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Western Michigan University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Kalamazoo, MI

Location and Setting


Kalamazoo Population
75,548
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
1,289 acres

Weather

Temperature
14.7 average low in January, 78.7 average high in September
Rain
134 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Kalamazoo
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Kalamazoo

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
73%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
residence hall security system, engravers for identification of items, free bicycle registration

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Buster Bronco
School Colors
Brown and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x    
Golf x x    
Gymnastics x x    
Ice Hockey     x x
Racquetball x   x  
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x    
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Ice Hockey    
Racquetball x  
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running    
Golf    
Gymnastics    
Ice Hockey x x
Racquetball x  
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
equestrian sports, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), swimming and diving, water polo
Men's Club Sports
golf, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), swimming and diving, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, golf, ice hockey, racquetball, rock climbing, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, campus activities board, western student association, young black male support network, drive safe kalamazoo, alternative spring break
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

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