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Directions to Western Michigan University Libraries

Waldo Library (Main Library)
1903 W. Michigan Ave.
Phone: 269-387-5059

Waldo Library is located next to the University Computing Center at the corner of Arcadia Road and Vande Giessen Road.

Walking: From the K-College Library, walk west on Academy Street to Monroe Street, turn left (south), and take Monroe south to West Michigan Avenue. Turn right (west) and continue west on West Michigan through Western's campus; the Library will be on your left, set back a bit from the road, past McCracken Hall.
Parking: Parking on Western's campus can be difficult, so it is advisable to walk. However, visitor parking is available in the Miller Auditorium parking ramp and the Ellsworth Hall parking ramp. Metered parking is available near the Bernhard Student Center and the parking lot located behind Waldo Library. All day parking permits may be purchased on the 2nd floor of Waldo Library at the Copy Center.

* * * * * * Notice: Please be aware of Western's policy regarding no Library Services past midnight! * * * * * *


Music and Dance Library
Dalton Center, Room 3006

Phone: 269-387-5237

Dalton Center is situated across the plaza from Miller Auditorium.

Walking: From the K-College Library, walk west on Academy Street to Monroe Street, turn left (south), and take Monroe south to West Michigan Avenue. Turn right (west) and continue west on West Michigan through Western's campus; walk past Waldo Library and the Computing Center (on your left) and veer left (south). Pass Wood Hall (on your right). Dalton Center will be in front of you.
Parking: Parking in Western's campus can be difficult, so it is advisable to walk. However, visitor parking is available in the parking ramp next to Miller Auditorium or in lot 35.


Education Library
Sangren Hall, Room 2800
Phone: 269-387-5223

Sangren Hall is north of Waldo Library and the Computing Center.

Walking: From the K-College Library, walk west on Academy Street to Monroe Street, turn left (south), and take Monroe south to West Michigan Avenue. Turn right (west) and continue west on West Michigan through Western's campus; Sangren Hall is on the right past the Bernhard Student Center and Henry Hall.
Parking: Parking in Western's campus can be difficult, so it is advisable to walk. However, visitor parking is available in parking lots 60 and 61 east of Sangren Hall in front of Henry Hall, or on the north side of Sangren in parking lot 41. Handicapped access to Sangren Hall is available from the north entrance in parking lot 41.


Archives and Regional History at Western Michigan University
Room 111, East Hall, East Campus, off Oakland Drive.
Email: arch_collect@wmich.edu
Phone: 269-387-8490 or 269-387-8497

Parking:

  • Visitors: Visitors may park in Lot 2 with an all-day permit available for $5.00 at the Archives and Regional History Collections.
  • Metered parking areas are located at the south end and west side of East Hall. Meters only accept quarters. $.25 per 15 minutes.
  • Saturday parking on East Campus is unrestricted except for specifically posted spaces or special events.