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Health & Wellness

Faculty, Staff & Spouses* Take the Top Life Pledge and Know Your Numbers On-Campus Biometric Screenings Available Oct. 1 – Dec. 18, 2015 Between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Complete your online Health Assessment and Biometric Screening by December 18, 2015.  Call GGC@WKU (270) 745-CARE (2273) to schedule your appointment. If medically possible, please refrain from food or drink, other than black coffee or water, 8 to 12 hours prior to your screening appointment.  *Benefits eligible employees and participating spouses/partners. WKU Top Life Wellness (logo)If you see something, say something. Report unattended bags, unusual behavior, or suspicious activity to the WKU Police at (270) 745-2548 or use the WKU Police Confidential tip line at (270) 745-8773. Send screenshots of suspicious social media activity to wkupolice@wku.eduWKU is only the 4th campus nationwide to be named a "Safe Community" by the National Safety Council.
Health & Wellness Services at WKU

WKU is concerned about the health and wellness of students, faculty, and staff and provides many options for helping every individual live a healthy lifestyle.

Counseling & Testing Center

WKU Counseling and Testing provides mental health and adjustment counseling for students who may be struggling with stress, depression, anxiety and other worries that keep them from achieving academic success.

Dental Hygiene Clinic

The Dental Hygiene Program operates a clinic in which its students treat patients under the supervision of dental hygiene faculty members.


Graves Gilbert Clinic @ WKU

Graves Gilbert Clinic physicians and nurse practitioners provide on-campus healthcare services for WKU students, faculty, staff and community.


Health Education & Promotion

The Health Education & Promotion program provides various health-related programming, services, presentations and resources for the WKU student body.  

Health & Fitness Lab

Our Health and Fitness Lab can assist you with weight management, blood pressure screenings, massage therapy, group classes and more.

Intramural Recreational Sports

WKU has a great intramural and sports club program.  No tryouts!  We also have the WKU Challenge Course and so much more.

ORAC - Outdoor Recreation Adventure Center

Equipment rentals, bike repairs, adventure excursions - lots of fun and exciting ways to enjoy the outdoors.


Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center

From an elevated track, natatorium, racquetball, volleyball and basketball courts, dance studio and a brand new, state-of-the-art weight room and fitness center, the Preston Center offers something for everyone. 



WellU is an online student wellness program designed to promote health and wellness related programs and services available at WKU.

WKU Dining Services

From Fresh and Healthy food options to an on-site dietician to assist you with any special health needs, WKU strives to provide healthy choices for our campus community.

WKU Employee Wellness

The Employee Wellness Program is to enhance the personal and professional lives of WKU employees by providing educational opportunities, programs, and services that promote and support healthy lifestyle behaviors.

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 Last Modified 10/20/15