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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and 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 tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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Noteworthy Awards or Recognitions

Voted BEST for Vets College by Military Times
Recognized as a military friendly school in G.I. Jobs
WKU Student Veterans Alliance
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United States Military

WKU is a participating Servicemember Opportunity College

Western Kentucky University thanks you for your service! We are proud that you selected WKU as your choice in continuing your education!

At WKU you are assured a quality education from a regionally accredited school, with exceptional student support services. WKU has been designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2009 by G.I. Jobs Magazine, has been ranked as a Best For Vets 4-year college by Military Times Edge Magazine for the 2011 and 2012-13 school years, and earned top honors from US News & World Report in 2011 as a Top 10 school in the nation in the category of student support services for online learners.

As a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)
Consortium and the SOC Degree Network System, we are committed to expanding and improving voluntary postsecondary educational opportunities for servicemembers worldwide. SOC Consortium members subscribe to principles and criteria to ensure that quality academic programs are available to active-duty military students, their family members, and veterans.

WKU awards college credit based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Guide Recommendation. Active duty soldiers or military veterans will be required to submit official military transcripts prior to admission. Any soldier that is retired or discharged from the military will be required to submit a copy of the DD Form 214 (Member Copy 4) Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty of Service. The DD Form 214 must have Characterization of Service listed on the form.

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