Moving In

What's Around Campus

Dowell Health Center

All registered students can use Dowell Health Center, an outpatient primary health care clinic with an experienced staff of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and health educators. A preferred provider health insurance plan with 12-month coverage (including prescription benefits and an optional major medical plan) is available through the Dowell Health Center.

Shuttle Bus and Paratransit Van

TU’s free Black & Gold shuttle bus runs daily during the fall and spring semesters with stops throughout campus along marked routes. The Paratransit Van is a specially equipped van that offers scheduled pickups for students who are permanently or temporarily mobility impaired.


You can play intramural and club sports at Towson, including soccer, flag football, Ultimate Frisbee, crew, roller hockey, table tennis and more. Burdick Hall has a fitness center with a climbing wall, and an NCAA regulation swimming pool. The Towson Center has racquetball/wallyball/squash courts, indoor/outdoor tracks and lighted tennis courts.

University Union

The University Union is a center of campus activities and services
where you can buy your books, grab lunch, bank, and more.

  • University Store – Sells textbooks, reference and study aids, school/art and computer supplies and software. Laundry service is available. You can also purchase apparel, stationary, giftware and other merchandise with the official TU logo. Visit the store’s Web site:

        University Store

  • Banking – A full-service PNC Bank is located in the University Union with ATMs around the campus. A Capitol One ATM is also located in the Union and a SECU ATM is located outside of the Union. Other banks are within walking distance of the Towson campus.For ATM lacations and more information about campus banking visit:

        Banking at Towson University

  • PAWS – Offers a cyber café, a deli/grill/coffee shop, billiard tables, large screen TVs and comfortable seating for studying or just relaxing. Many activities and programs take place throughout the school year.
  • Post Office – The university’s full-service post office provides each resident student with a P.O. box. Students are encouraged to check their box frequently as various departments use the campus address to communicate important information to students. NOTE: Mailboxes for Towson Run students are located in that building.
  • Tiger Reels – A wide variety of video rentals are available FREE to TU students.
  • Ticket Office – This is the place to purchase tickets for TU sporting and campus events. The Ticket Office is also a Ticketmaster Outlet for the Maryland, D.C. and Northern Virginia areas.


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