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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

Summer Sessions

Information for Faculty & Staff

Links for Summer Sessions Faculty and Staff

Summer Sessions Annual Reports

Summer 2015 Faculty Workload Guidelines
Max Credit Hours Taught Minimum # Weeks
1 - 4 hours 3 Weeks
5 - 8 hours 4 Weeks
9 - 11 hours 8 Weeks
12 hours* 13 Weeks
*Faculty can teach up to 12 hours during Summer Term (depending on total time and effort). For example, grant work is considered time and effort therefore the faculty would not be allowed to teach the full 12 hours.
Faculty Stipend Data
Part of Term Stipend Pay Period
M3 May
M4 May
M5 June
M6 June
M7 May/June
M8 May/June
M13 May/June/July
Part of Term Stipend Pay Period
A3 June
A4 June
A5 June
A6 June
A7 June/July
A8 June/July
B3 June
B4 June
B5 July
B6 July
Part of Term Stipend Pay Period
B7 June/July
B8 June/July
C4 July
D3 July
D4 July
D5 July

Full time faculty stipend rate for summer 2015 is $1,500 per credit hour; so a 3–credit course would produce a $4,500 stipend.

Part-time faculty rates for a 3 credit hour course in Summer 2015 are as follows:

  • Level I = $1,692
  • Level II = $1,840
  • Level III = $2,136
  • Level IV = $2,280

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 Last Modified 2/23/15