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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

The Confucius Institute

Study Abroad


Encouraging WKU and area high school students to travel and study in China is an important part of our mission. Below you will find some campus, area, and Hanban study abroad resources.


  • The Office of Study Abroad & Global Learning provides access to a variety of study abroad programs, from WKU-led, to consortia and exchange programs. Please visit the Office's website for a complete list of programs:



  • The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) is a leading study abroad consortium with programs in over 20 countries in Asia, Europe, Latin America & Africa. Please visit KIIS on the web for more information:


  • The Office of Scholar Development (OSD) helps WKU students and alums find and apply for study abroad funds in national and international scholarship/grant competitions. Visit OSD's website for more information:


  • Coming Soon: Hanban and Confucius Institutes Study Abroad and Scholarship Opportunities

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