Freshmen

Congratulations on your admission to Towson University! 

Towson University Students

If you're still considering your college choices, we’re happy to help you decide if TU is right for you. We encourage you to visit our campus or contact us if you have additional questions about Towson University. 

Follow the steps below to complete your enrollment process:

  • Activate your Towson University email account.                            
    To get started, simply activate your NetID online. You will need your seven-digit TU student ID number, which you can find on your Offer of Admission letter. Your NetID/email account must be activated at least 24 hours before completing the housing request below. If you have difficulty with your account, please contact the Student Computing Services Desk at or 410-704-5151.

  • If you plan to live on campus, submit your housing request. 

    Fall Term: You must reserve on-campus housing by 5 p.m. Eastern time on May 1. Secure your spot by submitting the online request form and $350 non-refundable housing deposit.

    Spring Term: Housing for the spring term is awarded on a space-available basis.
    You can find out if housing is available by logging on to the Department of Housing and Residence Life’s
    online housing request system. If space is available, you can secure your spot by submitting the request form and $350 non-refundable housing deposit. If you plan to live in Paca or Tubman House, apply online to West Village Housing. We encourage you to learn more about Off-Campus Housing.

    If you have any questions about university housing, please contact the
    Department of Housing and Residence Life at 410-704-2516.

  • Submit your Enrollment Contract and fee. 

    Fall Term: To officially accept your offer of admission, please submit your Enrollment Contract and nonrefundable $300 enrollment fee to University Admissions by May 1.

    Spring Term: Please submit your Enrollment Contract and nonrefundable $300 enrollment fee by the specific date on your admission letter.

    If you have questions, please contact University Admissions at 410-704-2113.

  • Complete items on your Freshman To-Do List.                                        
    Complete all required tasks on the Freshman To-Do ListThis list provides important orientation information that will help you transition to college life.

    Please note:
  • Spring semester To-Do List tasks are updated by mid-November
  • Fall semester To-Do List tasks are updated by mid-March
  • Send official high school transcripts. Please have your school counselor submit to University Admissions your official high school transcript to . If you attended or are currently attending a non-U.S. high school, you must have your transcript evaluated by one of the following international credential evaluation companies: WES, ASCISS, ECE. You may also request that your high school send an official transcript by mail to: University Admissions, 8000 York Road, Towson, Maryland 21252.

  • Honors College applicants.
    If you applied to the Honors College, decisions are sent in mid-February.