Admitted Freshmen (Main Campus)

Congratulations on your admission to Towson University! 

The enrollment contract and housing application deadline for fall 2020 freshmen remains May 1. If a decision is made to change the deadline, we will share that information with you as quickly as possible. Please confirm your offer of admission at and click here to complete your Housing Application. Our Admissions Team is available to assist if you have any questions. We appreciate your patience as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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. (The online housing application for fall opens February 1 for freshmen)

    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

    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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