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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

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How to Pay the SEVIS (I-901) Fee

Before going to your visa interview, you MUST pay the SEVIS (I-901) fee online. U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement Dept. requires nonimmigrants seeking an F-1 or J-1 student visa to complete the SEVIS I-901 form and pay the $200 SEVIS fee for F-1 students and $180 for J-1 students. This must be done PRIOR to your request for a visa interview from the U.S. Embassy/Consulate. Here is how to do this:

  1. Go to
  2. Click "Submit Form I-901 and Fee Payment ".
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page, click "I-20" or "DS-2019" button and "OK."
  4. Fill out next page on personal information, click "Enter."
  5. The form requires the "School Code" which is on your I-20. The code for F-1 visa is NOL 214F10733000, and for J-1 visa is P103954.
  6. The form requires the SEVIS Identification Number on the I-20 or DS-2019. This number is in the upper right hand corner of the       I-20 or the DS-2019 and begins with an N and has 10 digits.
  7. Check that the information is correct on the next page.
  8. The Credit Card Form has a place for Cardholder address. You MUST fill this in. It is a required field.
  9. Print at least 2 copies of the last page in this process to have it as your receipt.

For information the on visa application procedures at the U.S. visit the Embassy/Consulate nearest you.


The SEVIS ID number is indicated on your Form I-20 or DS-2019 in the upper right corner above the bar code. The number will begin with "N________"

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