Campus Life

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Campus Life

Life at Rowan

The Rowan community is a vibrant one, with students pursuing fulfillment through participation in wide-ranging opportunities. We encourage healthy life choices, multicultural competency, personal and professional growth, campus and community involvement, civic responsibility and leadership development. Our student-centered approach promotes the education of the whole person within a global society, helping students prepare for life after Rowan.

Arts at Rowan University

A student staring at a painting inside the Rowan art gallery

Our rich culture of fine and performing arts promises that Rowan serves as a sought-after cultural destination for the region. Established and emerging artists showcase their crafts, exhibiting at our art gallery and performing in our concert halls

Athletics & Sports Recreation

Go Profs! With our mascot Whoo RU and fellow Profs cheering on, students participate in more than a dozen collegiate, club and intramural sports. Rowan athletics has something to offer every student, no matter what the motivation or level of experience

Health & Safety

President Houshman cutting the ribbon of the new wellness center

Housed in our newly renovated Wellness Center at Winans Hall, Student Health Services strives to promote optimal wellness, remove health-related barriers to learning and to empower students to be well informed healthcare consumers

Housing & Dining

With a variety of available residential and dining options to choose from, our goal is to make your life at Rowan a comfortable one. Freshmen-only residence halls and both on and off campus dining options help to make Rowan feel like home.

Student Involvement

A volunteer packing and organizing lunch bags

The Office of Service Learning, Volunteerism & Community Engagement provides programming, resources, and support to promote a Rowan community of active citizens. We work with university faculty and community partners to design a range of opportunities.

Entertainment & Culture

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From ice skating and comedy shows, to trips to the Baltimore Aquarium and Rockefeller Center, our Office of Student Activities connects students with a variety of personally fulfilling and fun entertainment and cultural events.

Student Life

Freshman orientation game of tug of war

The Division of Student Life helps students transition into the University community. We are committed to making sure that our students get the most out of their college experience, including guidance during this period of intense personal growth.

University Libraries

Library Services encompass the Campbell Library, Cooper Medical School at Rowan University Library, Health Sciences Library and our Music Library. Our services support the educational and research mission of Rowan and promote intellectual curiosity

Edelman Planetarium

Students looking up in amazement at the planetarium stars above

The mission of the Fredric and Jean Edelman Planetarium is to advance the understanding of the universe and to serve as a public resource for astronomical information. Programs entertain and educate both the Rowan community and the public

Rowan Rec Center

Students walking vigorously on treadmills

Located in the heart of our Glassboro campus, the Rec Center is a 92,000-square-foot health club open to students, faculty, staff and alumni. The Rec Center also offers recreational activities, fitness programs, intramural sports and instructional classes

Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM

A disc jockey changing discs by a microphone

WGLS-FM has won over 230 national and regional awards, establishing itself as one of the premiere college radio stations in the nation. A staff of independent volunteers staff the station 24 hours a day to broadcast a variety of programs

Technology on Campus

Students using a virtual reality headset inside a virtual reality cube known as the cave

State-of-the-art technology connects students to learning opportunities both in and outside the classroom, helping them to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to grow, thrive and compete professionally in today’s world

Camden Campus

Our Rowan Camden campus offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as support services and a strong English as a Second Language program. The campus serves over 800 students, taught by over 60 Rowan faculty members


Rowan University Student Government Association (SGA) makes certain that all students' needs are met by acting as a voice for the campus community, addressing concerns, promoting participation and investigating solutions to various issues that affect the entire campus.

Student Diversity

Every student is unique at Rowan University. The mission is to recognize and appreciate these individual differences and to build a community that promotes a safe community of valued cultures.