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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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Thank you for your interest in becoming part of WKU's Online Community! The Community connects hundreds of WKU students from across the globe, putting them in touch with resources designed to help them succeed. Members can view recent distance learning news, stay informed of upcoming university deadlines, and gain online access to special events and customized services, such as research assistance for your next research paper. This section, the Personal Librarian, includes a discussion board which is monitored by WKU librarian, Roxanne Spencer. She is available to answer questions about research projects and point you in the right direction. There are also sections with study tips and helpful suggestions on time management.

The Community also includes a "Student Lounge," and an Events section. The Lounge allows students to swap ideas and strategies for succeeding online, while the Events section brings WKU to you by posting videos of special events on campus! If you aren’t a current member of the Online Community and would like to become a member, simply fill out the enrollment form and we’ll add you!

Please Note: New members should allow up to 48 hours to gain full access to the online community.

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