Academic Advising, Retention & Completion Office

The Academic Advising, Retention & Completion Office (AARC) works to ensure that informed, effective, and easily accessible academic advising, which addresses individual needs and interests, is available to every undergraduate student at Towson University.

Regardless of where you are in your academic journey at TU, our center is here to support you with our team of dedicated professional staff and student advisors. Our website highlights:

  • resources for prospective and current students
  • our center’s programs and partner programs, including the First Year Experience (FYE), Freshman Transition Program (FTP), undeclared student advising, and our academic intervention programs
  • campus resources and tools for students and faculty advisors
  • information for transfer students, including orientation, credit evaluation
  • University Core Curriculum (general education) Requirements 

do you have an assigned advisor?

Please check your Student Dashboard. If you see “Advisor Not Specified,” please contact the department of your major and request an advisor. 

Degree Completion Plan

If you've earned 45 credits or more, you must complete a Degree Completion Plan.

For questions and concerns, feel free to visit us during our office hours, or email us at . We look forward to meeting with you.