Visit Campus

New freshmen visit

The best way to take in everything that is Murray State University is to come visit us in person. You and your family will receive a student-guided tour of campus, information about admissions, financial aid, housing, student life and more.

Murray State University is home to over 10,000 students. As one of the nation's leading public universities, Murray attracts students who are seeking a great education in a personalized, college-town setting. Murray State offers many opportunities to get to know the campus, its ways and its people.

Visits begin in the Office of Recruitment in the Curris Center. Please plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early to ensure a smooth check-in process. Keep in mind that Murray State University is in the Central Time Zone.

If visiting on a day that students are on campus is important to you, please keep the dates below in mind while scheduling your campus visit.

To cancel or update details of your online registration, please  email us at or call 270-809-3002.

During the 2018-19 Academic Year

Dates the University is Open, but Running on Limited Schedule

The university will be open on these dates; however, classes will be dismissed and there will be very few students on campus. It will be difficult to get any academic appointments. 

Finals Week
December 3-7
Winter Break
December 10-14
Spring Break
March 18-19
Finals Week
May 6-10

Dates the University is Closed 
The university will be closed the following dates:

Memorial Day 2018
May 28
Independence Day

July 4
Labor Day
September 3
Fall Break
October 4-5
Thanksgiving Break
November 21-23
Winter Break
December 17 - January 1
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
January 21
Spring Break 
March 20-22
Memorial Day
May 27