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Find a Roommate on the WKU Schools App

Join Roommate Finder

Don't have a particular person in mind to be your roommate at WKU? Don't worry,  we can match you with someone based on the preferences you list on your housing application, or you can join the Roommate Finder on the Schools App at!

What is the Schools App?

WKU on Schools App is the official community for Western Kentucky University. It was created in part to ensure that your personal Facebook profile stays private while allowing you to interact with other current or incoming WKU students. You can start connecting with your new friends now! The WKU Schools App will help you meet other students who share interests similar to your own. WKU Staff members are also available on the app to answer your questions and to assist you with your transition into becoming a Hilltopper and beyond!

Who Can Join the Schools App?

WKU on Schools App is for current and admitted students of Western Kentucky University.

How Do I Join the Schools App? 

1. Download the Schools App or join online at

    Download on the App Store   Get it on Google Play

2. Use the email address you used on your WKU admissions application (or your WKU email address given at TOP). The Schools App also requires a Facebook account. The app will only access your name, profile photo, and your friend list (to connect you to WKU students you're already Facebook Friends with). 

How Do I Access Roommate Finder on the Schools App?

On the desktop version, Roommate Finder is in the left menu. On the mobile Schools App, the Roommate Finder icon is in the bottom menu. 

Roommate Finder desktop and mobile

I Found a Roommate! How Can I Request Them on My Application?

Once you find a roommate, whether you're filling out your application for the first time or need to add a roommate later, you can add them to your Housing Agreement on Topnet. Make sure you include their WKU ID number. Roommate requests must be mutual - make sure you have both added each other to your Housing Agreements. 

Roommate requests should be made before the March 31st priority deadline for your best chance to be assigned together. 

Roommate requests are based on space availability and are not guaranteed. 

When is Roommate Finder Available?

Roommate Finder is available on the Schools App October 1 - March 31. 

Questions? Need Help?

You can direct questions about Roommate Finder or WKU on Schools App to

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 Last Modified 5/23/18