New Student Orientation (January)

New Student Orientation (January)

New Student Orientation (January)

We are excited to have you join our University community. Orientation provides you with the information you need to make the most of your Rowan experience.

Here's what you will experience at orientation:

  • Academic Success workshop and a brief overview of General Education and other graduation requirements;
  • academic advising;
  • time to build you schedule and register for spring term classes;
  • opportunities to connect with other students;
  • an introduction to Rowan student services and involvement opportunities.

New Student Orientation 2022 Presentations

Dean of Students

Presented by Dr. Kevin Koett, Dean of Students & Vice President of Student Life 

Health, Well-Being, & Safety

Presented by Michael Kantner, Assistant Vice President of Public Safety, & the Office of Emergency Management, Scott Woodside, Director of the Wellness Center, and Kevin George, Director of Campus Recreation.

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Making the Grade: Succeeding Academically at Rowan University

Presented by Dr. Rory McElwee, Vice President for Student Affairs

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Residential Learning & University Housing

Presented by Dr. Debbie Scheibler, Director of Residential Learning

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Commuter Students at Rowan University

Presented by Charlie Kuski, Coordinator for Off-Campus Services & Resources

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Student Accommodations 

Presented by John Woodruff, Director of the Academis Success Center & Disability Resources, Lara Roberts LeBeau, Assistant Director of Testing Services, and Nicholas Mazza, Nutritionist 


Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Student Involvement & Leadership

Presented by Roxie Patton, Director - the Office of Social Justice, Inclusion, and Resolution, and Emmalee Holaday, Coordinator - Student Leadership Programs


Money Matters

Presented by the Office of Financial Aid and the Office of the Bursar

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Ask Us

If you have additional questions about orientation, please contact the Office of Orientation and Student Leadership Programs at, 856-256-4041, @RowanOSLP on Twitter, or RowanOSLP facebook page.

Advising Prior to Orientation

Transfer students can register for courses prior to orientation. See if you can get a head start by meeting with your advisor now!

New Student Checklist

Don't miss any important tasks or deadlines needed for your transition to Rowan!

University Transfer Student Services

Attend a New Transfer Information Session prior to orientation or a Transfer Topics workshop to learn more about your new home, Rowan University.