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Fall 2023 TOP

Fall 2023 TOP


TOP Info

Paying for TOP:

  • The non-refundable TOP fee  is $75 per student
    • * All TOP fees are non-refundable.
  • Students attending TOP are only permitted to bring two (2) guests. 
  • Please have your credit card (Visa, American Express, MasterCard, or Discover) available when accessing the TOP reservations form.

You must participate throughout the entire TOP day to register for classes so make arrangements to stay until 4:30 p.m. 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.

TOP Date Selection Criteria

Your TOP date is determined by your major. Please use the links below to find out which academic college your major is in. Registration for Fall 2023 TOP will open February 1, 2023. 


If you are attending a regional campus (WKU in Glasgow, E-town, Ft. Knox, Owensboro, or Somerset) your TOP requirements may be different. Please see the notes below for more information. 

TOP Calendar
  • April 14th-15th: Mahurin Honors College
  • April 21st: GFCB, OCSE, PCAL
  • April 22nd: All Students
  • May 9th: GFCB, OCSE, PCAL
  • May 11th: CEBS, CHHS, EX
  • May 20th: All Students
  • May 23rd: GFCB, OCSE, PCAL
  • May 25th: CEBS, CHHS, EX
  • June 13th: CEBS, CHHS, EX
  • June 15th: GFCB, OCSE, PCAL
  • June 20th: CEBS, CHHS, EX
  • June 22nd: GFCB, OCSE, PCAL
  • July 8th: Summer Scholars
  • July 13th: CEBS, CHHS, EX
  • July 18th: All Students
  • July 20th: All Students
  • August 3rd: All Students
  • August 18th: All Students

If you are attending WKU in Glasgow, click here for more info.







How to Reserve your TOP Date

Reservations for TOP are done 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. Select 'Fall 2023' as your term
  7. Under the Topper Orientation Program Major Confirmation Form, confirm or change your major
    1. If you need to change your major, please do not proceed with TOP registration until after your major change is processed
  8. Under the Topper Orientation Program Format Form, select if you want to attend TOP virtually or in-person
  9. Complete the Freshman TOP Reservation Form
    1. A complete list of TOP dates will show up on the form
    2. Available dates are based on your major (if capacity has been reached for a date, it will not be available for selection)
  10. Complete the registration form and enter your payment to reach the confirmation screen.

* All TOP fees are non-refundable.

Reserve your TOP date


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

  • 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 2/1/23