Truman State University’s Purple Friday Previews are 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 one of our upcoming Purple Friday Previews and experience our campus.
Dates for Purple Friday Previews
- Friday, September 28, 2018
Registration will open in July 2018
Tentative Schedule of Events
11:00am – 12:45pm
Check In at the Ruth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center. You will receive a parking pass and a welcome packet.
Grab lunch at one of our dining halls ($8 cash or check only), or try one of the many restaurants in town! Just be sure to be back by 1:00pm for the Welcome.
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Welcome and Truman Information Presentation at the Baldwin Hall auditorium featuring a student speaker, welcome from the President, and admission and scholarship information.
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Self-guided Tours: You will receive a special map that will lead you on a scavenger hunt around campus. Student ambassadors will be scattered across campus to answer questions along the way.
Personal Tours are also available upon request.
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Meet the Faculty: Each department will have faculty available to tell you more about their program. Talk with as many departments as you would like.
Students Services Fair: Explore all the student support services Truman offer to its students.
3:30pm – 5:00pm
Residence Hall Open Houses: Guided tours will depart periodically from the main lounge or hall desk area. Please take this opportunity to explore all of the University’s living facilities. All residence halls are co-ed facilities.