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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

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

Veterans Affairs

VA Online Orientation

Before you can be certified to the Department of Veterans Affairs, you must:

  • submit the VA Application for educational benefits
  • submit the Confirmation Report at the end of the below listed orientation
  • submit the Certification Request Form to the VA Office at WKU

You can obtain the application at http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp.

Chapters 30, 1606 and 1607 recipients need to submit the 22-1990 VA form. Chapter 35 recipients need to submit the 22-5490 form.

If you submit the form on the website for the Department of Veterans Affairs, you must wait to finish the process when you receive a letter of eligibility from VA. You may print the application and mail it to the VA Office at WKU and we can submit the application for you. At that time we can set up a file for you. However, before you can be certified to VA, you must complete the following online orientation.

Orientation for Chapter 33
(Post 9/11 Recipients )

Orientation for Chapter 30, 1606 or 1607
(Montgomery GI Bill Recipients )

Orientation for Chapter 31
(VA Vocational-Rehabilitation)

Orientation for Chapter 35
(Dependents of disabled/deceased veterans)

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 Last Modified 9/25/14