Admitted Freshmen (Main Campus)

Congratulations on your admission to Towson University! 

Coronavirus Updates

The enrollment contract deadline for fall 2020 freshmen has been extended. Please confirm your offer of admission at Enroll Now as soon as possible. TU on-campus housing is currently at capacity based on applications submitted by May 1. Students who would like to be added to the "Interest List" should log in to the housing portal and select the 2020/2021 application. Our Admissions Team is available to assist if you have any questions. 

Follow the steps below to complete your enrollment process:

  1. Activate your Towson University NetID/email account.                            
    You will need your seven-digit TU student ID number, which you can find on your Offer of Admission letter. Your NetID/email account must be activated at least 24 hours before completing the housing request below. If you have difficulty with your account, please contact the Student Computing Services Desk at or 410-704-5151.

  2. If you plan to live on campus, submit your Housing Application and Deposit.


    Fall Term: You must reserve on-campus housing by May 1. Secure your spot by submitting your housing application and nonrefundable $350 deposit. While this is a nonrefundable deposit, in the extraordinary circumstance that the university must close campus housing to comply with federal and state guidance, TU will provide a refund on the housing deposit.

    Spring Term: Housing for the spring term is awarded on a space-available basis.
    You can find out if housing is available by logging on to the Department of Housing and Residence Life’s
    online housing system. If space is available, you can secure your spot by submitting the housing application and nonrefundable $350 deposit.

    To apply to live in Paca or Tubman, complete the required application. You can also visit the university's Off-Campus Housing website that provides listings of housing options in the community for you to consider.

    If you have any questions about university housing, please contact the
    Department of Housing and Residence Life at 410-704-2516.

  3. Submit your Enrollment Contract and nonrefundable $300 fee.

    Fall Term: To officially accept your offer of admission, please submit your Enrollment Contract and nonrefundable $300 enrollment fee to University Admissions by May 1. This is a one-time fee to secure your spot in the incoming class and is not credited to your bill.

    Spring Term: Please submit your Enrollment Contract and nonrefundable $300 enrollment fee by the specific date on your admission letter.  This is a one-time fee to secure your spot in the incoming class and is not credited to your bill.

    If you have questions, please contact University Admissions at 410-704-2113.

  4. Apply for and/or review financial award guide.
    Watch this helpful video on Financial Aid FAQs (YouTube).

    Spring Term: Financial Aid Notifications are sent in early November and continue on a rolling basis until the start of the term.

    Fall Term: If you complete the FAFSA by January 15 and are admitted by February 15, your Financial Aid notification will be mailed to you in early March.


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