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Staff Congress Elections

On Tuesday, April 24 beginning at 12:01am, and ending on Thursday, April 26 at 11:59pm, Staff Congress elections will be held in myGate. More information, including sample ballots and instructions, can be found on the Staff Congress website.



Summer and Fall Advanced Scheduling

The advanced scheduling for Summer and Fall 2018 is now available in myGate. Please note that all undergraduate students are required to see their academic advisor prior to advanced scheduling. The Registrar's Office has posted a description of holds students may see in their myGate account when trying to register.


Health Services: Updated Hours of Operation

Health Services will have altered hours of operation for the remainder of the spring 2018 semester beginning March 26. Updated clinic hours are as follows:

  -  Monday: 8 to 11:30 a.m.
  -  Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8 to 11:30 a.m. // 1 to 4 p.m.

Clinic hours may vary and there may be times when the clinic is closed or unable to accept clients due to full capacity or nurse availability. Signage will be posted on the front door of Health Services regarding clinic status as applicable. Questions can be directed to Health Services at 270-809-3809 or Student Affairs at 270-809-6839.

Services will be limited to acute illnesses and injuries with no laboratory testing. Acute illnesses and injuries may include respiratory (flu, cold, strep throat, bronchitis, sinusitis), gastrointestinal (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea) and urinary tract symptoms in addition to muscle strains and minor cuts/burns/abrasions. All moderate to severe illnesses/injuries will be referred to outside providers at the client's expense. Local health care providers include Calloway County Health Department, Fast Pace Urgent Care, Murray Calloway County Hospital, Murray Medical Associates and Primary Care Medical Center. Mental health issues will be referred to the MSU's Counseling Services.


Baccalaureate Service: May 10

All Murray State graduates of December 2017, May 2018, August 2018 and December 2018 are invited to participate in a nondenominational Christian baccalaureate service. Families and friends are invited as well as faculty, alumni, students and the general public. There is no admission charge and no tickets are needed. Graduates and faculty are invited to wear academic regalia and participate in the processional and recessional but this is not required. Keith Inman, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Murray, will be the speaker. The service will be held May 10 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Wrather Auditorium. This event is sponsored by the Christian Faculty Network and is supported by the United Campus Ministries Association.


Commencement Ceremony: May 12

The Murray State University Commencement Ceremonies will take place Saturday, May 12 at the CFSB Center. Specific times are:
  -  Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony: 9:00 am
  -  Graduate Commencement Ceremony: 2:00 pm
Additional information, including parking, schedules, and important dates leading up to Commencement can be found at http://www.murraystate.edu/commencement/.




System Alerts:

Firewall Maintennace: Internet Access
On Tuesday, April 24 from 4am-7am, Information Systems will be performing upgrades that will affect the Campus and ResNet Internet connections. During this time, there may be sporadic or extended loss of Internet service. These outages will impact email delivery, off-campus access to Banner and myGate access as well as wireless Internet access. Campus phone service will not be impacted. Please direct any questions regarding this maintenance to tphillips@murraystate.edu.