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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

Library Special Collections – Directions


  1. From I-65 South take exit number 28, towards BOWLING GREEN (US-31W).
  2. Merge onto KY-446W.
  3. Take the US-31W SOUTH ramp towards BOWLING GREEN.
  4. Merge onto US-31W/US-68W/KY-80W.
  5. Follow US-68W/KY-80W (Adams Street) into BOWLING GREEN.
  6. Just past 14th Street on the left, make a left-hand U-turn at the traffic island onto Kentucky Street.
  7. Kentucky Building is located in the 1400 block of Kentucky Street. Visitor parking lots are on the left and right. The Kentucky Building is 5.5 miles from exit 28.


  1. From I-65 North take exit number 20 onto the WILLIAM NATCHER PARKWAY.
  2. Take exit number 4 and turn right onto US-31W.
  3. Follow US-31W into BOWLING GREEN.
  4. Turn left onto US-231 (University Boulevard).
  5. Follow University Boulevard to the Kentucky Building located in the 1400 block of Kentucky Street. Visitor parking lots are on the left and right. The Kentucky Building is 4 miles from exit 4.



Parking passes are required to park in both visitor lots.  To obtain a pass, see the lobby clerk at the front desk.


Kentucky Building
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101

Library Special Collections
WKU Libraries

1444 Kentucky St.
Bowling Green, KY 42101

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