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Beltline renovations
begin spring 2015

Phone outage

WMU-Grand Rapids locations are currently experiencing a phone outage. If you need to reach a staff or faculty member, please call (269) 387-4200.

WMU-Grand Rapids

WMU-Grand Rapids exterior building photos of both locations.

About the Grand Rapids Regional Location

With over 1,500 students, WMU-Grand Rapids comprises the largest regional location for Western Michigan University. In 2009, WMU-Grand Rapids marked 100 years of service to this metropolitan community. Two WMU-Grand Rapids' locations, the Beltline location and the Downtown location, serve the needs of area residents who are seeking quality education and professional development.

Academic Programs

WMU-Grand Rapids offers 20+ graduate degree programs in the following areas: business, engineering, teaching, counseling, administration, and health and human services. The programs are designed for working adults who need to continue their education and professional development on a part-time basis. Programs can be completed entirely at WMU-Grand Rapids, and classes are scheduled primarily in the evenings or weekends at two convenient locations in the city.

Academic Programs




Grand Rapids Holiday Schedule 2014

WMU-Grand Rapids Beltline location closed for renovations and will reopen for fall 2015.
WMU’s holiday recess is Saturday, Dec. 13, through Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. WMU-Grand Rapids will have reduced hours during the holiday recess. All WMU locations will be closed beginning Thursday, Dec. 25, and will reopen Monday, Jan. 5.

WMU-Grand Rapids Hours of Operation:
• Dec. 15 – Dec. 24
  Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Dec. 25 – Jan. 2
  Closed
• Jan. 5 – Jan. 9
  Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Regular hours resume Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.