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Directions to WKU

Directions to Bowling Green / WKU

Please see below for a detailed map and turn-by-turn directions to the WKU Welcome Center.

Directions to WKU Main Campus
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Map to the Welcome Center
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DIRECTIONS FROM NORTH AND SOUTH I-65

1. Take Exit 26 off of Interstate 65.

2. Turn toward Bowling Green onto Cemetery Road.

3. Continue straight for three miles. Cemetery Road becomes Fairview Avenue. Continue going straight across 31-W Bypass. You will pass a fire station on your left. After passing the fire station, go through one traffic light and a stop sign, then turn left at the second stop sign onto College Street (this is a one-way street).

4. Stay on College Street through downtown Bowling Green and continue until you reach the top of the hill. College Street will dead-end at College Heights Boulevard at a statue of Henry Hardin Cherry. Turn right onto College Heights Boulevard at the stop sign and stay in the right-hand lane.

5. The next stop sign is College Heights Blvd. Turn right.

6. Turn right at the traffic light onto University Blvd. which becomes Kentucky Street.

7.  Turn right onto Alumni Avenue.  Welcome Center guests may park inside the Alumni Square Parking Garage.* 

8.  The Welcome Center is located next door inside the Augenstein Alumni Center.

*Buses may park in the Adams Street Lot, accessible from Kentucky Street.

 

IF YOU ARE TRAVELING ON THE WILLIAM NATCHER PARKWAY (from Owensboro):

1. Take Exit 7 (previously Exit 5) off the William Natcher Parkway for US-68.

2. Turn left off the exit ramp.

3. You will travel approximately 2 miles, go under a train trestle, and come to a stop light at University Boulevard.

4. Turn left on University Boulevard.

5. University Boulevard is a 4-lane road; get in the right-hand lane on the right side.

6. You will pass the baseball field, the football stadium, and the basketball arena (all on your right). Just past the basketball arena is a parking structure with a stop light next to it; go straight at this stop light.  This is University Blvd. which becomes Kentucky Street.

7.  Turn right onto Alumni Avenue.  Welcome Center guests may park inside the Alumni Square Parking Garage.*

8.  The Welcome Center is located next door inside the Augenstein Alumni Center.

*Buses may park in the Adams Street Lot, accessible from Kentucky Street.

 

Additional detailed parking maps are available on the Parking and Transportation website.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14