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January

Monday, January 1st
All Day
Tuesday, January 2nd
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free public planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium. Open to all.
Thursday, January 4th
10:00am - 3:00pm

Using Microactvities to Engage Students

  • Location: DSU - DSU 2085
  • Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
12:30pm - 2:30pm

group Discussion Using 4-s Model

  • Location: DSU - DSU 2123
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:30pm
6 Round Tables
7:00pm

Lady Topper Basketball vs. Middle Tennessee

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 7:00pm

For updates on Lady Topper Basketball, visit WKUSports.com or follow @LadyTopperHoops on Twitter and Instagram and on Facebook at facebook.com/WKUWomensBasketball.

For ticket information, contact the WKU Ticket Office online at WKUTickets.com or by phone at 1-800-5-BIGRED or (270) 745-5222.

View 2017-18 Parking Map

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free public planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium. Open to all.
Friday, January 5th
5:30pm - 11:30pm

TNT 2018

  • Location: DSU - DSU 2124
  • Time: 5:30pm - 11:30pm
Saturday, January 6th
8:00am - 6:00pm

TNT 2018

  • Location: DSU - DSU 2124
  • Time: 8:00am - 6:00pm
2:00pm

Lady Topper Basketball vs. Southern Miss

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 2:00pm

For updates on Lady Topper Basketball, visit WKUSports.com or follow @LadyTopperHoops on Twitter and Instagram and on Facebook at facebook.com/WKUWomensBasketball.

For ticket information, contact the WKU Ticket Office online at WKUTickets.com or by phone at 1-800-5-BIGRED or (270) 745-5222.

View 2017-18 Parking Map

Sunday, January 7th
9:30am - 12:30pm

EKK on the Hill Spring 2018

  • Location: DSU - DSU 3029
  • Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
2:00pm - 8:00pm

Free public Sunday planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium at 2 pm, open to the community
Tuesday, January 9th
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free public planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium. Open to all.
Thursday, January 11th
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Visit Days 2017

  • Location: GLAS - GLAS 0131
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Recruitment event/open house hosted in the Community Room, 131. For more information, contact John Roberts at 270-861-6984.
7:00pm

Lady Topper Basketball vs. UAB

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 7:00pm

For updates on Lady Topper Basketball, visit WKUSports.com or follow @LadyTopperHoops on Twitter and Instagram and on Facebook at facebook.com/WKUWomensBasketball.

For ticket information, contact the WKU Ticket Office online at WKUTickets.com or by phone at 1-800-5-BIGRED or (270) 745-5222.

View 2017-18 Parking Map

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free public planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium. Open to all.
Sunday, January 14th
9:30am - 12:30pm

EKK on the Hill Spring 2018

  • Location: DSU - DSU 3029
  • Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Free public Sunday planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium at 2 pm, open to the community
Monday, January 15th
Tuesday, January 16th
8:00am - 4:30pm

AARC Student Success Summit

  • Location: DSU - DSU 2124
  • Time: 8:00am - 4:30pm
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free public planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium. Open to all.
Wednesday, January 17th
8:30am - 12:00pm

Interviews

  • Location: EST - EST 0260
  • Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm
Thursday, January 18th
8:00am - 9:00am

Agriculture Faculty Meeting

  • Location: EST - EST 0265
  • Time: 8:00am - 9:00am
11:00am

Lady Topper Basketball vs. UTSA

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 11:00am

For updates on Lady Topper Basketball, visit WKUSports.com or follow @LadyTopperHoops on Twitter and Instagram and on Facebook at facebook.com/WKUWomensBasketball.

For ticket information, contact the WKU Ticket Office online at WKUTickets.com or by phone at 1-800-5-BIGRED or (270) 745-5222.

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12:30pm - 4:00pm

Interviews

  • Location: EST - EST 0260
  • Time: 12:30pm - 4:00pm
3:45pm - 5:15pm

University Senate Meeting

  • Location: FH - FH 0100
  • Time: 3:45pm - 5:15pm
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free public planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium. Open to all.
8:00pm

Hilltopper Basketball vs. UAB

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 8:00pm

For complete information on WKU Hilltopper Basketball, follow the team's social media channels, @WKUBasketball on Twitter, @WKUBasketball on Instagram, and WKU Basketball on Facebook.

For ticket information, call 1-800-5-BIGRED or visit WKUTickets.com

2017-18 Parking Map

Friday, January 19th
1:00pm - 7:00pm

National Society of Leadership & Success

  • Location: GCC - GCC 0110
  • Time: 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday, January 20th
9:00am - 12:00pm

AGR Conference

  • Location: EST - EST 0265
  • Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
11:30am - 8:00pm

Southern KY Team Penning

  • Location: WKU L.D. Brown Ag Expo Center Main Arena
  • Time: 11:30am - 8:00pm
6:00pm

Hilltopper Basketball vs. Middle Tennessee

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm

For complete information on WKU Hilltopper Basketball, follow the team's social media channels, @WKUBasketball on Twitter, @WKUBasketball on Instagram, and WKU Basketball on Facebook.

For ticket information, call 1-800-5-BIGRED or visit WKUTickets.com

2017-18 Parking Map

Sunday, January 21st
9:00am - 1:00pm

EKK on the Hill Spring 2018

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Free public Sunday planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium at 2 pm, open to the community
Monday, January 22nd
8:30am - 4:30pm

Financial Aid Assistance

  • Location: Elizabethtown RPC 130
  • Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Linda Dillard, with WKU Financial Aid, works closely with parents and students to outline a plan for paying for school.  Linda will assist in navigating the financial aid process, helping to fill out the correct forms, providing the needed documents and apprising you of any changes to existing resources. In addition to finding financial aid resources, she can inform students on loan repayment procedures.  You do not need to make an appointment to meet with Linda please stop by our office or call 270.706.8870 to speak with Linda for your financial needs.

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Sigma Alpha Meetings

  • Location: EST - EST 0248
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
All Day
All Day

Classes Begin

  • Location: WKU Glasgow
  • Time: All Day
Tuesday, January 23rd
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free public planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium. Open to all.
Wednesday, January 24th
9:00am - 10:00am

WKU Archives: What's In It for You

  • Location: Western Room, Kentucky Building
  • Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

*Review of WKU Archives collections 

*Improvements in KenCat online catalog 

*Resources for faculty, staff and students 

12:30pm - 2:30pm

Department Meeting

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1037
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Thursday, January 25th
8:30am - 4:30pm

Financial Aid Assistance

  • Location: Elizabethtown RPC 130
  • Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Linda Dillard, with WKU Financial Aid, works closely with parents and students to outline a plan for paying for school.  Linda will assist in navigating the financial aid process, helping to fill out the correct forms, providing the needed documents and apprising you of any changes to existing resources. In addition to finding financial aid resources, she can inform students on loan repayment procedures.  You do not need to make an appointment to meet with Linda please stop by our office or call 270.706.8870 to speak with Linda for your financial needs.

11:00am - 2:00pm

Weight Watchers

  • Location: DSU - DSU 2113
  • Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Using Your Resources

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1037
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free public planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium. Open to all.
8:00pm - 10:00pm

Honors Band Clinic & PRISM

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday, January 26th
12:00am

Board of Regents Meeting

  • Location: Jody Richards Hall / Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room
  • Time: 12:00am

Visit http://www.wku.edu/regents for agenda and details.

8:00am - 5:00pm

Honors Band Clinic & PRISM

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00pm

PRISM

  • Location: Van Meter
  • Time: 8:00pm
8:00pm - 10:30pm

Prism Concert

  • Location: VMH - VMH 0108
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:30pm
Saturday, January 27th
8:00am - 11:30am

Honors Band Clinic & PRISM

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 8:00am - 11:30am
10:00am - 12:00pm

FIJI Recruitment Workshop

  • Location: HCIC - HCIC 1011
  • Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 4:00pm

FIJI Committee Chair Retreat

  • Location: HCIC - HCIC 1011
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
6:00pm

Hilltopper Basketball vs. Marshall

  • Location: Diddle Arena
  • Time: 6:00pm

For complete information on WKU Hilltopper Basketball, follow the team's social media channels, @WKUBasketball on Twitter, @WKUBasketball on Instagram, and WKU Basketball on Facebook.

For ticket information, call 1-800-5-BIGRED or visit WKUTickets.com

2017-18 Parking Map

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Plays in a Day

  • Location: GWH - GWH 0100
  • Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Alpha Psi Omega's Plays in a Day Festival challenge begins Jan. 26 and ends with a show on Jan. 27, at 8 PM in the Lab Theatre, Gordon Wilson Hall.
Sunday, January 28th
11:00am - 12:30pm

EKK on the Hill Spring 2018

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1071
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Free public Sunday planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium at 2 pm, open to the community
Monday, January 29th
8:30am - 4:30pm

Financial Aid Assistance

  • Location: Elizabethtown RPC 130
  • Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Linda Dillard, with WKU Financial Aid, works closely with parents and students to outline a plan for paying for school.  Linda will assist in navigating the financial aid process, helping to fill out the correct forms, providing the needed documents and apprising you of any changes to existing resources. In addition to finding financial aid resources, she can inform students on loan repayment procedures.  You do not need to make an appointment to meet with Linda please stop by our office or call 270.706.8870 to speak with Linda for your financial needs.

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Meet The Greeks Spring Rush Event

  • Location: DSU - DSU 3023
  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Sigma Alpha Meetings

  • Location: EST - EST 0248
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Prosper with Paint Party

  • Location: DSU - DSU 1037
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
All Day

Deadline to Apply for Spring 2018 Graduation

  • Location: WKU Glasgow
  • Time: All Day

Deadline to apply for spring 2018 graduation. Students planning to graduate in August 2018 must apply by this date to participate in the spring commencement ceremony.

All Day

Last Day to Add/Drop Classes

  • Location: WKU Glasgow
  • Time: All Day

Full semester classes: last day to add a class. Last day to drop a class without a grade. Last day to change a class from audit to credit.  Last day to receive 100% refund for a class. (Refer to Tuition and Fee Refund Policy)

All Day

Last Day to Register for Full-Time Course Load

  • Location: WKU Glasgow
  • Time: All Day
Tuesday, January 30th
4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Network @ WKU

  • Location: GH 238
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Network @ WKU is a student organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurial-minded students

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Dance Big Red Executive Board Meetings

  • Location: HCIC - HCIC 1011
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
These will be the weekly meetings of Dance Big Red's executive board and planning committee.
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Free public planetarium show

  • Location: HPL - HPL Plantarium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Free public show at the Hardin Planetarium. Open to all.
Wednesday, January 31st
3:30pm - 10:00pm

Phi Mu

  • Location: DSU - DSU 3023
  • Time: 3:30pm - 10:00pm
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Teacher Orientation

  • Location: Elizabethtown Campus RPC 232
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

To Be Eligible to Attend Teacher Orientation, Students MUST

  1. Have taken or currently enrolled in EDU201 at ECTC or EDU250/MGE275/SMED301 at WKU
  2. Have taken a Teacher Orientation Exam scoring 85% or higher

Take the Following Items with you to Orientation:

  1. Acceptable Test Score IF you have them
  2. Photo of Yourself
  3. Copy of transcript showing grades for ENG101, ENG102 and COM181
  4. Names and Address of Instructors who will provide your recommendations (EDU201/MGE275/SMED301 plus one instructor from a WKU content course)

Date/Time                                             Location

Wednesday, January 31 (6pm-8pm EST)                                 RPC232/233

 

**Prior to attending the Teacher Orientation, students must have taken the Teacher Orientation Exam.  Students enrolled in WKU classes will find this on their Blackboard Students enrolled in ECTC teacher education classes can get instructions from their instructors on how to access this exam.

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Then and Now Exhibition Opening

  • Location: Jody Richards Hall
  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Then and Now

A Visual Exploration of a Country in Change

Over 50 photographs by Lara Ciarabellini, Amel Emric, James H. Kenney, Jr., Jose Lopez, Matt Lutton, Dijana Muminovic, Roger M. Richards and Andy Spyra will be on display January 31 – April 13 exploring the people and places of Bosnia and Herzegovina since the start of the war in 1992 until today. 


GALLERY EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION

Jody Richards Hall (MMTH) Atrium: 6:00 pm

Light refreshments will be served

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING

Jody Richards Hall Auditorium: 7:30 pm

Sarajevo Roses: A Cinematic Essay

Directed by Roger M. Richards

The film’s director Roger M. Richards, an award-winning filmmaker and two-time Pulitzer Prize nominated photojournalist who was in Sarajevo at the height of the conflict and has witnessed and filmed its restoration on numerous returns––and who is thus uniquely positioned to share the tragedy’s impact on a great people and a very special place, will lead a post-film discussion. 

For more information, please contact Tim Broekema at tim.broekema@wku.edu

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Faculty recital with Wes Baldwin

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Faculty recital with Wes Baldwin

  • Location: FAC - FAC 0189
  • Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm

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