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WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Jan. 22-23, 2016

Winter-Weather-Advisory-612x612Here’s a WKU Winter Weather Advisory for Friday-Saturday (Jan. 22-23):

For students asking about Monday (Jan. 25) classes:

Updated information for Saturday, Jan. 23

  • WKU’s campuses in Elizabethtown and Fort Knox  are closed Saturday (Jan. 23).
  • The computer lab at Mass Media and Technology Hall will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 23) and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 24). Other WKU computer labs are closed.
  • The Preston Center will open at 9 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 23).
  • Fresh Food Company in Downing Student Union is open Saturday (Jan. 23). Follow @WKUDining for updates.
  • All WKU Store locations are closed Saturday (Jan. 23). The WKU Store plans to open Sunday (Jan. 24) from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Follow @TheWKUstore on Twitter for updates.
  • The Green Line transit service has been canceled for Saturday (Jan. 23). Full transit services are scheduled to return Monday (Jan. 25). Check NEXTbus for up-to-date service announcements. For information, contact Parking and Transportation Services at 270-745-2361 or transportation@wku.edu. Follow @WKUPTS on Twitter.
  • The Lady Topper basketball game against Charlotte on Saturday (Jan. 23) will begin at 4 p.m. at Diddle Arena; the game had been scheduled for 2 p.m. All parking and admission will be free due to the time change. All parking will be in Parking Structure 2, located between Diddle Arena and Houchens-Smith Stadium, as no other lots will be available for fans. A path from the parking structure to the arena will be cleared by the WKU groundskeeping crew.
  • WKU Counseling and Testing Center has canceled the SAT on Saturday (Jan. 23).
  • WKU Admissions has canceled the Future Hilltopper Reception, scheduled for Saturday (Jan. 23). RSVP for the next Future Hilltopper Reception on March 5 at http://bit.ly/1OzGlje or call (270) 745-2551. Follow @WKUAdmissions on Twitter.
  • The WKU Music Department’s Honors Band Clinic, scheduled for Thursday-Saturday (Jan. 21-23), has been canceled and will be rescheduled.
  • The Gatton Academy’s Preview Day, scheduled for Saturday (Jan. 23), has been canceled.
  • The Kentucky Museum’s opening reception for the Side by Side Exhibit, scheduled for Saturday (Jan. 23), has been rescheduled to 2 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Kentucky Museum’s Garden Gallery.
  • For the latest updates, visit www.wku.eduwww.wku.edu/news or follow WKU News on Twitter @wkunews or Facebook at www.facebook.com/WKUNews

Information for Friday, Jan. 22

 

  • All WKU campuses are closed Friday (Jan. 22) because of the severe winter weather. Please stay inside if at all possible.
  • WKU’s campuses in Elizabethtown and Fort Knox also will be closed Saturday (Jan. 23).
  • Winter Term students should check with their instructors for final exam arrangements.
  • All WKU computer labs are closed Friday (Jan. 22).
  • WKU residence halls are open but the Housing and Residence Life central office is closed Friday (Jan. 22). If you are a new student needing a room assignment to move in Friday (Jan. 22), call the Minton Hall front desk at (270) 936-4756. Follow @WKUHRL for updates.
  • Fresh Food Company in Downing Student Union is open Friday (Jan. 22) for breakfast, lunch and dinner but may close early. Follow @WKUDining for updates.
  • The Preston Center will close at 12:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 22) and will reopen at 9 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 23).
  • The Lady Topper basketball game against Charlotte on Saturday (Jan. 23) will begin at 4 p.m. at Diddle Arena; the game had been scheduled for 2 p.m. All parking and admission will be free due to the time change. All parking will be in Parking Structure 2, located between Diddle Arena and Houchens-Smith Stadium, as no other lots will be available for fans. A path from the parking structure to the arena will be cleared by the WKU groundskeeping crew.
  • The Academic Transitions Program scheduled for Friday (Jan. 22), has been canceled. If you planned to attend, please go to http://www.wku.edu/atp/atp_cancelled.php for important information about advising and scheduling classes. If you have any questions, call the ATP Office at (270) 745-4242.
  • WKU Admissions has canceled campus tours for Friday (Jan. 22). To reschedule, call (270) 745-2551 or email tours@wku.edu. Follow @WKUAdmissions on Twitter.
  • WKU Counseling and Testing Center has canceled any tests administered in the center on Friday (Jan. 22) and the SAT on Saturday (Jan. 23).
  • The Green Line transit service is expected to run as scheduled on Saturday (Jan. 23). However, with the anticipated winter weather, refer to NEXTbus for up-to-date service announcements. For information, contact Parking and Transportation Services at 270-745-2361 or transportation@wku.edu. Follow @WKUPTS on Twitter.
  • WKU Admissions has canceled the Future Hilltopper Reception, scheduled for Saturday (Jan. 23). RSVP for the next Future Hilltopper Reception on March 5 at http://bit.ly/1OzGlje or call (270) 745-2551. Follow @WKUAdmissions on Twitter.
  • The WKU Music Department’s PRISM Concert, scheduled for Friday (Jan. 22), has been canceled. The concert will be rescheduled.
  • The WKU Music Department’s Honors Band Clinic, scheduled for Thursday-Saturday (Jan. 21-23), has been canceled and will be rescheduled.
  • The Gatton Academy’s Preview Day, scheduled for Saturday (Jan. 23), has been canceled.
  • The Kentucky Museum’s opening reception for the Side by Side Exhibit, scheduled for Saturday (Jan. 23), has been rescheduled to 2 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Kentucky Museum’s Garden Gallery.
  • For the latest updates, visit www.wku.eduwww.wku.edu/news or follow WKU News on Twitter @wkunews or Facebook at www.facebook.com/WKUNews

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