Additional Information

Information for New International Students

If you have any questions that are not answered in one of the links below, please email the Center for International Students at Truman State University at

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about the confirming attendance process, payment deadlines, or visa process? Check here to see if your questions have already been answered!

Academic Definitions

Don’t know the meaning of certain university terms? Check this list for explanations of words such as: credit hour, electives, course load, and more.

I-20 Information

Information about your I-20 from Truman State University, when you can expect to receive it and what to do.

Getting Your Visa

Find information on F-1 and J-1 visas along with the steps for applying for your visa.

Traveling to Truman

Need information on the best way to get to Truman? Check here for details and options of travel and places to stay during your journey.

Methods of Payment

Need information on how to pay your school fees? Check here for steps, options, and details.


Have questions about what will happen at Truman’s international student orientation? Check here for information, pictures, videos, and more.


The campus is really beautiful. Life on campus was really comfortable. People were always friendly, welcoming and curious about you. My favorite thing about Truman was the Truman spirit. The university knew well how to integrate and create a feeling of trust and harmony in its students.

Luka Stankov, France