Spring Orientation

Welcome to the Truman Family!

We are excited to welcome you to campus this January for the start of the Spring 2025 semester. Orientation for new students, including both first-year and transfer students, is designed to help you transition into the Truman community.

Spring Orientation Schedule: January , 2025 – Specific date and details coming soon!

This session is required for all new students starting in Spring 2025. 

11:30 am-1:00 pm:

Lunch available in Ryle Hall

1:00 pm-3:00 pm:

Check in, Optional Tours, Open Advising, & IT assistance

3:00 pm-5:30 pm:

Welcome Presentation and Orientation Programming

5:30 pm-6:30 pm:

Dinner at Ryle Hall – Join us for a free dinner and get to know some of the other new Truman students.

6:30 pm-7:30 pm:

Orientation Programming

Prior to Orientation

Confirm that your pre-orientation materials have been completed before the orientation session in January. This will allow our staff to best prepare for your arrival and ensure you are ready to begin classes on January 21, 2025. All these materials can be found on Truview in your “Accepted Student” section.

  • RSVP for Spring Orientation
  • Registration Agreement
  • Social Security Number Verification
  • Pre-Orientation Questionnaire
  • Mathematics Placement Exam
  • Foreign Language Exam
  • Health and Immunization History
  • Final Transcripts
    • Send an official copy of your final high school and/or college transcript(s) to Truman’s Office of Admission. If you have earned AP, IB, or CLEP credit, please contact the appropriate testing agency to have official score reports sent as well.

Living on Campus?

Submit your housing application and $150 housing deposit/fee through truview.truman.edu to secure your housing placement and preferences. Move-in for on-campus students will occur in January, just before classes start. You may move in as early as 10:00 am. Please refer to the Residence Life website for details surrounding new student move-in or if you need an earlier move-in date.

Preparing for the Start of Classes

  • An Academic Advisor from the Center for Academic Excellence will contact you once you’ve completed all your pre-Orientation materials to enroll you in classes for the Spring semester.
  • For your textbooks, school supplies, and Truman spirit needs, the Truman Bookstore is your place to go! You can order textbooks through the Bookstore’s website and pick them up once you arrive on campus.
  • You will receive your Truman ID card upon checking into your residence hall.


Visit our FAQ!

For specific questions regarding Spring Orientation, contact us at orientation@truman.edu or 660-785-4114.