HOUSING and RESIDENCE LIFE

Request Housing

Freshman Housing - Fall 2014

Freshmen admitted to the university and interested in living in university owned and operated housing (excluding Capstone Properties – Paca House and Tubman House) may go online between the dates below to pay a housing deposit. Students who do not have access to a computer can request a housing packet by emailing housing@towson.edu or calling Housing & Residence Life at 410-704-2516.

Online Application Starts: Monday, February 3, 2014, 9:00 a.m. E.T.
Online Application Ends: Thursday, May 1, 2014, 5:00 p.m. E.T.
Once admitted to the university, you will need to activate your student email address in order to logon to the Online Housing Request page (see the 2014 Enrollment Contract for more details - It normally takes 1-2 business days, after email account activation, before you can logon). For University Housing you must complete the online process. This includes;
  • paying a $350 non-refundable housing deposit by Thursday, May 1, 2014, 5:00 p.m. E.T*,
  • agreeing to the terms and conditions of the housing contract for the academic year 2014/2015,
  • and requesting other housing options.

By paying the $350 non-refundable deposit and signing the housing contract the student is committed to living in University Housing for the 2014/2015 academic year.

After having completed the online process, a confirmation will be emailed to your Towson Email address confirming your housing for the 2014/2015 academic year. If you prefer to have a packet mailed to you, please call Housing & Residence Life at 410-704-2516, once you have been admitted.

*Please Note: Since Paca and Tubman Houses are not operated by the university, the non-refundable Housing Deposit paid to the University is not transferable to Capstone. Also, any monies paid to Capstone cannot be transferred to the University.

Transfer Housing - Fall 2014

Transferring students are not guaranteed on-campus housing and only a limited number of housing contracts may be accepted if space becomes available. Please check back to this website on May 8, 2014 and information will be posted at that time regarding the availability of housing for the 2014/2015 academic year.  If you would like to be placed on an “interest” list in the event spaces becomes available for the 2014/2015 academic year, please click on the link below to complete an Interest List form.  If or when space becomes available, you will be notified through your Towson email address, if you completed and submitted the Interest List form.  Be sure to check back to this site for an update regarding housing availability on May 8.

Continuing Students - Fall 2014

Below you will find specific dates/times and instructions on how to sign up for your room for the academic year 2014/2015. Please click on the link that relates to you and carefully follow the instructions to insure you sign up correctly. These instructions are also included in a pdf file sent to your TU email account.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Towson Run has filled. Please see the times for General Room Selection.

*Credits totals are from the end of fall 2013

Honors College Students (April 3)

Online room sign up to live in Douglass House (Honors College Housing) will take place at the date and time below.  All students in the Honors College Program must sign up to live in honors housing; however, honors students can pull-in a non-honors roommate. 

Date/Time

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

Thursday, April 3

All Credits up to 89*

*A special exception must be granted to live in honors housing with more that 89 credits.

Residential Learning Communities & Special Options (April 3)

Students who have been approved to live in a specified Residential Learning Community (RLC) or Special Option should plan to go online to sign up for their room on the date and time below. Only rooms/spaces on the designated floor will be available at that time. If you are approved to live in a specific community or special option and decide you no longer plan to do so, please notify Housing & Residence Life as soon as possible.

Date/Time

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

Thursday, April 3

All Credits up to 89

Same Building Sign-up (April 7 - April 9)

Sign-up for this time period is for:

  • Students staying in the same building in a Residence Hall (students with 59 or fewer credit hours)
  • OR

  • Students staying in Towson Run (Less than 90 Credits).

During this process the student signing up for the room can only sign up to live in their same building but can pull-in a roommate who currently lives in another building (as long as they paid their housing deposit) or can pull-in a new freshman or transfer who has paid a housing deposit.

*Students with 60 or more credits as of end of fall 2011 must sign up for Towson Run*

Date/Time

9:00 am to 11:00 a.m

11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m

1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m

Monday, April 7

70 – 89 Credits
(Towson Run only)

70 – 89 Credits
(Towson Run only)

60 – 89 Credits
(Towson Run only)

Tuesday, April 8

35 – 59 Credits

35 – 59 Credits

20 – 34 Credits

Wednesday, April 9

10 – 19 Credits
(Last Name A-L)

10 – 19 Credits
(Last Name M-Z)

All remaining Credits
(below 60)

Towson Run WITH Roommate Request (April 14 - April 15):

IMPORTANT NOTE: All double rooms have been filled. Double rooms with single bedspaces will be available on April 16th during the Towson Run without roommate sign-up period

Sign-up for this time period is for:

  • Students who want to live in Towson Run
  • AND

  • Have a roommate request

Date/Time

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m

1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.

Monday, April 14

60 – 89 Credits

20 – 59 Credits (as space permits)

Tuesday, April 15

All Remaining Students (if available)

Towson Run sign up stops at 1:00 p.m.

Towson Run WITHOUT Roommate Request (April 16):

IMPORTANT NOTE: Towson Run has filled. Please see the times for General Room Selection.

Students who want to live in Towson Run and do not have a roommate request can sign-up on : ( It is highly recommended that you sign up to live with another student to avoid being relocated.)

Date/Time

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

Wednesday, April 16

All Credits up to 89

General Room Sign (GRS) WITH Roommate (April 21 - April 23):

Sign-up for this time period is for:

  • Students who have not yet signed up for a room
  • AND

  • Have a roommate request

Due to the high number of freshman and sophomores living on-campus next year, access to General Room Selection is broken down by credits. The credits earned are as of the end of Fall 2013.

Date/Time

9:00 a.m

10:00 a.m

11:00 a.m

NOON

1:00 p.m

2:00 p.m

3:00 p.m

4:00 p.m

Monday, April 21

59 – 40 Credits

59 – 40 Credits

39 – 20 Credits

39 – 20 Credits

19 – 15 Credits
(Last Name A-F)

19 – 15 Credits
(Last Name G-M)

19 – 15 Credits
(Last Name N-Z)

Stop Time

Tuesday, April 22

14 – 10 Credits
(Last Name A-F)

14 – 10 Credits
(Last Name G-M)

14 – 10 Credits
(Last Name N-Z)

14 – 10 Credits

9 – 0 Credits

9 – 0 Credits

9 – 0 Credits

Stop Time

Wednesday, April 23

60 – 89 Credits

60 – 89 Credits

60 – 89 Credits

60 – 89 Credits

All Credit Ranges

All Credit Ranges

All Credit Ranges

Stop Time

General Room Sign (GRS) WITHOUT Roommate (April 24 - April 25):

Students who do not have a rooommate request can sign-up according to the following schedule: ( It is highly recommended that you sign up to live with another student to avoid being relocated.)

Date/Time

9:00 a.m

10:00 a.m

11:00 a.m

NOON

1:00 p.m

2:00 p.m

3:00 p.m

4:00 p.m

Thursday, April 24

59 – 40 Credits

59 – 40 Credits

39 – 20 Credits

39 – 20 Credits

19 – 15 Credits
(Last Name A-F)

19 – 15 Credits
(Last Name G-M)

19 – 15 Credits
(Last Name N-Z)

Stop Time

Friday, April 25

14 – 10 Credits
(Last Name A-F)

14 – 10 Credits
(Last Name G-M)

14 – 10 Credits
(Last Name N-Z)

9 – 0 Credits

9 – 0 Credits

All Credit Ranges

All Credit Ranges

Stop Time

Room Changes/Room Sign-up (May 5 - May 9):

Students interested in changing their room should go to the Housing & Residence Life office Monday - Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. Any students who did not sign-up for a room previously can sign-up in HRL during this time. Roommate requests must come together.

Off-Campus Students

Any current full-time student who lives off-campus and is interested in moving on-campus is eligible if they meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a full-time student registered at TU with a minimum of 12 credit hours.
  • Have accumulated 29 or fewer credit hours (not including the current semester’s classes).
  • Have not previously lived in university housing.

If you meet all the above criteria, it will depend on when you would like to move on-campus as to the process you need to follow.  Please call the Department of Housing & Residence Life at 410-704-2516 or email housing@towson.edu to receive all the details regarding the application process and availability of housing.

Summer Housing - 2014

To apply for housing during the summer session, please click on the link below and fill out the Summer Housing Application.

Department of Housing & Residence Life
West Village Commons, 3rd Floor(map)
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2516
Fax: 410-704-4228
E-mail: housing@towson.edu


 


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