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Navigating College Finances

Each semester you will find you need to manage various financial transactions as part of the college experience.  This includes paying tuition, fees and books to student health insurance, housing and dining costs.  

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Helpful Tips

Review your financial aid package (including loan terms) to determine whether to accept all of it or only part of it.

Any credit remaining on your account will generate a rebate check which you pick-up in person at the Bursar's Office. To manage your student account online, go to Online Services.
Learn the difference between using cash and borrowing money to pay for things.
Towson University offers a variety of ways to pay for your tuition. 
Consider what type of health insurance you should have .

Car Insurance

Maryland laws require that all cars be insured, including rental cars.
TU's Residence Life assists for those who live on- and off-campus.
Various meal plans are available for all students, faculty & staff.
Use your Onecard to pay for meals and other expenses both on and off-campus. 
Use prepaid cards instead of credit cards because they don't charge interest and helps you adhere to your budget.
Explore your options to work either on- or off-campus during school.
Your career options will impact how much money you may potentially earn after you graduate.

Financial Services
Administration Building, Fourth Floor (map) (How to use the map link)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-5269
Fax: 410-704-4910
E-mail: mfortier@towson.edu

Did you know
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• It's good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven't lost the things that money can't buy.

- George Horace Lorimer



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