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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 Surplus Auctions


Request a temporary bin

Recycling Data

Exterior Recycling Bin Locations

Where does the Recycling Go?

Contact the Recycling Coordinator

Single Stream Recycling @ WKU


Submit a Surplus Pick Up Request

Contact the Surplus Warehouse

How to submit a surplus work order

Inventory Control (Purchasing)

Topper Trader

Shipping & Receiving Department (Move Requests)


Donation Requests

Facilities Management . 


WKU Public Auctions

Occasionally, WKU Recycling and Surplus will post for sell office equipment, vehicles, book, and other items. Generally we will sell them via silent/sealed bid auctions over the internet. To get updates on when we are having items go up for sale, please LIKE us on Facebook. Facebook is the best way for us to communicate to the general (non-WKU staff) community. We also post to the BG Craig's list and to the WKU-Classifieds list serv. 

When items are available for sell they will be posted to this web page. Please check back often!


Liquidation of Assets and Disposal Policies

WKU Recycling and Surplus is the only department on campus that can sell assets. All assets that are to be sold must be done through WKU Recycling and Surplus per campus policy.

Please read this policy in detail here.


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