University Union

The University Union is the hub of co-curricular activities and programs for the campus, as well as home to many student services. In the Union, students, faculty, staff and alumni can relax, interact, and share common interests and experiences.

A brand-new Union


Starting in October 2018, TU will begin work on an 85,000-square foot addition and renovation to the University Union. It will transform the Union into a spacious, bright and open setting for events, dining and student groups. The building will remain open during the renovation, and all work will be completed by fall 2021. Read more.

The University Union is home to a variety of offices and services, listed below.  Hours reflect regular business hours and may vary at different times of year. Phone or visit the offices online for exact times.

The Union is open during the hours listed below. Please note that these hours are subject to change when events are held at the Union, and during summer and winter breaks

First Floor

  • Auxiliary Services Business OfficeProvides service and support for all OneCard-related services and payments, as well as the ticket office and vending machines.  Services include OneCard distribution, MTA bus pass sales, parking permit purchases, citation payments, notary, SGA deposits, HRL and SGA petty cash, and passport applications.
    Hours: Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-2284
  • Copier Machine: OneCard, Visa, or MasterCard operated.
  • Dining Plans: Enroll and upgrade your meal plan. Add dining and retail points.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • OneCard: OneCard is your all-access pass to Towson University.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-2284
  • Paws Cafe: Pub-style dining including sweets, grab and go salads and sandwiches. Enjoy a game of pool or ping pong. Relax between classes.
    Hours: Towson Dining Hours
  • PNC Bank: Get exclusive savings and rewards on banking services, technology tools to help you bank where and when you want, and convenient access to your funds with the direct deposit of your paycheck into a PNC checking account. ATM located on Paws Patio and first floor lobby. Note: this branch is temporarily closed and will reopen when the university resumes in-person instruction.  See the banking page for details.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Phone: 410-321-6076
  • Post Office: Student mailboxes. Receives, processes and distributes all university mail. Offers stamps, packaging, Flat Rate shipping, Priority/Express mail and international mail service.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-3279
  • SECU ATM: ATM Paws Patio.
  • Ticket Office: Tickets to Towson University sporting events, concerts and other student events.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m..
    Phone: 410-704-2244
  • University Store: New, used, and rental textbooks, course materials, cool clothing, supplies, and of course snacks. Graduation regalia, custom publishing, class rings, etc.
    Hours: University Store hours
    Phone: 410-704-2665
  • Vending Machines: Pepsi and snack products.
  • WEPA Printing Station: A flexible cloud-printing solution. OneCard, Visa, or MasterCard operated.

Second Floor

  • Black Student Union: Provides institutional services and support for the black community at Towson University.                                                            Phone: 410-704-3277
  • Campus Life: Coordinates a world of on- and off-campus opportunities for students.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-5433
  • Campus Ministries: A variety of faith communities are represented on campus through support staff assigned to the university.
    Phone: 410-704-2051
  • Event & Conference Services: Provides room reservations, event planning, event set-up and technical services.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-2315.
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life: Supports a learning community that inspires students to become involved outside of the classroom through Brotherhood and Sisterhood, a sense of community, character development, academic initiatives, leadership development programs, and service opportunities.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-3741
  • Patuxent Lounge: Patuxent features Cilantro Tex Mex, Field Greens made-to-order salads, Pasta Bar, Grille with signature sandwiches, paninis, wraps, and gourmet grilled cheeses. Ptux also features a Fit Foods Bar and a salad/fruit/yogurt bar.
    Hours: Towson Dining hours
  • Student Activities: Join Student Activities for events throughout the year, including weekend activities, leadership workshops and conferences, community service projects, commuter student programming, campus-wide signature events, and more.
  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-3307 
  • Student Government Association (SGA): The Student Government Association serves as a resource for undergraduate students, by acting as an advocacy body by appointing student representatives to sit on university committees and meetings with administrators to ensure the students have a voice in the university decision making process.
    Hours: Weekly SGA Meeting Tuesday, 5 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-2711 
  • Susquehanna Food Court: This large food court offers a variety of different cuisine. National brands Chick-fil-A, Peet’s Coffee, Pepsi and internal brands Pazzelli’s Italian, Kappa Sushi, Fire and Ice Desserts and Shakes, Bedda Burger, Kettle Kreations, New York Deli and Salads, Susq Spot action station, Outtakes and Tigerfresh Bakery.
    Hours: Towson Dining hours
  • University Union Information Desk: The Information Desk offers assistance to the students, faculty, staff, and visitors who travel to the University Union for the many events and activities housed within the building.
    Hours: Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
    Friday: 7 a.m. - 12 a.m.
    Saturday: 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
    Sunday: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-4636

Third Floor

  • African American Student Development: AASD's mission is to support, promote, and enhance the academic, social, and personal development of students of African descent and heritage within a welcoming and nurturing environment.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-2051
  • Asian Pacific Islander/Latino Student Development: The Asian Pacific Islander and Latino/a Student Development Program offers events and spearheads initiatives that focus on social, political, and cultural issues pertaining to Asian Pacific Islander and Latino/a communities.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-2051
  • Center for Student Diversity: The Center for Student Diversity aids the university in its efforts to foster inclusion, collaboration, and relationship building.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-2051
  • Chesapeake Rooms: Banquet venue featuring hardwood floors, window treatments, flexible lighting, built-in sound systems and screens. The Chesapeake is also equipped with dividers, allowing the room to split into three smaller rooms.
    To Request Use: See Facility Reservations and Reservation Form
  • Conference Rooms: Meeting venue with an occupancy of 42 open square or 100 theatre seating.
    To Request Use: See Facility Reservations and Reservation Form
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Student Development: The LGBT Student Development Program hosts various events throughout the year designed to promote visibility of LGBTQ students, educate the campus about issues affecting this community, and instill a sense of belonging and pride amongst LGBTQ students here at TU!
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-2051
  • Queer Student Union: The Queer Student Union of Towson University is a driving force on campus and in the local area for awareness, activism, community, education, and student support. Working with the LGBTQI and allied populations the QSU continues to deliver the enrichment that allows students to grow and develop in the college environment.
    Hours: Weekly QSU Meeting Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
  • Students Achieve Goals through Education (SAGE): The SAGE program is one component of Towson University's cultural diversity and student retention plan. Program resources are used to foster academic achievement, personal development, and campus wide involvement among entering students from diverse backgrounds.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-2051
  • The Towerlight: The Towerlight is an award-winning twice-weekly independent student newspaper serving Towson University and the surrounding Towson community. The Towerlight is published by Baltimore Student Media, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support for aspiring student journalists, photographers, videographers and graphic designers.
    Phone: 410-704-3862
  • Women's Resources: The Women’s Resources Program is responsible for coordinating campus programming that addresses the unique needs of female college students, providing a space for all students to discuss issues of gender, and building the leadership capacity of female students.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-2051

University Union Garage

  • Parking and Transportation ServicesParking and Transportation Services is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient use of the parking resources and the safe transport of community members who utilize the campus shuttle and charter services.
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Phone: 410-704-7275  

Contact Information

University Union

University Union
Info Desk, 2nd Floor

Hours: Monday - Thursday,
7 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

Friday, 7 a.m. - midnight 
Saturday, 8 a.m. - midnight
Sunday, 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.