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Your NetID (Student Pass)

access to student accountsUpon admission, you were assigned a NetID. Your NetID is your "student pass" to a wide range of resources at WKU. Visit Manage My Accounts to look-up your NetID.


WKU Student Email Account

Email iconYour student email account is very important. It's the primary way your professors, and other offices across campus will communicate with you. Learn how to access TopperMail, send an email, and forward your email in this video demonstration.


Look-up Student Information

Visit Manage My Accounts to look-up your NetID, and your email. Your email will be assigned 48 hours after course registration.


 myWKU Portal

myWKUNow that you have your NetID and password, you can access the  myWKU Portal for single sign-on access to your student accounts, including: 

Email / TopperMail: New students are issued a WKU email account called TopperMail which is accessible 24-48 hours after initial class registration. You will receive official administrative and academic communications via TopperMail. It is very important that you check your TopperMail account regularly! 

TopNet: TopNet is a web-based, secure gateway to a large amount of your personal, academic and financial information. You may register for classes, view transcripts, grades, financial aid, tuition, fees and update emergency contact information. You may access TopNet through myWKU or topnet.wku.edu.

Blackboard: Blackboard is the online course delivery system used at WKU. You will find your course materials, class discussions, multimedia files, tests, quizzes, etc. in Blackboard. Blackboard is accessible through myWKU or blackboard.wku.edu.

MyStuff: Every enrolled WKU student has individual file storage space allocated for academic use. You can access your file space using a web browser anytime, anywhere through myWKU or mystuff.wku.edu.

IT HelpdeskNeed assistance? Chat, email or call the WKU Help Desk by visiting http://www.wku.edu/it/  or calling 270-745-7000.

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 Last Modified 11/16/17