WKU M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan
Welcome to Western Kentucky University! M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan is WKU's transition program for all new undergraduate students and is designed to help you smoothly transition to your new life as a Hilltopper.
Move in early, meet your new best friends, and learn everything you need to know about being a Hilltopper.
Any new to WKU, full-time undergraduate student is eligible to participate in M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan.
Tuesday, August 13 - Saturday, August 17
*M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan officially kicks off on Tuesday, August 13th, 2024. Move-in options begin earlier.
Data shows that M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan helps students stay in school and graduate on time.
First to second year persistence of students increases by 7.1% and the on-time graduation rate goes up by 10.1% for students who participate in M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan.
M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan allowed me to get to know both campus and the new people around me. Through engaging and interesting activities, I cultivated my first college friendships, learned how to set myself up for academic success, and gained confidence and enthusiasm about this new and exciting time in my life!