Residence Life

Our dedicated Residence Life 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 Residence Life Events, News, and Updates:

Housing Renewal – Looking for information on how to sign up for on-campus housing as a returning student for 2022-23? Click here to see all our resources on the housing renewal process!

Spring Break Registration – Click here to see everything you need to know about registering to stay on campus during Spring Midterm Break after the halls close on March 4th.

Truman State University Residence Life Gender Inclusive Housing

Gender Inclusive Housing – Learn more about our new Gender Inclusive Housing option for the 2022-2023 academic year here!

Pet-Friendly Housing – Interested in having your pet live with you on-campus. Here you will learn more aboutResidence Life's Pet-friendly housing in Dobson Hall the application process!

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

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.