• New WMU Student Center Opening 2021

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

  • New Student Center interior concept

    A vibrant and distinctive new WMU Student Center is under development in the center of campus.

  • Student Organization Center in new Student Center

    Planning concept for the new student-focused spaces located in the new Student Center.

  • New Student Center Info Desk Rendering

    The new Student Center design will create 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 fall 2021, phase one of the new WMU Student Center is projected to open as part of the Hilltop Village development and planning efforts. A new and vibrant student-focused center will encourage social engagement and co-curricular activities for diverse student populations.

Bronco Mall entranceBronco Mall

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.


Bronco Mall Logo Set