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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



Traversing down Red Canyon to the Colorado River, AZ

Enjoying a sunset after a quick ride at the Low Hollow Trail, KY

Rockin' those positive jams in the Red River Gorge, KY

The night sky as seen from the Colorado River, AZ

Upcoming Events

Friday March 6th
All Day
Utah Explore and Bike
Location: Moab, UT
Saturday March 7th
All Day
Canoe the Buffalo
Location: Buffalo River, AR
Saturday March 7th
All Day
Utah Explore and Bike
Location: Moab, UT
Sunday March 8th
All Day
Canoe the Buffalo
Location: Buffalo River, AR


Mission Statement

ORAC is dedicated to providing the following: educational outdoor activities, high-quality customer service, interactive programs, an enviornmentally friendly approach to learning, and above all, safe outdoor based programs for the campus community.


Spring trip registration is now open.

Register over the phone or in person at our office in the Preston Center.



Spring Hours

Monday - Friday: 12pm - 6pm


Spots are still open on our Buffalo River spring break trip. Sign up today!

Unfortunately, due to our dual spring break trips, we will not be able to accommodate backpack, sleeping bag, tent, headlamp, or sleeping pad rentals. We appreciate your understanding. 

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