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Freshman Transition Program To-Do List

In order to make your transition to Towson University as smooth as possible, we have created this To-Do List with important tasks for you to complete before you start classes.  

Share this information with your family. If you require additional information, contact the appropriate department. You may also contact New Student Programs, call 410-704-2309, or email

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Complete before stated deadline:

1 Schedule Placement Testing ASAP
2. Activate TU Email Account ASAP
3. Complete Online University Housing Request and Submit $350 Deposit
(Students: You must activate your NetID before you can complete this task.)
May 1 at 5:00 p.m. EST
4. Purchase or Change TU Dining Plan ASAP
5. Complete FTP Academic Interest Form June 15
6. Complete TU Immunization Requirements June 30
7. Register for Pre-Orientation Events June 30
8. Request TU Disability Support Services (optional) ASAP
9. Register for TU Emergency Text Messaging ASAP
10. Direct FAFSA to CCBC ASAP
11. Attend Financial Aid Workshop or Watch Aid Video ASAP
12. Register for Towson Deferred Payment Plan (optional) ASAP

Complete in or before July:

13. Activate CCBC Account & Access Class Schedule When Notified by CCBC
14. Register for CCBC Payment Plan (optional) When notification received
15. Submit Final Official High School Transcript to TU July 15
16. Get Your TU One Card July 30 (suggested)

Complete in or Before August:

17. Pay CCBC Tuition and Towson Student Services Bills August 4
18. Complete AlcoholEDU & Haven Education Programs August 18
19. Purchase Parking for Freshman or Commuters August 18
20. Attend "Welcome to Towson" Orientation Events Event Dates: Coming Soon
21. Review Our Policies and Expectations ASAP










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