Tuesday, August 28th, 3 - 7 P.M.

Sangren Mall, Western Michigan University


Bronco Bash is WMU’s annual welcome back festival which assists students in transitioning to campus life each fall. An estimated 15,000 students and community members attend annually. Over 450 booths participate to share information, market services, and sign-up volunteers. Booths include registered student organizations, campus departments, local businesses, and community organizations. This celebration of the WMU and Kalamazoo communities is unlike any other event, don’t miss your opportunity to attend, or get involved with this tradition!
Bronco Bash also provides live entertainment in the form of local bands. Novelty attractions are available free of charge and food is available for purchase. It is the perfect way for students, especially first-year and transfer students, to connect with Western's Campus and the Kalamazoo Community! Attend Bronco Bash and find out about ways to get involved in student groups on campus, what there is to do in the Kalamazoo community, and meet new people.

 Bronco Bash Map

Entertainment & Activities


yolonda lavender:

is a national recording artist with the independent label Truth Tone Records. She is a singer/songwriter, curator, composer, arranger and performing artist from Kalamazoo, whose sound is soul-based with gospel, r&b, hip-hop, blues and jazz influences. Yolonda has showcased her artistry in artistic spaces around the country and shared stages with the likes of artists such as Erykah Badu, Keith Murray, The Spinners, En Vogue and more. Yolonda is the CEO of Soul Artistry LLC which focuses it's efforts on curating artistry rich experiences and artistic cultivation. Yolonda is also the Executive Director of the Black Arts & Cultural Center in Kalamazoo as well as an advocate and activist who takes pride in using her artistry to spread the messages of peace and love and to promote social justice all in an effort to evoke change.

Registered Booths:

Homecoming 2018

College of Education and Human Development

Office of the President

Facilities Management

Office of Military and Veterans Affairs

AFSCME Local 1668

Center for the Study of Ethics in Society

Student Media Group

Midwest Family Dental Care

Pi Kappa Phi

St. Thomas More Catholic Student Parish

The Chess Club at Western Michigan University

Muslim Students’ Association

Criminal Justice Student Association



Business Association of Mentors

Bronco Disc Golf Club

Western Student Education Association

You Come First

American Sign Language Club

Racquetball Club

Project Big Sister

Henry Hall Poker

Student Music Therapy Association


Men's Club Ultimate

Sigma Gamma Rho

Young Americans for Liberty

Sincerely From

International Student Fellowship

Western Michigan Gamers Guild

Young Democratic Socialists of America

Arabic Club

Network of Enlightened Women

Vocaholics at WMU

FOCUS Kalamazoo

Students of Architectural Interest

Engineers without Borders

Alpha Epsilon Delta

The Society of Women Enigneers

North Pines Church

Grace Covenant Ministries

Pre-Law Society

Pre-PA Society

College Democrats

Physics Club

Alpha Omega Co-Ed Christian Fraternity Inc.

Alumni Association of Phi Theta Kappa (AOM PTK)

You Beautiful Black Woman (YBBW)

Club Sailing at Western Michigan University

Worklight Improv

National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

Redemption Dance Team

Women's Lacrosse Club

Student Chapter of Society of Plastics Engineers

Intercultural Business Student Association (IBSA)

Western Swing Society

Sigma Tau Gamma

Project Uplift

Girls of Action

Geography Club

Turning Point USA

AFSCME Local 1668

Office of LBGT Student Services

WMU Office for Sustainability

Student Success Services

Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA)

WMU Signature

Office of Information Technology

Lambda Chi Alpha

Intercultural Business Student Association (IBSA)

Red Cross Club

Ratio Christi at Western Michigan University

Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Pakistani Students Association

Sigma Lambda Gamma Inc.

Turning Point USA

Student Autism Alliance of Michigan (SAAM)

Movement Exchange at Western Michigan University

National Gay Pilots Association at Western Michigan University

United Campus Ministry

College of Arts and Sciences

WMU-Cooley Law School

Suicide Prevention Program

WMU School of Social Work

Career Counseling Program

Eta Sigma Gamma

NAACP College Chapter

Omega Delta Phi Fraternity Inc.

Sigma Tau Delta

Theta Chi Fraternity

A Club of Euchre

Stones Collegiate Ministry

Phi Alpha Theta: History Honors Society

Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse

WMU Men’s Lacrosse

Alpha Lambda Delta

Dance Marathon

WMU Haenicke Institute for Global Education (Global Engagement)

Kalamazoo Scooter

Fleis & VandenBrink

Gift of Life Michigan

WMU Signature

Sindecuse Health Center

Surplus Sales

Miller Auditorium

The Landing Apartments

Fleis & VandenBrink

Samaritan's Purse, Operation Christmas Child

The WMU Broncords

Golden Elites Allstars

Business Technology Network

Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity

Young Black Male Support Network

Latino Student Alliance

Women in Business

Food Marketing Association

Alternative Bronco Breaks

Sales and Business Marketing Association

Alpha Xi Delta

Eta Eta Sigma

Chemistry Club

Delta Sigma Theta Soroity, Inc

Darts Club at WMU

Student Music Therapy Association

Delight WMU

Anime Addicts

College Republicans


Young Life College

Bronco Campus Ministries

The Society for Excellence in Human Resources

Hip Hop ConnXion Michigan

Pi Kappa Alpha

Refugee Outreach Collective

Asian Pacific American Student Association (APASA)

College Panhellenic Council


A Moment of Magic WMU

Sigma Kappa

Order of Omega- Honor Society

American Marketing Association


Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority

The Chess Club at WMU

Management Student Organization (MSO)

The Black Student Union

Evolve Fitness

Phi Chi Theta

Malaysian Students' Association

Phi Sigma Pi

Alpha Kappa Psi Co-Ed Professional Business Fraternity

Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology

Society of Automotive Engineers

Best Buddies at WMU

Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Red Cross Club

Dodgeball Club

Ratio Christi at Western Michigan University

Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Pakistani Students Association

Sigma Lambda Gamma Inc.

NRA Collegiate Coalition

Delta Sigma Pi

WMU Study Abroad

College of Arts and Sciences

Departments of Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy

WMU Public Safety

WMU-Cooley Law School

Student Chapter of Society of Plastics Engineers

Dodgeball Club

Western Swing Society

Sigma Tau Gamma

Project Uplift

Geography Club

NRA Collegiate Coalition

Delta Sigma Pi

Graphic Arts Society


Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA)

Student Success Services

Office of Information Technology

WMU National Guard

Department of Mathematics

Lambda Chi Alpha

Center for Academic Success Programs

Bronco Express/Financial Aid

Chi Omega

UNmatched Dance Team

Hope for Health

Student Recreation Center

Alpha Omicron Pi

Sigma Alpha Lambda

Alpha Chi Omega

Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

Delta Tau Lambda Sorority, Inc.

Womens club soccer program

Computer Club

Auxiliary Enterprises- Vending Services