Incoming Freshman Aid Checklist

Incoming Freshman Aid Checklist

Incoming Freshman Student Checklist

After your apply to Rowan University...

  1. Complete your FAFSA and additional state grant questions. Read more »
  2. Receive your acceptance letter to Rowan University 
  3. Review your preliminary award letter, which is emailed to the email address you put on your FAFSA. You will get the award offer approximately 2 weeks after receiving your acceptance letter. Read more »
  4. Choose Rowan University and mail in your enrollment deposit. Read more »
  5. Set-up your Rowan accounts, such as email, Self-Service Banner (SSB), and Network ID (it can take up to 72 hours after your enrollment deposit is processed to access your Rowan accounts). Read more » 
  6. Check your email to see if you were selected for verification and submit required documents (not all students will have to complete this step).  Read more »
  7. Accept your final award package in SSB, this becomes available between June and August. There is no hard deadline to accept your aid, though you want to accept it before your bill is due in early August. Read more »
  8. Complete your Master Promissory Note and Loan Entrance Counseling, your loans cannot disburse until these are complete (first-time borrowers only). Read more »
  9. Review your bill. The Bursar's Office will start sending bills mid-July. Fall bills are due August 14, 2018.
  10. Apply for additional aid such as a Parent PLUS Loan, Private Loan, or enroll in a deferred payment plan. Read more »
  11. Confirm how you would like to receive your student refund (only if you have an excess of student aid). Direct deposit is the easiest and fastest way to get your refund. Read more »


 Parent Orientation Presentation "Your Money Matters"

 "Your Money Matters" is a session we offer to parents during orientation. A copy of the presentation is available for your use. Please reach out to us with any questions you have, we are here to help! Download the presentation here.