University Services

Academic Enrichment Center
Library Learning Commons

The Academic Enrichment Center (AEC), located in the library, is an integral part of the academic services of McMurry University. The AEC serves the University by providing academic support and instructional resources for students, staff and faculty in a comprehensive learning environment. Resources include a scanner, color printer, fax machine, and access to academic software programs. Services provided include professional tutoring, peer tutoring, computer tutorials, and Internet access. Academic counseling and study skills development are also provided. The primary function of the AEC is to provide vital academic support services to all McMurry students through programs designed to help under prepared students prepare, prepared students advance, and advanced students excel. Through the tools and services it provides, the AEC helps enable students from all economic and educational backgrounds to pursue academic excellence.

The Director of Academic Enrichment and Developmental Education is assisted by three professional tutors and two professional staff. Peer tutors are also available to assist students in various subject areas approximately 60 hours each week. During the fall and spring semesters, the AEC is normally open during the following hours:

Monday – Thursday

  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.


  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 6  p.m. - 10 p.m.

Campus Security

McMurry University Security can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. McMurry provides uniformed officers for campus patrols, and traffic and parking enforcement. The McMurry University Security also works to provide a safe place for students, staff, and faculty to study, work, and teach.

Career Development
Old Main 106

McMurry University Career Development guides and encourages students to develop skills necessary for lifelong career management in the changing world of work. Career planning and job search services are available for all students, freshmen through seniors. Services provided include: career counseling, career testing, resume/cover letter critique, job search assistance, job listing service, internship coordination, on-campus recruiting, workshops/seminars, career fairs, and graduate school fair.

Counseling Services
President South

Counseling Services are devoted to helping students who need assistance in coping with problems associated with everyday life. The philosophy of the Counseling Center is to promote independence while challenging and educating students to accept individual responsibility for the development of confidence, stability, self respect, health, interpersonal relationships, and coping skills. All counseling is free to McMurry students and held in the strictest confidence as provided by Texas State Law and the ethics board of the American Psychological Association.

Dean of Students & Campus Life
Allen B. Withers, Ph.D.
Prresident South, Student Affairs Office

The Dean of Students & Campus Life is responsible for working with all aspects of the University to coordinate student development in a dynamic and supportive environment. Areas of responsibility include overseeing Residence Life, Student Activities, Campus Security, Wellness/Recreational Sports, Health Services, Counseling and Career Services, Accessibility & Accommodations, Student Organizations, Orientation, and Student Conduct.

Garrison United Methodist
Campus Center Campus Center


The Campus Center is the center of campus activities. Students can find information on how to get involved on campus, get a snack, pick up their mail, and hang out with friends in Windjammers Lounge and The Nest. The Student Engagement office, McMurry Student Government, Bookstore, Chapel, Campus Ministry office, Sports Grille, Post Office, Print Shop, Mabee Room, and other meeting rooms are located in the Campus Center.

Accessibility and Accommodations Services, Counseling Services
President South

Accessibility and Accommodations Services provides support to enable students with permanent or temporary disabilities to participate in the full range of university experiences. Qualified students will not be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of any University services, programs, or activities or be subjected to discrimination based on their disability. To be eligible for services, the student with a disability must provide appropriate documentation that describes the specific disability prior to the beginning of the semester. Please contact the Accessibility and Accommodations Services Coordinator for more information.

Health Services
President South

The Health Services Office is open Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Health services are provided by a registered nurse for assessments of illness and injuries with referrals to a physician if necessary. Information on health questions and resources are available. Most services are free of charge. A nominal fee is required for flu vaccinations due at the time of service. All students are required to supply a Medical History Form, proof of immunizations and health insurance. Student health insurance information is available through the Student Affairs Office and Health Services Office.

The Bacterial Meningitis vaccine is required for students under the age of 22 years. In accordance with the Legislature of the State of Texas, SB 62, all first-time students under the age of 22 years, including transfer students, dual credit students attending classes on McMurry’s campus, and any student who previously attended McMurry University and is seeking to be readmitted, must present a certificate to the institution demonstrating they have been vaccinated against bacterial meningitis or received a booster during the previous five-year period before the student can enroll in a Texas college or university effective October 1, 2013. In addition, students must have received the vaccination at least 10 days prior to the first day of classes.

Campus Ministry
Campus Center 107

McMurry University is interested in developing the whole student and thus offers opportunities for developing and celebrating one’s personal spirituality as well as the interconnectedness we share in faith. The chaplain of the University works with a student leadership team to provide such opportunities.

Opportunities for prayer, bible study, fellowship, and worship are available. Weekly Chapel service is held every Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Mabee Room. The Chapel is open daily for prayer and meditation. The University Chaplain is also available to provide counseling and spiritual guidance to students, faculty and staff members. The Campus Ministry office is located next to th chapel in the Garrison United Methodist Campus Center.

Residence Life
Campus Center 104

Students gain insight into differing lifestyles, cultures and beliefs that will enhance their adult lives through residing on campus. This experience of life on campus is the foundation of the core values of McMurry University. All students are responsible for adhering to the guidelines established by the University and their community concerning housing. Students are required to live on campus and purchase a residential meal plan unless they have either completed 60 McMurry hours or four long semesters at McMurry, are 21, married, or live within 30 miles of campus with a parent or legal guardian.

Servant Leadership
Old Main South

McMurry’s Servant Leadership Program strives to help students become both servants and leaders. The programs promote the idea that servant leaders will lead others by being servants first, seeking the best for those they lead. It has become a unified curricular and co-curricular program, combining ethics, leadership, and service to the community. The program is designed so that students have the opportunity throughout college to participate in numerous offerings that enhance their leadership potential.

Student Engagement
Campus Center 103

The Student Engagement Office is focused on student involvement, leadership and service. The office works to provide entertainment for the entire campus community. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a student run organization that helps plan, organize, promote, and implement various events and activities. Past events include hypnotists, coffeehouse artists, movies, lectures and comedians. CAB also sponsors Spring McMadness during the spring semester, a day of games, booths, and food.

Campus Recreation Activity Center

Campus Recreation provides programming, facilities and equipment for the leisure and recreational needs of McMurry University students, faculty, staff and alumni. One of our most popular programs is Intramurals, which offers flag football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, racquetball and many other sports. The Activity Center houses a full-size basketball/volleyball court, two racquetball courts, dressing rooms, and a 25-yard indoor pool. The pool has six lanes and a high dive.