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Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Saturday, September 21st
2:30am - 5:30am

OPENING ACT at AAC - WKU vs. Morgan State

  • Time: 2:30am - 5:30am
Date: 9/21/2013 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM http://alumni.wku.edu?sid=808&gid=1&pgid=2330&cid=3922&ecid=3922&ciid=9854&crid=0

1973 Football Reunion

  • Time: 4:30am
Date: 9/21/2013 4:30 PM http://alumni.wku.edu?sid=808&gid=1&pgid=2280&cid=3847&ecid=3847&ciid=9853&crid=0
7:00am - 5:00pm

Focus on WKU

  • Location: Finley C. Grise Hall - GH 0235
  • Time: 7:00am - 5:00pm
7:00am - 5:00pm

Focus On WKU 2013

  • Location: Diddle Arena - DA 101C
  • Time: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Recruiting Event
7:30am - 5:00pm

Focus on Western - 2013

  • Location: Gary A. Ransdell Hall - College of Education - GRH 2064
  • Time: 7:30am - 5:00pm
7:30am - 5:00pm

Focus on Western 2013

  • Location: Gary A. Ransdell Hall - College of Education - GRH 1074
  • Time: 7:30am - 5:00pm

FOCUS on WKU & Fall Preview - Campus Wide Open House Event

  • Location: WKU
  • Time: 8:00am

Focus on WKU

Focus on WKU is a program designed to show prospective students and their families first-hand what WKU has to offer. It is a one day open house event that offers a comprehensive look at our outstanding academic offerings, student services, activities and facilities. Sessions are offered on various topics to provide valuable information about life at WKU and an exciting expo allows students and their families the opportunity to personally connect with representatives from different departments of study, student services, housing and more.

Campus walking and bus tours will be available. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing, so you may enjoy your visit to the fullest. Please plan to spend a day with the WKU family.

Discounted meal tickets for lunch at the WKU Fresh Food Company in The Topper Café will be available at check in.

Advanced registration is preferred.

Focus on WKU programs typically include several activities that you can attend:

  • Informational sessions on Admissions, Financial Aid & Scholarships, Honors, Housing and more
  • Academic Expo featuring colleges, departments and student service offices
  • Campus Tours
  • On-site Admissions
  • Athletic Event

For additional info and to register, please visit our website

8:00am - 5:00pm


  • Location: Downing Student Union - DSU 0224 - Auditorium
  • Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 11:00am

Glass Fusing Workshop

  • Location: Kentucky Museum
  • Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
10:00am - 11:30am

Parent and Family Weekend Honors College Brunch

  • Location: Augenstein Alumni Center
  • Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
10:00am - 6:00pm

Parent and Family Weekend

  • Location: Parents Association Tent, beside the Topper Caf
  • Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Check in to pick up your requested tickets.  In case of rain, the outside registration will be moved inside the Downing Student Union.


11:00am - 3:00pm

International Club Car Wash

  • Location: Speedway on Nashville Road
  • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm


12:40pm - 1:25pm

Parent and Family Weekend Mock Classroom Presentation

  • Location: Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium
  • Time: 12:40pm - 1:25pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Parent and Family Weekend Residence Hall Receptions

  • Location: All WKU Residence Halls
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm


Stop by any of the residence halls for a visit and a snack.


3:00pm - 11:59pm

Gamers Guild Meeting

  • Location: Mass Media & Technology - MMTH 0232
  • Time: 3:00pm - 11:59pm
The weekly meeting of the WKU Gamers' Guild.
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Parent and Family Weekend President's Festival

  • Location: South Lawn
  • Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

President Gary Ransdell and his wife, Julie, invite you to join them for food, music, and fellowship on the South Lawn in front of the Raymond B. Preston Health and Activities Center. Cost is $7.00 per person.  Reservations are necessary for anyone attending, including students. Complete and mail in enclosed registration form or register online at www.wku.edu/pfw.

6:00pm - 9:00pm

WKU Home Football Game vs Morgan State

  • Location: Smith Stadium - SS HallofFame
  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
6:00pm - 9:00pm

WKU Home Football Game vs Morgan State

  • Location: Smith Stadium - SS Club
  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Zeta Tau Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity Rush Week

  • Location: Downing Student Union Room A210
  • Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Formal Interviews

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