Why take a break when you can get ahead, catch up, or experience more at Towson University?
Towson University Summer Session and Minimester offer undergraduate and graduate students
the chance to engage in learning year-round.
Towson University offers summer classes during our five-, seven- and 10-week class sessions. More than 1,000 classes, labs,
internships and independent study programs are offered in a variety of scheduling
formats and time frames to meet student needs.
Minimester is a three-week session in January that offers students an opportunity
to take courses in a variety of subjects that may not be available during regular
terms. Get information about registering for Minimester.
Current students who are enrolled at TU and have a NetID register for classes using
Towson Online Services or in person.
Information for Visiting Undergraduate and Graduate Students
If you are interested in taking a course but are not currently pursuing a degree at
TU, you will need to register as a non-degree student. At Towson University, we make
it easy for visiting students to take summer and Minimester classes. You can choose
from a wide variety of classes, earn credits that will transfer, and speed up your
Here’s the information you’ll need if you plan to take an undergraduate or graduate
Set up an account for Non-Degree Enrollment and complete the Non-Degree Enrollment Form online. Processing takes about a week.
Students who are not pursuing a degree at Towson University but are interested in
taking graduate-level courses must complete a graduate application and select on the
application "non-degree seeking student." Read more about Non-Degree Enrollment for Graduate Admissions.
Once your form is processed, you’ll receive an e-mail from the Office of Admissions
with instructions about how to activate your NetID email account.
Check on prerequisites. In some cases, you may need to gain permission from the professor
or department in order to register.
Confirm with your home school’s registrar that your classes will transfer back to
your home school.
Mail or fax your Health Form and Immunization Record to the Health Center before classes begin. After you are enrolled, you may obtain
required vaccines (MMR, Tetanus-diphtheria, Meningitis vaccine) for a small fee by
appointment at the Health Center. For more information, please call 410-704-2466.
Visiting international students should review the immunization and student health insurance requirements, as well
as insurance waiver information, on the Health Center website.
Pay your bill. You’ll receive an eBill statement from the Bursar’s office.
Get a parking permit. New parking permits are prorated to the annual parking permit fee. All permits must
be purchased online using your NetID.
Get your OneCard student ID. After you enroll, you can get your OneCard at the Auxiliary Services
Business Office, University Union 110. With a OneCard you can borrow books from Cook
Library, gain access to computer and photo labs, and you'll enjoy free or reduced-price
student admission to sporting and cultural events.