Admitted Transfers (Main Campus)

Congratulations on your admission to Towson University!

Towson University Transfer Student

 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:

  1. Activate your Towson University NetID/email account.                 
    get started, simply activate your NetID online. To complete the process, 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 call 410-704-5151.
  2. If you plan to live on campus, submit your Housing Application and deposit.          
    Housing for transfer students 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 housing is available complete the online housing application and submit a $350 non-refundable housing deposit to secure your spot.

    If you will not be living on campus, we encourage you to learn more about Off-Campus Housing.

    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 fee.

    Fall Term: To officially accept our offer of admission, please submit your Enrollment Contract and nonrefundable $300 enrollment fee to University Admissions by May 1.

    Spring Term: To officially accept our offer of admission, please submit your Enrollment Contract and nonrefundable $300 enrollment fee by the specific date on your admission letter.

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

  4. Apply for and/or review financial award guide.  If 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.
  5. Review your Evaluation of Transfer Credit.                                   
    Your Evaluation of Transfer Credit will be posted before your Transfer Program Part I date. Upon completion, you will be emailed detailed instructions on how to review it at your Towson Online Services Student Center. Be sure to check your online evaluation, print and bring it with you to your Transfer Program Part I. If you are still enrolled in classes or have other coursework to add to your evaluation, please be sure to bring a sealed, official transcript to orientation so that we may evaluate these classes/credits that day. If not available, be sure to send an official transcript to University Admissions as soon as possible.
  6. Complete items on your Transfer To-Do List.                                         
    Visit the Transfer To-Do List and complete all required tasks. This web page will provide important information to guide you in your transition to Towson University.

    Please note:

    a.  Spring semester To-Do List tasks are updated by mid-October
    b.  Fall semester To-Do List tasks are updated by mid-March

  7. Submit your final official college transcript.
    Please make arrangements for your college or university to send your official transcript to University Admissions. The official transcript must be sent directly from your current college by mail to: University Admissions, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001 or electronically to