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WKU continues to monitor the pandemic and will activate contingency plans to best protect members of the WKU family and the communities in which we live.

The following information is subject to change. Please continue to check this website for the most up-to-date information:

  • WKU is set to begin the fall 2020 semester on August 24, 2020. View the fall 2020 academic calendar here.
  • For the safety of our students, faculty, and staff, we’re making some changes to some of our class formats. Classes will be offered in one of three class ways: face-to-face, online or hybrid.  To learn more about how WKU is shifting modalities while providing an equivalent, high-quality educational experience, visit www.wku.edu/healthyonthehill/academics.

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If you have questions about WKU’s response to COVID-19, email covid19@wku.edu.

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or to report compliance concerns, call WKU’s Emergency Management Department at 270-745-2019. 

For emergencies, call 911. 





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Big Red Restart

To access WKU's original Big Red Restart website and learn more about the strategies developed by the WKU Restart Committees, visit wku.edu/restart/old.


Academic Calendar for Fall Semester

August 24, 2020

Fall semester classes begin.

September 7, 2020

Labor Day will be used as an instructional day.

October 1-2, 2020

Previously scheduled Fall Break will be used as instructional days.

November 3, 2020

Election Day. No instruction.

November 25-27, 2020

University is closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

November 30, 2020

Classes resume via remote learning. No in-person instruction or assessment for the remainder of the semester.

December 7-11, 2020

Final examinations.



Frequently Asked Questions

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 Last Modified 8/3/20