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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

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