COVID Response & Planning

As Towson University looks forward to a full offering of in-person learning, residential living and campus life this fall, we continue to take informed action to ensure the health and safety of our community. See what’s required for fall 2021.

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Vaccinations: Required Unless Exempt

All students, faculty, staff and contractors on campus must be vaccinated or receive an exemption. TU guests are not required to be vaccinated, but those who are unvaccinated must wear a mask. 

See what's required
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Masks: Optional Most Places

Masks are not required in most places on campus if you’re fully vaccinated. Campus locations that require masks have signage. 

Read the mask protocols
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Testing: Remains Routine

COVID-19 sentinel testing continues on campus. Tigers required to be tested are notified. 

Get tested when requested


Stay informed

News & Updates

  • TU launches vaccination rewards program. – June 14, 2021
  • As part of USM requirements, all TU students, faculty and staff on campus this fall must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Full vaccination needs to be completed by August 9, 2021. Read about how to provide documentation of vaccination. A form for medical and religious exemptions is available. – June 1, 2021
  • Effective June 1, 2021, all students, faculty, staff, contractors, volunteers and visitors who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to wear masks while indoors or outdoors on campus. Read the temporary COVID-19 masking protocols.
  • TU is offering free parking on campus for staff, faculty and students from May 1 through Aug. 31, 2021 to help simplify the transition back to campus. Existing permit holders will be issued refunds for the May 1 through Aug. 31 portion of their permit.