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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

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

IT Division - Security

Information Technology Security

Welcome to Western Kentucky University's website for information technology security. Here you will find information on security threats and steps you can take to better protect yourself and the campus network from such threats.  WKU is committed to providing a safe and productive network for both students and staff. To that end, we've outlined several areas of safe computing that you can read by following the links on the left.

The information technology security office performs many roles to help improve the security of WKU's network. This includes managing various campus firewalls, anti-virus services, update services, and helping to inform both students and staff in safe computing practices.

DMCA complaints are also handled by the security office, as required by Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act. Follow the File Sharing link to the right to learn more about file sharing and how to protect yourself.

If you have any unanswered questions related to information security, please email

Network Secuirty


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