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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

Housing & Residence Life

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Weather Update - Spring Break Closing Status

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:23 a.m.

All residence Halls will remain open until Noon, Saturday, March 7th .  If there are residents that cannot safely leave campus for Spring Break they can make overnight arrangements to stay at Barnes Campbell (270-936-4850) or Bemis Lawrence (270) 936-4750 Halls for Saturday night.  Residents can use the Barnes and Bemis lobbies if their transportation is arriving Saturday afternoon. 

About Western Kentucky University Housing & Residence Life

The Department of Housing and Residence Life, in partnership with the student and the university community, will provide a premier living/learning experience that ensures student success.

Students are provided many opportunities to enhance their on-campus living experience:

There is always something exciting going on in the life of our Residence Halls. Check back often to find out what new opportunities are being offered! It's more than just a place to live! 



First Year Students

Welcome to WKU! Be sure to sign up for M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan, WKU's five-day orientation program for first year residential students, hosted by Housing & Residence Life! Learn more about M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan

If you plan on commuting to campus, we have a two-day orientation designed just for you, "MPC," The M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan Commuter Program! Learn more about MPC

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan from Bryan Lemon on Vimeo

Apply for Housing at WKU

Priority Deadline: March 31 - All full time freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus. Some exemptions apply. Learn more

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HRL Office Hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Closed Saturday & Sunday

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Contact Us

Housing & Residence Life
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11093
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1093

Phone: (270) 745-4359

Fax: (270) 745-6129


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