbook Alley, the on-campus source for new and used textbooks, study guides and other course-related materials as well as bestsellers and books by local authors; several food vendors; a PNC Bank branch; and Campus Trends, which carries the latest apparel and accessories for women, children and alumni.

Academic advisors are located in their respective buildings. For more information on academic advising, visit the Academic Advising Manual online: wmich.edu/registrar/advising.

For more information on the One Stop Convenience Center, visit wmich.edu/registrar/onestop.