You’ve made a great choice with WMU campus housing!

Nowhere in Kalamazoo will you find the convenience, service and choices available with Western Michigan University’s campus housing. Students enrolled in at least one credit hour are eligible to live in WMU’s residence halls and apartments. Residence hall options include building styles, learning communities and special amenities. Apartment options include apartment type, location and contract/lease duration.

View the housing map for location details.

Sign up for campus housing

Screenshot of GoWMU portal

Go to GoWMU and under the My Self Service section on the left choose the link "Residence Life Housing."

How to sign up

Residence halls

Eligibility: All WMU students

  • Spring semester sign-up Oct. 15, 2016.
  • New student sign-up for fall begins at 10 a.m. EST  Feb. 1, 2017.  Contract priority is date, not time, stamped. Students who sign up at 10 a.m. have the same priority as students who sign up at 11 p.m. the same day.
  • Returning student sign-up begins in January
    • Same room: Jan. 25, 2017
    • Same hall: Jan. 30, 2017
    • Any hall:  10 a.m. EST Feb. 6, 2017

WMU Apartments

Eligibility: Upper-level, non-traditional and graduate students; students with families (Western View can not accommodate families)

  • Spring applications available Nov. 2016
  • Fall applications available Jan. 23, 2017. Western View sign up starts Feb. 6, 2017.


Eligibility: Seniors, non-traditional and graduate students at least 21 years of age

  • Spring applications available Nov.  2016
  • Fall applications available Jan. 23, 2017


Students requesting disability related accommodations should contact:

Disability Services for Students
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5326
Phone: (269) 387-2116
TTY: (269) 387-2120
Fax: (269) 387-0633