Murray State University Honors Day

Confirmation Information for Saturday, February 6, 2016

General Info

Thank you for confirming your attendance at Murray State University's Honors Day (Presidential Fellowship competition) on Saturday, February 6th. Registration, continental breakfast, and an academic browsing session will begin at 8 a.m. CST and last until 9:15 a.m. CST. Please report to the Curris Center first floor for registration.

Students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Honors College, academics, and study abroad as well as participate in a group interview and an on-demand essay for Presidential Fellowship competition. Parents/guests will have an opportunity to learn more about Murray State University from administrators, faculty, staff, and alumni throughout the parents program. We anticipate the program will be concluded by 5 p.m. CST.

Students will have an opportunity to pre-register for a Summer Orientation session. There is a $130 Summer Orientation fee and payment will be required for pre-registration. Payment can be made in the form of cash or check.

Be sure to scroll through the rest of this flyer to see more info about the schedule, attire, parking, and weather. Travel safe and we look forward to seeing you on Saturday!

MSU Honors Day

Saturday, Feb. 6th, 8am-5pm

Curris Center, Murray, KY 42071


You will be receiving a separate email with an event parking pass that you will need to print and bring with you on Saturday.

There are parking spots available at the Curris Center and at the Collins Industry and Technology Center (building #25 on the campus map). Both parking lots are located off of Chestnut Street.

Attire for the Day

Attire for the day is business casual. Need some ideas on what business casual attire includes (or doesn't include)? Check out the Dress for Success tip sheet provided by MSU Career Services. Also, you will be walking across campus throughout the day so please wear comfortable shoes.

Student Agenda

Students will receive a more individualized schedule upon completing the registration on Saturday morning but here is a general schedule for the students.

8:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast/Academic Browsing Session/Photos

9:15 a.m. Welcome

10:30 a.m. Student Group Activities

  • Group Interviews/Student Meet & Greet
  • Study Abroad Sessions/Refreshments
  • Honors Student Panel
  • Essay

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1:45 p.m. Student Group Activities

  • Group Interviews/Student Meet & Greet
  • Study Abroad Sessions/Refreshments
  • Honors Student Panel
  • Essay

4:00 p.m. Closing

Check the Weather in Murray

It is currently calling for a high of 53F. However, we all know weather can change so please be sure to double check the weather and dress accordingly. You can click the above button to see the current weather in Murray.

Last minute trouble?

If you change your mind about attending the Honors Day event or experience any problems arriving to campus by 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 6th, please call Christian Cruce, Director of Scholarships, at 270.809.3165 and leave a detailed message and contact info explaining your situation.

Murray State University Scholarship Office

The mission of the Murray State University Scholarship Office is to provide scholarship assistance to encourage and reward scholars based on academic achievement, individual talents, and leadership abilities. We are committed to partnering with the University and community to provide access to additional financial resources and education for students.