Registration & Records

How to Register for Classes

Register for classes through your Student Dashboard. Registration is also available in person at the Registrar's Office in the Enrollment Services Center, Room 223. Business hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Who is Nora?

Nora is an AI-powered assistant designed to help students. Nora captures student enrollment plans and connects students to the best resources available on-campus to help remove barriers to continuing their education.

What is an Enrollment Plan?

An enrollment plan refers to a student's registration decision for the following term. Getting a response on a student's enrollment decision allows Nora to provide this vital information to University staff for resource planning and student follow-up.

Information Nora will never ask:

Nora will never ask for any sensitive information such as date of birth, passwords, social security number, bank account numbers, driver's license numbers, or any other Personal identifiable Information (PII).

Nora's Contact Details:

Nora texts will be coming from one of these phone numbers:

Schedule of Classes & Department Consent

  • Browse classes (no login required) through Towson Online Services.
  • Classes can also be viewed through your Student Dashboard, Academics, Search for Classes.
  • Select term (semester), Class Search Criteria (subject: ENGL), Search.
  • Additional Search Criteria - allows you to search by days, time, etc.
  • Class Number - use this four digit number when registering
    (ex: MATH230.101 (1240) - Class Number is 1240).

Special permission or departmental authorization is required for courses marked "Department Consent Required." Contact the academic department for authorization.

Catalog Reference - Changing a Schedule

Add/Drop/Swap & Withdrawal

Add a Class

Drop a Class

  • Login through your Student Dashboard to drop classes.
  • Changes can be viewed by selecting My Class Schedule.

Swap a Class

  • Swapping a class is available during the Change of Schedule period.
  • Be sure you are able to add classes before dropping.
  • Click tab at top of page, select class to swap & enter class to be added.

Important to Note:

Students enrolled in another section of the same class or has a time conflict with the waitlisted class:

  • Swap the enrolled or conflicting class using "swap" with the closed section, choosing the waitlist option. The system will automatically swap the classes once space is available.
  • Using "Waitlist" instead of "Swap" - the system sees you are already enrolled in a different section of the same class & will prevent you from being enrolled.

Please reference the Waitlist a Class using Swap (pdf) guide for  more detail.

These screen shots will guide you through the process of waitlisting a class using "swap".

Withdrawal from a class

  • Officially withdraw through your Student Dashboard before the term deadline (see Academic Calendar).

    Withdrawing after the deadline requires a letter of appeal to the Academic Standards Committee.

    Additional Information for Withdrawing

    Instructors or departments can not withdraw you from a course.

    A grade of "W" will be given when withdrawing after the change of schedule period, but before the withdrawal deadline, which does not affect averages or academic totals.

    An FX grade is given for failing to officially withdraw.

    Dropping below full time status may affect your financial aid and/or your insurance coverage.

Class Schedule & Enrollment Appointment

  • In your Student Dashboard, click on Academics
  • From the drop down box, select Class Schedule & click the arrow (go)


  • Payment due dates vary by date of registration.
  • Failure to pay your tuition by the deadline will result in cancellation of your schedule.
  • Please check with the Student & University Billing Office for payment information.
  • Enrollment dates are located in your Student Dashboard, far right column.
  • Click on "details" in the "Enrollment Dates" box to see your specific time to begin enrolling.

NOTE: Incoming freshmen & transfer students will enroll during orientation.

Enrollment appointments are determined by completed earned units.

Catalog Reference - Undergraduates

Catalog Reference - Graduates

Catalog Reference - Undergraduate Non-Degree Programs

Non-Degree Enrollment

If you are not currently pursuing a degree at TU, you will need to enroll as a non-degree student to register for classes.

Yes, view & search the class schedule with no login required.


Service Indicators (Holds) Blocking Registration

Registration can be blocked for a variety of reasons. Information about a hold can be viewed through your Student Dashboard by clicking on the link to each specific hold listed under the "Holds" section.


  • Advising holds can only be lifted by a student's advisor.
  • Your advisors' name can be viewed through your Student Dashboard in the Program Advisor Box.
    • If the box is blank or has "advisor not specified" please contact your major department and request an advisor. 
    • If you are having trouble getting in touch with your advisor, please contact your major department. 
  • First year students (FYE) who need assistance with their advisor should contact


  • Some graduate programs require students to meet with their advisor or program director prior to registration.
  • Contact your program director if you have an advising hold.
  • Please refer to the list of graduate programs for contact information.


Academic Records

Information on how to obtain a transcript can be found on the Registrar's website.

Information on how to obtain enrollment or degree verification can be found on the Registrar's website.


Changing Major/Minor



  • Graduate students wishing to change their program must contact the Admissions Office at 410-704-2113 to complete a new application for their intended program. Previous applications to other programs cannot be used.


Grades & Grading Policies



  • The GPA calculator allows you to determine how your current term will affect your overall GPA or Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).
  • Use the calculator before grades are posted to predict your CGPA.


  • If you are repeating a course, the GPA calculator does not calculate the grade replacement.
  • It will include both the failing grade & the new grade which may lower your CGPA.


The University reserves the right to provide some or all instruction and related academic activities through alternative methods of delivery, including remote delivery. It also reserves the right to change the method of delivery before or during an academic term in the event of a health or safety emergency or other circumstance when it determines that such change is necessary or in the best interests of the campus community. Tuition and mandatory fees will not be reduced or refunded if the University changes the delivery method for any or all of an academic session.