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Parent & Family Weekend September 28-29, 2018

Information for Family & Friends


Parents and families of WKU this weekend is for you. We invite you to review the full Parent & Family Weekend schedule for a comprehensive look at the weekend's activities. See below for information on where to stay, parking, accessibility, and more. 

 

accommodations

Accommodations

Parent & Family Weekend will be an exciting time in Bowling Green, KY. If overnight accommodations are necessary, we recommend making reservations early. Local hotel information can be found in the Accommodations Section, which lists a few hotels on or within miles from campus..

directions

Directions & Parking

WKU is located in southcentral Kentucky, easily accessible from I-65 and the Natcher Parkway. Parent & Family Weekend parking for family and friends will be available in our parking structures. See directions to campus and parking information.

Accessibility

 Accessibility

Parent & Family Weekend is well-attended, and those with mobility or health issues will have accessibility to the various activities. Disability accommodations may be made for parking and seating. Learn more.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS


 

hyatt place

Hyatt Place Bowling Green

holiday inn

Holiday Inn University Plaza

hilton garden

Hilton Garden Inn

courtyard by marriot

Courtyard by Marriott

fairfield inn and suites

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Staybridge inn and suites

Staybridge Suites 

Towneplace

TownePlace Suites

Drury Inn Bowling Green

Drury Inn

 


 

 DIRECTIONS

DIRECTIONS FROM NORTH AND SOUTH I-65

1. Take Exit 26 off of Interstate 65.

2. Turn toward Bowling Green onto Cemetery Road.

3. Continue straight for three miles. Cemetery Road becomes Fairview Avenue. Continue going straight across 31-W Bypass. You will pass a fire station on your left. After passing the fire station, go through one traffic light and a stop sign, then turn left at the second stop sign onto College Street (this is a one-way street).

4. Stay on College Street through downtown Bowling Green and continue until you reach the top of the hill. College Street will dead-end at College Heights Boulevard at a statue of Henry Hardin Cherry. Turn right onto College Heights Boulevard at the stop sign and stay in the right-hand lane.

5. The next stop sign is College Heights Blvd. Turn right.

6. Turn left at the traffic light onto University Blvd.

7.  Guest parking is available in Parking Structure 1 or Parking Structure 2 on your left. 

 

IF YOU ARE TRAVELING ON THE WILLIAM NATCHER PARKWAY (from Owensboro):

1. Take Exit 7 (previously Exit 5) off the William Natcher Parkway for US-68.

2. Turn left off the exit ramp.

3. You will travel approximately 2 miles, go under a train trestle, and come to a stop light at University Boulevard.

4. Turn left on University Boulevard.

5. Guest parking is available in Parking Structure 1 or Parking Structure 2 on your right.

 

IF YOU ARE TRAVELING ON THE WILLIAM NATCHER PARKWAY (from Owensboro):

1. Take Exit 7 (previously Exit 5) off the William Natcher Parkway for US-68.

2. Turn left off the exit ramp.

3. You will travel approximately 2 miles, go under a train trestle, and come to a stop light at University Boulevard.

4. Turn left on University Boulevard.

5. Guest parking is available in Parking Structure 1 or Parking Structure 2 on your right.


 

PARKING

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 Last Modified 1/14/19