Orientation Day Map
Sample In-Person Orientation Schedule
Both students and families will be provided a personalized schedule upon arrival. Students may not request to register in the morning or afternoon block as these are intentionally chosen based on number of students and intended major.
Orientation attendees should plan to be on-campus from 8:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m for required activities. For local accommodations, visit the Kirksville Tourism Website.
8:15 – 9:00 a.m.
Check In on the Quad
Optional Campus Tours will depart periodically from the Student Union as guests register.
Optional Pre-Advising: Changed your major? Have other dual-credit not previously reported? Have questions about registration? Academic advisors will be available to answer any immediate questions.
9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Morning Block: Personal Advising Workshop (P.A.W.) or Information Sessions (see details below)
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch: Provided lunch from Sodexo
Student Services Q&A: Staff members will be available to discuss the various student services at Truman.
1:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Afternoon Block: Personal Advising Workshop (P.A.W.) or Information Sessions (see details below)
Tours of Residence Halls
Q&A Session: With academic advisors and admission staff
Examples of Personal Advising Workshop or Information Sessions (subject to change)
Personal Advising Workshop (P.A.W.)
- Meeting 1-on-1 with an Academic Advisor
- Creating your Fall Class Schedule
- Small group discussions with an Orientation Leader
Student Only Information Session
- Keys to Campus Connections: Getting Involvement
- How to Work Together to Support Your Student
- What to Expect in your Student’s First Year
Student & Family
- Building Community
- Student Rights & Responsibilities
- Career Center
- Knowing Your Resources & Partnerships
If you or one of your guests need accommodations due to medical conditions, deafness or hearing loss, or religious observances, please notify us so we can best support you during your visit.