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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



The Preston Center is accessible for every individual on campus. All areas of the facility are accessible, including the swimming pool - equipped with an ADA-compliant aquatic lift.  All four locker rooms are complete with toilet stalls and showers equipped with shower seats to accommodate disabled patrons. Additionally, the Fitness Center consists if the Total Access Line of ADA-compliant fitness equipment that includes the following:

Total Access Chest Press

Offers a path of motion experienced when training with a barbell but with the safety and convenience of a pin select weight stack. Over head pivots offer excellent biomechanical characteristics and allows clear access to all users. Easily reached adjustment allows a variety of starting positions.

Total Access Lat Pulldown

A great machine for all users who are looking for traditional strength training, big on performance, excellent results. Fully adjustable thigh pads accommodate various users and offers excellent stability. Unique adjustable handle bar adjustment makes this machine a truly inclusive strength training apparatus.

Total Access Cable Column

 Multi-function exerciser offering a very wide variety of exercises for all non-disabled and disabled users.

Technogym Top

Top provides superior upper body training by combining shoulder, torso and core muscle strengthening with high calorie expenditure and aerobic activity.


For additional information on Student Disability Services on campus, contact Student Disability Services at 270.745.5004.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14