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

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PLACEMENT PROCEDURE

The processing of your application and decision on your participation in NSE are the responsibility of the Western Kentucky University. If it is determined that you are eligible to participate, the potential exchange campuses will consider you on a space available basis. Most placement decisions are made during the second week in March and include placements for the fall, spring, or full academic year.

Ranking Procedure

The Study NSE Coordinator ranks applicants in order by their first choice school.

Ranking factors

WKU cumulative GPA; complete and detailed application (including all personal statements and recommendations); deadline compliance; class year; and other criteria determined in the interview.

 

NSE Conference Placement Procedure

First, we attempt to place students, in the rank order we have assigned them, at their first choice school. If placement at your first choice school is unsuccessful, then we go to your second choice, and so on.

Rank order is taken into consideration by the host school when they are accepting placements, but they have the right to stipulate additional restrictions at the time of the conference. Because our priority is to place all students, we will allow a school to accept a student with a lower rank ahead of a student who has a higher rank.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PLACEMENT PROCESS

 

Placement Notification

WKU's NSE Coordinator will notify you of your placement shortly after the placement conference. You must accept or decline your placement within five (5) days of notification. You will be sent registration and housing information directly from the host school. If you have not received information from your host school within two weeks after the confirmation deadline, contact your host exchange coordinator directly.

All questions concerning information about your host school should be addressed to the NSE host coordinator. You can obtain the name and address of that person from the WKU NSE Coordinator.

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What is NSE?
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The NSE website provides the most detailed information about all of your exchange opportunities.


Late Application Deadline

  • For 2015 Academic Year:
    May 1, 2015
  • For Fall 2015:
    May 1, 2015
  • For Spring 2016:
    October 1, 2015
  • Exchange options become more limited the longer you wait!

  • Interview:
    Required after application complete
  • Application Fee of $200
    Required after interview

Advising and Guidance

  • For individuals or groups to get you rolling with the NSE process, set up an appointment with the WKU NSE Advisor.
  • Office: Tate Page Hall 104

    Phone: 270-745-4512


The information on this website is provided for your convenience, but the WKU NSE Student Manual is the official source for all guidelines, rules and procedures for decisions related to your participation in NSE.  It is expected that you will review this handbook.

WKU is not liable for accidents or injuries sustained in transit to host schools or during the exchange program. Make sure you have adequate major medical insurance coverage. WKU is not liable for any dissatisfaction with an exchange placement or experience.


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