Welcome to Murray State
We invite you to use or share this Residential Welcome resource that contains a wealth of information for our new or prospective residents to the Murray/Calloway County community.
- Calloway County - Official site
- Calloway County Emergency Agencies
- Murray, KY - official site
- Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce
In an effort to provide a starting point for new faculty and staff if you are interested in a church home, there are a lot of welcoming places of worship in Murray. However, we have compiled a list of predominantly Black churches within and around Murray, most often referenced by the community. Please note that this is not an exhaustive listing. If you have additional churches not listed here, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Full list of places to worship from Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce
Where to shop in Murray - List provided by Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce
While the Murray community may not be as expansive as a larger city, there are some offerings available for the Black Faculty and Staff population to address your hair care needs.
Salons and Barber Shops
1550 Lowes Drive, Suite A
Ask for: Tina
212 North 15th Street
Ask for: Timon
Hair Care Products
1100 N 12th Street
1205 Main Street
- Sally Beauty
708 N 12th St
- Walmart Supercenter
809 N 12th Street
- B S Beauty Supply
5264 Park Side Drive
- Hair City
Cardinal Point Shopping Center
848 Joe Clifton Dr
- Ulta Beauty
3051 New Holt Rd, State Ste C-2
Offices on campus
- Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA)
103 Wells Hall | (270) 809-3155
For assistance fostering institutional diversity, resolving issues of building access for individuals with disabilities, and/or alleged acts of illegal discrimination.
- Office of the Provost
333 Wells Hall | (270) 809-6465
For assistance with faculty contracts, resolving non-discriminatory student-faculty conflict, class scheduling, SACS accreditation, etc.
- Human Resources
404 Sparks Hall | (270) 809-2146
For inquiries regarding the institutional hiring process, personnel action forms, non-discriminatory grievances, institutional employee policies and procedures, supervisor-employee and employee to employee conflict, workplace civility, benefits information, retirement process, visas, Healthy Lifestyles program, tuition waivers, etc.
206B Sparks Hall | (270) 809-4175
For payroll deductions, to obtain W2 forms, etc.
- University Police and Emergency Management101 Public Safety Building | (270) 809-2222 for Emergencies | (270) 809-4812 for Parking
For escorts to and from your vehicle or building, to report criminal activity on a campus property, to make inquiries when you or a student feels threatened, to obtain your parking permit, to obtain your accessible parking decal, etc.
- University Bookstore Management
201 Curris Center | (270) 809-4388
For general purchases of MSU paraphernalia, textbook inquiries, special book orders, certificate or artwork framing, etc.
- Waterfield Library
224-1 Waterfield Library | (270) 809-2053
For library book check out, assistance with the use of library tools and services and to book a library orientation for your class or yourself
- Technology Services & Help Desk
310 Applied Science North | (270) 809-2535
For computer assistance, software training, myGate, Canvas inquiries, teaching critiques, email help, etc.