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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

The Graduate School - Current Students


All degree seeking and certificate seeking students must submit a Program of Study within the first semester (or 12 hours of course work).  The degree program is developed in consultation with and approved by the student's graduate program advisor.  Any changes to the Program of Study must be submitted on a Program of Study Change form.

All programs require a written or oral examination, or completion of an approved capstone course which must be completed by the last day of the academic term.  Comprehensive Exam/Capstone forms must be submitted by the faculty and received in the Graduate School by May 31st, August 31st, and December 31st of the spring, summer, and fall terms, respectively. 

Finally, students must submit an Application for Graduation and fee via TopNet the semester prior to completion.

Matriculation as a graduate student is described in detail in the Graduate Catalog.  Students should also consult their department/program for any additional requirements for completion.  Contact the Graduate School (, 270-745-2446) if you have questions.  

*Students in a teacher certification program should contact the Teacher Certification Office for completion information, 270-745-4300.


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