Academic Support for First-Year Students and New Transfer Students

CAE: Your Source for Advising and Mentoring

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Advising Staff

The advising staff in the Center for Academic Excellence can help you develop academic strategies to be successful. We can also connect you with helpful campus resources.

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The Center for Academic Excellence runs a Tutoring Center staffed by the finest student tutors. Tutoring is free and is available for most classes.

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Bulldog Scholars Program

This mentoring program ensures you have the academic and co-curricular tools you need to make a seamless transition to campus life at Truman.


Pre-Health Professions

If you're interested in preparing for a professional career in a health field (dental, medical, optometry, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, veterinary), we can help you get started on the right path. Our advisor will guide you in the direction that fits your goal.

Contact Us

Center for Academic Excellence
Pickler Memorial Library (PML)

• Central Office: PML 109
• Offices for Academic Advisors:  PML 108
• Tutoring Center: PML 109

Phone: (660) 785-7403

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