Transfer Student Orientation

See the tasks you’ll need to complete before and after New Student Orientation. This checklist is for transfer students starting in spring 2023 at TU’s main campus.  

Register for Winter Orientation

New Student Orientation for transfer students at TU’s main campus takes place December 9, January 23, January 24 (virtual) and January 26. When you register, please confirm that advising for your major is offered on the date you have chosen. 

If you have questions, please email New Student and Family Programs at 


Pre-Orientation Checklist

Complete your pre-orientation module no later than 48 hours prior to your in-person orientation.

Students: Use your NetID and password to  log in to the student portal.

Guests: Use the guest portal, not your student’s login, to participate in the pre-orientation module. Signing up is easy and free.

Apply for your OneCard 5 business days prior to Orientation so that it will be available when you attend Orientation. You can also arrange a separate pickup date.

Post-Orientation Checklist

Complete the three mandatory prevention programs — Alcohol; Prescription Addiction Opioids; Sexual Violence. (Login with your TU ID number.)

 Complete your immunization requirements and upload your health insurance card

Learn about paymentse-rebates and refunds, and your 1098-T consent.

Visit your Towson Online Services Student Dashboard To-Do List (login)
to accept your financial aid, see your schedule, check your immunization status, and more. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, all incoming students are required to attend Orientation. If you have questions about orientation, email New Student and Family Programs at .  

Transfer students pay a $110 fee to attend Orientation. This cost is charged to your bill and covers all Welcome to TU programs, orientation materials (including a bag, planner, new student guide, lanyard and T-shirt) and student staffing for all programs. See information on fee waivers and our fee policy