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WKU Emergency Preparedness

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Follow WKU News for Severe Weather Alerts and make yourself aware of nearby storm shelters located in each building on campus.

Your safety is important to us.

At WKU, the safety and security of our students, faculty and staff is extremely important to us.  We have created this website as a place where students, faculty, staff and the community can visit to find resources related to campus safety, security, emergency preparedness and more.  

The last thing we ever hope for is an emergency, but in the event of a security or weather-related event, WKU is your first resource for up-to-date information.

Please visit the links to the left for detailed information.


Learn more about safety and security at WKU

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For real-time weather and safety updates, follow WKUNews.


WKU was accredited as a "Safe Community" by the National Safety Council in July 2014



Introduction to the WKU Police Department and
safety features on campus.


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