If visiting on a day
that students are on campus is important to you, please keep the following
dates in mind while scheduling your campus visit.
Middle and High School Groups
The Office of Recruitment welcomes
groups 7th grade and up, to campus. However, these tours are structured a
little differently than individual tours.
we receive many more requests for group tours than we are able to
accommodate, so placing a request does not mean we can guarantee you a tour.
We are a learning institution;
learning is the priority on campus. Therefore, to avoid possible
disruptions in the classroom and to current students who may be studying, large
groups will not have the opportunity to go into a classroom, the library or a
Due to the size and time
restrictions of group visits, we are no longer able to offer academic
appointments for groups.
We would like to encourage students
and their parents to visit again individually for a more personal experience.
At that time you will be given the full tour of campus which includes the
parts that are omitted during a group visit.
Please note the following guidelines
to ensure an informative and pleasant visit:
- Group visits are limited to grades 7 through 12 only.
- Group visits are only scheduled on the 1st & 3rd
Wednesday of each month
- Visits will begin at 8:45, 9:45, and 10:45 am only
- You must register your group's visit a minimum of two
weeks prior to the date of your visit. We will do our best to
accommodate your date request; however, due to university hours and
campus events, we may need to consider alternative dates.
- Space is limited and visits are available on a
first-come, first-served basis.
- Murray State can accommodate groups up to 90 in size.
Chaperones are required; a minimum of one per ten students is
recommended. Accompanying teachers and counselors in charge of
their group are expected to ensure their students maintain order, good
behavior and attentiveness during their visit.
- A typical group visit will consist of an admission
presentation, a walking tour of campus and lunch on your own at any of
our dining facilities. You should allow three hours minimum and
extra time at the end of the day if you plan to visit the University
- With early registration, we can arrange for your group
to receive a special discounted rate to eat lunch in our campus
cafeteria. We must have at least two weeks’ notice
in order to notify Dining Services to prepare for additional students.
- This is a walking tour; please have students dress for
- Please plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early to ensure a
smooth check-in process.
- We ask that if your group will be more than
5 minutes later than your expected arrival time you contact our
Campus Visit Coordinator at 1.800.272.4678 ext. 2 or 270.809.3002.
|Sample Schedule |
|9:45 am ||Arrive on campus/Restroom Break |
|10:00 am ||General Information Session |
|10:30 am ||Walking tour of campus |
|12:00 pm ||Enjoy lunch on your own in one of our many dining facilities on campus* |
|1:00 pm ||Browse the University Bookstore |
|1:30 pm ||Depart for home |
*Academic year only (mid-August - mid-May)
our Campus Visit Coordinator at 1.800.272.4678 ext. 2 or 270.809.3002 to
schedule a group visit today!
groups who fall outside of the guidelines above, we also offer a
Self Guided Walking Tour (PDF).