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Western Residence Hall

9th and La Crosse Streets
On the La Crosse Campus, the Western Residence Hall houses 200 students in 50 four-person suites. The residence hall gives students a true college experience.


Lunda Center

319 7th Street North
The Lunda Center is a professional meeting and learning facility ideal for corporate and community meetings, conferences, and seminars in addition to student activities and events.


Truck and Heavy Equipment Facility

2719 Larson Street
This off-campus site is a state-of-the-art facility with two buildings: an automotive center (opened 2007) and a diesel shop.


Coleman Center

304 Sixth Street North
The oldest building on the La Crosse campus, today the Coleman Center houses the General Studies Division, as well as many of the Industrial Technology programs, the Academic Success Center, Instructional Media Center and math lab.


Welcome Center

400 Seventh Street North
Opened in 2008, the Welcome Center is the front door to the college. It is the hub for admissions, counseling and registration. It also houses the Cashier's Office, Business Office, Disability Services, Student Employment Services, Career Services and Assessment Services.


Academic Resource Center

400 Seventh Street North
The library, Instructional Support Services Division (GOAL, GED/HSED, Adult Basic Education, Alternative High School, and ELL), Minority Services, and classrooms are housed in this building.


Administrative Center

111 Seventh Street North
Formerly known as West Hall, the Administrative Center was once the site of the original YMCA in La Crosse. In its history, it has also been a dormitory. Now, it houses the Human Resources Department, the president's and vice presidents' offices, grants, marketing and communications, the Foundation, and the board room.


Applied Technologies Center

325 Eighth Street North
This building houses our Wood Tech and Welding programs. Lifelong Learning and Professional Development are located here as well. Completed in 1976, a second story was added in 1993.


Business Education Center

405 Eighth Street North
The Business building houses the Business Division office, as well as all of its programs. The basement now has a computer resale area and the offices for computer services.


Center for Childhood Education

419 Ninth Street North
This building houses The YWCA Child Center and two academic programs related to children: Early Childhood Education and Instructional Assistant.


Kumm Center

400 Sixth Street North
Kumm is the center of activity on campus. The Student Union, Campus Shop, Student Life Office, and Union Market are all in this building. Student Government is also headquartered here. The Heath and Public Safety Division office is here along with several classrooms dedicated to the health programs. The Electronics Lab and food programs make their home here as well.


Physical Plant

505 North Ninth Street
This is the base for all campus facility needs.


Regional Locations

Western has also established regional locations in five area communities. The regional locations offer a variety of services to help meet the needs of their community members, including program offerings, GOAL, Lifelong Learning, and more.


Sparta Public Safety Training Facility

Located near Fort McCoy, the Sparta facility has the Criminal Justice, fire protection, and EMS programs.