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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

Important Dates

2014-2015 Important Dates

Sunday, August 17

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan move-in - view full M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan move-in schedule

Thursday, August 21

Residence Halls open at 8:00 a.m. for students not attending M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan

Monday, August 25

Classes begin

Monday, September 8

Room change requests begin. You can request a room change on Topnet

October 2-3

Fall Break - Halls remain open

Saturday, October 25

Parent and Family Weekend - for WKU Freshmen Students

Saturday, November 8


Saturday, November 22

Parent and Family Weekend - for WKU Upperclassmen Students

Wednesday, November 26

Halls close for Thanksgiving break at noon, except Barnes Campbell, Bemis Lawrence and Northeast Halls

Sunday, November 30

Halls reopen at 10:00am

December 8-12

Final exams

Saturday, December 13

Residence halls close for semester break at 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 4

Winter term halls open at 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 21

Halls open for Spring Semester at 8:00 a.m.

Monday, January 26

Classes begin

Feb. 18-Mar. 28

Online room selection process for returning students - Live ON!

Friday, March 6

Halls close for Spring Break at 6:00 p.m., except Barnes Campbell, Bemis Lawrence and Northeast Halls

March 9-13

Spring Break

Sunday, March 15

Halls reopen from Spring Break at 10:00 a.m.

May 11-15

Final Exams

Sunday, May 17

All Halls close at 10:00 a.m. - view summer housing information

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