Welcome Week 2022

Welcome Week

Aug. 21 – Sept. 2

Whether you’re a new student or a returning student, here are some important pieces of information to get your fall semester off to an exciting start.

Sunday, August 21

Truman State University’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Sue Thomas
7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Quad
Celebrate the start of the new academic year with mocktails, snacks, lawn games, party hats, noisemakers, and more. President Thomas will lead the countdown to the new year. You can also share some of your resolutions for the new year and throw away any bad habits you want to get rid of into a firepit.

Monday, August 22

National Be an Angel Day
7:30-8:30 a.m., Barnett Hall, Pickler Memorial Library, Magruder Hall
Donuts to be served at each location.

Fitness Classes Begin Today

Check out the full listing.

Monty’s Birthday Party
6-7 p.m., Missouri Hall

Come join us and celebrate our hall mascot’s, Monty the Moose, birthday with a special guest, President Thomas! We’ll have snacks, music, and party games. In addition, there will be a chance to take a photo with President Thomas and Monty at our photo booth.

House Meeting: New Success Strategies (Residence Halls)
Residents will attend a house meeting hosted by their Student Advisor between August 22-26. See your Student Advisor for date, time, and location of your house meeting.

Start Date to Submit Roommate Agreements (Residence Halls)
Residents will be emailed a link to complete a digital Roommate Agreement. All residents with a roommate will need to complete a Roommate Agreement. Completed agreements will be submitted online directly to the Student Advisor (SA). Residents have until September 2 to submit their Roommate Agreement online.

Sodexo Bonus Bucks
August 22 – September 2
Load $100 worth of bonus bucks and get $20 free. For more information call 660-785-4197.

Tuesday, August 23

Donuts Part Two
7:30-8:30 a.m., McClain Hall and Fountain
Donuts to be served at each location.

Slack Line on the Quad
4:30 p.m.-?

“Puppy Chow” with the President
6-7 p.m., BNB/Dobson Hall

Come make some chow with President Sue Thomas! We will have popcorn, chips, and drinks outside in the BNB courtyard.

Sign up to play at IMLeagues.com

  • Sign up for 3v3 basketball by Aug. 26; league play starts Aug. 29
  • Sign up for Cornhole by Aug. 31
  • Sign up for Team Disc Golf by Sept. 1
  • Sign up for Sand Volleyball by Sept. 2

Wednesday, August 24

Welcome Back Swag Give-Away
9:30-11:30 a.m., Quad

Karaoke w/ President Sue
6-7 p.m., Ryle Hall

Residents will have a chance to experience a personal concert by the legendary President Sue Thomas in Ryle Hall! Residents will also have the opportunity to show off their excellent singing ability to each other and the president!

Thursday, August 25

National Banana Split Day
2-4 p.m., HUB in the SUB
Free banana splits in the Student Union.

The REC’s Birthday
In honor of the REC’s 25th birthday, there will be prize giveaways—check out Instagram for details. Snacks offered throughout the day.

Slack Line on the Quad
4:30 p.m.-? 

SAB Meeting
6 p.m., SUB Conference Room
The first Student Activities Board meeting for the 2022-2023 school year.

Friday, August 26

Back to School Bash
11 a.m.-4 p.m., SUB
Challenge yourself with the mechanical bull (outside) or mobile escape rooms in the Student Union Building.

Sunday, August 28

Fraternity and Sorority Life Interest BBQ
4 p.m., Quad

Student Government Meeting
5 p.m., SUB Conference Room
The first Student Government Meeting for the 2022-2023 school year.

Monday, August 29

Open House – Student Health Center/University Counseling Services
 4-6 p.m., McKinney Center
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to drop by and meet our therapists, nurse practitioners, nurses, and supporting staff. Learn more about the services offered, tour the facilities, and enjoy free lemonade and cookies.

Tuesday, August 30

Pictures with the President
6-7 p.m., West Campus Suites

WCS Residents will be able to pose with President Thomas and take a picture with her to kick off their year at Truman.

Wednesday, August 31

National Trail Mix Day 
2:30-3:30 p.m., Quad

Treats with President Thomas
6-7 p.m., Campbell Apartments

We will be going door-to-door to reverse trick-or-treat with President Thomas and the residents of Campbell!

Birds of a Feather Flock Together: Activities Fair
12-5 p.m., SUB
Looking forward to finding your flock at Truman? This event is an excellent opportunity for you to explore organizations to join on campus. A full list of organizations can be found here. For more information visit involvement.truman.edu.

Friday, September 2

National College Colors Day
10-11 a.m., Fountain Area
Rally Towel Give-A-Way to those wearing purple.

Last Day to Submit Roommate Agreements (Residence Halls)

Last Day for Bonus Bucks
Load $100 worth of bonus bucks and get $20 free. For more information call 660-785-4197.