Student Support Teams

Student Support Teams


Cultural Integration Leaders (CIL)

Cultural Integration Leaders welcome new students to campus and help them settle into their residence halls. They assist with the check-in process and explain the basic workings of the dorms and campus life throughout orientation and the first academic year.

Academic Success Mentors (ASM)

Academic Success Mentors assist international students in adjusting to a new educational system and the academic rigors of Truman by meeting individually with each student for 30 minutes each week. Mentors help guide international students through matters such as time management, accountability, test-taking strategies, campus involvement, etc. through one-on-one discussion.

International Ambassadors (IA)

International Ambassadors represent the international student body at Truman State locally and globally. These student leaders engage prospective and current international students through various tasks throughout the semester.

Admissions Team

The Admissions Team is the first point of contact with prospective international students. Responsibilities include: communicating with prospective international students from all over the world, assisting international students with the admission process beginning with the international application and completing with enrollment to Truman, and answer all inquiries from prospective students.

Media Team

The primary responsibilities of members of the Media Team center around media outreach to the Truman community and prospective international students.

International Student Support

General duties of all office assistants include receptionist duties such as answering the telephone, taking messages, scheduling appointments, running errands, answering questions and providing welcoming service to all international students.

CHAT Partner

CHAT Partners work with students of The Language Company (TLC), an intensive English program on Truman’s campus. Partners meet with students in the upper levels of this English program to have one-on-one discussions in order to improve students’ conversation skills and knowledge of American culture.