About Truman State University

Our Campus

Students in dorm room

Home to Most of Our Students

Living on campus allows you to experience college life to its fullest. You are close to classes, the library, and the Rec Center, with easy access to the student activities that make campus life so rewarding. Home to nearly all of our freshmen, each of our university residences has its own unique personality.

Nursing students

Academic Facilities

You have access to learning spaces where you can explore possible fields—nursing simulation center, science labs, art and music studios, television and radio studios, greenhouse, observatory, planetarium, and the University Farm.

Students studying by large windows in library

Sunny Places to Study

Pickler Memorial Library—complete with lots of open space, window seating, views of the Quad, and a large atrium—features Starbucks, computer labs, group meeting and study rooms, assistive technology lab, and many other student services. The Student Union Building also has plenty of spots where you can eat, socialize, attend events, and study.

Students jousting at Back to School Bash

Active Recreation

The Quad, a large grassy area in the heart of campus, is a fun and relaxing place with all kinds of spontaneous events, from slacklining and yoga to an energetic game of jousting or Frisbee.

Our Recreation Center provides a place for students to stay active and healthy through the use of our multiple gymnasiums, weight room, cardio equipment, fitness classes, intramural sports, and more.


Explore the Truman Campus

Take a Virtual Tour to explore campus more in-depth and let our student tour guides introduce you to some of their favorite places.
Campus Virtual Tour