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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

Military Benefits

Some students that are wanting to pursue a college degree might also choose the military as a way of both serving their country and paying for college. Various ways of using the military to pay for one's education are listed below. Click on the links to find out more information:

Kentucky Air National Guard

National Guard Benefits

Many colleges and universities also have a  Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) on their campus to help students in paying for their education.  These are divided into the Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC.  To find out more information and to see where there are ROTC programs in Kentucky, please go to their respective websites.

Army ROTC website

Navy ROTC website

Air Force ROTC website

Also, if you decide to go into the military on full-time active duty, after your term is finished, the WKU Veteran's Upward Bound program (the only one in the state of Kentucky) can help with adjustment to college life as well as additional funding.  Please go to their website for further information.





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 Last Modified 9/25/14