Application Procedures & Checklist

Application Procedures

It is necessary to plan ahead for your study abroad experience. In order to ensure you are accepted into the program of your choice, submit all application materials to:

The Center for International Education Abroad
Truman State University
Baldwin Hall 106
100 East Normal Avenue
Kirksville, MO, 63501

Feel free to contact our office with questions (660) 785-4076 or email us at

Application Checklist

  • Truman Study-Abroad Application Form
    Check with a study abroad advisor if you need to complete this Application Form. The application and personal statement will be transmitted electronically.
  • Non-Degree Seeking Application
    Students who are not currently enrolled at Truman may need to complete our Admission Application for Non-Degree Seeking Students  
  • Official Transcripts
    Your most current official grade transcript must be requested from the Registrar’s Office. If you are a Truman student, you can request for the Registrar to send a copy of your transcripts directly to the Center for International Education free of charge.
  • Academic Reference Forms
    Two Truman Recommendation Forms  are required from two professors: at least one should be from a professor in your major. It is preferred that students pick up the letter in a sealed, signed envelope from the reference and include it in the application packet so all materials can be submitted together. However, the reference may also send it directly to the Center for International Education in Baldwin Hall 106.
  • Course Transfer Forms
    In order to transfer courses from abroad for your degree requirements, you must fill out a Substitution Form (and possibly a Pre-Approval Course Equivalency form) and meet with your academic advisor within your academic department.

  • Mandatory Pre-Departure Orientations
    All students who study abroad are required to attend a pre-departure orientation.  You will be notified of the date and location via email after your application has been approved.

Please submit all application materials to the Center for International Education Abroad located in Baldwin Hall, First Floor. Follow the links below to access the additional applications for our various study abroad programs and print them for your convenience.

All application documents should be submitted the semester before your semester abroad, in accordance with the listed program deadlines.

*Note: ALL required materials must be received by the deadline for it to be processed.