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

COVID-19 Updates – On-campus living during the COVID pandemic.

Double Room Buy-out – Are you interested in having a room to yourself?  Whether in a community-style or suite-style housing option, a room buy-out is a room designed for two individuals, but is made available for one.

Move-in Day – Here you will find information about the process for a successful Move-in Day.

Move-in Reference Guide – This supplementary resource will help you plan for Move-in Day.

Photo ID Upload – Here you will find information about how to upload a photo for your Student ID card, which will be ready for you on Move-in Day.

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 titleix@truman.edu.

Truman State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request an accomodation, please contact 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.