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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

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Refunds may be offered in limited circumstances:

  • Cancellation: If the program is canceled by WKU prior to departure, the student may receive a refund of amount paid, including the $250 deposit.
  • Non-Acceptance: If a student is not accepted prior to course registration, the student may receive a full refund, including the $250 deposit.
  • Revocation of Acceptance: If a student's acceptance is revoked for any reason, the student may receive a refund based on the date of revocation.  Such an action would be treated as a withdrawal for refund purposes.  Refer to the program's Green Sheet with withdrawal penalties.
  • Post Program Start: No refunds will be considered after the program start date, except if program is cancelled by WKU.
  • Extreme Circumstances: In the event of extreme circumstances, the case will be reviewed upon the student's request. Any funds that are recoverable and uncommitted MAY be refunded, less any withdrawal fee, and less the $250 non-refundable deposit .

See the Withdrawal link for details about this process.

We will make every effort to place you with another Faculty-Led Study Abroad program and apply your payments to that program.


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 Last Modified 9/25/14