Wire Transfers

A wire transfer is a direct transfer of cash from one bank account to another to satisfy an obligation such as tuition, invoices, grants or scholarships, and registrations under limited circumstances.

Wire Transfer: Outgoing

Outgoing wire transfers are used to pay a bill only if there are no other options available. If it becomes necessary to pay by outgoing wire transfer, information for the receiving bank must be provided to University Accounting. This information includes:

  • Bank name and address
  • Bank account number
  • ABA - bank routing number or SWIFT number if wire is international

The original invoice or other 'request for payment' document showing the vendor name, address, and Federal ID number must be submitted to University Accounting with a notation indicating that a wire transfer is necessary. The documents must have a coding block properly filled out with required information including:

  • Department number
  • Account category
  • Payment amount
  • All required authorized signatures

For outgoing wire transfers, contact Accounts Payable Associate Phyllis May at 410-704-5678 or .

Wire Transfer: Incoming - Student Account Receivable

Wire transfer payments for a student account receivable (tuition, fees, etc.), will go through the Bursar's Office after University Accounting provides you with the banking information necessary to complete the transaction. This information will include:

  • Bank account number
  • Routing number
  • Bank name & address
  • DUN & Bradstreet number if required

For incoming wire transfers regarding student account receivables, contact Collections Supervisor Dawn Kuessner at 410-704-5239 or .

Wire Transfer: Incoming - Grant or Contract

If wire transfer payment is to fund a grant or contract, then it is necessary to provide documentation to University Accounting. University Accounting will then provide you with the descriptive and banking information necessary to complete the transaction. This information will include:

  • Bank account number
  • Routing number
  • Bank name & address
  • Requirement that you include university name, R24 agency code, and grant/contract name/number in the descriptive field of the wire transfer

For incoming wire transfers regarding grants or contracts, contact Accountant Christine Trzcinski at 410-704-5111 or .

Wire Transfer: Incoming - Invoice

If wire transfer payment is for an invoice issued by Towson University, then it is necessary to provide documentation (copy of invoice) to University Accounting. University Accounting will then provide you with the descriptive and banking information necessary to complete the transaction. This information will include:

  • Bank account number
  • Routing number
  • Bank name & address
  • Requirement that you include university name, R24 agency code, and invoice number in the descriptive field of the wire transfer.

For incoming wire transfers regarding invoices, contact Accountant Christine Trzcinski at 410-704-5111 or .

Wire Transfer: Incoming - Registration for a Conference

If wire transfer payment is for registration for a conference sponsored or held by Towson University, then it is necessary to email required documentation to University Accounting.

  • Amount of money expected
  • Name of agency
  • Department and account to be credited

University Accounting will then provide you with the descriptive and banking information necessary to complete the transaction. This information will include:

  • Bank account number
  • Routing number
  • Bank name & address
  • Requirement that you include university name, R24 agency code, and conference name in the descriptive field of the wire transfer

For incoming wire transfers regarding registration for a conference, contact Accountant Christine Trzcinski at 410-704-5111 or .