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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

Federal Relations

WKU Federal Relations Information

The Office of Government and Community Relations is WKU’s primary liaison to the federal government and works closely with the United State Senate and House of Representatives as well as with appropriate federal agency officials on matters that impact WKU and higher education in general.


Contact My U.S. Senator

Senator Mitch McConnell

Senator Rand Paul


Contact My U.S. Representative

Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01)

Representative S. Brett Guthrie (KY-02)

Representative John Yarmuth (KY-03)

Representative Thomas Massie (KY-04)

Representative Hal Rogers (KY-05)

Representative Andy Barr (KY-06)


Other Federal Government Sites of Interest

The White House

U.S. Senate

U.S. House of Representatives

The Library of Congress Legislative Information

American Association of State colleges and Universities Public Policy Agenda

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 Last Modified 9/24/14