International Student Registration Guide: Course Registration

To be allowed to enroll in classes, you must complete the following forms:

  • Registration Questionnaire and Registration Agreement (Freshmen and Transfer Students)
  • Course Request Form and Registration Agreement (Exchange and Visiting Students)
  • Registration Agreement (Graduate Students)

These forms can be submitted online through TruView, using the Accepted International Student tab . After these forms have been received, students are enrolled in classes by their advisors before or during orientation.

Course Descriptions

For individual descriptions of each course and explanations of the requirements for each major, see the Truman Catalog at

Courses Offered for Spring Semester

Students are able to view all available courses for the spring semester on the Truman Registrar website. This can be found by going here and clicking on Current Courses on the left side of the screen. Select Spring 2018 in the term box and click submit.

Foreign Language Requirements for International Students

As a liberal arts and sciences university, Truman requires students to attain proficiency in a foreign language. This requirement is waived for international students who are non-native English speakers. However, if you wish to study a language, you must take the Foreign Language Placement Test at

English Placement Test

Truman requires that every non-native speaker of English take a written English Placement Test upon arrival. Based on the outcome of this test, students may be required to take ENG 152, Advanced Writing for Non-Native Speakers. This is a 1 hour essay test from a prompt given during orientation.