COVID Response & Planning

Towson University continues to take informed action to ensure the health and safety of our community through the COVID-19 pandemic. See what’s required for students, faculty, staff and campus visitors.

TU announces voluntary masking

Effective Tuesday, March 1, TU will no longer require masks to be worn by students, faculty, staff, contractors and visitors inside TU buildings and facilities. However, masks will continue to be required in all campus medical settings, including the University Health Center or West Village Test Center, as well as settings with preschool aged children including the TU Childcare Center. Read the announcement.

Doc gets a COVID vaccination

Vaccinations: Required Unless Exempt

All students, faculty, staff and contractors on campus must be fully vaccinated or receive an exemption. TU guests are not required to be vaccinated. 

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Consequences for Unvaccinated Individuals

All unvaccinated individuals and those with approved exemptions are required to complete a daily QuickScan and participate in COVID testing. 

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Reporting COVID-19

If you’re confirmed to have COVID or have been exposed to someone confirmed to have COVID, notify the University Health Center confidentially using the online reporting form.  

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Stay Informed


  • TU students, faculty and staff automatically receive emergency text alerts and email communications. Alumni, parents, neighbors and others can register to receive emergency text alerts. Learn more about emergency text alerts.
  • Parents and family members can register for TU for Families to receive emails or text alerts with updates.
  • If you have questions, you can email .