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.

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 2019-20 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. Appointment times will be 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. only.
Finals Week
May 4-10
Summer Break
May 11-August 20
Finals Week
December 7-13
Winter Break
December 14-18
January 4-12
Spring Break
March 16-17
Finals Week
May 2-8

Dates The University will be Closed 
The university will be closed the following dates:
Memorial Day 2019
May 27
Independence Day
July 4
Labor Day
September 2
Fall Break
October 10-11
Thanksgiving Break
November 27-29
Winter Break
December 19 - January 3
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
January 20
Spring Break 
March 18-20
Memorial Day
May 25