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Report a Positive Test Result to the COVID-19 Response Team

 

  • In order to maximize the effectiveness of contact tracing and quarantine, any member of the WKU community testing positive for COVID-19 MUST contact the WKU COVID-19 Response Team within 4 hours of receiving a positive test result.  
  • Commencement celebrations for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates will be held on May 1, 2021.
  • Commencement celebrations for Spring 2020 graduates will be held on May 8, 2021. 
  • Vaccines are available on campus by appointment at E.A. Diddle Arena at the Stansbury Concourse for all faculty, staff, students and contract employees. View the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccination distribution here.
  • The Spring 2021 semester will end one week earlier than previously scheduled. Final examinations will be scheduled for April 26-30, 2021.
  • View the full 2020-2021 academic calendar here.
  • If you have recently tested positive for COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms or think that you have been exposed, call our COVID-19 hotline at 270-745-2019 or email covid.help@wku.edu.
  • Face masks are required at all times while in common spaces inside buildings and outside when 6' of separation is not maintained.  
  • Large parties or gatherings are not permitted. This includes student organizations gathering off-campus. Any social gathering must have fewer than 10 individuals in attendance per executive order of Governor Beshear.  Even when 10 or fewer individuals are present, all participants should practice physical distancing and wear face masks. Violations can be reported to covid.help@wku.edu or 270-745-2019.  Violations will be addressed by the appropriate unit within Student Activities and/or the Office of Student Conduct.  

Are you experiencing symptoms of COVID-19?

Call the COVID-19 Hotline: 270-745-2019

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccine availability.
Explore FAQs on how WKU is safely operating campus.
Learn how you can stay Healthy on the Hill.
Locate spaces where you join virtual classes.

 

 

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Health and Safety

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Academics

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Dining

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Visitors/Events

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Housing

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Student Activities

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Preston Health & Activities Center

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Topper Transit

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Mental Health

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Athletics

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Questions?

If you have compliance concerns, tested positive for COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms or think that you have been exposed, call our COVID-19 Hotline 270-745-2019 or email covid.help@wku.edu.

For emergencies, call 911. 

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

 

  

  

Spring 2021 Welcome Video Preview

President Caboni's Spring 2021 Welcome

 

Healthy on the Hill - Spring 2021 Video Preview

Healthy on the Hill - Spring 2021 Information

 

View from the Hill - WKU plan for COVID 19 testing, contact tracing and quarantine Video Preview

View from the Hill - Testing, Contact Tracing, Quarantine

  

 

WKU Counseling Center providing support through virtual sessions Video Preview

View from the Hill - WKU Counseling Center providing support through virtual sessions

 

VFTH- Student information about getting a COVID-19 test on campus Video Preview

View from the Hill - Getting a COVID-19 Test on Campus

 

View from the Hill - Zoom rooms made available across WKU campus to accommodate virtual classes Video Preview

View from the Hill - Zoom rooms made available across WKU campus 

 


 

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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 - Spring 2021

January 19, 2021

Spring semester classes begin.

March 8-12, 2021

Previously scheduled Spring Break will be used as instructional days.

April 26-30, 2021

Final examinations.

May 1, 2021

Commencement celebrations for Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 graduates.

May 8, 2021

Commencement celebrations for Spring 2020 graduates.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Explore FAQs on how WKU will safely operate campus.

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 Last Modified 3/31/21