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Eagles begin classes at MSU on Aug. 17

Morehead State University is ready to welcome students back to campus and offer a safe and successful college experience next week.  

Classes for the Fall 2020 academic year at MSU will begin on Monday, Aug. 17. If you have not completed registration for courses or need to drop/add a class, please do so as soon as possible. Registration for Fall 2020 is available online at If you have questions, contact your academic advisor for assistance.  

Fall 2020 move-in at MSU is currently underway and will take place through Sunday, Aug. 16. Move-in times will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and spaces are limited during each block to allow for adequate social distancing and reduced crowds. For more information and how to register for a move-in time, visit  

MSU will institute a shortened semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The University will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 7, and for the Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Fall Break, initially scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Oct. 8 and 9, will be eliminated and instruction will take place for courses typically planned for those days. Nov. 18 through Nov. 24 will comprise an examination window for final exams/projects and the Fall 2020 semester ends on Tuesday, Nov. 24.   

As we anticipate students returning to the MSU, a healthy return is our top priority and we cannot wait for our campus to return to its instruction and student life – with precautions. To learn more about the many steps MSU is taking to ensure student safety and health during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit