Admitted Transfers

Congratulations on your admission to Towson University! These are the steps to accept your offer of admission and complete your enrollment to TU’s main campus or the TU in Northeastern Maryland campus. 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 such as information about your financial aid package or missing documents. 

If you have technical issues, contact Student Computing Services at or 410-704-5151.


Submit your final official college transcript.

Please request your current college or university to send your official transcript via electronic services (Parchment, Clearinghouse, etc.) or by postal mail to University Admissions once final grades are posted.


Review your evaluation of transfer credit.

Please allow 10 business days after your transcript is sent to Towson University for us to complete your evaluation. You can review your evaluation on your Student Dashboard (login).


Explore housing options in Towson.

On-campus housing is limited. You can explore our off-campus housing options if you wish to commute. TU in Northeastern Maryland is a commuter campus only.

View information about requesting housing on TU’s main campus. If you are offered on-campus housing, you must sign a housing contract and submit a $350 non-refundable deposit to secure your spot. 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.

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. 

  • View your Orientation Checklist for TU’s main campus. 

    • If you are attending the TUNE campus, please view your Enrolled Checklist for important next steps.

  • Register for new student orientation 

  • Complete math placement testing (as soon as possible after returning your enrollment contract). While not required for all transfer students, it will help place you in the best pathway.


Enrolled Student Resources

Check out some of the resources available to you as a TU student:

  • New Student Guide — The Academic Advising, Retention and Completion Office offers this advising and registration handbook for new and current students as a handy resource for your academic questions.

  • Transfer Mentor Program — Getting ready for your first semester? Learn how you can receive invaluable guidance from an experienced TU staff or faculty member through this program offered by New Student and Family Programs.

  • Career Center — TU students have access to a multitude of career counseling and preparation opportunities. It’s never too early to plan for the next step! 

  • Get Involved — We encourage transfer students to take advantage of all the opportunities of TU student life. Learn how to get involved through our hundreds of student groups and organizations, events, and service opportunities.