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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 - Security

Information Technology Security

Welcome to Western Kentucky University's website for information technology security. Here you will find information on security threats and steps you can take to better protect yourself and the campus network from such threats.  WKU is committed to providing a safe and productive network for both students and staff. To that end, we've outlined several areas of safe computing that you can read by following the links on the left.

The information technology security office performs many roles to help improve the security of WKU's network. This includes managing various campus firewalls, anti-virus services, update services, and helping to inform both students and staff in safe computing practices.

DMCA complaints are also handled by the security office, as required by Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act. Follow the File Sharing link to the right to learn more about file sharing and how to protect yourself.

If you have any unanswered questions related to information security, please email

Network Secuirty


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