Admitted Freshmen

Congratulations on your admission to Towson University! These are the steps to accept your offer of admission and complete your enrollment. Log in to the TU Admissions Portal to get started.


Submit your Enrollment Deposit.

To officially accept our offer of admission, please submit the $200 nonrefundable Enrollment Deposit and your deposit form in your TU Admissions Portal. The deposit will secure your spot in the incoming class and will be applied to your tuition bill.


Activate your TU Net ID and email account.

Activate your email/NetID account to receive important notifications about your enrollment, like your financial aid package or missing documents. If you have technical issues, contact Student Computing Services at or 410-704-5151.


Submit your housing application and housing advance payment.

Secure on-campus housing by completing a housing contract and submitting the non-refundable $350 housing advance payment. Contact the Department of Housing and Residence Life at 410-704-2516 with questions.


Apply for financial aid. 

The 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available. Complete your FAFSA by March 1.

TU will begin to receive FAFSA applications in March. Please check your TU Admissions Portal enrollment checklist for the status of your FAFSA submission.

If you have questions or have already filed a FAFSA but did not receive your award notification, contact Financial Aid at 410-704-4236.


Prepare for New Student Orientation.

See the tasks you’ll need to complete before and after new student orientation.

  • The fall 2024 checklist will be available in March.

  • Register for placement testing as soon as possible after returning your enrollment contract and before submitting your Academic Interest Form.  

  • Complete your Academic Interest Form so your adviser can create your schedule of classes.

  • View your Orientation Checklist.

  • Register for New Student Orientation.

More details on items such as meal plan selection, submitting immunization records and obtaining a TU ID card can be found on the Orientation Checklist.