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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

Professional Development in World Languages

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Travel Information


Both workshops are being held at the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center on the WKU Campus.

Housing on Campus

Visiting Scholar Residences on the Main Campus of WKU has space for as many as 7 scholars during the dates of the OPI workshop. There are 2 cottages with 2 bedrooms each (same sex requirement) and then 3 single studio apartments, all completely furnished, with kitchens.

The cost is $150 per person for each scholar for the entire workshop period. $150 is the minimum fee for a short term stay of up to 6 days. Reservations may be made through Holly Oglesbee in the Department of Modern Languages.


The WKU Knicely Conference Center is proud to be affiliated with the several local hotels to offer you fine accommodations during your stay in Bowling Green.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14