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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.

WKU Academic Calendar

WKU reserves the right to make changes to these calendars.

2014-2015 Academic Year
Fall Semester, Winter Term, Spring Semester,
Summer Term

Final Exam

Fall Finals, Winter Finals, Spring Finals,
Summer Sessionspdf icon

Semester At-A-Glance

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summerpdf icon

Registration Guide

Fall, Winter and Spring, Summer

Schedule of Classes

Academic Year Calendars
2013-2014 Academic Year
2014-2015 Academic Year
2015-2016 Academic Year

2014-2015 Academic Year


Classes Begin Monday, August 25
Labor Day (university closed) Monday, September 1
Fall Break (no classes; offices open) Thursday and Friday, October 2-3
Second Bi-Term Begins Thursday, October 16
Thanksgiving Holiday (university closed) Wednesday-Friday, November 26-28
Final Examinations Monday-Friday, December 8-12
Commencement Saturday, December 13
Final Grades Due Tuesday, December 16 (noon)


Classes Begin Monday, January 5
MLK Day (university closed) Monday, January 19
Final Examinations Friday, January 23


Classes Begin Monday, January 26
Spring Break Monday-Friday, March 9-13
Second Bi-Term Begins Monday, March 23
Final Examinations Monday-Friday, May 11-15
Commencement Weekend Friday - Sunday, May 15-17
Final Grades Due Tuesday, May 19 (noon)


May Sessions 
Classes Begin Monday, May 18
Memorial Day (university closed) Monday, May 25
June I Sessions  
Classes Begin Monday, June 8
June II Sessions  
Classes Begin Monday, June 15
July I Sessions  
Independence Day observed
(university closed)
Friday, July 3
Classes Begin Monday, July 6
July II Sessions  
 Classes Begin Monday, July 13
 Summer Term Ends Thursday, August 13

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 Last Modified 9/25/14