In-Person Orientation Schedule

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.

9:00 a.m.


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)

4:00 p.m.

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

Family Only

  • 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.