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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

Student Financial Assistance

Vocational Rehabilitation


Please contact your KY Office of Vocational Rehabilitation if you have a mental or physical disability that is an impediment to employment. Each program is designed individually with the student. Assistance with counseling, job placement, and some support services such as interpreters, can be provided without regard to financial need. Assistance with the costs of tuition and fees, transportation, books, etc., depends upon demonstrated financial need and the student’s award from other sources of financial aid. Their contact information is listed below.

KY Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Central Office
Cabinet for Human Resources Building
275 East Main Street
Mail Stop 2E-K
Frankfort, KY 40621


Please contact your KY Office for the Blind if you are are blind or visually impaired. Their contact information is listed below. 

KY Office For the Blind
275 East Main Street
Mail Stop # 2-EJ
Frankfort, KY 40621


If you applied for tuition assistance, fees, transportation, books, housing and etc. and it does not show on your TOPNET account.

1st)  Contact your Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and make sure that authorization has been sent to WKU.

2nd) WKU Vocational Rehabilitation Coordinator does not authorize payment.   She makes sure that payment is applied to your WKU student account.


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 Last Modified 9/25/14