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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

WKU Online

Orientation for Online Learners

Online Programs

Whether you plan to finish your degree or change career paths, there has never before been such flexibility in learning opportunities offered at WKU. We now have more than 75 online degrees and certificate programs available for graduate and undergraduate students. If you have previous college credits or have flexibility to take a night or weekend course, you will find an even broader selection of programs available at a distance.

To learn more, visit the links below, call us toll-free at 888-495-8932 (888-4WKUWEB), or email us at

Programs With Some Online Courses

A growing number of undergraduate and graduate programs offer courses online. Please contact the department that offers the degree for specific information on their online course schedule or call WKU Online at (270) 745-5173 to learn more.

Proceed to "Is Distance Learning for me?"

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 Last Modified 9/25/14