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Electronic Student I-9 forms Process Begins

On May 31, 2016, the Office of Human Resources will transition the university from using the paper Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9) to an electronic version of the Form I-9 accompanied by E-Verify. This process is being automated, in collaboration with HireRight, to ensure compliance. Section 1 of the Form I-9 must be completed […]

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Staff Development Conference Door Prize Winners

Below are listed the winners of the door prizes at the recent 22nd Staff Development Conference hosted by the Towson University Staff Council (TUSC).  If you won a prize, please contact Sidney Pink at spink@towson.edu to schedule a pickup time. Congratulations to all the winners! Karen Powell, Grand Prize One Night Stay at Towson University Marriott Hotel […]

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Electronic I 9 Process for New Employees Begins

On May 31, 2016, the Office of Human Resources will transition the university from using the paper Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9) to an electronic version of the Form I-9 accompanied by E-Verify. This process is being automated, in collaboration with HireRight, to ensure compliance. New employees are not permitted to begin working without […]

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PeopleSoft unavailable this weekend

All PeopleSoft applications will be unavailable over the Memorial Day holiday weekend while The Office of Technology Services (OTS) performs a system upgrade. All core PeopleSoft systems – Human Resources, Student (Campus Solutions) and Financials – will be unavailable beginning at 4 p.m. today until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31. In addition to the […]

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SPECIAL ONLINE SALE for Ailey II dance concert tickets

In honor of the annual TU staff development conference and the TU employee appreciation picnic, visit tuboxoffice.com/aileyII and use code 16TUSTAFF for access to purchase $25 tickets to see Ailey II in concert on Saturday, September 17, 2016, in Stephens Hall Theatre. This is a special online sale for four days only! Access valid through May […]

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Active Shooter Training next week

When an active shooter situation happens, you’re forced to respond fast. Learn proven strategies for surviving an active shooter in the one-hour Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course. Cpl. Joe Gregory of the Office of Emergency Preparedness will share the new “avoid, deny and defend” strategy as well as tactics to prevent door […]

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College of Education Award Recipients

The College of Education Awards Ceremony was held on May 17, 2016 in the Potomac Room of the Towson Union. The Awards Ceremony occurred just prior to the College of Education Graduation Reception for graduates and their guests. Awards were given to graduating seniors, graduate students, alumni, and current faculty and staff for outstanding achievement […]

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Seeking Award Nominations for Faculty, Staff and Alumni

The Towson University Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards.  Please take a minute to nominate an outstanding alumna/us, faculty or staff member.  The award descriptions are as follows: Spirit of the University Award – honors a TU graduate or non-graduate who has directly influenced and touched Towson University alumni, students […]

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Social Science Thesis Defense Announcement for Ashley Dunbar

The Social Science M.S. program invites the university community to a thesis defense for Ashley Dunbar on Thursday June 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm in LA 3150. Thesis Title: “Youth Sports Nonprofit Organizations: How Effective Are They Really?” Committee: Dr. Sarah Gunning (chair), Dr. Nicole Dombrowski Risser, Dr. Sharon Jones-Eversley  

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Contingent and Student Employee Timesheets Due Today!

Timesheets for the May 14 through May 27 pay period are due by 10 a.m. Thursday, May 26, because of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday.  Please use the electronic Web timesheet program to complete and approve the student and contingent timesheets for the pay period in order to meet the early deadline. It is extremely […]

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Maryland Writing Project Summer Camp & College Essay Workshop Discount for TU Faculty/Staff

Maryland Writing Project is pleased to announce its Student Writer’s Camps for Summer 2016: (1) A Writing Workshop focused on creative writing for students entering Grades 3-12. (2) A College Essay Writing Workshop focused on drafting, revising, and polishing the college application essay for students entering Grade 12. Each week-long camp runs from 9:00 a.m. […]

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eBill/Payment and DOC Online Systems will be Unavailable

Due to system upgrades, Towson Online Services (PeopleSoft ) will be unavailable 4 p.m. Friday, May 27 through 7 a.m. Tuesday, May 31. The Bursar’s eBill and Payment system will be unavailable 2 p.m. May 27 through 7 a.m. May 31. During this time it will not be possible to view billing statements, make payments […]

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Don’t Miss Out- Scholarship funds for Mature Students

Towson University is committed to the academic success of our mature students. Please review the eligibility criteria to learn more about the scholarships listed below and to apply to the ones for which you may be eligible. The Application Deadline date for both scholarships is May 31, 2016. Important information about applying for these scholarships: […]

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Parking & Transportation Notice – Employee Picnic TODAY

The Annual Employee Appreciation Picnic will be held Thursday, May 26 on the CLA Quad. Parking permit restrictions will be suspended from 3 p.m. through 8 p.m., on Thursday evening. Ample parking will be available in the Towsontown garage.  In the event of inclement weather, all activities will be moved to the Towson Center. Parking […]

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Scholarship for Science Majors – MD Space Grant

The MD Space Grant Consortium Scholarship Application is now available online. Application Requirements: Full-time STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) majors Awards are for one year, but are renewable (on a competitive basis) upon maintaining a 3.0 G.P.A. U. S. Citizen. For detailed eligibility requirements and application instructions, please see the MD Space Grant Consortium […]

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OTS Workshops + Changing Your Theme in TU’s WordPress

OTS Training has added workshops through December 2016. Please visit our workshop schedule for more information! Upcoming OTS Training Workshops Wednesday, May 25th WordPress for Faculty, Staff & Organizations: Working Session – 9:00am-4:00pm – Cook 404A Thursday, May 26th Panopto – 1:30pm-3:00pm – Cook 404A Thursday, June 2nd WordPress for Faculty & Staff: Small Scale Web Publishing – 9:30am-11:30am – Cook 404A Tuesday, June […]

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Reminder: sign up for Active Shooter Training

Learn strategies for surviving—and helping others survive—an active shooter event at a special training seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9 in the West Village Commons Ballroom. Key Presentations Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) Presented by Cpl. Joe Gregory, TU Office of Emergency Preparedness Medical Action Knowledge Emergency Intervention Training […]

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Win Tickets to an Orioles Game!

Donate blood and earn a voucher for an Orioles ticket! Read more here.

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Discount for TU Faculty/Staff for Maryland Writing Project Summer Camp & College Essay Workshop

Maryland Writing Project is pleased to announce its Student Writer’s Camps for Summer 2016: (1) A Writing Workshop focused on creative writing for students entering Grades 3-12. (2) A College Essay Writing Workshop focused on drafting, revising, and polishing the college application essay for students entering Grade 12. Each week-long camp runs from 9:00 a.m. […]

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PeopleSoft unavailable

All PeopleSoft applications will be unavailable over the Memorial Day holiday weekend while The Office of Technology Services (OTS) performs a system upgrade. All core PeopleSoft systems – Human Resources, Student (Campus Solutions) and Financials – will be unavailable from 4 p.m. on Friday, May 27 until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31. In addition […]

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