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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

Winter Term

Visiting Students

Two smiling students on campus

WKU Winter Term welcomes undergraduate and graduate students from other colleges and universities.

Many of our classes are available online to allow you to complete a course wherever you are!

Application Deadline for Undergraduate & Graduate Students

The application deadline for Kentucky, out–of–state, and international students is December 1.

Undergraduate Visitors

How do you get started in WKU's Winter Term?

  • Apply through the online form (there is a $40 application fee)
  • Permission Form (our Admissions Office will send a transient permission form to be completed by the registrar or dean of your home institution)
  • Letter of Good Standing (YOU must obtain this from your home institution's Registrar's Office – It may also be referred to as "enrollment verifications")

Please send the letter of good standing to:

Office of Admissions

1906 College Heights Blvd. #11020

Bowling Green, KY 42101-1020

  • Enroll through TopNet (7-10 days after all of your paperwork is accepted, your enrollment status will change and you will be eligible to enroll)

More information may be found through WKU Admissions.

Graduate Student Visitors

WKU Winter Term offers a variety of graduate courses also!

Once you are ready to apply, you will need to apply online and submit the $40 application fee. Then submit your undergraduate transcript to:

WKU Graduate School

1906 College Heights Blvd. #11010

Bowling Green, KY 42101-11010

For more information, contact The Graduate School.

Phone: (270) 745-2446
Fax: (270) 745-6950

Visiting International Students

As a Leading American University with International reach, we welcome international students to become Hilltoppers during Winter Term.

For more information on how to apply, contact the WKU Office of International Programs.


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 Last Modified 10/1/14