Western Kentucky University

Information for Parents

Information for parents of current or future WKU students

Please use the links below to find answers to many of parents' frequently asked questions.



Whether you are a first time freshman or interested in transferring your studies to WKU, a minority student, military student or an athlete, you may find all the resources you need to begin your application process today. Our step-by-step online application process will take you one step closer to becoming a Hilltopper.



The WKU Alumni Association encourages alumni to develop strong ties with each other and the University through an engaging mix of programs and activities.


Campus Safety

WKU strives to provide a safe and secure environment for our campus community. From the WKU Campus Police and Emergency Alert System, to the Campus Escort Service and no-tolerance policies, you may find it all here.


Financial Assistance

Determine if your student is eligible for financial assistance from scholarships to grants, print forms, instructions and more.


Health & Wellness

From recreational activities to health management services and our full-service Health Services Center, WKU has many services with the well being of our students in mind.


Resources for Adult Learners

Whether you are simply exploring your options or are ready to pursue a degree for the first time or complete a degree, WKU hosts a variety of programs for adult learners who would like to study at one of our campuses or online.


Student Handbook

Access the student handbook for a complete listing of WKU student policies and procedures.


Tuition & Fees

Learn about approximate costs per semester for traditional, International, online education and more.


WKU Billing and Receiving

Contact the WKU Bursar's Office for due dates, payment arrangements, grant, refund and contact information.


WKU Parents Association

Want to become more involved in the activities around campus and work towards supporting new and exciting ventures at WKU? The WKU Parents Association provides the perfect vehicle to stay connected.


WKU Store

Looking to stock up on some official WKU merchandise? The WKU Store has everything you need from textbooks and computers to apparel for all ages and convenience items.


Visit Our Campuses

Schedule a time to visit and tour our beautiful main campus or one of our exceptional satellite campuses, find upcoming events and take a virtual tour.

 Last Modified 11/25/13