Spring Orientation

Welcome to the Truman Family!

We are excited to welcome you to campus this January for the start of the Spring 2023 semester. Orientation for new students, including both first-year and transfer students, is meant to help you transition into the Truman community.

Spring Orientation 2023: Sunday January 15th

This session is required for all new students starting in Spring 2023. 


Check in, Optional Tours, Open Advising


Welcome Presentation & Remarks from President Thomas!


Various Orientation Presentations


Dinner! Join us for a free dinner and get to know some of the other new Truman students!

Prior to Orientation

Confirm that your pre-orientation materials have been completed before the orientation session on January 15. This will allow our staff to best prepare for your arrival and ensure you are ready to begin classes on January 17. 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
    • The required health forms will be mailed to you prior to Orientation and should be returned to the Student Health Center. Lost a form? No problem! Print a replacement here.
    • These forms are due on January 1, 2023!
  • 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 portal.truman.edu to secure your housing placement and preferences. Move-in for on-campus students will occur on Sunday, January 15. 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 any of your textbook, school supply, and Truman spirit needs, the Truman Bookstore is your place to go! You can order textbooks through the store’s website and pick them up once you arrive on campus.
  • You will have time to drop by the ID Card Office, located in Missouri Hall, to receive your student ID card.
    • The office is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
  • Stay up-to-date with information about campus events and policies by visiting the Truman State University COVID-19 website.


Visit our FAQ! For specific questions regarding spring orientation, contact us at orientation@truman.edu or 660-785-4114.