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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.


Commencement Celebration

Academic Regalia

Faculty needing to rent academic regalia must submit their request to the WKU Store. Regalia expert, Charlie Gancio, will be available during the Grad Fair to help facilitate Regalia purchase orders. The Grad Fair at the Augenstein Alumni Center, will be April 1-2, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The availability of caps, gowns and hoods is not guaranteed after the deadline date. The last day to order is Wednesday, March 18, 2015. ORDER FORM

Questions regarding the rental or purchase of regalia should be directed to Marcia Dodson at 745-5805 or Linda Harm at 745-5797. Please allow 6 weeks for delivery of purchased regalia.

Assembly Information

Faculty should assemble as follows for the ceremonies:

Graduate  Ceremony - Friday, May 15
Assemble in the Hall of Champions no later than:
4:30 p.m.
Undergraduate Ceremonies - Saturday, May 16

9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Ceremony
Order of Colleges
  Gordon Ford College of Business
  College of Health and Human Services
1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Ceremony
Order of Colleges
  Ogden College of Science and Engineering
  College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Ceremony
Order of Colleges
  Potter College of Arts and Letters
  University College

Special Accommodations

Participating faculty who need special accommodations should contact the Office of the Registrar at (270) 745-5432.

Registrar 2014

 Provost and President at Commencement

Mace Carrier

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