New Student Programs
Summer O - Registration is now open!
The college experience at Murray State begins with Summer Orientation. All new
incoming freshmen are expected to attend one of the six one-day sessions
available. Summer O has been designed to assist you in developing an
understanding about the transition you will make to your collegiate environment
and to enhance your success in college. Attending orientation will be your
earliest chance to register for fall classes.
Racer 101 - July 8-11, 2014 Registration is now open!
Racer 101 is the premier extended orientation program for first-year students.
Racer 101 is designed to aid incoming students in their transition from high
school to college by developing a diverse social network of classmates,
upperclassmen, faculty and staff members and encouraging their bond to Murray
State University through the introduction of campus culture and traditions.
Abroad 101 - July 21-29, 2014
Abroad 101 is a study abroad program exclusively for incoming freshmen and transfer
students new to Murray State University. This experience will take them to
Belize where they will visit the Belize zoo, zip-line, tour the baboon
sanctuary and be introduced to many other cultural activities. In addition,
students receive credit for a three-hour course, COM 161. Students can
experience MSU abroad before ever stepping foot on campus.
- June 25-26, 2014 Registration is now open!.
Service 101 is an overnight experience offered to new MSU students prior to
classes starting in the fall. Participants in the program learn about the
important social issues facing the county and how service can be used as a tool
for personal growth and community building. During the program, students will
have the opportunity to become acquainted with the community they will soon be
part of, as well as interact with faculty, staff and students on campus.
Admitted Student Open House - February 4, 2014 Registration closed.
Admitted Student Open House offers students a chance for early Summer
Orientation registration, introductions to faculty and staff, and book and scholarship
Spring O -
Spring Orientation is an orientation program for all new degree seeking
students (transfer and freshman) designed to prepare you for that start of
classes in the spring. Whether you're a freshman, transfer student, or parent,
you'll find things to interest and excite you.