Digital Faculty Handbook

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Digital Faculty Handbook

Digital Faculty Handbook

Links to important Rowan resources and information: 

CMSRU Office of Faculty Affairs - provides support, resources, and professional development programs to our medical educators.  The Office is involved in the recruitment, appointment, reappointment, tenure and promotion of all medical school faculty.  In addition, the Office of Faculty Affairs advances the school’s mission through support of CMSRU Standing Committees and formation and revision of faculty governance policies and guidelines including the CMSRU Bylaws.

SOM Faculty Handbook - pdf file

Administrative Policies - All Rowan University policies

Academic Affairs - All policies concerning academics

Academic Calendar 2017-2022

Academic Integrity - covers academic misconduct, cheating, fabrication, and plagiarism (see policy for definitions)

AFT Local Agreements

Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy

Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act Notification

The State of New Jersey has issued regulations implementing the provisions of the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act. This information can be accessed within the Student Code of Conduct (Attachment 3 “Conduct Rules”, #7), and applies to all Rowan University students regardless of location, campus or academic program.

Banner - Personal Information (address, phone, password, etc.), Students, Faculty (class lists, grades, etc), and Employee (time sheets, tax forms, etc.)

Campbell Library - Faculty Services pages

Campus Calendars

Classroom Behavior - This policy defines disruptive behavior on two levels and the steps that should be taken.

Copyright and Fair Use 

Digital Literacy Guide

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Division of - combines programming and services in student and academic affairs to address some of the most persistent issues facing higher education.

Emergency Guide for Faculty and Staff: Helping Students in Difficulty - Counseling & Psychological Services (CPS) have developed this informational guide to assist faculty, staff, and the university community when dealing with troubled and/or troubling students.

Emergency Preparedness 

Emergency Preparedness Quick Reference Guide for Faculty & Staff (pdf)

Employee Equity and Labor Relations, Office of

Faculty Code of Ethics

Human Resources

Instructional Continuity Plan - Web page contains resources for Rowan University faculty in the event that classroom instruction is disrupted. It has been developed by The Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in collaboration with the Department of Technology Services, and is endorsed by the President’s Office. Possible reasons for instruction to be disrupted include:

  • Inclement weather
  • Personal illness of instructor
  • Unsafe conditions on campus
  • Pandemic illness
  • Natural disaster

Faculty members who intend to require students to meet work deadlines via electronic submission, even if such deadlines fall during periods of University closure, may want to consider stating this expectation in their syllabi.

Information Resources & Technology (IRT)  for Employees - Numerous resources, including:

Parking - parking and directions for all campuses

Public Safety 

Registrar's Office Faculty Page - very important and helpful resources including class list verification, Banner, posting grades, deadlines, and much more.

Research, Office of

Research Compliance

Rowan History

Rowan Life - this wiki is a guide to life at Rowan and the surrounding area of Glassboro and nearby towns, created collaboratively by members of the Rowan community.

Rowan Online Teaching Policies & Guidelines

Policy for Instructional Time and Regular and Substantive Interaction in Online Learning

Recommendations for Instructional Time and Learner Time

Activities and Assessment Menu

Rowan Success Network powered by Starfish - this tool allows you to track student attendance, send progress messages, have students sign up for office hours, and more.

Shop Glassboro - receive property tax credit (home owners) or discounts (renters or Rowan staff living outside of Glassboro) by shopping in Glassboro at participating businesses

Social Justice, Inclusion, and Conflict Resolution, Office of - exists to promote an inclusive university community where individuals are empowered to grow in their understanding of identity, social justice, and the skills needed to lead a more just society.

State Employee Discount Program - "To express appreciation for the valuable service New Jersey State employees provide, the Civil Service Commission is providing information on various companies offering discounts on goods and services to current NJ State employees."

Student Disability Resources - provides accommodations and assistance to students with various documented disabilities in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. 

When to Tell Your Students about Disability Resources - helpful infographic from Academic Success. Some students qualitfy for temporary accommodations. 

Accommodation Testing Information for Instructors

Student Equity and Compliance, Office of

Student Evaluations of Teaching Effectiveness

Student Policies - All student policies

Rowan University Student Code of Conduct

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Student Handbook (pdf)

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Student Handbook (pdf)

Student Wellness Center

Responding to Students in Distress

Syllabi Policies (Rowan) - check for must have syllabus content

Syllabus Check List - an extensive list of suggestions

Title IX Suggested Syllabus Language

DEI Suggested Syllabus Language


University Advancement - works to secure philanthropic support and engage alumni, donors and other constituents to advance the mission of Rowan University. The Division oversees four functions: Development, Alumni Engagement, Advancement Services and the Rowan University Foundation.


Updated 2/8/22

These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Rowan Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The Rowan Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.