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                                                     The Office of Student Affairs

Kirk BuildingThe Dean of Student Affairs is responsible for the staffing, planning, leadership, and program coordination for the many departments and service areas included in Student Affairs. The Dean serves as a liaison between the needs, interests and concerns of students and those of the administration. The Dean also coordinates the University's response to student related incidents and crises.

The Office of Student Affairs has primary responsibility for student conduct and responds to all reports of misconduct and violations of the Student Conduct Code. The office also responds to student concerns. The Dean of Student Affairs office is located in 1110 Student Union Building (see Campus Map).

Our mission statement:
Student development is the primary focus for the various offices comprising Student Affairs at Truman State University.  We are a team of professionals performing a wide variety of services dedicated to the mission of our University and our commitment to students and student learning.  Through collaboration with our faculty and staff colleagues, we create with our students an educationally purposeful, inclusive, just, responsible, caring, and celebrative community where students are involved in cultural exploration and community engagement; are developing intellectual competence, reflective judgment and habits of healthy living; and are mastering the skills of effective leadership and responsible citizenship.

Dean's Certification

If you are applying to a graduate school, professional program, or for on-campus or off-campus employment that requires a Dean's Certification form be completed that documents your student conduct/disciplinary record during your period of attendance at Truman, please send of fax your certification form and signed release/authorization to:

Beth Kral, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Director, Office of Citizenship and Community Standards
Student Union Building 1110
Truman State University
100 E. Normal
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221
Phone: 660.785.4111
Fax: 660.785.5403

Truman retains student conduct records for seven years following the hearing date for the last conduct incident (hearing during 2009-2010 academic year, conduct record destroyed summer 2017), except in cases of suspension or expulsion from the University in which case the conduct record is maintained permanently.

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Truman State University Office of Student Affairs
100 East Normal 1110 Student Union Building Kirksville, MO 63501 660-785-4111 (fax) 660-785-5403