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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

WKU Records Management Program Request to Destroy Records


Fill out the form using information obtained from the General Records Schedule.
Up to 3 records series can be described using this form, please fill in every box related to a records series.
You should receive a response within 2 working days.
For assistance please call: 745-4793 or 745-5830.

Before destroying university records listed on the General Records Schedule, approval must be obtained from the University Archivist. If records are not listed on the general records schedule, please contact the University Archivist to resolve the situation. Confidential records should be shredded. Thank you for your cooperation.

Type Size Volume Cubic Feet
Standard File Cabinet Letter 8 1/2" x 11"
Legal 8 1/2" x 14"
1 full drawer
1 full drawer
Lateral File Cabinet
(39" drawers)
Letter 8 1/2" x 11"
Legal 8 1/2" x 14"
1 full drawer
1 full drawer
Shelf Files (15" x 36") Letter 8 1/2" x 11"
Legal 8 1/2" x 14"
1 full shelf
1 full shelf
Index Cards 3" x 5"
4" x 6"
5" x 8"
12,000 cards
6,000 cards
4,800 cards
Computer Prints-outs 21" x 15" 10 inch stack 1.00






Note: a cubic foot = width x height x thickness divided by 1728

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 Last Modified 9/24/14