Admitted Freshmen (Main Campus)

Congratulations on your admission to Towson University! 

Towson University Students

If you're still considering your college choices, we’re happy to help you decide if TU is right for you. We encourage you to visit our campus or contact us if you have additional questions about Towson University.  

Follow the steps below to complete your enrollment process:

  • Activate your Towson University email account.                            
    To get started, simply activate your NetID online. 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.

  • 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 $350 non-refundable 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 $350 non-refundable housing 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.

  • Submit your Enrollment Contract and fee. 

    Fall Term: To officially accept your offer of admission, please submit your Enrollment Contract and non-refundable $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 non-refundable $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.

  • Apply for and/or review financial award guideIf you completed a FAFSA, our Financial Aid Office will send you an award notification.  If you have filed a FAFSA, but did not receive your award notification, please check your TU email account for outstanding items. 
  • Honors College applicants.
    If you applied to the Honors College, decisions are sent in mid-February.