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Due to the impending winter weather, WKU Owensboro will close at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.

Veterans Affairs

Welcome to Veterans Affairs at WKU!

The Office of Veterans Affairs at WKU is here to assist you in pursuing your educational goals and assist you in applying for and receiving your VA educational benefits.

Our office does not work for the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). The office serves as a liason between WKU student veterans and dependents and the DVA.

We assist students with the processing of VA forms for DVA educational benefits, advise students about certain procedural requirements, and certify enrollment of veterans and dependents to the DVA.

Student entitlement is based on VA regulations. Monthly payment is determined by the number of credit hours for which that student is enrolled. The VA Coordinator also closely monitors each veteran's enrollment status and academic program according to DVA guidelines.

As a veteran, you may be entitled to education benefits. Eligibility is determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Office of Veterans Affairs at WKU is located in the Financial Aid Office in Potter Hall on the third floor.


Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Potter Hall, Room 317
Phone: 1-270-745-3732
Fax: 1-270-745-6586

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WKU Veterans Upward Bound

WKU Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a federal TRIO program to help U.S. military veterans enter into and succeed in postsecondary schools.  For more information about VUB, visit their website.









Tuition Assistance Advisory

Recent changes to the Tuition Assistance program and VA educational benefits (more...)

VA Educational Benefits

If you want to apply for your GI Bill or Dependent VA education benefits, you need to contact the VA Office at WKU at 270-745-3732.

Certification Request Form

Don't forget to turn in your Certification Request Form AFTER you register for classes (more...)






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