Residence Life

Welcome Home!

Residence Life at Truman State University is your “home away from home.”  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

We’re extending our deadline for Student Advisor and Apartment Manager applications. Click HERE to apply!

In Residence Life, we’re looking to hire students that can build communities, welcome new residents to the Truman team, and respond when people need help. In these roles, you’ll gain valuable skills and experiences that prepare you for any field. And with 75% off room and board feeds and a $100 stipend each semester, this is one of the best paying jobs on campus.

We look forward to seeing your application!

Prospective Residents – Ready to become part of the Truman Community? Find out more about living with a roommate, what to bring to campus, and services offered before the big day- move in day!

Housing Options – Check out different Housing options by exploring room photos, campus and building maps, and building layouts. Here you will also learn about shared amenities such as kitchens, lounges, and laundry facilities.

Pet-Friendly Housing – Starting in Fall 2020, you will have the opportunity to have a pet live with you on-campus.  Here you will learn more about the application process!

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 an accomodation, please contact Office of Student Access and Disability Services, Kirk Building 114B, 100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501, 660-785-4478, facsimile 660-785-4011, and