Visit Event

Truman Experience Weekend

The Truman Experience Weekend is a two-day visit event designed to give future students and their families an opportunity to discover all that Truman has to offer.

With a flexible schedule of events, students and their families can create a personalized experience to familiarize themselves with Truman. All prospective students and their families are invited to register for this special event.

Upcoming Event: November 1 and 2, 2024

About the Truman Experience Weekend

Create a custom schedule that works for you. Plan to spend one or two days on campus, then pick and choose events that allow you to make the most of your time on campus through tailored presentations, special events and personal interactions.


  • take a walking tour of campus
  • learn about Truman’s academic departments
  • hear from current students and parents
  • explore students services
  • tour rooms in residence halls
  • connect with faculty members
  • attend events hosted by student organizations

Five students

Example schedule from the pilot experience on March 22 and 23, 2024

4:30-6:00 pmCheck-in, Dinner in the Dining Halls
6:00 pmWelcome from the University President and overview of the weekend
6:30-7:20 pmAlumni Panel
7:30-9:00 pmSpecial event hosted by our Student Activities Board, Planetarium Show, Stargazing, Music Department Performance, Forensics Showcase

7:30-8:20 amBreakfast in the Dining Halls
8:00-9:00 amCheck In
9:00-9:50 amWelcome from the University President and Presentation from the Admissions Office
10:00-10:50 amChoose your panel:
• Current Student Panel
• Parent Panel
11:00-11:55 amChoose your Presentation:
• 11:00-11:25 am – Center for Academic Excellence followed by opportunity for one-on-one visits or Athletics or Honors Scholars Program
• 11:30-11:55 am – Center for Diversity and Inclusion or Study Abroad or Residence Life
12:00-1:20 pm

Lunch in Dining Halls with an Student Ambassador

Counselor Connect

Student Services Fair

1:30-3:20 pmChoose your Academic Experience:
• 1:30-2:20 pm – Academic Presentations
• 2:30-3:20 pm – Department Tours or Interactive Activity
3:30-5:00 pmChoose your Experience:
• Campus Tours
• Recreation Center Tours
• Residence Hall Activity and Room Tours
• Student Activities Showcase
5:00-6:30 pmChoose your Dining Experience — enjoy dinner in:
• one of our Dining Halls
• Student Union Building
• one of our local restaurants

Safe travels home!

Get a head start on the Truman experience

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the warm and welcoming community you'll become part of as a Truman Bulldog.


We’re here to help. We will send you details about check-in once you have registered for the Truman Experience Weekend.

Admissions Office
Phone: (660)785-4114 or (800)892-7792

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