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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

IT Division - Accounts

NetID Accounts

All active faculty, staff and students are issued a NetID. The NetID and password are used to login to most major WKU computer systems and services including, but not limited to, Blackboard, TopNet, WKU Portal, Email, Computer Labs, and WKU Wireless.

Faculty and Staff receive their NetID upon entry to the Banner Human Resources System after being hired. Students receive their NetID upon admission to WKU.

It is important to manage and protect your NetID and password. Your NetID password expires every 180 days, and you will be required to enter a new password. Do not share your NetID or password with anyone. Immediately contact the IT Helpdesk @ (270) 745-7000 or by live chat if you suspect your NetID or password is compromised.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14