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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed 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 Upward Bound - Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

 Students seeking to benefit from our FREE educational services must first meet a few simple eligibility requirements:

  •  All VUB participants must have completed at least 180 days of active service and must have better than a dishonorable discharge.
  •  All VUB participants must be either low-income (based on federal income charts) or potential first generation college students (neither parent earned a baccalaureate degree). In addition, two-thirds (66.6%) of the participants must be BOTH low-income AND potential first generation college students.
  •  All participants must demonstrate academic potential and yet have academic need.
  •  All Participants must live within our service area, which surrounds Bowling Green. Currently, VUB's service area covers eight (8) counties surrounding Bowling Green, Kentucky. To be eligible for our free services, veterans must be residents of the following Kentucky counties: Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Simpson, or Warren.
We cannot provide services to those students who are already enrolled in college or tech school.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14