Enrolled Freshman Transition Program To-Do List

Now that you have decided to participate in the Freshman Transition Program, there are tasks you must complete by the deadlines shown. If you have questions, please contact the department or email New Student and Family Programs, .

  1. Activate your NetID

    New student communications may be sent to TU email accounts and/or personal accounts. After June 1, we will only communicate with you using your TU email account.

  2. Apply for financial aid with CCBC (by April 1 for best consideration) 

  3. Register for FTP Math Placement Testing (by April 29)

  4. Apply for on-campus housing (by May 1) 

    On-campus housing is guaranteed for fall 2022 FTP students. Students must submit a housing application and nonrefundable $350 deposit by May 1. Please note: FTP students may not live in Capstone affiliated housing (Harris Hall/Tubman Houses and Millennium Hall).

  5. Complete FTP Academic Interest Form (by June 1)
    You must complete the Academic Interest Form so that advisers can create your first term schedule. These are no longer being accepted for Fall 2022.

  6. Submit FERPA Release Form (ASAP)
    This form must be submitted for CCBC and TU to release billing and financial aid information to authorized individuals.

  7. Register for New Student Orientation (ASAP)
    You will also need to
    complete your online pre-orientation modules (at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled orientation date).

  8. Complete CliftonStrengths Assessment (by June 1)
    This 20-minute assessment will be used to learn, utilize and build on your strengths. Your results will be used during New Student Orientation.

  9. Get your OneCard (5 business days prior to orientation or intended pickup date)

  10. Pay your FTP Bill (by August 1)
    All FTP charges, including tuition, fees, housing and meal plan (if applicable), are paid to CCBC. You will receive weekly communications from CCBC, sent to your TU email address, starting in mid-July to alert you when your FTP bill is ready. Updates are available via your myCCBC SIMON account. Your bill is due in early August. Your registration will be canceled for non-payment if not received in full and if financial aid is not confirmed by the due date. 

  11. Complete immunization requirements and upload health insurance card (by August 15)

  12. Complete all three mandatory prevention programs (available in early June; due by August 15) Alcohol; Prescription Addiction Opioids; Sexual Violence (you will need your TU ID number to sign in).

  13. Send final official high school transcript (by August 15)

    Please have your school submit your final official high school transcript to University Admissions at .

    If you attended or are currently attending a non-U.S. high school, you must have your transcript evaluated by one of the following international credential evaluation companies: WES, ASCISS, ECE.

    You may also request that your high school send an official transcript by mail to University Admissions, 8000 York Road, Towson, Maryland, 21252.

  14. See your Towson Online Services Student Dashboard To-Do List (login) to see additional tasks.

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