The Office of Technology Services (OTS) maintains free computing and email accounts, known as NetIDs, for all current faculty, staff and students.
OTS helps the campus access the services provided by those accounts and offers support via email, phone, in-person assistance, self-help documentation and self-help tools.
A "NetID" is the core computing account assigned to each faculty member, staff member and student at Towson University. NetIDs consist of:
These individuals can have a NetID, each with various services:
Student NetIDs include:
Students in the joint UB/TU MBA program are also entitled to a subset of NetID services.
Faculty/staff NetIDs include:
There are other types of faculty/staff-like NetIDs which offer a subset of services to:
Several NetID management self-help tools are available to assist in tasks such as:
NetID holders must maintain a password, and if forgotten, they can use a security question and answer previously chosen by them to reset that password.
All NetID holders should follow the University's Guidelines for Responsible Computing.
In partnership with Google, the university provides TU students with Google-hosted email accounts. Email is accessible once you have activated your NetID. Visit the Student NetIDs & Email page for login and account details.
In partnership with Microsoft, the university provides TU faculty and staff with Microsoft Office 365-hosted email accounts. Email is accessible once you have activated your NetID. Visit the Faculty/Staff NetIDs & Email Web page for login and account details.