Welcome to TU

Mark your calendar for August 24-28  to attend Welcome to TU 2022

Student leader taking a selfie with a group of incoming students in TU shirts by a TU logo statue

Over 200 programs and events are scheduled to welcome you to TU. We strongly encourage you to download the TU Events app and the Welcome to TU guide to see everything that is planned. Below are the details about the mandatory Welcome to TU programs that will occur before classes begin.

A personalized scheduled with specific times and meeting locations will be distributed at move in for residential students and at the Off-campus Student Kickback for off-campus/commuter students. A copy of this schedule will also be emailed on Tuesday, August 23. 

If you have any accommodation requests for Welcome to TU, you must complete this form no later than Tuesday, August 23.

Wednesday, August 24 

  • Social programs and events will be happening across campus for you to get to know other students – whether you live on or off-campus!

Thursday, August 25

  • Students who moved in on Wednesday will be assigned to mandatory sessions on Campus Safety and Policy and Alcohol and Other Drug Education at 10 a. m. and 11 a.m. 
  • Residential students will have a required residence hall floor meeting prior to New Student Convocation. Your Resident Assistant will guide you to New Student Convocation. 
  • Off-campus/commuter students are encouraged to attend the Off-campus Student Kickback from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. at Tiger Plaza. Orientation Leaders will guide you to New Student Convocation.  
  • New Student Convocation for incoming freshmen students will occur at 7 p.m. in SECU Arena. This event is followed by our TU class photo tradition and Roar Rally in Unitas Stadium.

Friday, August 26

  • Students who moved in on Thursday or who are commuter students will be assigned to mandatory sessions on Campus Safety and Policy and Alcohol and Other Drug Education at 9:30 a. m. and 10:30 a.m. 
  • Lunch will be provided at scheduled times in the dining halls prior to the FYE Advising Session. All freshmen students will receive this meal and will need to use their OneCard to swipe in. Check your personalized schedule for your meeting location for lunch.
  • Your FYE Advising Session with your advisor will occur between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Check your personalized schedule for your time, advisor name and meeting location. 

Saturday, August 27

  • Mandatory sessions regarding sexual misconduct and building community will be conducted from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. You will have two sessions and a required small group meeting with your FYE Leader.
  • Orientation Leaders will be available from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Freedom Square to help you walk your class schedule.

Sunday, August 28

  • Mandatory sessions on student success and CliftonStrengths will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. You will have two sessions and a required small group meeting with your FYE Leader.
  • Orientation Leaders will be available from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Freedom Square to help you walk your class schedule.

Additional Information

  • Wear comfortable shoes, especially on Thursday, August 25. You will be walking a large portion of campus to get to and from SECU Arena and Unitas Stadium.
  • Attendance will be taken at all mandatory sessions using your OneCard. You MUST attend the session with your FYE group. The schedule and links for these meetings can be found in the TU Events, Welcome to TU guide under the Mandatory Freshmen Sessions tab.
  • Commuter and off-campus students can park in Lot 4.
  • If you have not done so already, you need to submit your photo for your OneCard in advance of Welcome to TU. 
  • Over 200 events will occur from the time of the campus opening to mid-September that we strongly encourage you to attend to get acclimated to our community and campus! Download the TU Events App to see all of the incredible offered events.
  • Follow us on social media @newattu for exciting event updates. 

Apps to Download

  • Download the TU Events App  
    • Search for the “Welcome to TU” Guide, and hit download.  
  • Download the CORQ App
    • Your Involved@TU source and your personalized QR code that you’ll need to attend in-person, campus events. 
    • Over 250+ organizations linked to this app and on involved.towson.edu!  
four orientation leader smiling on campus

Download the CORQ App

Your Involved@TU source and your personalized QR code that you’ll need to attend in-person, campus events. Over 250+ organizations linked to this app and on involved.towson.edu 

Visit Involved@TU