• A vibrant and distinctive new WMU Student Center is projected to open fall 2021.

  • The new Student Center will serve as a central gathering place for visitors, students, faculty and staff.

  • The Bernhard Center Global Lounge cultivates a welcoming and inclusive environment

  • Students meet in the Bernhard Center lobby to engage and socialize.


The Bernhard Center, currently serving as the WMU student center, offers the entire campus community many services, facilities and programs under one roof. Meeting rooms of all sizes, retail, lounges, food, student support offices, the campus bookstore, and much more provide opportunities to meet, relax, learn and enjoy.

Starting with the fall 2021 semester, a new WMU Student Center is projected to open as part of the South Neighborhood redevelopment and planning efforts. A new and vibrant student-focused center will encourage social engagement and co-curricular activities for diverse student populations.

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The Bronco Mall is located on the lower level of the Bernhard Center, and is a convenient meeting place to relax or connect with friends. Diverse programming is offered by and for WMU students, faculty, staff and community members. Extended hours provide added convenience for busy student lifestyles.


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