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fall 2014 Towson University in Northeastern Maryland TO-DO LIST


In order to make your transition to Towson University as smooth as possible, we have created this To-Do List with important tasks for you to complete before you start classes. Towson University will communicate important information to you using your personal email account and your TU NetID computing account. If you do not receive Towson notifications at these email addresses, please email us your full name, mailing address, and old and new email addresses with “email change” in the subject line to

Share this information with your family. If you require additional information or assistance with any step in the To-Do List process, contact the department directly using the telephone number listed. You may also contact the Towson University in Northeastern Maryland office at 443-360-9139 or email

How We Will Communicate With You After July 31, 2014

Effective July 31, we will no longer communicate with you at your personal email address.

Towson University departments will begin communicating with you using ONLY your TU NetID/TU email account. Notifications range in subjects and include topics such as billing, class scheduling, notifications from your professor, student club information, student activities on campus, etc. If you are not already doing so, you must check your TU email account regularly so that you are aware of and you can respond to these notifications as necessary.

Complete Now:

1.  Apply for Financial Aid

Complete Before Your Transfer Program Part I Date:

2.   Activate Your NetID  

3.   Complete Immunization Requirements - Deadline: August 26

4.   Determine if Major is Pre-Screened

5.   Register for Transfer Program (Orientation) Parts I - Dates: August 6 or August 12

6.   Schedule Placement Testing (if notified)

7.   Accept Financial Aid Package (if applicable)

8.   Submit Official Transcript 

9.   Review Evaluation of Transfer Credit

10. Register for Summer Trimester Courses on Main Campus (if applicable)

Complete On Your Transfer Program Part I Date:

11.  Attend Transfer Program Part I (Required)
12.  Get Your OneCard

Complete Before Classes Begin:

13.   Review Your Online Fall Term Bill

14.   Request Disability Support Services (DSS)
15.   Register for Emergency Text Messaging

16.   Attend Transfer Program Part II

17.   Attend Disability Support Services Orientation (if applicable) - Event Date: August 26

18.   Purchase Textbooks

Complete After Classes Begin:

19.  Pay Tuition Bill




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