Skip to main content
Western Kentucky University


ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

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

Veterans Affairs

Certification Request Forms


DO NOT complete the Certification Request Form until you contact the VA Office in Potter Hall, Rm. 317 (mid-counter area)  or call 270-745-3732 if:  

  • you have never applied for VA benefits  (or) 
  • are transferring your benefits from another school


DO NOT submit until AFTER registration

MUST use Internet Explorer for forms to work correctly!


Instructions to submit your Certification Request Form through your TOPNET account:

1)  Log into your TOPNET account

2)  Click the "Financial Aid" tab

3)  Click on "Veteran Certification Request Form"

4)  Choose the correct semester/term

5)  Hit "Submit"

6)  The Certification Request Form should be displayed with your current information extracted from the university system

7) Complete any fields not already populated

8) Hit "Submit"

The form will be submitted to our office for processing.  All certifications will be processed in the order they are received.




Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 Last Modified 3/3/15