Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information – Murray State University

Murray State University continues to proactively monitor and assess the COVID-19, novel Coronavirus.  We encourage you to click HERE to view updates as it relates to the health and safety of our campus community.

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Murray State University launches spring academic success website for students

University supports Racers in the transition to online instruction for remainder of spring semester; online learning resources, tips and other key information available at murraystate.edu/springsuccess MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has launched a new website, murraystate.edu/springsuccess with helpful resources, links and key information as part of its core commitment to student success, amidst a […]

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Institute of Engineering producing face shields for local COVID-19 response

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Institute of Engineering is producing and donating face shield apparatuses as part of its response to the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Engineering graphics and design program coordinator Dr. Rudy Ottway and student worker Clay Doron, a junior majoring in engineering graphics and design, are using 3D […]

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A special message for new Fall 2020 students and parents

To our new Racers beginning this fall – welcome to the Racer Family! Please see the below video from President Dr. Bob Jackson, with a reminder of several key steps to take now in preparing for the fall semester. Go Racers!

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Murray State University to transition to online/alternative delivery method of instruction for remainder of Spring semester

MURRAY, Ky. — In response to mitigating the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19, Murray State University will continue the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester with an online/alternative delivery method of instruction, effective March 23, 2020. All campus and student events and activities are postponed or canceled through Friday, May 15, 2020. Murray State will […]

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Murray State University Institute of Engineering hosts E-Day 2020

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Institute of Engineering hosted more than 400 students across 12 high schools on March 5 for Engineering Day 2020, a series of engineering, technology, physics and math-centered challenges designed to explore engineering, construction and cybersecurity concepts under the direction of Murray State faculty and staff. Students competed in […]

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Murray State University celebrates December 2019 Commencement

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University celebrated December 2019 Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14, in the CFSB Center with a combined undergraduate and graduate ceremony. A total of 750 pending degrees were conferred during the service — including associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees — with 19 states and 15 countries represented among December […]

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Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence to host Give Back Initiative Jan. 20, 2020

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence (OMI) will host the Give Back Initiative on Jan. 20, 2020. The Give Back Initiative is the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service component of the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast celebration and is directed by OMI […]

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Murray State University dedicates Smith-Johnson Genealogy and History Room

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University leaders dedicated the new Smith-Johnson Genealogy and History Room inside Pogue Library with a ceremony earlier this fall. Dr. Brinda Smith of Boca Raton, Florida, made a generous gift to the Murray State University Foundation for the renovation and preservation of the genealogy room of Pogue Library, and the […]

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OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to be held at the Ford Center through 2023

The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents have voted to accept a three-year agreement to continue to hold the OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana through the 2023 Championship. The agreement also includes an option for a fourth year (2024), which would be considered by the OVC Board […]

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