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ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

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

Welcome Incoming Freshmen

Be Social! Join the WKU on Facebook App!iWKU mobile appFollow WKUI'm in! Now what? Register for ATP! #wku19Ready to plan your visit to WKU?  Click Visit WKU on the left to schedule your campus tour.Join us for FOCUS on WKU! April 25th, 2015. WKU-It's all within your reach!WKU. Attend the Future Hilltopper Reception. It's all within your reach! Saturday, February 28th

Ready to plan your visit to WKU? Click Visit WKU on the left to schedule your campus tour.

Welcome to WKU!

We are excited to welcome you to WKU!  

By now you are narrowing down your choices.  Maybe you've visited, applied, or maybe you've been accepted!  You might be wondering what to do next?  Will WKU contact you?  Do you need to contact someone?  Who will your roommate be, and did you receive your financial aid?  How do you register for classes? This site answers some of your most pressing questions!

The links on this page offer a comprehensive listing of your next steps in becoming a Hilltopper!  Our FAQ's at the top of the page cover many topics that will help you along the way.  If you can't find your answer here, then check out the different ways you can connect with us at WKU to ask questions, meet other students, and more!


Have questions? We're here to help!
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Of course, you may feel free to contact us at any time!  We are excited that you have chosen WKU and can't wait to welcome you to the Hill!

It's all within your reach!


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