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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.

Adult Learner Services

What is Adult Learner Services?

Adult Learner Services is a program specifically designed to help adults pursue a college degree. Thinking about entering college for the first time but don't know where to start? Considering going back to school to finish a degree you started years ago but didn't complete? Wondering how long and what classes you would have to take to finish? We can help with these and other questions.

WKU Adult Learner Services offers a wide variety of assistance to "non-traditional" students.

We offer assistance with:

  • Degree audits—determining remaining requirements for completing a degree for returning adult learners or determining the quickest route to completing a degree
  • Procedures for admissions and re-admissions
  • Financial Aid  
  • Setting up NET ID & topper webmail
  • Registering for class
  • Referrals to campus resources
  • Academic renewal
  • Navigating the WKU website
  • Blackboard and online classes
  • Placement exams

Do you have questions about attending WKU? Contact us at (270) 745-3575 or

"You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through." --Rosalynn Carter

Bonnie MacPherson is taking advantage of free tuition offered to anyone over the age of 65. For more information on free information for seniors click here.

Juan Gonzalez took advantage of Veterans Upward Bound to get started. It took him 11 years, but he has obtained his BS, MBA, and Doctorate in Naturopathy.


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 Last Modified 9/24/14