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Summer Orientation

Registration is now open

Summer O is Murray State's Summer Orientation and is required for all new students. Summer O gives you a chance to finalize plans on campus, explore the city and meet future classmates, all while making a few friends along the way.

Why Summer O?

  • Get a RacerCard ID — make your Murray State career official with your RacerCard! You MUST upload your photo before you head to Summer O!
  • Schedule classes and pre-package textbooks — get a head start on lining up your first semester of classes with the help of academic advisors
  • Explore Murray State — check out where you’ll be taking classes, meet your peers and learn more about the Racer community
  • Meet new people — Summer O is a great chance to meet future classmates and make connections that last through college and beyond
  • Take math placement test — get ahead on essential courses by passing the KYOTE Math Placement Exam, saving you both time and money in the long run

In order to register, you must have the following:

  • Your myGate username and password
  • Your $130 orientation fee payment  

Summer O 2020 sessions

  • Session 1 - Honors Orientation* - April 17
  • Session 2 - April 18
  • Session 3 - June 4
  • Session 4 - June 6
  • Session 5 - June 17
  • Session 6 - June 19 
  • Session 7 - July 7
  • Session 8 - Late Registration - August 6
    *you must apply and be admitted into the Honors College  to attend this session

Summer O is a one day program that begins at 7:00 am and goes until approximately 5:00 pm. Again this year, we will offer Early Check-In for those traveling long distance and needs to arrive the night before.  More information will be posted soon.


Beth Acreman
Associate Director New Student Programs
Office of Recruitment

What you’ll need to bring:

  • Your myGate username and password
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Most recent copy of ACT scores (if taking a placement test)

What's Your Major?

Don't know yet?  Already have an idea but wondering if it's the right fit?

Tell us about yourself in a quick survey and we'll generate a list of programs that we think might fit you best at Murray State University. 

Take the survey at murraystate.mymajors.com

Traveling to Murray

For information about traveling to Murray, hotels, and restaurant options visit tourmurray.com.