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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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

First Year Student Basics

First Year Student Basics

Welcome to Western Kentucky University! The information on the right side of the page cover some of the basic information WKU students need to be aware of regarding their academic life. The transition from high school to college is not always the easiest and hopefully the links to the right can provide a little help to make it an easier transition.

Every WKU student will need to know about registering for classes, choosing a major, grades, and advising. All that information is there for WKU student use.

The staff of the Academic Advising & Retention Center pride ourselves on being available to students at WKU. We want to help in your path toward graduation and learning many of the items found on the right hand side of the screen will help you do that in a timely manner.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14