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How to Register for Summer Sessions

Summer Early Entry (SEE) will be offered the 5 weeks before M.A.S.T.E.R. plan begins. This University Studies program is specifically designed for incoming freshmen that need remedial coursework.

Students will have the opportunity to complete a Math or English development course and a credit bearing course. Participants will meet with Cornerstone staff throughout the program to maintain engagement, encourage guidance and help keep students on track.

SEE  includes tuition, campus housing, meal plans and events. Summer Start students will have tutors and other campus resources available to insure that they are successful in their courses.

More information about SEE. 

Summer Sessions partners with WKU Dual Credit to provide high school students with the opportunity to earn credit during the summer months.  

More information about Dual Credit courses offered online in Summer.

WKU Summer Sessions welcomes transfer students from other colleges and universities.

Many of our classes and programs are available online to allow you to complete your degree wherever you are!

Getting Started at WKU

Apply for Admission
You can apply online on TopNet. The WKU Admissions Office also has information for prospective transfer students.

Obtain an Official Transcript
We need to receive a transcript from each college you have attended. Please request that they be mailed to the Office of Admissions.

Office of Admissions 
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11020
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1020

View Transfer Credit Equivalencies
Transfer Credit Articulation

Applications for Summer Sessions must be submitted by May 1st.

Many of our classes are available online to allow you to complete a course wherever you are! WKU is proud to help students of other institutions succeed.

Application Deadline
  • The application deadline for Kentucky, out–of–state, and international students is May 1.

Undergraduate Students

Apply online now!  There is an application fee.

Upon receipt of your application for admission, the Office of Admissions will send a transient permission form to be completed by the registrar or dean of your home institution.

When your application is approved, you will be notified of your enrollment status within 7-10 days. Upon acceptance, you will be able to enroll in classes through  TopNet  by following the course registration instructions.

Graduate Students

WKU Summer Sessions offers a variety of graduate courses also!

Once you are ready to apply, you will need to apply online and submit the $40 application fee and your undergraduate transcript to:

The Graduate School 
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11010
Bowling Green, KY 42101-11010
For more information, contact The Graduate School.

International Students

For more information, contact the Office of International Programs

Thank you for your interest in Summer Sessions at WKU!
How to Register for Summer Sessions

You can register for Summer Sessions just as you register for Fall and Spring semesters! Login to Topnet and select Student Services. Select the first link listed titled Registration. On the next page, select Register/Add/Drop Classes. You will be prompted to select a term. Select and submit Summer 2017. You should be at the registration page that allows you to search, select, add and drop courses. 

Students are able to register for a maximum on 15 hours during the summer. Advising is suggested but not required before enrolling in summer sessions.

Priority Registration Schedule
  • March 19 and after – Graduate students
  • March 20 and after – Seniors and Post-Baccalaureate Students (90 or more hours)
  • March 21 and after – Juniors (60 – 89 earned hours)
  • March 22 and after – Sophomores (30 – 59 earned hours)
  • March 23 and after – Freshmen (0 – 29 earned hours)

Undergraduate students can take up to 15 hours with Summer Sessions!

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 Last Modified 2/23/18