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Frequently Asked Questions

  • MSU's online courses take place via an internet connection to the Blackboard learning management system.
  • No physical attendance may be required. However, students may be offered optional meetings and proctored exams.

You may register for online courses through Student Self-Service on MyMoreheadState. Some courses may require the completion of a Permission of Department (POD) before registration.

In most cases, students have access to their online courses on the first day of the semester. Some professors may prefer to make their content available prior to the first day of class.

To access your online course, log into MyMoreheadState and click the Blackboard icon under "Campus Applications."

You may purchase your textbooks through Morehead State University - a Barnes & Noble College Store.

Proctors must be set up by the academic department. Students who cannot come to campus to take a proctored exam may take it at an approved, off-campus site. Off-campus sites may charge testing fees.

  • Students taking online courses are NOT required to attend any on-campus meetings. Professors may offer optional meetings, but students are NOT penalized for non-attendance.
  • Proctored exams may be required, but students may schedule to take the exams at an approved, off-campus location.

Online students are provided access to online tutoring in various subjects available 24 hours a day through the Tutoring & Learning Center.

You can run a systems check through Blackboard's Browser Checker to ensure that your computer and software can effectively use Blackboard.

You can find your advisor's name and contact information on your Program Evaluation.

Submit an official complaint through the Dean of Students website.

When a student has an academic dispute with a faculty member over a grade, there are procedures that exist to resolve the complaint in the most satisfactory way for both the student and faculty member. For more information, visit Grade Appeal Process.

Visit the Student Resources website.

MSU's Academic Calendar provides each semester's schedule including the dates of priority registration, the start and end of classes, holiday closings, final exams and more.