Enrolled Freshman To-Do List

Congratulations on your decision to attend Towson University. The Freshman To-Do List below has been developed to assist you in making your transition to TU as smooth as possible.

All applicable tasks below must be complete by the deadline date or the start of classes. Students admitted to the Freshman Transition Program with TU and CCBC should refer to the Freshman Transition Program To-Do List. Questions? Contact the department directly or email New Student and Family Programs at

Download a printable version of the Fall 2020 Freshman To-Do-List.

Required Tasks

Spring 2020 Deadline

Fall 2020 Deadline

1. Submit enrollment contract Date on letter May 1
2. Submit housing application   ASAP May 1
3. Activate & Check your NetID (email account)  ASAP ASAP
4. Apply, review award guide, & accept your financial aid  ASAP FAFSA due Jan. 15
5. Complete Math Placement Test When notified via email When notified via email
6. Complete Reading Placement Test (if notified) When/if notified via email  When/if notified via email 
7. Complete Academic Interest Form Dec. 15 Available, March 30, due May 15
8. Register for New Student Orientation Dec. 15 Available, April 7, due June 1
9. Complete CliftonStrengths assessment Jan. 10  June 15
10. Complete immunization requirements Jan. 25   August 15
11. Complete Alcohol Prevention Program  Jan. 20 Available July 1, due August 15
12. Complete Sexual Violence Prevention Program (you need your TUID number) Jan. 20 Available July 1, due August 15
13. Register for Honors College Orientation (enrolled Honors students ONLY) Jan. 20 Available June 1, due June 30
14. Have your final official high school transcript sent directly from your school to University Admissions.  ASAP  August 15
15. Send advanced/college equivalent credit to University Admissions directly from testing agency or college.  ASAP ASAP 
16. Learn about payments, e-rebates & refunds, and your 1098-T consent. eBills are due Feb. 4 eBills are due Sept. 9

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