Financial Services

Financial Services is committed to providing excellent student and business services in support of student learning and development.

Financial Services provides critical business and financial support services through the offices outlined below. If you're having trouble with a financial issue, find out Who to Contact (PDF) or access a list of frequently asked questions below.

Accounts Payable

The Accounts Payable Office is responsible for processing payments for goods, services and other non-salary expenses. Accounts Payable also maintains the university's extensive vendor database.

Business Travel Office

The Business Travel & Working Fund Office facilitates travel and travel arrangements and provides reimbursement for all necessary travel expenses.

Payroll Office

The Payroll Office processes payment and oversees timekeeping for all student, contingent, and regular employees while following the directives of the state of Maryland's Central Payroll Bureau. Payroll provides guidelines for address changes, direct deposit, timesheet approval, W2 statements and the reallocation of payroll charges.

Student Financial Services

The Student Financial Services unit provides resources and tools to parents, students, and international students about student employment, financial education and the filing of tax returns.

Payment to Foreign Nationals

Towson University complies with federal and state regulations, including nonresident alien taxes.  The NRA tax staff assists departments with making Payments to Foreign Nationals (faculty, staff, students) and advising departments on required federal tax withholding and reporting as part of this compliance with Internal Revenue Service regulations.

Additional Links

Financial Systems

For information on PeopleSoft Financials, Procard, workshops, journal uploads, and the chart of accounts, please see the Financial Systems page.

University Accounting

For accounting information, interagency transfers, and wire transfers, please see the University Accounting page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find three sections of information that will assist you with budget, reporting, purchasing, procurement card, and payroll.

Who to contact

A broad range of Contact Phone Numbers and Websites (PDF)  have been published. If you don't see what you need, call our help line at 410-704-5599.

Access to Forms

For any forms you need to fill out regarding Accounts Payable, Business Travel, PeopleSoft Financials, Payroll, or Student Financial Services, please see our Forms page.

Payroll Questions

pay stubs/W2 copies

You can access your payroll information through the state by setting up an online account on POSC (Payroll Online Service Center). Click on the sign up option. You will need the TU agency number and your most recent pay/advice number to validate your identity. If you need those numbers, call our help desk at 410-704-5599 or e-mail .

Payroll Online Service Center (POSC) logIN Recovery

Recovering your login ID and resetting your password is a two part process. Utilize the instructions for "Recover Login" and "Reset Forgotten Password" features on the POSC site. If unsuccessful, call the POSC Help Line at 410-260-7401 or 410-260-7402 for assistance.

adjunct faculty pay dates

Go to the Payroll Office Web page, click on the current semester calendar, and view the contingent faculty schedule.

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