• 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.

Service Continuity Update (3/30/2020)

By now, you have received multiple communications from President Montgomery and our Provost, Dr. Jennifer Bott, regarding the university’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. WMU remains open; however, to support the effort to minimize person-to-person contact and “shelter-in-place,” the Bernhard Center is closed through Saturday, April 25, 2020.

To request assistance, you may email us, call our general number (269) 387-4860 or contact our staff directly. During this time, email or phone is the most effective way for us to connect with you. Please note that we will respond to your emails and phone calls as soon as possible. Direct contact information for staff members can be found below.

Paul Terzino, Bernhard Center Director
(269) 387-4864

Adjusted Hours

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.

Opening in 2022, a new WMU Student Center is under construction as part of the Hilltop Village development. The 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.


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