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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

WKU Geology


Welcome to WKU Geology

Geology @ WKU - an active, supportive, and dynamic group of students and faculty. In this site you will find links to the various degrees offered, current research directions and facilities, information about being a Geology student, and the types of careers that lay ahead of you.

Interested in Geology but don't know where to get started? Browse this site to learn more about what Geology is, what career options are available, and how you can start your career in the geological sciences. Visit the Why Geology Page. Then set a time to meet a faculty member and tour the department to learn more!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help.

Already know that you want to be a Geologist, and need some help getting there?  Check out these customized degree paths, or speak with a Geology faculty member and create your own.


 We are developing a new combined 5-year B.S./M.S. in Geology at WKU! Stay tuned...




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