Global Village Community

Global Village is a community for both international and domestic students attending Towson University. Students living in this community will have the opportunity to connect with students from different cultures and countries in a variety of ways, including international and domestic roommate pairing, annual events, and programming. This community is in partnership with the International Student & Scholar Office (ISSO) and Housing & Residence Life.

Community Benefits

  • Live within an integrated floor of domestic and international students
  • Additional programming opportunities in collaboration with the International Student & Scholar Office and the International Student Association
  • More kitchen space than the average Towson University residence hall


The community is open to incoming and returning students.

No, Global Village is open to all students that meet the eligibility requirements. We do our best to pair International and Domestic students together as roommates in Global Village.

  • Current residents: Applications will be available for role models/liaisons in mid-February.
  • Incoming First Year Students interested in Global Village must complete the online housing request process. This includes paying a $350 non-refundable housing advance payment and agreeing to the terms and conditions of the housing contract. During the online process students will be able to identify interest in Global Village. 

For information on the online housing request process visit: Request Housing

The community will have three Resident Assistants, multiple Liaisons and Role Models, and an International Student Scholar Office (ISSO) Graduate Student.  Additionally, there will be support from the International Student Scholar Office, the International Student Association, and Housing & Residence Life.

All medical accommodation requests are managed through Accessibility & Disability Services.

Student rooms are suite style, (i.e., two double rooms sharing a bath). 

International Housing has existed at Towson University since prior to 1997. In 2010 the name was changed to Global Village.  In Fall 2018 Global Village moved to Residence Tower.

Additional Housing and Residence Life FAQ's can be found in the link below:


For Additional Questions please contact Housing & Residence Life at



Department of Housing & Residence Life

Marshall Hall Suite 50
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.