Residence Life

Our dedicated team is here to provide safe, comfortable, and intellectually engaging learning communities that support your development as a whole student.

Between our six residence halls and one on-campus apartment complex, we know you’ll find a housing option that will best meet your needs.  If you have any questions or need additional support in finding a housing option that best meets your needs, please do not hesitate to contact us at 660-785-4227 or reslife@truman.edu.


Current Events, News, and Updates:

residence life guidebook

Thanksgiving Break Registration – Interested in staying on campus during Thanksgiving Break? Learn how to register here!

Residence Life Guidebook – This ‘one-stop-shop’ resource is loaded with information about how living on-campus adds value to your experience at Truman.Pet-friendly housing in Dobson Hall

Pet-Friendly Housing – Interested in having your pet live with you on-campus. Here you will learn more about the application process!

Guidance for On-Campus Living During the COVID Pandemic – See how the university recommends to best stay healthy and safe while back on campus.

Frequently Asked Questions – Here you will find answers to some of the most common questions we receive.


Truman State University, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs and activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs and activities.  Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, Institutional Compliance Office, Violette Hall 1308, 100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501; 660-785-4354, and titleix@truman.edu.

Truman State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request accommodations, please contact the Office of Student Access and Disability Services, Pickler Memorial Library 109A, 100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501, 660-785-4478, facsimile 660-785-4011, and studentaccess@truman.edu.