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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

Office of International Programs

International Employee Services



Services for International Faculty, Staff, and Scholars

Western Kentucky University is home to approximately 88 international faculty, staff and international visiting scholars. Support for immigration as well as social opportunities for international faculty, scholars and their families are available.

Employing International Faculty & Staff

International Student & Scholar Services can guide WKU departments through the multi-dimensional process of hiring foreign nationals. ISSS can provide immigration assistance associated with employment of international faculty and staff in H-1B visa and Permanent Residency applications.

Inviting International Faculty

WKU hosts a variety of academic visitors from around the world, such as student interns, student graduate researchers, post-docs, visiting faculty on sabbatical from their home institution, visiting teaching and research faculty, and academic fellowship recipients. Information is available on how to invite international academic visitors through the J-1 visa program.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14