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Information for new Hilltoppers starting in fall 2020

FAQ for New Hilltoppers


Like you and your family, WKU is taking steps to limit the exposure of COVID-19. Also like many of you, these steps have started a new "normal" for us, and we want to keep you informed as plans change. If a question or concern you have isn't answered below, please contact us or chat with us.



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Text: 270-253-4242

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Please note that while our office is open during this time, many of our staff are working remotely. We can also set up one-on-one virtual meetings if requested. Please contact your admissions counselor for more information.

Campus tours are suspended until further notice. We suggest taking our virtual tour for now and we invite you visit in person once tours resume.
We encourage you to visit WKU's website about the repsonse and communications surrounding COVID-19. 

Yes! You can fill out the application online. Please contact us if you have any questions about the application or need help with submitting your fee, transcripts, or test scores.

We've created a web page detailing all of the changes that have been made to TOP. If you registered for a date, more information about your specific date has also been emailed to you.

Yes, however, it will be a virtual event for April and May dates. We hope to have our June, July, and August dates as in-person events on campus. We encourage you to sign up for a TOP date to receive the quickest and most up-to-date communications about fall 2020 orientation.

We have a discount voucher for students that qualify. You can email top@wku.edu for more information.
No. The housing application can be completed online. The priority housing deadline is March 31, but you can continue to apply for housing after this date.
Registration will open late in the spring semester. We will email you when M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan registration is available.



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