Summer courses offer current or prospective students a chance to reduce future workload; numerous online courses available

MURRAY, Ky. — Registration for summer classes at Murray State University begins the week of April 8 for both current and prospective students. Summer classes offer several benefits, including smaller class sizes, a quieter campus, the convenience of online courses, and a reduced workload for future semesters as students continue their pathway towards graduation.

Murray State accommodates undergraduate and graduate students of all disciplines and schedules by offering short-term (two-week), five-week and 10-week sessions, available on the Murray campus, regional campuses such as Fort Campbell, Henderson, Hopkinsville, Madisonville and Paducah, or online courses. In fact, Murray State offers 230 courses this summer that are 100% online, giving students the greatest amount of flexibility.

Degree-seeking undergraduate students currently enrolled at Murray State and who are within three credit hours of reaching 30, 60 or 90 hours of earned course credit following the Spring 2019 term, have an opportunity to take one summer course offered at Murray State (course must be at least three credit hours) and have their tuition and mandatory fees waived for one credit hour. Currently enrolled students may be able to utilize their Pell Grant towards summer coursework as well. Students are encouraged to contact the Financial Aid office at 270-809-2546 to confirm eligibility of both the 30/60/90 incentive as well as questions regarding their Pell Grant.

Visiting students interested in taking a summer class at Murray State may have their $40 admissions application fee waived, and are asked to contact Murray State’s transfer center office at 270-809-3350 or by emailing msu.transfercenter@murraystate.edu.

Advanced scheduling begins the week of April 8 through myGate, Murray State’s student account portal. For more information and to view the summer course schedule, visit murraystate.edu/summer.

Photo: Registration for summer classes at Murray State University begins the week of April 8 for both current and prospective students. Summer classes offer several benefits, including smaller class sizes, a quieter campus, the convenience of online courses, and a reduced workload for future semesters as students continue their pathway towards graduation.


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