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Your Home at Western Kentucky University

About WKU Housing & Residence Life

When you live on campus at Western Kentucky University, you have the unique opportunity to live in community with Hilltoppers from down the road and across the globe. Our living options will enable you to learn about yourself and others, experience meaningful connections, and realize your peak potential. It's more than just a place to live! 



The live-on experience is an essential part of your education at WKU. 

All full-time undergraduate students are required to live on campus for two years. Some exemptions apply.

View the Required Housing Policy 

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Apply for Housing
Priority Deadline: March 31

Make your Home on the Hill

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Students living in a Living Learning Community talk to each other in their pod in Normal Hall
Living Learning Communities
Find Your Community

Live with students who have similar academic or social interests as you. You'll live together on a residence hall floor and participate in activities tailored to meet your specific major or interests. 




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Main Office Hours

8 AM - 4:30 PM Monday-Friday

Closed Saturday & Sunday 


  • (270) 745-4359
  • hrl@wku.edu
  • Southwest Hall | Entrance across from the Downing Student Union

Staff Directory

Mailing Address

1906 College Heights Blvd. #11093
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1093Residence Hall Addresses


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 Last Modified 9/3/21