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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

Our Current Show

The Summer Constellation Show:


"Night SkyStories Over a Summer Campfire"

 Stars around a campfireSource:


Summer, more than any other season of the year, is a time for star-gazing.  Whether you are lucky enough to observe from a rural setting or find yourself looking skyward from a brightly lit town, this show is designed to help you become more familiar with the star patterns visible in the summer evenings. Share with us the glory of the celestial sphere as we look for ways to help identify them and remember the patterns they make.






Sunday, May 17,   2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19,       7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 21,      7:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 24,   2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 26,       7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 28,      7:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 31,   2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 2,        7:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 4,       7:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 7,    2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 9,         7:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 11,      7:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 14,   2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 16,      7:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 18,     7:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 21,   2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 23,      7:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 25,    7:00 p.m.
Sunday June 28,   2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 30      7:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 2,        7:00 p.m.



Hardin Planetarium is wheelchair accessible. A ramp from State Street provides access to the building's main floor and the ground floor is accessible via double doors.

For other needs, please request accommodations at least 3 business days before your visit. 270-745-4044.



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 Last Modified 12/8/14