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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

Office of the Registrar

WKU reserves the right to make changes to these calendars.

2014-2015 Academic Year
Fall Semester, Winter Term, Spring Semester,
Summer Term

Final Exam

Fall Finals, Winter Finals, Spring Finals,
Summer Sessionspdf icon

Semester At-A-Glance

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summerpdf icon

Registration Guide

Fall, Winter and Spring, Summer

Schedule of Classes

Academic Year Calendars
2013-2014 Academic Year
2014-2015 Academic Year
2015-2016 Academic Year


October 1   Priority registration begins through TopNet.
 December 7   Bills sent via e-mail to students who registered October 3 - December 6. Fees are due January 3.
December 7-January 2   Students who register will receive bills via e-mail. Fees are due January 3.
 December 17 - January 1   TopNet will generally be available every day from 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. except for periodic interruptions due to system maintenance during the holiday break.
 January 2   Winter Term classes begin. Last day to register for Winter Term. Students registering on this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50.
January 3   Last day to drop a class without a grade. Last day to receive 100% refund. Last day to change from audit to credit.
January 3   Tuition and fees are due. Failure to receive a bill does not relieve the student of the obligation to pay tuition and fees by the due date.
January 4   Last day to receive a 50% refund if student withdraws from a Winter Term course. A $50 Schedule Change Fee will be assessed for class withdrawal at this time.
January 10   Last day to withdraw from a Winter Term class. Last day to change from credit to audit.
January 13   60% point of the Winter Term.
January 18   Final Exams
January 21   Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)
January 23   Final grades due by noon.


Classes begin January 2, 2013

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