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Current Students

How does Murray State College's response to COVID-19 affect me?

MSC has compiled the information below in order to give everyone the best contact information, communication methods and resources for specific campus departments.

MSC offices are set up to continue answering phone calls remotely. To find the contact information for a specific office, refer to the MSC Area Directory. 

COVID Mental Health Tips from OTA Class of 2020

WiFi/Internet Resources for Students and Faculty

Need to find a local business with WiFi access? Not sure what to do about insufficient or nonexistent internet access at home.  We have compiled a list of area locations with WiFi as well as a list of  resources to aid Oklahoma residents and businesses in locating broadband and internet resources.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Admissions and Registrar's Office

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. 
Best and fastest way to communicate with this office is by email: registrar@mscok.edu
If you need to speak to someone call (580) 387-7210 or (580) 387-7233 (if no answer, please leave a message)

Services will continue to be provided as usual except the following:

Advisement and Testing Center Guidelines

All Advisement and Testing Center contact information remains the same. The advisement staff has been working diligently to ensure we can provide the same level of service to our student body remotely as we have in person.

To assist with general questions and inquires outside of scheduled advisement appointments, the MSC Advisement staff have set up a Zoom virtual lobby which is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The lobby can be accessed by clicking the chat now button on the online.mscok.edu/book-online website. 

Tishomingo Academic Advisement
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
(580) 387- 7201 or (580)387-7202

Ardmore Academic Advisement
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
(580) 319-0370

BlackBoard Updates 

Attention MSC Students: MSC has implemented several BlackBoard upgrades.  For more information vist http://ow.ly/Qbtk30qIF8N

Business Office

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. 
The best and fastest way to communicate with this office is by email: businessoffice@mscok.edu . If you need to speak to someone call (580) 387-7210 or (580) 387-7212 (if no answer, please leave a message)

Services will continue to be provided as usual except the following:

  • Students can pay their bills online by logging in MyMurray and accessing their account in CampusConnect.    

For Detailed Instructions on how to Pay Online- Click Here

Enrollment 

Attached below are the distance enrollment guides for new and returning students.  To ensure the safety of our students and staff, the MSC Advisement Office is accepting enrollment appointments via zoom or phone for all students. The guides also contain a link for scheduling your enrollment appointment.  It is up to you to make sure your balances are paid to $400 or less and any business office, Registrar, or financial aid holds are removed prior to scheduling an appointment.  Instructions for hold removals can be found within the guides. 

Placement: 

Due to Accuplacer restrictions, we are unable to administer the Accuplacer placement exam.  Advisors will be using a "multiple measure" placement process during enrollment sessions.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Advisement Office. ​Tishomingo- (580) 387- 7201 or (580)387-7202; ​ Ardmore -(580) 319-0370.

Current Student Enrollment Guide      New Student Enrollment Guide  

Current Concurrent Student Enrollment Guide    New Concurrent Student Enrollment Guide

Emergency Internet Resources for Education

During the current global health crisis, it is critical that all Oklahomans have access to adequate and affordable internet services.  Schools throughout the state will transition to online course work to complete the academic year. Oklahoma State Broadband Coordinator, Sonja Wall, is working directly with Oklahoma Broadband and Internet Service Providers to address needs throughout the state.  In the document below, resources to aid Oklahoma residents and businesses are compiled and will be updated as more details become available.  Emergency Internet Resources for Oklahomans

Financial Aid

The best and fastest way to reach the Financial Aid office is by email:  financialaid@mscok.edu

If you need to speak to someone, you may call the main office number 580-387-7220, or individuals in the office by calling 580-387-7224 (Raegin Holman), 580-387-7225 (Jaime Thompson), or 580-387-7221 (Aaron Elmer). If no answer, please leave a message.

Important COVID-19 Related Information for Student Loan Borrowers

Faculty Resources

For information and resources to assist with transitioning your classes online, please visit the Murray State Faculty Resources for COVID-19 Instruction page.

Human Resources

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights
Families First Coronavirus Response Act  Poster

Dining/Food Service Schedule *Revised Hours*

Hours: Monday-Friday

Breakfast: 7am-9:15am
Lunch: 11am-1pm
Dinner: 4:30pm-6pm

Brunch Saturday: 10am-11am
Sunday Brunch Buffet: 12pm-1pm
Sat/Sun Dinner: 5pm-6pm

On Non-Class Days and Snow Days

The Dining Hall will be open for Brunch 10am-11am and Dinner 5pm-6pm

**Dining Services will close Friday, November 20 after dinner and will re-open with dinner on January 6th.  We hope everyone has a safe and relaxing holiday and we look forward to 2021!!!

Feel free to send any menu suggestions to: foodservices@mscok.edu   We'd LOVE to hear them!

IT Support

Click the button below to go to the IT portal. Please include as much detail as possible when submitting a ticket to help us resolve your issue as quickly as possible.

Submit a Ticket

For more information, visit the IT webpage. or call (580) 387-7160

MSC Library

The Murray State College library staff are still here to help students in any way we can with their research and information literacy needs.  For reference questions or research help, please contact Stephen Craig Finlay, Library Director, at sfinlay@mscok.edu.  Mr. Finlay will also be available for Zoom-based instruction sessions.

Chat with a librarian The Murray State College library has instituted a live chat service for patrons.  If you need help locating resources, scheduling research help or have any other questions, this is the quickest way to do so!

The Library Staff has compiled a list of online resources to help students interact with the library remotely and conduct research utilizing online resources.  For additional library contacts and online information please visit the MSC Library web page

Student Success Center

During this time of Campus closure the Student Success Center will remain open with tutors and all other personnel working remotely!  The Student success center will continue to offer the following services:

We will continue to provide all information possible in our bi-weekly news letter. The director will be available regular business hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Mon.-Fri. at 580-387-7470 or 580-371-5360 and at gwebb@mscok.edu 

Tutors:
Tutors will be using Zoom to continue their work from home. Each tutor will undergo training in how to properly navigate and use Zoom. The new Zoom Tutor schedules will be posted on Murray's site with directions on how to access the requested tutor.

OWL:
The Online Writing Lab will continue to work as it usually does.

Thinkingstorm:
While tutors are getting prepared to work online, Thinkingstorm is available to students through their Blackboard. This is a free tutoring service for students, and will be available through the remainder of the campus closure. Directions on how to access Thinkingstorm are posted on Murray’s website.

If you have any problems accessing it, please contact Lindsay Brantley at lbrantley@mscok.edu or by phone at (371) 387-7307 

Raven Tabbytosavit will remain available during all business hours working remotely from home. She may be reached at rtabbytosavit@mscok.edu or by phone at  (214) 440-6167  She will continue to host Native Club Meetings via Zoom and can help walk anyone through the PathwayU program. That link and other information can be found on our page on the MSC website! Please feel free to contact any of us if you have a need or any assistance from the SSC

Visit the SSC web page for more information

Retention

Retention Coordinator Te'a Elliott-Fox will be assisting students with MSC's transition online and providing tools to help with online courses. She is also available to get students in contact with the best resource for them. She is available weekdays, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and can be contacted at  telliottfox@mscok.edu or 580-387-7302.

Retention Student-Questionnaire

Athletics

Fall sports competitions have been postponed until the Spring following recommendations by the NJCAA. 

On Campus Community Events

Community groups that have scheduled events on the Murray State College campus should contact the employee with whom they made reservations to confirm.  Any events previously scheduled may be postponed, canceled or rescheduled to protect the health of all.