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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

Alternative Breaks

Held during the winter, spring and fall semesters, students are given the opportunity to spend their spring and fall breaks giving back to various community service projects. Past breaks have included trips to Savannah, Georgia; Charleston, South Carolina; Memphis, Tennessee; Maryville, Tennessee, Mobile, Alabama, and Washington D.C..  Students are selected on the previous community service work and level of involvement and commitment.

New Announcements and Deadlines for Alternative Spring Break 2015!

The Alternative Breaks scheduled for the Spring 2015 semester are:

  • The Capitol Experience 2015
    • March 7-13 (Spring Break)
    • Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4 PM, to Student Activities located in DSU 2059
    • Student Cost: $250.00
      • Includes all meals, roundtrip airfare, lodging, tickets to events, transportation, etc.
  • Habitat for Humanity: Mission Rebuild 2015
    • March 7-13 (Spring Break)
    • Application Deadline: February 16, 2015, 4 PM, to Student Activities located in DSU 2059 or to submit online, click here
    • Student Cost: $100.00
      • Includes meals, travel and accommodations

ASB Washington DC 2014 Flyer

ASB Tuscaloosa AL March 2015



Alternative Fall Breaks 2014

    • Road Trip to St. Louis, MO & Kansas City, MO
      • October 2-5, 2014
      • For additional information about this Alternative Break Trip, contact Andrew Rash, Coordinator of Leadership & Volunteerism, at
    • Alternative Fall Break Application
      • Application Deadline: September 19, 2014

Alternative Fall Break 2014

AFB 2014 Poster Info

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