Academic Support Services
Public university in the Midwest for 20 years running (U.S. News & World Report)
Our students are engaged in a wide range of intellectual endeavors at Truman, and we make sure to provide you with the necessary resources to support you in your pursuits.
Center for Academic Excellence
The center provides a wide range of services to help you make a smooth transition into college life. Services include professional and peer advising, academic counseling, tutoring, study groups, learning and study skills workshops, and courses designed to help students connect with each other and their advisors.
This office provides students with disabilities the services necessary to ensure they’re able to fully participate in all aspects of University life, including interpreter and note-taking assistance, braille translations, audio recordings of course materials, orientation assistance, van accessibility for field trips, campus housing accommodations, and more.
Foreign Language Learning Center
The center features two foreign language labs made up of 60 computers to provide multimedia interaction that helps you learn and practice another language. Peer learning labs give students enrolled in elementary or intermediate levels of foreign language courses a chance to study with an upper-class student or native speaker.
International Student Affairs Office
This office works closely with international students from recruitment to graduation and offers services designed to empower each student to achieve their best potential.
Multicultural Affairs Center
In addition to providing social, cultural, and personal support for underrepresented students, the Center also provides academic assistance through a peer mentor program, Scholastic Enhancement Experience program, tutoring, and a monitored study area.
Research Assistance Program
You can meet with a reference librarian to plan how to best approach research projects and get customized assistance on databases and research techniques for specific assignments.
You can email a librarian at any time to ask questions regarding library resources and services.
Offering services from the beginner level to advanced, the Writing Center helps you craft and refine your writing skills by providing counsel on strategy, technique, conceptualizing, drafting, revising, and editing.
"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