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Spring 2021 TOP Dates

Registration for Spring 2021 TOP
is open.

TOP Live, December 15 @ 10:30am
TOP Live, January 7, 2021 @ 10:30am 
TOP Live, January 15, 2021 @ 10:30am 

All times are in Central Standard Time


All TOP dates are virtual. 

Reserve your TOP date!

How to reserve your Spring 2021 TOP date

Reservations for TOP are done so through WKU's student portal - TopNet. Follow the instructions below to reserve your TOP date.

  1. Go to TopNet
  2. Enter your WKU ID (begins with 8) and PIN (last 6 digits of your SSN the first time you log in).
  3. After logging in, click "Continue" at the bottom of the bulletin board.
    • You must certify your emergency contact information the first time you log on to TopNet. You will not be able to advance past this screen until that is complete.
    • After verifying your information, you will advance to the Main Menu.
  4. Under the TopNet Main Menu, select 'Topper Orientation Program (TOP) Students
  5. Under the TOP Student Main Menu, select 'Freshman TOP Reservation (Main Campus)'
  6. Complete the Freshman TOP Reservation Form
    1. A complete list of TOP dates will show up on the form
  7. Complete the registration form and enter your payment to reach the confirmation screen.

* All TOP fees are non-refundable.


Reserve your TOP date


TOP Details

  • Make your reservation for TOP at least 4 business days before your intended date.
  • Dates often fill to capacity so register as soon as possible.
  • The non-refundable fee for in-person, on-campus TOP, is $75 per student, this includes:
    • One guest, an additional fee of $25 for each guest is due at the time of reservation.
    • Meals for the day, parking, programming, and more.
    • * All TOP fees are non-refundable.
  • The non-refundable fee for virtual/online TOP, is $25 per student *All Spring 2021 TOP dates are virtual/online
    • * All TOP fees are non-refundable.
  • Please have your credit card (Visa, American Express, MasterCard, or Discover) available when accessing the TOP reservations form.
  • Parents and supporters of students are encouraged to attend and programming is separate from students. There is no sibling program available at this time.


Important things to know before reserving your virtual/online TOP

  • After you have completed the registration process listed above, you will receive an invitation to register for your TOP Live Zoom session. Plan to pre-register for your TOP Live session as soon as you receive this email. Please do not wait until the day of your TOP Live session to register on Zoom
  • Once you have completed your TOP Live Zoom registration, please allow up to two (2) business days to receive a confirmation email
  • The day prior to your TOP taking place you will receive an additional reminder email with the link to access your TOP Live session
  • The day of your TOP Live, please join your session at least 15 minutes prior to your session beginning
    • All TOP Live sessions occur in CST
  • Family members are welcome to attend TOP Live with their student, however the student should be the primary participant in the TOP Live program and discussion. 
  • The day of your TOP Live we have limited availability to troubleshoot via email or phone


Important things to know before reserving your on-campus TOP date

  • You must participate throughout the entire TOP day to register for classes so make arrangements to stay until 4:30 p.m. 
  • Students finish at different times in the afternoon. If dropping someone off, please stay near campus from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Students planning to register for regional campus classes are not required to attend the TOP on main campus in Bowling Green.  To register for an orientation or advising session at a regional campus, please contact the appropriate campus center for instructions. Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox270-706-8870Glasgow270-861-6900Owensboro270-684-9797
  • Transfer students with 24 or more hours transferring from another accredited post-secondary institution who have received their articulation report from the Transfer Center are required to complete TOP Online. For more info, contact us at 270-745-2178 or email transfer@wku.edu.

* All TOP fees are non-refundable.


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 Last Modified 11/11/20