New Student Programs

Admitted Student Weekend - Usually, the first weekend in February - 2022 Registration Opens in December 2021. 

Admitted Student Weekend is an opportunity for you and your family to interact with Murray State faculty, staff and current students.  You will also be able to participate in special tours of campus, attend unique lectures, meet with Student Financial Services, visit academic areas and get a glimpse of what it is like to be a Murray State student..  Participants will also receive priority registration for Summer Orientation.  

Racer Nation Orientation - 2021 Registration will open@ 9:00 a.m. (CST) February 15th.

The college experience at Murray State begins with Racer Nation Orientation. All new incoming freshmen and transfer students are expected to attend one of the eight one-day sessions available. Orientation has been designed to assist you in developing an understanding about the transition you will make to your collegiate environment at Murray State and to enhance your success at Murray State. Attending orientation will be your earliest chance to register for fall classes.

Racer 101 - 2021 Registration will open in the spring

The 101 Programs are premier extended orientation programs for first-year students.  These programs are designed to aid incoming students in their transition from high school to college by developing a diverse social network of classmates, upperclassmen, faculty and staff members and encouraging their bond to Murray State through the introduction of campus culture and traditions.   

Spring Orientation (November 2021)  Registration will open mid-September

Spring Orientation is an orientation program for all new Spring  degree seeking students (transfer and freshman) designed to prepare you for that start of classes in the spring. Whether you're a freshman, transfer student, or parent, you'll find things to interest and excite you.