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On-Campus Housing 

WKU offers a wide variety of living options to meet the needs of our students. The objective of the residential hall programs is to create an environment that is compatible with the student's personal, social, and academic development. To apply for on-campus housing, please visit Housing.

Undergraduate freshman and sophomores are required to live on campus in one of WKU's 16 residence halls.  You MUST live on campus if you are 21 years of age or younger. For more information on the required housing policy and exemptions go visit the Required Housing Policy & Exemptions page.

Off-Campus Housing

Graduate students and students who are over 21 years old have the option to live off campus. There are several helpful websites when looking for off-campus housing. Online real estate search engines such as Zillow.com or apartments.com are some options.

Online real estate search engines: Zillow.com, apartments.com, etc.

Local newspaper housing classifieds: Bowling Green Daily News Classifieds

IMPORTANT! Research carefully location(s) of where you are thinking of living. Look at reviews, get student's experiences and ask questions. Once you sign a lease (typically 1 year), you are legally obliged to pay, even if you move, so do not simply choose a convenient location but find a place with a good reputation! WKU and ISO do not endorse any particular off-campus housing provider listed here.

Temporary Housing

You may need to spend the first night or two in a local hotel.  There are over 30 hotels and motels in Bowling Green. To find a hotel, you may visit http://www.visitbgky.com/stay/ 

Hyatt Place Discounts:

The newly opened Hyatt Place is the official hotel of WKU and is within walking distance of campus. To receive a discounted rate follow the instructions below:

If booking by phone or at the hotel: Use the corporate rate code WKUU

If booking online directly at the Hyatt website: Click on Special Rates when booking and use Corporate Rate # 20850. The discounted rate will automatically generate.

Additional Resources

Many new students are able to find assistance with locating housing by contacting our current international students. Students who are already living in Bowling Green are a great resource and can help guide you through the process. If you are interested in contacting our current international students, we have provided information for some of our international student organizations. Additionally, further information on our international student groups can be found by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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