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New Student Days

MSU offers activities and events to welcome you and prepare you for a successful first year.

Move-in Information

Be sure to show up at your scheduled time for move-in.

Thursday, August 10

  • 9 a.m.-2 p.m., New Student Move-In, Residence Halls

Friday, August 11

  • 9 a.m.-2 p.m., New Student Move-In, Residence Halls
  • 6:30 p.m. Opening & Curtis Zimmerman - Life at Performance Level (Required Program), Button Auditorium
    •  *Student Favorite* As an award-winning speaker, best-selling author, juggler, and mime, Curtis Zimmerman’s unique combination of humor, personal stories, and interactive activities impact an audience like no other. He incorporates the skills he gained from over twenty-five years in the entertainment industry into his powerful programs, cleverly balancing the connection between education and entertainment.
  • 9-10:30 p.m. Eagle Block Party, Alumni Tower Bridge Area. Relax, enjoy the music, and meet new people. Take pictures at the Eagle Photo Zone. 

Saturday, August 12

  • 9 a.m. Eagle Lake Trail Hike: Join a guided hike around Eagle Lake. The first 150 finishers will receive an Eagle Lake Trail Hike T-shirt! Meet at Eagle Lake - just above the Recreation & Wellness Center.
  • 12:30-1:00 p.m. R.O.A.R (Roast of all Rivals) T-shirt Exchange, Button Drill Room
    • Bring a t-shirt from your high school or other college and exchange it for a new MSU t-shirt!! All shirts collected will be donated to charity. 
  • 1-1:45 p.m. Life @ MSU (Required Program), Button Auditorium
    • Learn more about MSU from other MSU students through this creative and informative program. Great prizes will be given away throughout the program.
  • Following Life @ MSU Find My Classes!! Not sure where your classes are located? Orientation Leaders throughout the academic building area. Bring a copy of your course schedule.
    • Campus maps will be available outside Button Auditorium. Maps and information available outside Button Auditorium
  • 8:30 p.m. Drive-in Movie, Adron Doran University Center Lawn
    • Gather with some of your new friends and fellow Eagles for a unique movie experience. 

Sunday, August 13

  • 11:00 a.m.12 p.m. Non-Denominational Service, ADUC Theatre
    • Learn more about religious organizations in a unique worship experience. ADUC Theatre
  • 2:-4 p.m. Community Service Event, Button Drill Room
    • We Care for Kids™ is a heart-warming, charitable, team-building program devoted to helping children by assembling and donating items for children in need. Our We Care For Kids backpacks provide underprivileged kids with items that make them realize their community truly cares about their hopes and dreams. If you want to make a difference in a child's life, We Care for Kids is an event you will never forget. We provide all of the materials. A limited # of spaces are available – you must register to participate
    • 7-8:30 p.m. 36th Annual Ice Cream Social, ADUC Commons
      • Join President Jay Morgan and First Lady Amber Morgan for the traditional ice cream social. Sponsored by First Year Programs, Dining Services, and the Barnes & Noble MSU Bookstore. 


First & Second Year Programs

217 ADUC
Morehead, KY 40351

PHONE: 606-783-5208
FAX: 606-783-5072