Truman News

  • Faculty/Staff: University Policy on Face Coverings

    April 29, 2021

    Dear Campus Community: The Adair County mask mandate will become a mask advisory beginning May 1, 2021. This is a reminder that Truman State University’s policy on wearing face coverings remains in effect and will continue to be enforced. The policy can be found here: https://hr.truman.edu/files/2020/07/Face-Covering-Policy-07-27-20.pdf. The University also continues to encourage everyone to practice … Read More

  • Last Opportunity for On-Campus COVID Vaccination on April 29

    April 28, 2021

    Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic Northeast Missouri Health Council will be providing a “pop-up” COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Truman students, faculty and staff on Thursday, April 29, from 1-4  pm in front of Kirk Memorial on Truman’s campus.  The vaccine will be the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. There is no charge for this vaccine and insurance … Read More

  • University Counseling Services and My Student Support Program (My SSP)

    April 19, 2021

    As we approach the last few weeks of the Spring Semester, collectively we have a great deal of which to be proud!  Once again we have taken the appropriate precautions to minimize the impact of COVID on our campus, continued to provide a quality academic experience, and demonstrated a great deal of creativity in the … Read More

  • Faculty/Staff: FACSTAFF: Updated Information Regarding COVID Leave

    April 6, 2021

    Dear Campus Community: Please review the updated policies below regarding COVID-related leave and changes to the available telecommuting options: Expanded Leave Options: Families First Coronavirus Response Act/American Rescue Plan Act: The extension to the FFCRA Emergency Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA expired on March 31, 2021. ARPA allows employers to voluntarily extend these paid leave … Read More

  • On-Campus COVID-19 vaccine clinic on April 7

    Dear Campus Community: Due to low employee enrollment, the COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduled for Wednesday, April 7, was opened to include Truman students as well. Any member of the Truman community still wishing to take advantage of this opportunity to receive the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine must complete the two steps below to be … Read More

  • FACULTY AND STAFF: Vaccine Clinic Registration and Return to Work Guidelines

    April 1, 2021

    Dear Campus Community: All higher education faculty and staff are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. We strongly encourage employees to take advantage of the on-campus event scheduled for Wednesday, April 7. With widespread vaccine opportunity becoming available, all employees currently working remotely should return to in-person work by Monday, May 10. This coincides … Read More

  • Faculty Senate COVID-19 Update, 3/24/2021

    March 31, 2021

    Dear Truman Community, We again have 7 active student cases, the same as last week, and 1 active faculty/staff case, which means that we did a pretty good job of handling Spring Break. Of course, some students will be going home for Easter, so please continue to be careful and make smart choices, since we … Read More

  • FACULTY AND STAFF: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic On Campus for Employees

    Dear Campus Community: A COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Truman employees and Sodexo employees will be held on campus next Wednesday, April 7, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Pershing Arena. Hy-Vee Pharmacy will administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which requires only one dose to complete the vaccination. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated two … Read More

  • Spring Break: Be Safe

    March 3, 2021

    Dear Truman Community: Spring break is a time of rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation.  During a pandemic, it must also be a time of regard – regard for one’s own health and the health of others and regard for the very important and impactful experiences that will happen after spring break. Over 900 seniors will be … Read More

  • FACULTY/STAFF: COVID-19—Opportunities for Vaccines in Adair County

    February 4, 2021

    Limited Moderna Vaccines Available During February Earlier this week, the State of Missouri announced that select hospitals, including Northeast Regional Medical Center, will be receiving weekly COVID-19 vaccine allocations through the month of February to assist with public vaccination efforts. NRMC’s first delivery of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is an allocation of 100 first doses. … Read More