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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Advising

Advising

Will my Advisor be the Same as the Year Before?

Generally the answer to this is yes. Students will typically have the same advisor if they have not changed their major. All degree-seeking students at WKU are assigned an advisor. Your advisor will be someone from your area of study. For students who have declared their major, it will continue be a faculty or professional staff advisor within the college or department you have declared. Students have the option of being Exporatory within a college at WKU. After successful completion of a first year of college, Exploratory students need to be narrowing the options for the major significantly.

How Often am I Required to Meet with an Advisor?

This requirement does not change from year one to year two and beyond. Students must meet with an advisor twice an academic year (once in the fall and once in the spring) until they have reached 90 hours and have an application for graduation on file in the Office of the Registrar. During these meetings you should be prepared to talk about course selection, career direction, study abroad, internships, and anything else you think is important when it comes to your success at WKU.

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