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Frequently Asked Questions

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WKU has admissions requirements for Joint Admissions/Transfer Students. Please visit the admissions website to ensure you meet these requirements.

Joint Admissions allows students to be admitted to a partner community college and WKU at the same time with the understanding that the student will complete the associate degree at their community college then transfer to WKU as a junior student to complete a bachelor's degree.

Concurrent Enrollment occurs when students enroll at two schools during the same term.  Financial aid can only be available at one school (home college) during any term, so concurrent enrollment requires coordination between the two schools to appropriately award and disburse financial aid.  Concurrent Enrollment requires a Consortium Agreement to be signed by the student and both school financial aid offices.

Send an email to admission@wku.edu with your full name, date of birth, WKU ID (if you have it), and ask for your application to be changed to Joint Admissions with your community college. Be sure to include your current school ID number.
You should apply as a Joint Admissions student as soon as possible. More information regarding the application process can be found on the Getting Started webpage. Joint Admissions students must also adhere to the admission application deadlines.
As a Joint Admissions student, you can pursue any degree available at the WKU campus where you enroll. It is important to see an advisor at your WKU campus location. Your advisor will help you choose the right courses and degree from your community college that will best fit your bachelor's degree program.
Yes. The most up to date scholarship information can be found on the WKU scholarship website.
Meet with your community college advisor and your WKU advisor every semester. Make sure each academic advisor knows your plan to obtain a four-year degree from WKU.
Yes. Your WKU email account (TopperMail) is created 24 hours after you register for your first WKU course. Toppermail is the official means of communication for WKU admissions, financial aid, billings, parking and transportation, etc.
WKU issued accounts include TopNet. TopNet is where you will register for your courses, check your financial aid status, view your grades, and view your WKU bill. You are strongly encouraged to check TopNet often. If you are unsure how to use TopNet, please visit the IT website or contact the IT Help Desk at 745-7000.



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 Last Modified 5/9/19