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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.

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Move-In Information

move in information 

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan Move-In Information

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan participants who registered before July 14th, 2015 will receive an official move-in letter in the mail detailing information about move-in. M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan participants who registered after July 14th, 2015 will receive their move-in letter via e-mail.


 

Important Announcement for Residents of Pearce Ford Tower

Several hundred students will be moving into Pearce Ford Tower to participate in M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan. To ease the move-in process, the building has been divided into four sections; each section has been assigned a move-in day and time.  As long as your schedule will allow, please plan to move-in on your assigned day, during your assigned time slot.  Doing so will help us reduce wait times, shorten elevator lines, and ensure a smoother move-in process.

Saturday, August 15, 2015, from 1-5pm CDT:

  • Pearce Ford Tower: Floors 21-26

Saturday, August 15, 2015, from 5-9pm CDT:

  • Pearce Ford Tower: Floors 9-15

Sunday, August 16, 2015, from 8am-12pm CDT:

  • Pearce Ford Tower: Floors 16-20

Sunday, August 15, 2015, from 12-4pm CDT:

  • Pearce Ford Tower: Floors 3-8

 

If you are eligible to move in on Saturday, August 16th, you will go directly to your residence hall to check in. You will be able to pick up your M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan materials on Sunday, August 16th.

Move-In Times and Eligibility

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan participants are invited to move into their residence halls on the following days at the listed times.  

Saturday, August 15, 2015, from 5-9pm CDT:

  • Hugh Poland Hall: Floors 6-9
  • Douglas Keen Hall: Floors 5-7 and Rooms 201-220, 301-320, and 401-420
  • Barnes Campbell Hall: Floors 6-9
  • Bemis Lawrence Hall: Floors 6-9

If you are eligible to move in on Saturday, August 15th, you will go directly to your residence hall to check in. You will be able to pick up your M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan materials on Sunday, August 16th.

Sunday, August 16, 2015, from 8am-4pm CDT:

  • Rodes Harlin Hall: All Floors
  • McCormack Hall: All Floors
  • Gilbert Hall: All Floors
  • McLean Hall: All Floors
  • Bates Runner Hall: All Floors
  • Northeast Hall: All Floors
  • Southwest Hall: All Floors
  • Minton Hall; All Floors
  • Bemis Lawrence Hall: All Floors
  • Barnes Campbell Hall: All Floors
  • Hugh Poland Hall: All Floors
  • Douglas Keen Hall: All Floors
  • Meredith Hall: All Floors
  • Zacharias Hall: All Floor

 

Traveling to Campus

Please note a roundabout has recently been installed at the intersection of US 31-W Bypass (Nashville Road) and University Boulevard. For roundabout navigation resources including a video tutorial, visit the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet website (see below).

US 31-W Roundabout Project

Directions to Campus


 

Parking

The parking spaces immediately surrounding your residence hall will be blocked off and are unloading only zones. Plan to unload your belongings in this area, and immediately move your vehicle to a designated parking lot (see Parking Map below).

Parking Map


 

When You Arrive on Campus

  1.  Pick up your M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan materials (schedule, nametag, t-shirt, etc.) at Registration located in the Preston Health and Activities Center (Avenue of Champions) between 8am - 4pm CDT, Sunday, August 16 ONLY.
  2. Check in to your residence hall to complete your final housing paperwork and pick up your room key. Please have a photo ID ready (preferably your WKU student ID).

Several offices will be open for your convenience on Sunday, August 16th.  For a complete list of these offices, as well as a few friendly reminders, check out our Family 411.

Family 411


Moving Equipment

Moving equipment will NOT be available to you at your residence hall. It is strongly recommended that you bring a portable moving dolly for any heavy objects. Volunteers from the Bowling Green community and Western Leaders will be on hand to assist you with move-in and parking.


Contact

M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan is hosted by the Department of Housing & Residence Life at WKU

Email: master.plan@wku.edu

Phone: (270) 745-5863

Address: Western Kentucky University, Department of Housing and Residence Life, ATTN: M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #11093, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1093

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