Office Of Academic Innovation

Student Support Services

Below are Towson resources useful to your students.

Academic Support

Online students need access to all traditional support services, such as academic advising and the writing center.

Disability Support Services

Library Resources

Towson University students can access online journals, books and all library services here:

Office of Technology Services (OTS)

The center of campus support for communications and computing can be reached by phone at 410-704-5151 or by e-mail at

Blackboard Training Documents and Videos

OTS Training provides Blackboard training documents here:


Blackboard is the course-management system at Towson University. It includes instructions for creating an account, enrolling in a course site and where to go for help.

Responsible computing policy

The Towson University Guidelines for Responsible Computing are posted here:

Anti-Virus Software

Students can download anti-virus software free from OTS. You need to contact the Help Center to obtain a password before downloading the program. Find more information here:

Free Utilities (Adobe Acrobat Reader, Real Audio Player, WinZip/Stuffit, and PowerPoint Viewers)

Students can link to a variety of free downloads from the OTS web site here:

Office of Academic Innovation
Cook Library Room 405
Phone: 410-704-2005






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410-704-NEWS (6397)

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