Are you ready to become a Towson University student? Follow the steps below to complete your enrollment.
To get started, simply activate your NetID. 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 accessing the ISSO Portal or completing the housing request below. If you have difficulty with your account, please contact the Student Computing Services Desk at scs AT_TOWSON or 410-704-5151.
To request your I-20, you will need to submit a copy of your passport and financial documents (bank statement and statement of willingness or government financial guarantee) to the International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO). Once your documents are verified and approved, the ISSO will produce your I-20 immigration document. To submit the required documents and information:
For students already in the U.S. as an F-1 student, on the new student request page:
Electronic I-20 will be uploaded to your ISSO Portal and sent to your Towson University email. Please download and print the I-20 to use for visa interview and entrance into the U.S.
Review the documents included with your immigration package. Check for accuracy and contact the ISSO if you find errors. You will also need to:
The closest airport to Towson University is Baltimore / Washington International Airport (BWI). You can arrive in the United States 30 days before the Program Start Date on your I-20 or DS-2019. Make sure to confirm visa approval and check program start date on I-20 or DS-2019 before booking your flight.
If you plan to live on campus, you need to submit a housing request.
If you have questions, please contact University Admissions at 410-704-2113.
Complete all required tasks on your Enrolled International Student To-Do List. This list provides important orientation information that will help you transition to college life. Spring semester To-Do List tasks are updated by mid-October and fall semester To-Do List tasks are updated by early April.
If you attended or are currently attending a non-U.S. high school, you must submit a sealed original copy of your official transcript or mark sheets to: Towson University, University Admissions, 8000 York Road, Towson, Maryland 21252. You can also request that your school counselor submit to University Admissions your official school transcript(s) to intladm AT_TOWSON.
Please note, that decisions for international applicants who meet the priority application deadline will be released in mid-February. For those students who apply by the May 1 deadline, decisions will be released in May.