Welcome to Truman
Congratulations on your acceptance to Truman State University!
You’ve made a great choice and a valuable investment in your future. As a Truman student, you are joining a community of learners who share in your intellectual curiosity. You will live on an active campus full of others like you who like to keep busy, have fun, and explore new things — the life of a Typical Truman Student, or “TTS” as you’ll hear students call themselves.
Now that you have been admitted to Truman State University, you are probably wondering “What’s next? What can I do to keep on top of things?” The following information will let you know what you need to do to prepare for becoming a Bulldog.
Are you an international student? Visit our Center for International Students website to learn more about your next steps.
Schedule your visit
- Summer Orientation for freshmen
Various dates in June
New freshman students are required to attend one of our Summer Orientation sessions. These sessions allow you to create your Fall semester schedule, meet other incoming Bulldogs, and learn information important to both you and your family.
- Transfer Orientation
Truman also provides an orientation for new transfer students. As a transfer, you are able to move on campus early and attend a number of highly beneficial activities and discussions meant to make your transition to Truman more relaxed. Meet numerous faculty and department chairs, and talk with previous transfer students about the ins and outs of being a Truman student.
Public university in the Midwest for 20 years running (U.S. News & World Report)
"My favorite aspect of Truman is the sense of community. I love knowing so many people around campus and having so many great opportunities that I might not have at a larger university."
– Neva S., Creative Writing Major, Theatre Minor