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WKU Military Student Services



Textbooks for Troops™

Special WKU Military Tuition Rate

Tuition Assistance

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Veteran Resource Center

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WKU Military Student Services

1906 College Heights BLVD

Tate Page Hall, 408

Bowling Green, KY 42101

p: 270-745-2180

f: 270-745-4351


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Office Hours


8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

USMC Lance Corporal Kent Johnson, aka our "GoArmyEd Marine", is a Military Student Consultant at WKU. Visit Kent in TPH 408, if you need assistance.

Crew members of the USS George Washington display a banner from WKU students. "WKU Salutes the men and women of the USS George Washington!"

Welcome Veterans and Military Students


Thank you for your service!


We are proud that you have chosen Western Kentucky University.  It is an honor for us to serve you as you pursue your educational goals.


 2015 best for vets               yellow ribbon            2015 military friendly        


WKU has been ranked as a "Best for Vets 4-year College" by Military Times Edge magazine for five consecutive years and was ranked as high as #7 in 2014.  We have also been designated as a "Military Friendly School" for EVERY YEAR since 2009 by Victory Media.  WKU is also a Yellow Ribbon and MyCAA participating university.


WKU Military Student Services

We began serving students in 2011 with the mission to provide personalized support for all our military, veterans and dependents.  Currently, we provide free textbooks for eligible military students through Textbooks For Troops™, support and guidance with GoArmyEd and all TA requests for all branches of the military, a Veterans Resource Center (a dedicated space for military, veterans and dependents) and so much more.


WKU is committed to serving you!


WKU is a public university founded in 1906 and regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).  As a leading American university with international reach, WKU is engaged in internationally, acclaimed, student-and-learning-centered academic programs.  180 degree programs are offered for associate, baccalaureate, master's, specialist and doctoral degrees, of which 50 are offered completely online through WKU Online and WKU On Demand


WKU has a long history providing services to the US Military... for 41 years WKU has provided a regional campus dedicated to those stationed at Ft. Knox and for over 70 years WKU has had an ARMY ROTC battalion here on campus.  WKU is a member of Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC) and the SOC Degree Network System which provides you flexible transferability of college credit.  WKU also offers a special military tuition rate to all currently serving military students (Active Duty, Reserves and National Guard) at $250 per credit hour for undergraduate and graduate courses.


 WKU serves more than 3,400 student at three regional campuses in Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, Glasgow and Owensboro.  Follow this link for more information about the regional campuses.


SOKY Veterans Council

Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of every month at the WKU ALIVE Center at 3 p.m.

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WKU Student Veterans Alliance

Monthly meetings are held in the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) in Tate Page Hall 410. 


The SVA's Spring 2015 Newsletter is available for viewing by clicking here.


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WKU's online bachelor's programs are ranked #2 by US News and World Report's Best Online Bachelor's Programs for 2015.

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