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Visiting Scholar Residences

We hope your stay at WKU will be happy, comfortable, and filled with accomplishments. We invite you to get to know the culture of the city of Bowling Green and the state of Kentucky while you are at Western Kentucky University. We know that your time at this University will enrich the quality of our academic life, and we hope that your time here will enrich your life as well.


Coming July 1st:

-New lease agreement form

-$50.00 fee for late rent payments

-If your guest does not have a WKU ID number, we will issue the key in the name of the host contact we have for that scholar

*The Department is responsible for finding housing, if there is no availability.

Housing fees for 2018/2019 year are:

  • $550/month per bedroom for Colonial Court Cottages (1594 Normal Dr.)
  •  $600/month per efficiency apartment for Colonial Court 4-Plex (1594 Normal Dr.)
  •  The fee for a second person sharing a bedroom is 50% of the original fee and no more than two people can occupy any bedroom.
  •  For a partial month beyond one month, the monthly rate will be prorated. For stays of less than one month, the minimum rental fee is $225 for 5 nights; for stays over 5 nights each additional night will be prorated.

 *Prices are subject to change! $200 deposit will be charged to all tenants at the beginning of their lease.


 Please contact us if you have any questions:

Email: vsr@wku.edu

Phone: 270.745.2081



                           VSR Photos

                 513 Regents Ave. (Confucius Institute)
   513 Regents

                                        5 bedrooms, 3 baths (male only)

 Cottage 1                                                    Cottage 2

            Cottage 1 outside                                      Cottage 2 outside

            Cottage 1 inside                                     Cottage 2 inside

 2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)             2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)

 Cottage 3                                                    Cottage 4

           Cottage 3 outside                                      Cottage 4 outside

           Cottage 3 inside                                           Cottage 4 inside

 2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)               2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)

 Cottage 5                                                    Cottage 6

           Cottage 5 outside                                 Cottage 6 outside

           Cottage 5 inside                                Cottage 6 inside

 2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)              2 bedrooms, 1 bath (male/female)

                                        Apartment Building 7A-7D

          Apartment building

       4 efficiency apartments (male/female)

                See  interior photos here. 





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 Last Modified 11/16/18