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FOCUS on WKU

FOCUS on WKU

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Registration

Registration for all FOCUS on WKU guests will begin at 9:00 a.m. (CST) in Diddle Arena at entrance #2 (across from the Downing Student Union). The welcome and opening assembly will begin at 10:00 a.m. (CST) on the main floor of Diddle Arena.

We encourage you to R.S.V.P before the event. See the form below.

High School Seniors will be able to participate in on-site admission at WKU on this day. We encourage students to apply for admission online (www.wku.edu/apply) prior to the event, which will significantly decrease the evaluation time. Students may receive a same-day decision if they bring along the following items:

  • $40 Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • ACT/SAT scores

Schedule

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Registration

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Welcome and Opening Assembly

10:45 am - 11:15 am

Session 1

Session Options

  1. Housing and M.A.S.T.E.R Plan
  2. Athletic and Intramural Opportunities
  3. Student Panel: What’s College Really Like
  4. Admissions Information
  5. Honors and Credit by Exam

11:25 am - 11:55 am

Session 2

Session Options

  1. Housing and M.A.S.T.E.R Plan
  2. Financial Aid and Scholarship Information
  3. Student Panel: What’s College Really Like
  4. Study Abroad and Global Learning
  5. Honors and Credit by Exam
  6. University Experience

12:05 pm - 12:35 pm

Session 3

Session Options

  1. Student Activities and Organizations
  2. Financial Aid and Scholarship Information
  3. Admissions Information
  4. Academic Transitions Program
  5. What do you do when you’re Undecided...

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Academic Expo

Tours scheduled throughout the day.

Parking

Parking for Focus on WKU guests is available at the Creason Lot.


  • FOCUS on WKU attendees will need to identify themselves as FOCUS guests at all area parking facilities, as there are multiple events on campus on this date that are required to pay for parking. Parking for FOCUS on WKU guests is complimentary.
  • Overflow parking will be available at the Adams Street Lot. (map it) (download parking map)

Parking for Buses

For groups bringing buses to campus for FOCUS on WKU, parking is available in the Adams Street Lot. (map it) (download parking map)

Accommodations

If you are traveling to WKU and need room accommodations, the Courtyard Bowling Green Convention Center has a special WKU rate just for you! The Courtyard Bowling Green Convention Center is conveniently located 4 miles from Western Kentucky University and within walking distance to great restaurants. The Courtyard offers a full breakfast buffet, an indoor pool, whirlpool and a fitness center. To make reservations, call 270-783-8569 and ask for the Focus on WKU Group Rate or book it online, and use the corporate promotional code: UY8.

We look forward to you being on the campus of Western Kentucky University for our Focus on WKU event. In the event you have questions before you arrive, please feel free to call us at 1-800-495-8463 or 270-745-2551.

RSVP

The time to R.S.V.P. has expired, however, you are still welcome to attend FOCUS as a walk in.

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