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Saturday, November 16th

Big Red Volleyball

  • Location: Preston Health & Activities Center
  • Time: 11:30am
Big Red Volleyball is an annual event hosted by the Residence Hall Association. The tournament will take place on Saturday, November 16th starting at 11:30am at the Preston Center.

Teams and Individuals will be expected to donate canned/non-perishable items to the WKU Food Pantry as their entry ticket into the tournament. This means at least one canned/non-perishable item per player on a team.

To sign up a team, please complete this submission form here:

If you have any questions, please contact Emily Whitney, RHA VP for Engagement, at wkurhavpe@gmail.com.
Wednesday, November 27th

Residence Halls Close for Thanksgiving Break*

  • Location: *All residence halls except Douglas Keen, Hilltopper, and Northeast Halls
  • Time: 10:00am

The residence halls will close on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 10 AMwith the exception of Douglas Keen, Northeast, and Hilltopper Halls. 


Please make sure you complete the closedown procedures listed below before you leave for the break: 

  1. Throw away all trash

  2. Wash dishes

  3. Unplug everything except the refrigerator

  4. According to the type of thermostat in your room, set room temperature on 65 degrees and the fan speed in auto mode -OR- at halfway between blue and red with the fan speed on low

  5. Close and lock windows

  6. Turn off room lights

  7. Lock your door 


The halls will re-open on Saturday, November 30 at 10 AM

Saturday, November 30th

Residence Halls Open from Thanksgiving Break

  • Location: All Residence Halls
  • Time: 10:00am

All residence halls will reopen from Thanksgiving Break on Saturday, November 30 at 10 AM.

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