Racer Success

Academic success resources for students and families

Students, Murray State University is here to support you!

Spring 2022 Academic Calendar

January 18 — Classes begin

March 9 — 1st half semester courses end

March 10 — 2nd half semester courses begin

March 21-22 - Spring Break - Classes dismissed; Offices open       

March 23-25 - Spring Break - Classes Dismissed and Offices closed

May 6 — Classes end

May 9-13 — Finals

May 14 — Commencement

Please continue to be in touch with your faculty members and academic advisors. They are prepared to help answer your questions related to your courses. 

We hope the following information, resources and tips are helpful to you. Stay positive, safe and healthy. Murray State is here to assist you in any way possible as we successfully complete the semester. 


Frequently Asked Questions

University Counseling Services provides free and confidential mental health counseling for all enrolled students. The Counseling Center is now open, and counselors are available to meet with students. We are strongly encouraging all clients to participate in remote sessions via Zoom rather than in-person sessions, in order to protect everyone's health. Please contact us at msu.counselingcenter@murraystate.edu for more information. Self-help resources are available on our website. If it is an emergency situation, please contact the Murray State Police Department at 270.809.2222.

Murray State University Health Services is located on the first floor of Wells Hall, facing the quad. Operating hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. (closed for lunch from 1-2 p.m.) and from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Individuals can reach a physician at 270.809.3809. Individuals can also call after hours to reach a physician. After hours, call Primary Care Medical Center at 270.759.9200 and ask for Dr. Robert Hughes, our Chief Medical Officer.

Members of the campus community may also contact Primary Care Medical Center of Murray at 270.759.9200.

Academic Advising

Your academic advisor is here to assist you in many ways and help you make the best decisions including courses, schedules and degree requirements.  

Learn more about Academic Advising

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