Summer Classes & Opportunities

Whether you are a current MSU student, a new MSU student, or a student visiting from another institution, we can help you make this summer productive, as well as fun! MSU offers a wide range of college courses (online and traditional) in a variety of academic programs. 

Summer II begins Monday, July 5.

New Students (Fall 2016)

The summer before your freshman year is full of excitement. MSU provides great opportunities to get ahead before you have even officially started your college career.

SOAR: Orientation for New Students

New freshman or transfer students enrolling for the summer and/or fall semester are encouraged to participate in the summer  Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) program. Your attendance at  SOAR is the next step to becoming a MSU student. At  SOAR you will learn more about MSU, register for fall classes, meet other students, faculty, and staff who are excited to welcome you to the MSU family! Parents are strongly encouraged to attend. There is no fee to register.

In order to provide the best service, there are a limited number of spaces for each program. Spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Register online.

Success Academy (June 20 - July 29)

The  Success Academy is open to all first year students. The Success Academy gives you the opportunity to complete two college courses prior to your first fall semester.

Local Tourism 

While you are in town, check out MSU's own Eagle Lake,  Kentucky Folk Art CenterKentucky Center for Traditional Music, and  Eagle Trace Golf Course. Physically, the University is located in the foothills of the  Daniel Boone National Forest in Rowan County. Cave Run Lake is just a short drive away. While you are here, check out our local restaurants and shops. Visit the  Morehead Tourism site for more information.

Campus Visits

Planning to  visit campus this summer? Schedule your visit with the Office of Enrollment Services so we can give you much more personal attention when you arrive on campus.

Summer Sessions

Summer classes at MSU can provide you with the focus you need to complete a difficult subject, get one-on-one attention and ensure you graduate on time.


Middle & High School Students

Governor's Scholars Program

The Governor's Scholars Program (GSP) provides academic and personal growth to Kentucky high school students. MSU is proud to host Kentucky's best and brightest.

Camps & Special Programs

We offer camps and other special interest programs throughout the summer:

Equestrian Camps

Click on a camp below for more information and to register.

Toddler Camp, June 20-24, 1-2 p.m. ( or 606-776-5129)
Beginner Camp I, June 20-24, 9 a.m. - noon OR July 18-22, 1:30-4:30 p.m. ( or 606-776-5129)
For riders that have little to no experience around and riding horses.
Beginner Camp II, June 20-24, 9 a.m. - noon OR July 18-22, 9 a.m. - noon ( or 606-776-5129)
For the rider who has successfully completed Beginner I (at least once – some will need to take Beg I more than once to feel comfortable moving on).  Rider in this level should be able to groom, lead and guide the horse independently in the arena.  Riders should feel comfortable at the walk and sitting trot and stay in a balanced position.
Beginner 2/Intermediate Camp, June 27 - July 1, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. ( or 606-776-5129)
For campers that feel comfortable walk, trot, posting the trot, two point position and ready to canter.
Advance/Intermediate Camp, July 11-15, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ( or 606-776-5129)
For campers that have been in the program for years.  Campers are comfortable and have correct position at the trot and canter.