Academic Support Services

Multimedia Lab in Library
Multimedia Lab in Library

As a Truman student, you have countless opportunities to try new things, gain knowledge, and push yourself to new limits. And we provide you with the necessary resources to support you in your academic pursuits.

Center for Academic Excellence
The Center for Academic Excellence provides a wide range of services to help you make a smooth transition into college life. Services include professional and peer advising, academic counseling, tutoring, study groups, learning and study skills workshops, and courses designed to help you connect with each other and your advisors.

Center for Diversity and Inclusion
In addition to providing social, cultural, and personal support for underrepresented students, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion provides academic assistance through the Scholastic Enhancement Experience (SEE) Program and Peer Mentor Program, tutoring, and a monitored study area.

Center for International Students 
Working closely with international students from recruitment to graduation, the Center for International Students offers services designed to empower students from other countries to achieve their full potential at Truman.

Foreign Language Learning Center
Featuring two foreign language computer labs to provide multimedia interaction, the Foreign Language Learning Center helps students learn and practice another language. Peer learning labs give students enrolled in elementary or intermediate levels of foreign language courses a chance to study with an upper-class student or a native speaker.

Math Tutoring
The Mathematics and Statistics Departments offer year-round tutoring services Monday through Friday if you need assistance in your math courses.

Office of Student Access and Disability Services
This office provides students with disabilities the services necessary to ensure they’re able to fully participate in all aspects of University life, including interpreter and note-taking assistance, braille translations, audio recordings of course materials, orientation assistance, van accessibility for field trips, campus housing accommodations, and more.

Pickler Memorial Library

Research Assistance Program
Meet with a reference librarian to plan how to best approach research projects and get customized assistance on databases and research techniques for specific assignments.

Multimedia Lab
Use the latest technology to collaborate on group projects, work individually or be creative through the use of technology that includes a One Button Video Recording Studio and Lightboard Studio. You can use the lab to record podcasts, narrate videos, edit movie clips together, recreate green screen videos, and much more.

Email a librarian at any time to ask questions regarding library resources and services.

Writing Center
Offering services from the beginner level to advanced, the Writing Center helps you craft and refine your writing skills by providing counsel on strategy, technique, conceptualizing, drafting, revising, and editing.

Students working on a group project

Shannon Shaffer 2 2016

My favorite part about Truman is its learning environment. Through its professors, classes, and programs, Truman encourages its students to be curious, lifelong learners.

Shannon S., English Major