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Supplemental Benefits

In addition to our standard benefits programs, Towson University is happy to provide additional group discount programs and services to all eligible employees and their family members. These supplemental benefits are completely voluntary and independent from the university. Employees who choose to choose to purchase these benefits are contracting directly with the company providing the benefit, and will be required to pay any associated costs.


Discount Programs

Cellphone Service

Towson employees are eligible for cell phone service at a discount with the following vendors.  In order to take advantage of these discounts, employees must provide their Towson identification and a recent paystub at the stores listed below, or go online and register as a Towson employee, using your Towson email account.  For further details, contact information follows:

Verizon Wireless


Towson employees are eligible for a 15% discount towards their Verizon Wireless plan.

To register, just visit www.evpdiscount.com or call 888-457-6294 for more details.

Employees are also eligible for a 20% discount on all phone accessories just for registering!

Account representative: Quentin McCree at qmccree@evpdiscount.com.

Fios Holiday offer for Towson University employees

Happy holidays from Verizon!  Check out the holiday offer for Fios home services available to all Towson University employees.


This holiday offer runs from Nov. 8, 2015 – Jan. 16, 2016.  Click www.verizon.com/connections to place a new order at the employee price, plus a $400 bonus! 


Existing customers may also go to www.verizon.com/connections to see if their bundle qualifies for the employee discount! Click here for more about the home services offer or  

contact Kirsten Zanardi, Business Development Manager, at 703-886-4322 or 571-442-6086 or kirsten.s.zanardi@verizon.com.


AT&T Wireless

Towson Town Center

825 Dulaney Valley Road

Third floor (next to the food court)

Towson, MD 21204

Store – 410 828-6071

Note:  Discount is part of a program for all USM employees.  Employees may enroll at wireless.att.com/business/enrollment from their Towson email account.  In person sales for new cellphones require recent photograph ID and paystub from the last 60 days.   If switching vendors, a recent bill from the prior provider is required. 

Sprint PCS

Towson Place Shopping Center

1258 Putty Hill Avenue

Towson, MD 21286

Account representative: Christopher Hartman, Christopher.hartman2@sprint.com

Note:  Towson employees receive an 18% discount.  On line registration from employee’s Towson email account is accessed at http://mysprint.sprint.com/verify.

Company Cruises/Cruise One

Cruise One offers discounts of up to 60% on a variety of cruise lines, including Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Cunard, NCL, Princess, Carnival and Holland America. The company’s cruise specialists will keep you informed of special rates available, and help you choose the right cruise line and destination according to interest and budget. For more information, go to Cruise One’s website for Towson University employees.

Erickson Living Retirement Communities

With two locations in the Baltimore area, Erickson Living Retirement Communities contain modern, comfortable apartment homes in a private, gated community open to individuals age 60 or above. The friendly environment offers a wide variety of amenities, from a fitness center and indoor pool to an on-site medical center. TU employees interested in the communities will pay no processing fee when they join the priority waiting list for available homes. This is a savings of $150 for individuals and $300 for couples (though there is still a cost associated with joining the list).

Retail Discounts

Periodically, the Office of Human Resources (OHR) receives discounts from retail companies and entertainment venues such as Macy’s, Hershey Park, and King’s Dominion. These discounts are available to the campus community on a first-come, first-served basis. Call OHR for information and availability.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Towson employees and their families are eligible to receive discount rates as a corporate class member from Enterprise Rent‐A-Car. Contact Enterprise via their website or 1‐800‐Rent‐A‐Car, indicate that you are a corporate class member and provide TU corporate account number 18B1708 to receive a discount. Information cards on the discount are available in in the Office of Human Resources.


Smartmove is a free service which offers its members assistance with and rewards for purchasing and selling properties. Members gain access to home buying and selling seminars, assistance with selecting a realtor, and other individualized real estate services via SmartMove advocates. In addition, Smartmove members receive cash rebates every time they buy or sell real estate, including residential, commercial and investment properties.


University Buying Service

The United Buying Service (UBS) is a membership-based program that offers pre-negotiated cost savings on vehicle and furniture purchases in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. Metro area. The service pools the buying power of its members in order to achieve pre-negotiated discounts on new and used cars and other household items. Towson University is a UBS member organization, so all TU employees and their families are eligible to use the service.

Pre-paid Legal Services

TU employees may elect to sign up for pre-paid legal services via a network of providers across the U.S. Employees pay $5.98 per week, and in return, they and their families receive legal assistance and guidance whenever necessary. This benefit is available via payroll deduction.

Additional Offerings

Faculty/Staff Bulletin Board

Employees of the university can trade information, services and deals on the Faculty/Staff Bulletin Board. To promote your cause across campus, go to the bulletin board website and select the “Insert an Item” link at the top of the page. There are additional instructions for updating and removing posts from the board.


Office of Human Resources

Administration Building, Room 101 (map)

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2162

Fax: 410-704-2603

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