Residence Life

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

Current Residence Life Events, News, and Updates:

Move-In Day – First-year move-in day information including check-in, the reference guide, maps, and what to bring can be found HERE.

Fall Opening – Whether you are a new incoming student or are returning to live on-campus, we have everything you need to assist with your transition to moving on-campus for the Fall! You can find more information HERE.

Early Move In for Fall – Need to move in prior to the traditional Fall Move In Day? Find out how to move in early HERE.

Summer Break Housing – Planning to stay on campus during the summer? You can find out all about our summer break housing HERE.

Returning Student Housing Renewal Information – Continue to live on campus next year!  Go to the Housing Portal in TruView to begin your housing application.  To learn more about the Housing Renewal Timeline, visit the Housing Renewal Timeline page.

New Student Housing Application Instructions – Visit our website for information about moving onto campus for the 2024-2025 academic year.  All first-year Truman students live on campus in one of our Residence Halls.  To learn more about the room selection timeline, visit the Room selection timeline page.

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

Truman State University Residence Life Gender Inclusive Housing

Gender Inclusive Housing – Learn more about our Gender Inclusive Housing options here!

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

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

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