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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert


Commencement Celebration

Graduate Commencement Ceremony

 Each graduate student will be recognized individually during the ceremony. Instructions for the assembly and Grand March will be provided when picking up caps and gowns. There will be no rehearsal for students; marshals will guide and instruct the graduates for the processional and individual recognition portion of the ceremony. The ceremony is expected to last approximately one and one-half hours. 

 May 15, 2015


4:15 pm

Degree candidates assemble in Diddle Arena Auxillary Gyms and receive commencement pin from the Alumni Association.

 4:30 pm

Pre-commencement music begins in Diddle Arena.

 4:45 pm

Students depart the assembly location.

 5:00 pm

Commencement ceremony begins with the Grand March of the platform party, faculty and degree candidates.


Friday, May 15, 2015
5:00 pm CDT

Commencement programs listing graduates' names will be distributed at the ceremony. 

There is open seating, no limit to the number of guests and no tickets necessary. 

2013 Grad Students

link to Alumni Association

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