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WKU WEATHER ALERT:

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

Douglas Keen Hall

Douglas Keen Hall

About Douglas Keen Hall

  • Male/Female Residence Hall
  • Open to Freshmen and Upperclassmen

Douglas Keen is a split level residence hall with two towers separated by a common lobby. It was built in 1968 and underwent a significant renovation in 2008. Keen houses 240 men in the North Tower and 132 women in the South Tower. It is located on the south end of campus across from the Nick Denes Baseball Field.

*This hall closes during Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring breaks. If you need to stay on campus during those times, please apply for Barnes Campbell Hall and list "extended living" as your most important preference.

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Room Features

  • Movable Furniture (one set per resident):
    • A low, loftable, bunkable twin bed (80: x 36")
    • Desk
    • Desk Chair
    • 2-Shelf Bookcase
    • Dresser
    • Closet
    • Trash Can (one per resident) - trash bags available at the front desk
    • Recycling Can (one per room)
  • Room Dimensions: 16' x 11'8"
  • Window Dimensions: Width: 49.25" Height: 49"
  • Window Blinds
  • Local Telephone Service
  • Cable TV
  • Internet (Wireless & Ethernet Access)

Residence Hall Rates

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Hall Features

  • Air Conditioned
  • Study Lounge
  • Vending Machines
  • Laundry Room
  • Kitchen on Every Floor
  • Ice Machine
  • TV Lounge
  • Elevators in the North Tower
  • Satellite Location for The Learning Center
  • Front Desk Open 24/7
  • In-Hall Social & Educational Opportunities

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Fire Evacuations/Floor Plans

Keen Ground Floor

Keen North Side Floors 2-7 (Male Side)

Keen South Side Floors 2-4 (Female Side)

 

Safe Areas

Stairwells - Avoid lobby

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Keen Empty Room

Keen Closets

Keen Kitchen

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 Last Modified 9/25/14