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WKU NSE Student Manual
-- this is the agreement.

DOWNLOAD MANUAL. Required reading.


Comparison Worksheet

  • Use this form to compare Plan A and Plan B for WKU and your exchange option



  • Log into TOPNET
  • Select the Student Services tab
  • Scroll down to National Student Exchange Application


Application Fee - $200

There is a $200 non-refundable application fee. 

However, you don't pay the fee until we've gone over your application and you tell us you're ready to move forward.  Once you say "go", you pay the application fee on TopNet with a credit card, and your payment is non-refundable.





  • Placement Acceptance Form -- will be provided to you
  • Advising Agreement - It is recommended that this be completed for your
    first and second choice exchange schools as early as possible in the
    spring semester
link to NSE web site

What is NSE?
Learn More.

The NSE website provides the most detailed information about all of your exchange opportunities.

Application Deadlines

  • For Academic Year 2018-2019:
    February 14, 2018
  • For Fall 2018:
    February 14, 2018
  • For Spring 2019:
    February 14, 2018
    Individual exchange options vary on deadlines
    and choices become more limited the longer you wait.

Application Items

  • Interview:
    Required after application complete.
  • Application Fee of $200
    Required after interview.

Advising and Guidance

  • For individuals or groups to get you rolling with the NSE process, set up an appointment with the WKU NSE Coordinator.
  • Office: Tate Page Hall 121

    Phone: 270-745-4512

The information on this website is provided for your convenience, but the WKU NSE Student Manual is the official source for all guidelines, rules and procedures for decisions related to your participation in NSE.  It is expected that you will review this handbook.

WKU is not liable for accidents or injuries sustained in transit to host schools or during the exchange program. Make sure you have adequate major medical insurance coverage. WKU is not liable for any dissatisfaction with an exchange placement or experience.

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Get the NSE iphone app. click logo.

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 Last Modified 10/4/17