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 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

Current Events, News, and Updates:

Truman State University Res Life- We're hiring student advisors for the 2022-2023 year

Apply to be a Student Advisor – Want to join the Reslife team next year? Check out our hiring page for all of the information about the SA position and how to apply.

Thanksgiving Break Registration?– Interested in staying on campus during Thanksgiving Break? Learn how to register?here!

Winter Break Registration – Do you need a place to stay while the residence halls are closed for Winter Break? Click here to see our Winter Break housing.

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 aboutPet-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.

Early Bird Incentive – Are you currently a first-year student, first-year international student, or first-year transfer student and are looking to return to on-campus housing next year? Check out our Early Bird Incentive page to see how you can save up to $1,400 on your housing and meal costs next year!

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

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