Racer Nation Orientation

Welcome to our Virtual Racer Nation Orientation!

Please browse through all the live and pre-recorded events we have to offer. We know you will enjoy learning more about Murray State University and all the ways you can connect and be supported as we welcome you to our Racer family!

We are Racers.

Welcome from President

Welcome from Murray State University's President, Dr. Bob Jackson

Welcome from Vice President

Welcome from Dr. Don Robertson, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Welcome from SGA President

Welcome from Student Government Association President Ian Puckett

Helpful tips

Hey, your Racer Nation Orientation Leaders want to give you some tips about becoming a Murray State Racer! Watch the video below and learn more about your new home away from home.

Live events

10:00 a.m. (CST) - Mandatory

Meet your Orientation Leader

It’s time to meet your designated Orientation Leaders and other new students! This event will give you more important information to assist you as you transition to Murray State University this fall.

Check your Murray State email for the Zoom link.

1:00 p.m. (CST)

Transfer Student/Family/Guest Meet and Greet

Come and meet our transfer staff to learn more about the services and support Murray State has to offer our transfer students.

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2:00 p.m. (CST)

Orientation Leader Check-Back

Got any last questions? Use this check-back meeting to reconnect with your Orientation Leaders. They can assist you with any last questions you might need help with.

Check your Murray State email for the Zoom link.

3:30 p.m. (CST)

Family and Guest Information Session

Connect with other families of new students. Hosted by one of our Murray State Admission Counselors you can get answers to those questions you may have, and much more! We are here to support you and your student through this transition!

Join Zoom

Get Involved - Student Organizations

Murray State University offers many leadership opportunities through involvement in any of the 170+ Registered Student Organizations on campus. One of the services provided by the Office of Student Organizations is maintaining a Registered Student Organization Directory. In the directory you will find all the Registered Student Organizations on campus listed alphabetically and by category; included will be the organization's Statement of Purpose and contact information. Feel free to email any Registered Student Organization(s) with your questions.

Registered Student Organizations Directory

Information for Family and Guests

We have modules specifically for families and guests. Log in with your first name, last name, and email address. There's no time limit, so complete the modules at your leisure!

Family and Guest Virtual Orientation Modules

Event Videos

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Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business

Welcome from the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business

College of Education and Human Services

Welcome from the College Of Education and Human Services

College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Welcome from the College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology

Welcome from the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology

Hutson School of Agriculture

Welcome from the Hutson School of Agriculture

School of Nursing and Health Professions

Welcome from the School of Nursing & Health Professions

Learn more about the ways to get involved as a new Racer at Murray State. From studying abroad or going greek, to joining the school newspaper, here’s some great ideas to get you started!

Racer Nation welcomes our new students and families to Murray State University. 

Murray State Police


Murray State Parking


Family and Guests

Family and Guests, please check out our online orientation modules for you! You will enter in as a guest and learn more about what our university has to offer you and your student.

Closing Remarks from Dr. Jackson

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