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Information for Students

Degrees & Programs

Majors, minors, associate degree programs, certificate programs, pre-professional, and graduate programs offered by Ogden College of Science & Engineering.

General Education/Colonnade Requirements

The General Education/Colonnade Program is a set of requirements for all students seeking the baccalaureate degree at Western Kentucky University. It is an integral part of the undergraduate curriculum that both complements and supports the student's preparation in their major field or specialization.


Academic Advising and Retention Center

AARC provides a wide range of academic services to undergraduate students. The Center coordinates academic advising activities among undergraduate colleges and academic departments for undergraduate students.

Academic Calendars

Find out when school starts, ends, and the holidays in-between.


Ready to apply? Our step-by-step online application process will take you one step closer to becoming a Hilltopper.

The Center for Career and Professional Development

The mission of The Center for Career and Professional Development is to assist students and alumni in identifying and reaching their career and employment goals, to help employers access an educated and highly trained workforce, and to support faculty and staff in providing opportunities to increase student learning and skill development.

Catalog - Undergraduate

Degree requirements, course descriptions, academic requirements and regulations, etc.

Catalog - Graduate

Degree requirements, course descriptions, academic requirements and regulations, etc.


Register for classes, learn about commencement and obtain official transcripts.

Schedule of Classes

Class schedules by term/year.

Scholarships & Other Financial Assistance

Determine if you are eligible for financial assistance from scholarships to grants, print forms, instructions and more.

Student Ambassadors

Ogden College Ambassadors are an elite group of leaders who represent the College and assist with recruitment and retention. Benefits of becoming an ambassador include a scholarship, unique OCSE apparel, networking, and excellent resume building experience.

Thesis Preparation

Master's thesis formatting guidelines, thesis samples and templates, pagination help, bindery information and tips to make writing your thesis less stressful and more enjoyable.

Transfer Student Information

Find out admission requirements, how your credits will transfer, and other frequently asked questions.


Academic Calendar

Fall 2016

Aug 22


Welcome Back!  Classes begin. 

Sep 5

  Labor Day Holiday; no classes.

Oct 6-7

  Fall Break.  No classes; offices open.

Oct 13

    Second Bi-Term begins               
Nov 8
  Election Day; University closed.

Nov 23


Thanksgiving Break begins.

Dec 5-9


Final Exams. 

Dec 10


Fall Commencement


 Ogden Newsletter



Commencement-Spring 2009, Cap "I did it"

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