Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University's main campus and is located midway between Chicago and Detroit, 140 miles from each, 2.5 hours driving time on I-94. Kalamazoo offers commercial transportation by major airline, train, and bus.
WMU has regional centers in Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Muskegon, and Benton Harbor/St. Joseph. The WMU College of Aviation is located at the W. K. Kellogg Airport in Battle Creek.
Concierge Card holders are eligible for additional discounts in the Kalamazoo area and around the country. View discounts in the Kalamazoo area.
Where to stay
Kalamazoo offers a range of lodging to fit your taste and budget. Some hotels offer a discount—be sure to mention that you are an alumni
when making your reservations to receive a discounted room rate.
Radisson Plaza Hotel
Red Roof Inn
Kalamazoo is a small town, packed with all the punch of a big city—which means a variety of tasty dining options. Many local restaurants offer discounts to alumni
Angel's Thai Cafe
Theo and Stacy's
Millennium Group Restaurants
Field Stone Grill
The Wine Loft
From where to dine to what to see and do, Discover Kalamazoo
is the “go to” site for all things Kalamazoo.
For more information about parking on campus, please visit Parking Services