Work + Life

Murray State is committed to a workplace culture appreciative of employees' diverse needs for individual and family well-being. We support personal and professional success by providing employees opportunities to further their passions in every area of their lives. Murray State's goal is to provide employees with the resources, information, and tools they need to be their best at work and beyond.

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Faculty and Staff Wellbeing

Employee Assistance Program  (EAP) is a voluntary program that provides employees and their household members confidential access to the programs and services they need to increase their happiness and healthiness.

Racer Wellness

Racer Wellness - program to encourage, support, and assist employees in taking a proactive approach to improve their overall well-being.

 Childcare Resources

Explore The Cabinet for Health and Family Services Division of Child Care's Public Child Care Search, which allows for individuals to locate providers that are certified or licensed through the division for childcare needs.

Lactation Support

The University has reasonable accommodation available to employees for lactation in the workplace. To request a reasonable accommodation for a private space or if other accommodations are needed, please contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) at 270-809-3155.

If you would like a “Privacy Please” doorhanger for your lactation space, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 270-809-2146 for the use of a laminated doorhanger or print your own. 
Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act
Lactation Resources

Life Safety

Holiday and University Planned Closure Calendar

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Additional Resources 

Leave Options - Leave policies at Murray State are intended to help employees achieve a better work-life balance. Eligibility varies depending on leave and employment type.