Information for Incoming Students

Information for Incoming Students

Welcome Incoming PROFS!

Financial Aid Events- FAFSA Frenzy

Complete your FAFSA alongside a financial aid professional at one of our FAFSA Frenzy Events. Registration is required.

Please bring the following:

  1. Income information for 2017 (taxable and untaxed income) for student and parents
  2. Social Security Card for student and parents
  3. Driver's License for student
  4. Alien Registration Card (eligible non-citizens only)
  5. Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID for student and parent. This must be completed at least 3 business days prior to the workshop

Incoming Student Checklist for Spring 2019

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 2-3 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 Self-Service Banner. You will receive an email when this is available to you. While there is no hard deadline to accept your aid, you are encouraged to accept it before your bill is due in early January. Read more »
  8. Complete your loan agreement, aka master promissory note (MPN), and loan entrance counseling. Your loans cannot disburse until these are complete. This is required only if this is your first time borrowing a loan while attending Rowan University. Read more »
  9. Review your bill. The Bursar's Office will start emailing bills mid-December. Spring bills are due early-January.
  10. Apply for additional aid such as a Parent PLUS Loan, private Loan, or enroll in a deferred payment plan. Read more »
  11. Enroll in direct deposit to receive your refund if you have an excess of student aid. Read more »


 Open House Presentation "Financial Aid Basics"

"Financial Aid Basics" is a session offered to prospective students and families at out open  houses. 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.