Returning Student Renewal Instructions

This guide serves as step-by-step directions for returning students of Truman State University to update and complete their Housing Profile, as part of their Housing Renewal Application.  If there are any questions or concerns throughout the process, please contact the Residence Life Office at 660-785-4227 or email at

How to start your Housing Application:

  • Log into TruView
  • Click “Student” under “Tools” on the left-hand side
  • Select “Student Housing/Residence Life”
  • Click “Housing Portal” under “Housing”
  • Click “Apply for Housing!” in the Housing Portal
  • Select the term you are applying for
  • Review the “Welcome” page for more information
    • Instructions are available on each individual page of the Housing Application


In addition to completing your Housing Application, you will need to ensure there is a Housing Deposit on-file to select/ be placed in a housing assignment.  Below are instructions on how to review and confirm the status of your Housing Deposit:

  • Log-in to TruView
  • Select “Student” under “Tools”
  • Select “Student Finances & Student Employment Tools”
  • Click on “Student Account Suite” under “Student Finances”
  • Wait to be rerouted to a webpage beginning with
  • Select “Deposits” at the top of the page
  • Select term for deposit
  • Select payment type

If you have additional questions related to paying your Housing Deposit, please contact Student Accounts at 660-785-4074.