International Freshmen Students: Enrollment Steps

  1. Set Up Your TruView Account 
    1. Once you have been fully accepted, you will receive two emails containing instructions about how to get enrolled and how to set up your TruView account. The first email will contain instructions and your username. The second will contain your Banner ID. You will need both of these to set up your account.
  2. Accept Your Offer of Admission
    1. Submit your Acceptance of Admission Offer form to let us know if you will be attending Truman.
  3. Schedule a Visa Appointment
    1. Use your I-20 or DS-2019 to set up a visa appointment with your nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate as soon as possible.
    2. Complete our Visa Status Update form to let us know if you have scheduled an appointment or received a decision.
  4. Get Enrolled in Classes
    1. Read, sign, and submit the Registration Agreement: Go to TruView > Accepted International Students > Accepted International Student Forms > Registration Agreement and select the term when you will be starting classes
    2. Submit the Registration Questionnaire: Go to TruView > Accepted International Students> Next Steps> Registration Questionnaire. This questionnaire is used to place you in the most appropriate classes for your first semester.
    3. Complete Placement Tests: Go to TruView > Accepted International Students > Next Steps > Placement Exams.
      1. Math Placement tests are used to place you in the most appropriate math course. You should not study for these exams, and taking the exams without preparation will yield the best results. You must take Math I and Math II.
      2. If you have previously studied Chinese, Latin, German, French, Spanish, Italian, or Communication, and would like to take classes in the subject(s) while at Truman, you must take the appropriate placement test(s). You cannot take foreign language instruction classes taught in your native language. You will not receive credit for classes taken in your native language.
  5. Sign Up for Housing
    1. Submit your Housing Application & Pay your Housing Deposit: Go to TruView > Accepted International Students > Submit Housing > Submit Residence Hall Application. Freshman who are 21 and over and Transfers who are 18 and older may live off-campus. For more information about the residence halls and meal plans, visit the Residence Life website.
  6. Share Your Travel Plans & Book a Shuttle
    1. Submit the Travel Plan Form to tell us how and when you will be arriving on campus. Shuttles can be booked from several nearby travel hubs for a small fee.
  7. Submit Your Immunization Records to Student Health
    1. Complete the following forms and return them to Student Health:
      1. Medical History (4 pages)
      2. Copy of immunization records showing proof of 2 MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccination doses is required. Both doses have to be taken after 12 months of age and the 2 doses have to be taken 30 or more days apart. Immunization records that are not in English should be accompanied by an English translation.
      3. Copy of immunization records showing proof of Meningococcal immunization is required for all students living in the dorms. This must have been received after age 16. Immunization records that are not in English should be accompanied by an English translation.
    2. Complete additional immunizations and TB testing on arrival:
      1. If you are not sure you have received the appropriate immunizations, the Student Health Center will evaluate your records and communicate what is needed to you.
      2. Students who have not received the required immunizations prior to arrival on campus can receive their vaccinations at Truman State.
      3. All international students will be required to receive a TB test upon arrival
  8. Pay Your Bill
    1. Access and view your student bill: Go to TruView > Student tab > Student Finances > Student Account Suite
    2. Charges for tuition and fees will appear on your account as explained here:
      1. Tuition will be charged once you have been registered for classes.
      2. Housing charges will appear when you have completed your housing application and been assigned housing.
      3. Additional charges for insurance and orientation will appear early in January.
      4. If you received a scholarship, it will be applied to your account during the first week of January.
    3. Pay your bill: Payment of tuition & fees is due by the first Friday of classes. Payments can be made at any time through Student Account Suite or using the methods found on our website.
  9. Defer or Withdraw Your Application
    1. If you need to update your application status or request a deferral or withdrawal, please complete this our Application Update Form.