Academic Resources

Academic Resources for International Students

Center for Academic Excellence

The Truman Center for Academic Excellence is an academic support program designed to promote student success. They work to not only support students academically in their coursework, but also showcase alternative ways to interact with course material to maximize their potential and academic outcomes. They also provide tutors throughout the semester

Academic Success Mentoring Program

The Academic Success Mentoring Program  is a peer-mentoring program sponsored by the Center for International Students and specifically aimed at helping international students perform better academically. Students are paired with mentors who can help them develop better study skills, overcome test anxiety, manage time better, and more.

Services at Pickler Memorial Library

Pickler Memorial Library offers many services to international students including help finding information, foreign language material, reference help, and library terminology.

MAC Tutoring

The Multicultural Affairs Center offers free tutoring to Truman students who need assistance in any subject.

The Writing Center

The Truman State University Writing Center provides all writers on the Truman State University campus with a comfortable environment for conversations about writing. Writing Consultants can work with writers at all levels of competence, from all disciplines, at any stage of the writing process – generating ideas, drafting, revising, and editing- or share ideas about writing strategies and techniques.


I found it very relaxing to get away from the hustle and bustle of a big city and get the chance to enjoy all of the aspects of a smaller town. This town is a wonderful place to enhance your college experience.

Bethany Williams ('13), Communication Major