*Hall demographics are subject to change based on demand.
Private rooms are 1.25 times the standard rate and are available if space permits.
The WKU First Year Village is located on the south end of campus, where focused first-year programming takes place and is home to most Living Learning Programs. These halls utilize space in a way that enables deep faculty and peer engagement around important ideas that connect directly to student success and learning.
A large, park-like green space is located in the middle of the First Year Village, to be completed by fall 2021. More features will continue to be added through time.
The First Year Village includes the Pit Stop Convenience Store, the Den by Dennys, and a new dining location opening inside Regents Hall in fall 2021. Einstein's Bros. is also located nearby in Jody Richards Hall.
Health & Wellness
Learn more about the new First Year Village in the WKU Spirit Magazine from the Alumni Association.
The Valley is located on the west side of campus, featuring a quad-like green space with mature trees, surrounded by Gilbert, Hilltopper, McCormack, and Rodes Harlin Halls.
The Valley includes Hilltopper Hub, an all-you-can-eat dining location located inside Hilltopper Hall.
Available to all students.
2021-2022: Gilbert Hall will be co-ed, primarily upperclassmen housing and will offer double and private rooms.
Typically available to all male students. This hall will be offline for 2021-2022.
Centennial Village is located in the center of campus surrounding Centennial Mall. The halls house mainly upperclassmen students.
A large green space is located behind Northeast Hall, and the Downing Student Union courtyard is lined with cherry trees, which are a favorite sight in the spring and the perfect outdoor study or recreation spot.
The Centennial Village is near the Downing Student Union, which includes Burrito Bowl, Chick-Fil-A, the Fresh Food Company, Papa John's Pizza, RedZone, Starbucks, and Steak 'N Shake.
Subway and the P.O.D. Market are located inside Bates Runner Hall.