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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

What to Bring

What to Bring

What to Bring to WKU:

  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Bedding/Pillows
  • Clothes Hangers
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flashlight
  • Iron
  • Laundry Supplies
  • Microwave (1000W or less)*
  • Plates/Utensils
  • Refrigerator (5 cubic ft. or less)*
  • Sewing Kit
  • Shower Caddy
  • Shower Shoes
  • Stackable Crates
  • Study Supplies
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Umbrella

*WKU highly recommends Energy Star Compliant Appliances

**There is no size limit for televisions, however televisions cannot be mounted on the residence hall walls.

WKU encourages you to bring your bicycle to campus! Bike Racks are available outside all residence halls.

What Not to Bring

  • Alcoholic Beverages/Containers
  • Candles/Incense
  • Concrete Blocks
  • Contact Paper
  • Dartboards
  • Electric Grills
  • Firearms/Weapons
  • Halogen Lamps
  • Hot Plates/Toasters
  • Pets (Only fish are permitted in the residence halls. Service animals are not considered pets)
  • Space Heaters
  • Wall & Ceiling Stickers

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 Last Modified 9/24/14