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Office of International Programs

Welcome to WKU's International Village

We hope your stay at WKU will be happy, comfortable, and filled with accomplishments. We invite you to get to know the culture of the city of Bowling Green and the state of Kentucky while you are at Western Kentucky University. We know that your time at this University will enrich the quality of our academic life, and we hope that your time here will enrich your life as well.


                                         513 Regents Ave

                                      (Confucius Institute)


                                       5 bedrooms, 3 baths (male only)

 Cottage 1                                                    Cottage 2

1 2

 2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)       2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)

 Cottage 3                                                    Cottage 4

3 4

 2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)       2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)

 Cottage 5                                                    Cottage 6

5 6

 2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)       2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)

                                        Apartment Building 7A-7D


4 efficiency apartments (male/female)



 Housing fees for 2014/2015 year are:

  • $550/month per bedroom for Colonial Court Cottages (1594 Normal Dr.)
  •  $600/month per efficiency apartment for Colonial Court 4-Plex (1594 Normal Dr.)
  •  The fee for a second person sharing a bedroom is 50% of the original fee and no more than two people can occupy any bedroom.
  •  For a partial month beyond one month, the monthly rate will be prorated. For stays of less than one month, the minimum rental fee is $225 for 5 nights; for stays over 5 nights each additional night will be prorated.

 *Prices are subject to change! $200 deposit will be charged to all tenants at the beginning of their lease.


Coming July 1st:

-New lease agreement form

-$50.00 fee for late rent payments

-If your guest does not have a WKU ID number, we will issue the key in the name of the host contact we have for that scholar

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Information for Guests

Policies for Using the Visiting Scholars Residences

Departmental Agreement

VSR House Rules

Establishing a Guest IT Account

Frequently Asked Questions

Online Maintenance Request Form


*The Department is responsible for finding housing, if there is no availability.

 Contact us:


Phone: 270.745.2081

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 Last Modified 1/18/18