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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

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

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

WKU Policies

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The purpose of the WKU Policies website is to provide the official repository
for all policy and procedure documents.

For information on how to submit a policy for approval, please see
Policy 0.0003 (Policy on Policies).

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Policy Submissions

Policies viewed on this website have received the approval of the WKU Administrative Council.  If you would like to submit an official university policy for review, please contact the Responsible Officer of your respective Division or Unit.

Policies must be on the official policy template, located for download via the downloads tab on this website. 

Approved policies may be placed on this website by emailing  

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