This calendar summarizes admission and aid process deadlines for undergraduate students
applying for fall admission to Towson University. Because other schools may have different
deadlines, be sure to check their aid deadlines.
September – December
Take the SAT or ACT.
Visit college campuses and attend college fairs.
NOTE: Towson University hosts several Undergraduate Open Houses in the fall with financial aid representatives available for questions. You can view
the schedule and register online.
Apply for admission.
To be considered for Towson University admissions-based scholarships, make sure you
submit your TU admission application and all you other admission documents by December
Submit your FAFSA. The 2017-18 FAFSA became available on October 1, 2016.
Look for your acceptance letters. Towson University tries to inform students of acceptance
within six weeks of receiving an admission application.
Visit Towson Online Services to active your Net ID and start checking your online To-Do-List regularly because we may request additional information to complete your aid application.
Once you are offered admission, the Financial Aid Office will start communicating
with you through your TU email account. If you already have a primary email account that you check regularly, to avoid email
delays, we strongly encourage you to automatically forward your TU email to your primary email account. Follow
these TU gmail forwarding instructions.
March – April
Attend admitted student events.
If you were offered admission to Towson University and submitted a FAFSA, we will
send you a financial aid offer. To review and accept your TU aid, follow the instructions
in Your Award Guide.