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July 29, 2014

Move-in Fall 2014!

It’s hard to believe how fast the summer has gone by.  While the University is preparing for the arrival of our students, everyone at Residence Life is extremely excited to welcome  residents back in the halls.  It has been far too quiet around here for the summer!

Below are some helpful  reminders for Move-In:

  • First-year student move-in is Saturday, August 16th, 2014
  • Upper-division students move-in is Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 and Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
  • Directions to Kirksvile and campus can be found here
  • A map of campus for First-year student Move-In can be found here

For additional information about Move-In Day, please visit the Move-In Website

We cannot wait to see you when you arrive!!!

May 10, 2014

From everyone at Residence Life, we just want to thank you for another amazing year!

Congratulations to this year’s graduates  For those of you returning next year, we’ll see you in the Fall. 

Have a safe and relaxing Summer!!!

May 5, 2014

Spring Closing 2014

As the end of the academic term draws near, it is time to prepare to leave your on-campus housing for Summer Break. This not only include packing up your personal belongings and emptying your room, but also fulfilling a few responsibilities to Residence Life.  Be sure to plan ahead and stay informed of your closing responsibilities for preparing your living space for when you check out.

For information about your closing responsibilities, please use the following resources:

Keep in mind that the on-campus apartments and residence halls will close at 6:00 pm on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

If you have any questions about closing, please speak with the Residence Life staff of your building, or contact our office at 660-785-4227 or email at


April 14, 2014

Dining Hours – Spring Break

The Dining Halls will have adjusted hours during the upcoming Spring Break weekend:

  • Centennial & Ryle will close at 2:00 pm on Friday April 18, 2014 and Re-Open on Monday April 21, 2014 for Dinner 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Missouri Hall – Specail Hours for Easter
  • Friday 4/18/14
    • Dinner 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 4/19/14
    • Breakfast – 8:30 am – 9:30 am
    • Lunch 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
    • Dinner 4:30 pm – 6:pm
  • Sunday 4/20/14
    • Breakfast – 8:30 am – 9:30 am
    • Lunch 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Monday 4/21/14
    • Breakfast – 8:30 am – 9:30 am
    • Lunch 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • All Halls Open At Dinner 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
March 24, 2014

Support Staff Hiring

Ad Hi Res

Whether you need a scholarship job to renew your scholarship or just want to earn some extra cash, your hall desk has just the job for you! Even if you are moving off campus, these great jobs are available for you to apply for today. We hope to see your application soon!  

Click HERE to apply!

January 27, 2014

Apartment Open House

Come view a sample and ask questions about all three on-campus apartment housing options available for you to choose from during renewal.


  • Randolph 5
  • Campbell 125
  • Fair 12

Date: Wednesday, January 29th
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

For a virtual tour of each of these locations, check out these links below:

Campbell Apartments
Fair Apartments
Randolph Apartments

January 22, 2014

Meet & Greet

Don’t have a roommate to sign up with for next year?

Come to the Residence Life Meet and Greet for a chance to meet other students that would like to live on campus next year, but don’t have a roommate yet. This opportunity comes to you in time to find a roommate so you can register online together, giving you a better chance of picking the room you want!

Location: SUB Alumni 2105
Date: Thursday, January 3
4:30pm – 6:00pm

January 12, 2014

Spring Semester 2014 – Welcome Back!!!

We hope everyone had an enjoyable and relaxing winter break.  It’s hard to believe how fast it has gone by.  For all of you that are returning students, we are happy to have you back!  For those of you that are new students, welcome to Truman State University!  We are really excited to have everyone back!

If you have any questions or need any, please feel free to contact us at or stop by our office in Missouri Hall 1100.


December 2, 2013

Semester Closing 2013

As the semester draws to an end, it is time to prepare your on-campus housing for Semester Closing.  This not only includes packing up your personal belongings you need over break, but also fulfilling a your responsibilities as an on-campus resident:

The on-campus housing will close for winter break at 6:00 pm on Saturday, December 14th, 2013 and will not reopen until 10:00 am on Sunday, January 12th, 2013.  In order to properly check out of your on-campus housing, you must complete the following tasks:

  1. unplug everything in your room
  2. take out your trash and recycling
  3. defrost your refrigerator
  4. lock the windows and close the blinds
  5. set your heat to the required settings of your hall or area

For specific details on these tasks, please contact your hall staff or review a closing bulletin board.  Any and each of these steps that are not taken will result in a $10 fee.  Residence Life staff will be checking each room  to ensure that the halls are ready for a four weeks.  Please make sure to take everything you will need for the break period, as you will not be allowed to reenter the building once it has closed.  As a reminder, the residence halls will reopen Sunday, January 12th at 10:00 am.  Please go HERE for more details.

If you live in one of our on-campus apartments (Fair, Randolph, Campbell, or Patterson) and are interested in staying for all or part of Winter Break, please contact Kyler Carlson at with your name, banner ID, room number, and the dates you wish to stay.

November 21, 2013

NRHH: Of-The-Month Winners for October

CONGRATULATIONS to the following recipients in recognition as “Of The Month” Award winners from National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) for the month of October!

Bulletin Board:
Michelle Krahenbul

Community Service Program:
House of Grim

Educational Program:
Rock Ya’ Body Swing Dance Workshop

Executive Board Member:
Alex Hoos

First Year Student:
Stephanie Parkhurst

Women’s Resource Center

Residence Life Staff member:
Hanna Wright

Student Advisor:
Zack Siress

Residential Community:
Grim Hall

Denise Penick and Jackie Stewart

Anna Wiley

Do you know someone who did something awesome this month? Did your organization throw a really cool event? Submit them for an OTM! Follow this link to submit:

If you have any questions, contact NRHH President, Alex Kuhn, at