Virtual Reality Facilities

VR Lab

The Virtual Reality Lab at Western Michigan University is located on the lower level of the Waldo Library in room 0135. Seven Alienware Desktop computers, each equipped with an Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset, host over 45 VR titles including SUPERHOT VR, You by Sharecare, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, Google Earth, and others that students and faculty of WMU can experience.

Each VR station is also loaded with industry-leading game development software used to create content and other virtual reality experiences. Content Creation Software includes Unity, Unreal Engine, Blender, Autodesk 3ds Max, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, and Adobe Audition. Free online tutorials for each of these programs are available under the Learning VR page.

Learn more about open lab hours and lab information.

school of communication

The School of Communication at WMU is actively using VR in classes and projects. Check out what they are doing with VR at the Communications and Social Robotics Labs website.