Student Organizations and Recreation

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Student Organizations

Murray State University is proud to offer various organizations and extracurricular activities that will enhance every facet of your academic, social, and residential life. Explore over 170 different college organizations already established by students just like you, or apply to start your own. At Murray State, we encourage every student to join a club because community is at the heart of everything we do.

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Student Government Association

The Student Government Association at Murray State has four branches you can join to get involved and help lead our community. Our student government representatives help to shape and strengthen our campus and college organization for everyone. Students with a knack for leadership, or those who just want to get more involved, are welcome to explore our government associations and learn more about how you can become a part of Murray State student government history.

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Sports, Recreation & Wellness

Your physical well-being is high on the list of priorities at Murray State. No matter your favorite activity --- swimming, weights, aerobics, racquetball or basketball --- at Murray State, you can always find companionship and first-class facilities. Check out the available classes at the Susan E. Bauernfeind Wellness Center, enjoy an afternoon at the aquatic center's outdoor patio or learn more about joining one of our many intramural sports teams.

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Residential Colleges

Residential colleges at Murray State are a unique benefit only offered at a handful of colleges in the nation. If you live on campus, you'll join one of eight unique residence halls with individual mascots, colors, student councils and more. Exclusive networking opportunities and academic support make these special communities in Murray State's larger community something to be proud of, and even non-residential students are welcome to get involved.

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Greek Life

Greek life at Murray State is a great way to get more involved with the community and make connections that will last a lifetime. Racers who get involved with Greek organizations proudly demonstrate Murray State's values in giving back to the campus and community; while having fun doing so! Learn more here about our Greek organizations, how to become a member of a fraternity or sorority and enrich your college experience.

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