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  • In partnership with Graves Gilbert Clinic, WKU will offer influenza vaccinations for faculty, staff, students and their family members who are 18 years of age or older (pediatrician consultation is recommended for patients under 18). While most insurance plans include coverage for influenza vaccines, for students or part-time employees not covered by insurance, the immunizations will be provided at no charge.
  • Commencement celebrations for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates will be held the weekend of April 30-May 1, 2021.
  • Commencement celebrations for Spring 2020 graduates will be held on the weekend of May 7-8, 2021.
  • Spring Break, previously scheduled for March 8-12, 2021, will be used as instructional days.
  • 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.  

Feeling Sick?

Are you experiencing symptoms of COVID-19?

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Explore FAQs on how WKU is safely operating campus.

Fall 2020 Health & Safety

Learn how you can stay Healthy on the Hill.

Zoom Rooms for Commuter Students

Locate spaces where you join virtual classes.

 

 

Latest Messages from WKU

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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

 

  

 

Big Red Restart: Fall '20 Welcome Video Preview

Big Red Restart:

Fall '20 Welcome

 

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

View from the Hill - Testing, Contact Tracing, Quarantine

 

Big Red Restart: Healthy on the Hill Guidelines Video Preview

WKU Big Red Restart: Healthy on the Hill Guidelines

  

 

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 for 2020-2021

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.

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.

April 30-May 1, 2021

Commencement celebrations for Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 graduates.

May 7-8, 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 10/19/20