Mandatory University Fees
The Athletics Fee supports 20 intercollegiate sports competing at the NCAA Division I level. Towson Athletics belongs to the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) and is affiliated with the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC). All students are admitted free to all TU sporting events. A $455 per term Athletics Fee is assessed to all full-time undergraduate students taking 12 or more units. Undergraduate as well as all Graduate students are assessed $40 per unit. Undergraduate students are charged up to a maximum of $455 per term for the Athletics Fee.
Auxiliary Services Fees
The Auxiliary Services Fees support a variety of student services and operational functions provided by the university. The fees include funds for support services including University Child Care, OneCard and SGA financial support. The fees also support the building and operational requirements of the University Union and West Village Commons. An $901 per term Auxiliary Services Fee is assessed to all full-time undergraduate students taking 12 or more units. Undergraduate as well as all Graduate students are assessed $77 per unit. Undergraduate students are charged up to a maximum of $901 per term for the Auxiliary Services Fee.
Student Government Association Fee
A $45 per term Student Government Association Fee is assessed to all full-time undergraduate students taking 12 or more units. Undergraduate students taking less than 12 units are assessed $4 per unit for the Student Government Association Fee. Graduate students are assessed $4 per unit for the Student Government Association Fee.
It is the university’s goal to create a student-shy;centered learning infrastructure that recognizes how technology is changing the methods for organizing and disseminating information, delivering student services and administering the educational enterprise. Undergraduate students taking 12 or more units are assessed an $100 per term Technology Fee. Undergraduate students taking less than 12 units, as well as graduate students, are assessed a $9 per unit Technology Fee, up to a maximum of $100 per term.
Overload Surcharge Fee
A $40 Overload Surcharge Fee is assessed per unit for all units over 15 per term.
Departmental courses may assess a lab/class fee that is used to purchase essential supplies and equipment for the course. These fees range from $10 to $100 and are allocated specifically to the department by which they are charged. A course’s lab/class fee is noted in its course description at the back of this catalog.
Student Classification Fee
A Student Classification Fee of $200 is assessed one time to all degree candidates who have completed 60 or more units. This includes all transferred academic units earned at another educational institution. The revenues from this fee are collected centrally and utilized to enhance resources available for instructional equipment and facilities.