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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

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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Orientation for Online Learners

Distance Learning Options

Distance learning modes afford you the opportunity to earn college credit on your terms! Within WKU's Office of Distance Learning, you have options available that will allow you to build your schedule in a way that best fits your life.

At WKU, distance learning refers to the following course delivery options:

  • Web/Online Courses refer to online courses with specific start and end dates, based on WKU's academic calendar. The campus location for these courses is listed as "web." To find listings for web courses visit WKU’s Schedule of Classes and search campus location "web" or visit http://www.wku.edu/online/online-classes.php.
  • WKU On Demand refers to self-paced, open enrollment courses offered online or through email, CD ROM, or print. On demand courses allow you to sign up any day of the year, finish your course in as little as 7 weeks or take up to 9 months! To learn more visit www.wku.edu/ondemand or call 800-535-5926.
  • IVS/Videoconference refers to semester–based courses broadcast to and from regional campus locations in Glasgow, Owensboro, and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox. These courses provide real-time interaction between the originating site and remote classroom locations.

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