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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

IT Division - Blackboard Support

WKU Blackboard

WKU Blackboard offers a secure, online teaching and learning space for the WKU community. Faculty can activate accounts on the system by attending an initial face-to-face or online training workshop that covers the basics of using Blackboard. To register for a Blackboard workshop, go to the IT Training Site and select the appropriate training. Once faculty members have completed the Blackboard New Course Instructor Workshop, they can create course sites and activate student accounts for the sites using the Faculty Tools tab inside Blackboard. Faculty and students can participate in online teaching and learning activities by logging into their course sites at

Accessing Blackboard

Blackboard is accessed with your WKU NetID username and password. 

Help and Support

If you need assistance with Blackboard, contact the IT Helpdesk at (270) 745-7000.


Blackboard Mobile Learn

Teach and learn from here, there, anywhere

Blackboard Mobile Learn extends and enriches the course experience of the Blackboard Learn platform in native applications built for a range of popular mobile devices.

To learn more, click the links listed below:

Mobile Learn for Faculty

Mobile Learn for Students

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