International Beginning Freshman: Steps for Enrollment

  1. Submit the Acceptance of Admission Offer
    a. You must confirm your attendance to Truman in order to start your enrollment. Let us know if you will be attending Truman or not, or if you would like to defer your acceptance to the Spring 2019 semester by completing this form.
  2. Read, sign, and submit the Registration Agreement
    a. This agreement states that you agree to pay all tuition and fees to the university.
    b. This can be done on TruView or by submitting the paper form. Please read the entire agreement, sign, and submit the form.
  3. Complete your Residence Hall Application
    a. This can be done on TruView or by submitting the paper form.
    b. All beginning freshman under the age of 21 are required to live on campus.
    c. Complete all required information and submit your residence hall application. Rank all housing options from 1-12, with 1 being your first choice and 12 being your last choice.  For more information about the residence halls, visit our Residence Life website.
  4. Complete the Medical History Form
    a. This form provides the Student Health Center with your medical history, which is needed in the case of an emergency.
    b. Print this form, complete, and sign it. Email it back to the Center for International Students at intladmit@truman.edu.  We will pass this along to the Student Health Center for you.
  5. Send all immunization records
    a. All students must have two MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccinations. The first MMR vaccine must have been administered after your first birthday, and the second must be administered at least 30 days after the first.
    b. All students must have one meningococcal vaccination. This must have been administered after your 16th birthday.
    c. Please email immunization records to intladmit@truman.edu. We ask that you provide English translations with immunization records.  If you are not sure you have received the appropriate immunizations, we will pass your records along to the Student Health Center for evaluation.
    d. Email this form directly to the Center for International Students at intladmit@truman.edu. We will pass this along to the Student Health Center for you.
  6. Submit your travel plan confirmation
    a. All students are required to provide our office with detailed travel and arrival plans. This helps us with preparing for your arrival.
    b. You can reserve a seat on one of our shuttles by completing this form.
  7. Complete your visa status notice
    a. After you have had your visa interview, please submit the visa status notice informing us if your visa has been approved or denied. If it has been denied, please indicate if you plan to re-apply for a student visa.
  8. Fill out the Registration Questionnaire
    a. This questionnaire is used by your academic advisor to place you in the best choice of classes for your first semester.
    b. Submit this form through TruView. If you cannot access TruView or have trouble submitting this questionnaire, please contact us at intladmit@truman.edu
  9. Take both Math Placement Tests
    a. These two tests help your academic advisor place you in the most appropriate math class based on your scores.
    b. Submit these tests through TruView. If you cannot access TruView or have trouble submitting these tests, please contact us at intladmit@truman.edu.
  10. Submit the Communication/Foreign Language Placement Tests
    a. If you have previously studied Chinese, Latin, German, French, Spanish, Italian, or Communication, and would like to take classes in the subject(s) while at Truman, you MUST take the appropriate placement test(s). these tests will help your advisor place you in the most appropriate foreign language class level.
    b. Submit this form through TruView. If you cannot access TruView or have trouble submitting these tests, please contact us at intladmit@truman.edu.
    c. Note: You do not need to take a placement test to study Arabic, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Ancient Greek. If you wish to study one of these languages, you should speak to your advisor about this when you arrive for orientation.
    d. Note: You CANNOT take foreign language instruction classes taught in your native language. You will not receive credit for classes taken in your native language.