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A.C.E.S. Living Learning Community

Academic Community Engaging Students

 A.C.E.S. is a partnership between the Academic Support Department and the Department of Housing and Residence Life (HRL). It is specifically designed to support first students that attend their classes at South Campus, live in the residence halls and are involved in activities at WKU. The mission of A.C.E.S. is to enhance students' successful matriculation into a global society by engaging in academic, residential and social experiences. South Campus offers the Alice Rowe Learning Assistance Center, the SMART Cafe' and computer labs for students.

Below you will find A.C.E.S. Program appointed classes taught specifically by A.C.E.S. faculty. If possible, it is highly recommended that you take required and relevant courses taught by our A.C.E.S. faculty in order to ensure your personal success throughout the A.C.E.S. program. When you meet with your advisor have them enroll you in 2 or more courses listed below:

Developmental Reading (DRDG 080C)

University Experience (UCC 175C)

Developmental English (DENG 055C)

Communication (COMM 145C)

These classes are reserved for students in the A.C.E.S. Living Learning Community. If you are a South Campus student and would like to be part of this great learning opportunity you must enroll in at least two courses designated for the A.C.E.S. program

  • Located in Pearce Ford Tower (PFT) and Hugh Poland Hall
  • Students will live together
  • Have classes together
  • Explore career opportunities
  • Participate in specially designed programs

Contact: Carlous Yates  Big Red Logo

Phone: 270.745.8703


Contact: Minnette Huck

Phone: 270.745.4076


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 Last Modified 9/25/14