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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

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Noteworthy Awards or Recognitions

Voted BEST for Vets College by Military Times
Recognized as a military friendly school in G.I. Jobs
WKU Student Veterans Alliance

WKU's Promise

We promise...

  • Course credit for military experience and training.
  • A dedicated Military Programs Counselor who specializes in assisting Active Duty service members.
  • A Special Tuition Rate for Active Duty service members from all branches: $250 per credit hour for undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • A Textbooks for Troops program for military students who do not receive a book stipend. Check out a textbook for an entire semester, then return it for another student to use.
  • A Veterans Resource Center staffed by veterans who can assist you with your questions, help you prepare for CLEP exams, guide you through the GoArmyEd steps for your federal TA, connect you with campus services such as counseling, and many other programs.
  • A military listserv to notify you of special events, discounts, scholarships, and news. Sign Up Here:
  • A Student Veterans Alliance at
  • The only Veterans Upward Bound program in the state of Kentucky:
  • A Vet-2-Vet Peer Mentorship Program for new incoming veterans.
  • A Veterans Affairs Office for processing Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) educational benefits. Located at: Potter Hall 317.
  • Recognition Cords for Military and Veterans graduating from WKU.
  • An Acquired Brain Injury Resource Program dedicated to helping those with traumatic brain injury and PTSD stay in school, be successful in the classroom, and to offer information about recovery from brain injury. For more information contact: Dr. Richard Dressler at (270) 745-2520 or
  • Wounded Warrior therapy programs: Interacting with horses has proven to be beneficial both emotional and physically. Free horseback riding sessions are available to qualified veterans.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14