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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

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

Required Housing Policy & Exemptions

Required Housing Policy

Full time freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus.

Exemptions to this policy include students who are:

  • Veterans of military service (181 days or more)
  • Married
  • The primary caregiver for dependent children
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Members of fraternities or sororities living in the chapter house (sophomores only)
  • Commuting from their parents' permanent home and primary residence (50 miles or less).

Requests for exemption based upon special circumstances (defined as unique and unusual) will also be considered.

A fee of $1,000 is assessed per semester to students who are in non-compliance with this policy.

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Exemption Forms

Required Housing Policy Exemption Form

Parent/Guardian Statement for Commuters

Contract Termination Fee Exemption Form

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Questions? Contact Us:

Phone: (270) 745-4359

Email: hrl@wku.edu

 

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