Housing and Residence Life

Marshall Hall, Entrance closest to garage
Phone: 410-704-2516
Fax: 410-704-4228
Email: housing@towson.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Housing and Residence Life provides living facilities for full-time undergraduate degree candidates and promotes educational programs and activities that support TU’s academic mission. The Housing and Residence Life staff and the University Residence Government strive to maintain an environment that encourages academic excellence, community responsibility and individual development.

Towson University offers on-campus housing for approximately 5,850 students.

  • Resident students must sign a contract for university housing, renewable at the option of TU and must carry a minimum of 12 units.
  • Housing facilities are available to students only when classes are in session.
  • The Housing and Residence Life staff offers assistance and programs for resident students.
  • A number of special living options are available, including but not limited to alcohol-free areas, honors housing, the Global Village, STEM and American Sign Language. All buildings are non-smoking.
  • The off-campus housing listing service is available online for students looking for off-campus housing. For more information or assistance, contact the Office of Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility at 410-704-5304.
  • Residents must vacate the residence halls after they complete their final term examination at the end of the school year.
  • Please contact Housing and Residence Life concerning housing eligibility and availability.

University Housing

Glen Complex

Connected to the rest of the campus by a bridge that crosses over the Glen, this complex includes four high-rise buildings housing about 425 students each. All student accommodations are suites, with two rooms sharing a bath. There is a lounge area on each floor and a centrally located dining hall in the complex.

Newell and Richmond Halls

These residence halls house approximately 300 students. Richmond is home to our STEM Residential Learning Community. These residence halls offer a variety of living arrangements for 1-3 residents per room.

Prettyman and Scarborough Halls

These low-rise residence halls enclose a garden courtyard and house approximately 160 students each.

Residence Tower

This 13-story, high-rise residence hall accommodates approximately 440 students in double and single rooms. There is a lounge area, study room and kitchen on each floor, and a recreation room and laundry facility on the lower level of the building. Residence Tower's nine month housing is available to students who opted into nine month housing as part of the application process. Students who have elected for a nine month housing option are able to stay in their room during term breaks.

The Residences at 10 West Burke Avenue

This residence hall is the recently converted TU Marriott. It is a 15 story building housing approximately 380 students. This building has one and two bedroom apartment style rooms housing two to four residents per apartment. Nine-month housing is available and the apartments are open during term breaks.

Barton and Douglass Houses

These two residence halls house 650 students and are located in West Village. Each building contains premium double-occupancy rooms with private bathrooms and many lounge spaces. Douglass House is designated as the Honors College residence hall.

Towson Run Apartments

These one-, two-, and four-bedroom apartments for upper-level undergraduate students are fully furnished. In addition to double bedrooms, each apartment has a full kitchen and living/dining room. Approximately 420 students are housed at Towson Run. Nine-month housing is available and the apartments are open during term breaks.

Carroll and Marshall Halls

These two apartments house 700 students and are located in West Village. These apartments are primarily 4-bedroom with a few 2-bedroom apartments, each bedroom being a single with a full-sized bed. These fully furnished apartments have a kitchen with a dishwasher, living room and two bathrooms in 4-bedroom apartments (one bathroom in a 2-bedroom apartment). There are lounges on each floor for study. Nine-month housing is available and the apartments are open during term breaks.

Paca and Tubman Houses

Managed by: Capstone on Campus Management
410-704-7484

These two residence halls house 668 students and are located in West Village. Each building contains double-occupancy rooms with private bathrooms and many lounge spaces. As the buildings are co-managed by Capstone on Campus Management and the TU Department of Housing and Residence Life, leasing/assignments and facilities will be managed by Capstone, while Residence Life functions such as staffing and programming will be managed by TU Housing and Residence Life staff. Residence hall staff members will live in each building and work with students to create a community atmosphere. For more information, visit Paca and Tubman houses' website

Millennium Hall

Managed by: Capstone on Campus Management
410-704-6455

The four story apartment building houses approximately 420 students in four-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments. As the buildings are co-managed by Capstone on Campus Management and the TU Department of Housing and Residence Life, leasing/assignments and facilities will be managed by Capstone, while Residence Life functions such as staffing and programming will be managed by TU Housing and Residence Life staff. Residence hall staff members will live in each building and work with students to create a community atmosphere. For more information, visit Millennium Hall's website.