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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

Study Away

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Study Away Budgeting Worksheet

This worksheet is intended to help students get an idea of the costs associated with Study Away.
(Please do not use commas or decimal numbers in the budget form fields on the left. But do use 2 decimal places in the exchange rate field on the right.)

Calculate Exchange

STEP 1: Estimate your expenses in US dollars using the form on the left.

STEP 2: Determine the exchange rate for the country you will be visiting. A good reference is

STEP 3: Enter the exchange rate in the field below. Then click in the Total Cost in Local Currency field for the total amount.

Destination Exchange Rate:
(Use 2 decimal places)

$1.00 (US Dollar) =

Total Cost in Local Currency:

Tuition & Fees
Room & board
Mandatory program fees
Program excursions
Supplemental course fees
Administrative Fee
Fixed Cost Total
Variable Expenses
International Travel
Estimated round-trip airfare
Transportation to/from airport
Medical Insurance (Estimate $1/day)
Personal Expenses
Books & course packets
Meals not included in program fee
Toiletries & laundry
Local travel (taxis, buses, subway)
Cell phone/internet/postage
Social activities
Personal travel
Additional Costs
Variable Cost Total
Total Cost in $US

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 Last Modified 9/25/14