Enrolled Transfers (Main Campus) To-Do List

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

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All applicable tasks below must be complete by the deadline date or the start of classes. If you have questions, contact the department directly or New Student & Family Programs  at 

Transfer To-Do List:

  • Spring term To-Do List tasks are updated by mid-October.
  • Fall term To-Do List tasks are updated by early April.

required tasks

  1. Submit Enrollment Contract & if space available, Housing Application:
    Deadline – Date shown on Offer of Admission Letter
  2. Activate and check your NetID (email account) and/or personal email accounts
    New student communications may be sent to TU email accounts and/or personal accounts. Remember to check BOTH accounts regularly for new notifications. After January 30 (spring entry) and August 1 (fall entry), we will only communicate with you using your TU NetID email account.
  3. Apply for and/or review award guide and accept financial aid package
  4. Complete placement testing:

    1. Complete mathematics placement testing (if notified)
      Required for students not transferring a college-level mathematics course.  Testing is also highly recommended for students who have not completed the math requirements for their major.  Even if exempt from the placement test, students may choose to take the test for their own advisement and at no risk.
    2. Complete reading placement testing (if notified)
      Required for students transferring with less than 30 college credits completed.
  5. Register for New Student OrientationDeadline - June 1
    Orientation is required to schedule courses and review your transfer credit evaluation.

  6. Complete Strengths Quest assessment 

  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 

  8. Register for Honors College Orientation 
    This program will introduce newly admitted Honors College students to TU. This is in addition to New Student Orientation.

  9. Complete immunization requirements through the TU Health Portal.

  10. Learn about payments, e-rebates & refunds and 1098-T consent
    The fall 2018 tuition and fees e-bill due date is September 5.


Visit your Student Services Center Online To-Do List (click Towson Online Services link)

Request Disability Support Services (optional)

Find out if your major has 
additional requirements

Review evaluation of transfer credit (see step four of link) 

Register for 
Project Serve (fall term only)  

Register for Project Explore (fall term only) 

course materials 

Prepare for move-in and living on-campus 

Complete religious interest card 

parking permit 

Get your OneCard at New Student Orientation

Purchase or change dining plan


Orientation Guidebook app

Emergency text alerts 

Safer Mobility app  

TU mobile app

Technology resources at TU 

Student Code of Conduct (PDF)