Racer Nation Orientation

The college experience at Murray State begins with Racer Nation Orientation, our summer orientation program. It’s filled with fun and important activities, programs and opportunities to prepare you for a fantastic experience at Murray State!

2023 Orientation Sessions

Registration opens in February 2023

  • April 14 - Honors
  • April 15
  • June 1
  • June 3
  • June 14
  • June 16
  • July 6
  • August 3

Get ready for college

Your college journey begins with Racer Nation Orientation. This program has been designed to help you transition to the collegiate environment at Murray State and enhance your success while you're here. Plus, completing orientation will be your earliest chance to register for fall classes. Remember, orientation is mandatory for all incoming new freshmen and new transfer students, you must attend one of the sessions. 

If you are age 23 or older, or an Active Duty Service Member or Veteran, you will not register for this orientation.  Contact Alison Marshall at amarshall@murraystate.edu for more information.

Why register for Racer Nation Orientation?

  • Schedule classes  — get a head start on lining up your first semester of classes with the help of academic advisors.
  • Order your Racer Book Bundlesign up to have your textbooks ready for you when you arrive for the fall semester.
  • Learn more about Murray State — Learn more about the Racer community, student organizations, and different ways to get involved on campus.
  • Meet new people — Orientation is a great chance to meet future classmates and make connections that last through college and beyond!



Have questions? Contact us.

Beth Acreman

Associate Director New Student Programs
Office of Recruitment

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