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WKU WEATHER ALERT:

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

Thanksgiving Closedown

Thanksgiving Closedown. What to do before leaving for the break

The residence halls will close on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Noon, with the exception of Barnes-Campbell, Bemis Lawrence, and Northeast halls.

The lobby cores will be changed and no one will be permitted into the halls after noon on Wednesday. Please make sure you follow closedown procedures in your room before you leave for the break.

The halls will open on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.


 Procedures for all halls except Barnes-Campbell, Bemis Lawrence, and Northeast halls:

  1. Throw away all trash
  2. Wash dishes
  3. Unplug everything except the refrigerator
  4. Set room temperature on 65 degrees and the fan speed in auto mode -OR- at halfway between blue and red with the fan speed on low (depending on what building you live in).
  5. Close and lock windows
  6. Turn off room lights
  7. Lock your door

Procedures for Barnes-Campbell Hall, Bemis Lawrence Hall, and Northeast Hall:

Barnes Campbell Hall, Bemis Lawrence Hall, and Northeast Hall will remain open during the Thanksgiving Break. The buildings will be relatively empty. If you are leaving for the break, please take these precautions to ensure your room is safe and secure.

  1. Throw away all trash
  2. Wash dishes
  3. Unplug everything except the refrigerator
  4. According to the type of thermostat in your room, set room temperature on 65 degrees and fan speed on auto -OR- at the halfway between blue and red and with the fan speed on low
  5. Close and lock windows
  6. Turn off room lights
  7. Lock your door

 

Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

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 Last Modified 11/26/14