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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

Alternative Breaks

Held during the winter, spring and fall semesters, students are given the opportunity to spend their spring and fall breaks giving back to various community service projects. Past breaks have included trips to Savannah, Georgia; Charleston, South Carolina; Memphis, Tennessee; Maryville, Tennessee, Mobile, Alabama, and Washington D.C..  Students are selected on the previous community service work and level of involvement and commitment.

New Announcements and Deadlines for Alternative Spring Break 2015!

The Alternative Breaks scheduled for the Spring 2015 semester are:

  • The Capitol Experience 2015
    • March 7-13 (Spring Break)
    • Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4 PM, to Student Activities located in DSU 2059
    • Student Cost: $250.00
      • Includes all meals, roundtrip airfare, lodging, tickets to events, transportation, etc.
  • Habitat for Humanity: Mission Rebuild 2015
    • March 7-13 (Spring Break)
    • Application Deadline: February 16, 2015, 4 PM, to Student Activities located in DSU 2059 or to submit online, click here
    • Student Cost: $100.00
      • Includes meals, travel and accommodations

ASB Washington DC 2014 Flyer

ASB Tuscaloosa AL March 2015



Alternative Fall Breaks 2014

    • Road Trip to St. Louis, MO & Kansas City, MO
      • October 2-5, 2014
      • For additional information about this Alternative Break Trip, contact Andrew Rash, Coordinator of Leadership & Volunteerism, at
    • Alternative Fall Break Application
      • Application Deadline: September 19, 2014

Alternative Fall Break 2014

AFB 2014 Poster Info

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