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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

Student Financial Assistance

Perkins Loan Information


How do I apply for a Perkins loan?

Students interested in a Perkins Loan should send an email to indicating their interest in the loan and requesting that their eligibility be reviewed.  If the award can be added, the student will receive a reply indicating the amount of the award and will be directed to complete the additional documentation needed for the Perkins Loan. 

Perkins loan funds are limited, so priority is typically given to upperclassmen that have received a Perkins loan in a prior academic year.  However, a waiting list is maintained in the Department of Student Financial Assistance and in the event funds become available, students are awarded in the order in which their name was added to the list.


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 Last Modified 9/25/14