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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

WKU Child Care Centers

2014-2015 Calendar

August 18, 2014
Fall Head Start Begins

September 1, 2014
Closed for Labor Day

November 26-28, 2014
Closed for Thanksgiving

December 19, 2014 - January 2, 2015
Closed for Winter Break

January 5, 2015
Winter Head Start Begins

January 19, 2015
Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 

March 19-13, 2015*
WKU Spring Break

May 15, 2015
Winter Head Start Ends

May 18-22, 2015*
WKUCCC Optional Week 

May 25, 2014
Closed for Memorial Day

May 26, 2015
Summer Head Start Begins
(Summer hours are from 7:30am - 5:30pm.)

August  10-14, 2015
Closed for Staff Pre-Service 

August 17, 2015
Fall Head Start Begins

*During optional, child care only weeks (marked by an asterisk), Head Start families using WKUCCC will need to pay for child care.  If you use the center at all during this period, you will be charged the weekly rate; there are no drop-in daily rates.  If you need more information, please contact the office at (270) 745-4042.

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