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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 It is important that you check your TU and personal email account regularly for important information about your transition to Towson University.

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 New Student Programs, call 410-704-2309, or email

Complete Before Your Transfer Program Part I Date:

1.   Activate and Check Your Towson NetID (Email Account) Regularly for Critical Communications

2.   Complete Immunization Requirements - Deadline: January 8, 2014

3.   Determine Housing Options
4.   Complete Housing Vaccine and Move-in Requirements (on-campus) - Deadline: January 10

5.   Determine if Major is Pre-Screened

6.   Register for Transfer Program (Orientation) Parts I and II

7.   Check Towson Email (NetID) for Transfer Program Confirmation

8.   Schedule Placement Testing (If required, you will be notified.)

9.   Accept Financial Aid Package

10. Submit All Official Transcripts (Needed for advising during Transfer Program.)

11. Review Evaluation of Transfer Credit (Needed for advising during Transfer Program.)
12. Request Disability Support Services (DSS)

Complete During Your January Transfer Program Part I Date:

13  Attend Transfer Program Part I (required)
14. Get Your OneCard

Complete Before Classes Begin:

15.   Review Billing, Enroll in e-Rebate/Refund Program, and Provide 1098-T Consent
16.   Register for Emergency Text Messaging

17.   Learn About Student Organizations

18.   Purchase Parking Permit or Determine Transportation Needs

19.   Contact the Career Center

20.   Attend Transfer Program Part II

21.   Meet with Disability Support Services Representative

22.   Purchase Textbooks

Complete After Classes Begin:

23.  Pay Tuition Bill

24.  Purchase or Change Dining Plan




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