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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

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

Visitation

Visitation Policies

About Visitation

  • All guests must check in at the desk with a WKU ID or valid drivers license.
  • Guests must be escorted by a resident when in the building and must use the designated restrooms.
  • Guests should not be left in the building while the resident is not there.
  • The resident must check out each guest as they leave the building.
  • Residents are responsible for the actions of their guests.

Single Gender Halls (Barnes Campbell, Bemis Lawrence, Douglas Keen, Gilbert, Hugh Poland, McCormack, Meredith, Pearce Ford Tower and Rodes Harlin Halls): Visitors of the opposite gender may visit residents during the following hours:                        

  •  Sunday-Thursday 10:00 am - midnight                                                     
  • Friday at 10am - Sunday at midnight
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Guests of the same gender may visit at any time. All guests must check in at the desk with a WKU ID or valid driver's license. They must be escorted by a resident when in the building and must use the designated restrooms. Guests should not be left in the building while the resident is not there. The resident must check out each guest as they leave the building. Residents are responsible for the actions of their guests.                        

                                               

Co-Ed Halls (Bates Runner, McLean, Minton, Northeast, Southwest and Zacharias Halls): Co-ed halls have 24 hour visitation. All guests must check in at the desk with a WKU ID or valid driver's license. They must be escorted by a resident when in the building and must        use the designated restroom. Guests should not be left in the building while the resident is not there. The resident must check out each guest as they leave the building.  Residents are responsible for the actions of their guests.                        

                                              

Overnight Guests:  Student recruits (athletic, admissions, or other University programs) need to register with HRL at least 48 hours prior to the visit.  There is not charge for a prospective student to stay overnight in WKU on-campus housing, so long as the prospective student  (or someone on the behalf of the prospective student) has scheduled an WKU campus visit with HRL ahead of time.  See visitation policy for overnight guests with respect to specific halls

 

 

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 Last Modified 11/7/14