Skip to main content
Western Kentucky University


Due to the impending winter weather, WKU Owensboro will close 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.

WKU Child Care Centers

Eligibility Requirements

The WKUCCC Early Head Start, Head Start and child care programs actively recruit children regardless of race, sex, creed, color, national origin or disabling conditions.  WKUCCC is open to individuals in the community, as well as students, faculty and staff at WKU.

The following Federal guidelines are used to determine eligibility for Head Start / Early Head Start programs:

Head Start 2015 Guidelines**

Family Size       Income
1 $11,770
2 $15,930
3 $20,090
4 $24,250
5 $28,410
6 $32,570
7 $36,730
8 $40,890

For families/households with more than 8 person, add $4,160 for each additional family member. 


**Poverty Guidelines are set by the Federal government and are updated each year.  Income means total cash receipts before taxes from all sources, with few exceptions.  Some Head Start environment opportunities and all Early Head Start services are available year-round.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 Last Modified 1/23/15