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During a weekday personal visit, you can meet with an Admission Counselor who can answer your questions about financial aid, major or academic interests, extracurricular activities, residence life, and the application process. Guided campus tours visit the residence halls, academic buildings, and recreational areas. You can even stop by the University Bookstore in the Student Union Building to purchase Truman apparel.
If classes are in session the day you visit, you can request to meet with a professor. At Truman, our professors are recognized for their dedication to teaching and are motivated to help you reach your potential. Other appointment options include conversations with athletic coaches, lunch on campus, and class observations. Plus, Truman has a number of student service offices that you can visit while on campus. Want to learn more about our Career Center’s mission? Are you interested in Study Abroad opportunities? We will work to accommodate all of your appointment requests so that your weekday visit is as unique as your interests!
Saturday Showcase Events
Our Saturday Showcase Events are full-day events designed to provide as much information about Truman as possible in a one-day visit. Showcases are a great way for you to tour campus, meet future and current students, talk with faculty, or attend a presentation on financial aid and study abroad opportunities. You will definitely get the most out of your weekend!
You may attend any of our Saturday Showcase Events held throughout the year and students of any age are welcome. The tentative Showcase schedule will give you an idea of how much information about Truman you will discover during a Showcase Event!
Upcoming Showcase Dates
- April 28, 2018
- November 3, 2018
- February 2, 2019
- March 30, 2019
- April 27, 2019
Registration for the 2018/2019 dates will open in July 2018.
Purple Friday Preview
Our Purple Friday Previews are half-day visit events that provide prospective new students and families the opportunity to learn about Truman State University over the course of an afternoon. Sign up for the upcoming Purple Friday Preview and experience our campus.
The tentative Purple Friday Preview schedule will give you an idea of the conversations and opportunities you will have during your afternoon on campus.
RSVPs will open in July 2018 for the following Purple Friday Preview Date
- Friday, September 28, 2018
Each Saturday visit will include a presentation by an Admission Counselor and a walking campus tour with a currently enrolled student. Please allow approximately 2 hours for your Open Saturday campus visit.
Note that Saturdays are separate from the Saturday Showcase Events and the availability of special appointments may be limited. If it is important to you to meet with a faculty member or with another campus office, consider attending a Saturday Showcase Event or weekday personal visit instead.
Upcoming Saturday Dates
- 2018-19 dates will be announced soon
Trying to plan a weekday visit for a group of 5 students or more? Truman offers a number of activities that can be customized to fit your group’s needs when you visit Truman. Whether you want a tour of campus, academic presentations, or a behind-the-scene visit to one of the various campus facilities, the Office of Admissions will be happy to assist you.
Please be sure to complete the Group Visit Request Form at least two weeks prior to your visit date. After you submit the Group Visit Request Form, we will contact you to discuss the details of your weekday group request.
Contact the Visit Center Coordinator
Do you have questions about your visit options? Give our Campus Visit Coordinator a call at 660-785-4135 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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