Truman promotes learning that extends beyond the traditional borders of the University and serves all walks of life as well as activities that bring visitors of all ages to campus. There are a number of ways for individuals to get involved ranging from events on campus, to travel opportunities in the U.S and abroad, to campus programs for pre-college students, adult learners seeking professional development and continuing education, and retirees seeking personal enrichment.
Events & Activities
- Kohlenberg Lyceum Series
This long-running cultural series presents performances by groups from all corners of the world including Step Afrika, the Kansas City Chorale, and the Minnesota Ballet.
- University Calendar
Use our University Calendar to see what's happening on campus — attend art, music and theatre productions presented by Truman's talented students and faculty; listen to guest speakers; find out where the latest alumni events are taking place; and much more.
- Truman Sports
Check out the schedule for your favorite Bulldog team.
Like to travel off the beaten path? Check out this travel program designed for the more adventurous traveler.
- Truman Alumni & Friends Travel Program
All alumni and friends are invited to participate in this annual group travel opportunity organized by the Truman Alumni Association.
Summer Academies for Pre-College Students
- The Zombie Scholars Academy
This week-long educational summer camp teaches high school students about disaster preparedness, orienteering, first aid, neurobiology, and literature.
- Joseph Baldwin Academy
This program offers highly talented students in grades 7-9 a head start on their future university careers. Students spend three weeks on campus experiencing what it's like to be a college student: they move into a residence hall, attend classes, work with Truman's faculty, and make new friends.
- Summer Talent Academy for Professions in Health (S.T.A.P.H.)
This program is for highly-talented rising high school juniors and seniors interested in science and health who want to get a head start on college life and future careers in medicine and allied health professions. Students spend a week on campus and work closely with highly regarded faculty and health professionals from Truman and A.T. Still University of Health Sciences.
Classes and Training
- Non-Degree Seeking Students
Non-degree seeking students may apply to take one or two courses (up to 8 hours) per semester for credit or non-credit (audit) at Truman.
Learn to recognize and respond to several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner.
- Aviation Courses
- K-12 Educators
Whether you are looking for continuing and graduate education for the purposes of professional advancement and continued certification, or exploring new topics to enhance your performance in the classroom, you will find that we have plenty to offer.
- Professional Development Courses
Take a course to enhance your skills. Courses offered include Grantwriting, Directing Forensics, Technical Writing, and Intelligence Analysis.
- Custom Training and Executive Education
If your business is in need of an expert in a relevant field, chances are you'll find that expert at Truman. Let us customize a program that helps obtain quality professional development and training for your employees at a reasonable price.
Exhibits and Museums