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Academic Resources

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Academic Calendar

This Calendar covers the entire academic year, broken into four terms: fall, winter, spring, and summer.  The Academic Calendar provides a listing of all important dates, campus closings, holidays, and school breaks.

Academic Colleges

Learn more about WKU's academic colleges, requirements for admission, and available majors and minors, as well as information about the Gatton Academy, Honors College, and Graduate Studies.

Academic Advising and Retention Center

This office provides a wide range of services to undergraduate students including academic advising and free tutoring.  Inside The Learning Center, students can study quietly individually or in groups, and access computers and printers.

Center for Career and Professional Development

This office helps students prepare for their futures by providing resume writing workshops and mock interviews.  Job Fairs are hosted each semester. Career Counselors can also help undeclared students select majors and career fields, and get students connected with internship or co-op opportunities.

Information Technology

IT is WKU's one-stop shop for all questions electronics- and technology-related.  Five different departments serve students with print allocation and assistance, to electronic rentals and repairs.  IT's HelpDesk (ResNet to residential students) can help students with IT issues over-the-phone or via remote access.


Learn more about MAP-Works, a campus-wide survey distributed to students during the third week of each semester that measures they physical, emotional, social, and academic progress and well-being of your WKU student.  Learn more about how to talk to your student about his or her survey results.

Office of the Registrar

This office provides information as well as support services concerning graduation, degree requirements, class scheduling, course inventory, and transcript services.

Student Disability Services

SDS facilitates and coordinates support services and programs that enable equal opportunities for success for all students.  Their services include interpreters/captioning, assistive technology, and classroom accommodations.

Study Abroad and Global Learning

Here at WKU, we strive to be a "Leading American University with International Reach" and believe that reach begins with our students.  The Study Abroad and Global Learning office has sent thousands of Hilltoppers abroad and provides comprehensive information about trips, course options, and financial aid.

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 Last Modified 7/9/15