Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd. | Bowling Green, KY 42101
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Founded in 1906, WKU has one of the most beautiful college campuses in the nation, and visitors can enjoy many cultural, sporting and educational events on the “Hill.” The Spirit Makes the Master! With over 20,000 students, WKU's athletic teams are the Hilltoppers and the campus has received the following designations: 2016 Tree Campus USA recognition Accredited Safe Community by the National Safety Council Named to Military Friendly Schools List Member of Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus Program

In addition to the Kentucky Museum and African American Museum of Bowling Green that sit on or adjacent to campus, other public art & history exhibits are displayed throughout the year in various buildings. Go to wku.edu/events to see what is scheduled during your visit. Also visit wku.showare.com or browse our Events section for upcoming performing arts opportunities. Helpful contact numbers: General Information- 270.745.0111, Campus Events- 270.745.2497, Admissions- 800.495.8463


Ali: An Exhibition...

March 11 - May 3, 2019

More than a dozen staff photographers for the Courier Journal documented Muhammad Ali’s rise to fame... Read More


WKU Softball

WKU Softball home schedule at the Softball Complex is as follows: Saturday, Feb. 16 Western Illinois... Read More


WKU Bands Concert

April 25, 2019

WKU bands performance $5 General admission, $3 WKU student admission w/ID Read More


Evening of Dance -...

Join us for an exhilarating evening of dance as the WKU Dance Company celebrates its 45th season by... Read More


WKU Wind Ensemble

April 26, 2019

WKU Wind Ensemble performance $5 General admission, $3 WKU student admission w/ID Read More


Red, White & Brew

The 4th annual Red, White & Brew – featuring craft brews and local Kentucky wines –... Read More


Elaine Weiss, Author

Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, will present the... Read More


Last Chance to Dance...

It's our turn! WKU dance students take the stage in this informal showcase with their own innovative... Read More


WKU Symphony

May 3, 2019

WKU Symphony is performing May 3, 2019 at Van Meter Hall at 7:30pm. Read More


Western Kentucky...

2019 Spring Commencement will be held on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith... Read More