Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Register for Orientation

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.

Transfer Orientation includes four components: 

  1. New Student Checklist: Your New Student Checklist is your key to a successful transition to Rowan. Please make sure that you are completing all items on the checklist and make note of any dates and deadlines. 
  2. Advising & Class Registration: Transfer students are eligible to register for fall semester classes prior to attending our Day on Campus. Schedule an appointment with your advisor through RSN. You can find information about registering for classes and advisor contact information on our website
  3. Orientation Programs
    1. Virtual Orientation is a one-day synchronous program offered by academic college or school via online platforms. 
      • Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - College of Science & Mathematics and School of Health Professions
      • Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - Rowan Choice
      • Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - College of Humanities & Social Sciences
      • Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - College of Communication & Creative Arts
      • Monday, July 12, 2021 - Exploratory Studies and Pre-Business
      • Thursday, July 15, 2021 - College of Business
      • Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - College of Engineering and School of Earth & Environment
      • Monday, July 26, 2021- College of Education and College of Performing Arts
      • Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - College of Science & Mathematics and School of Health Professions
    2. Online Orientation is an asynchronous online course offered through Canvas.  The online orientation is self-paced and can be completed beginning June 1st and must be completed prior to the start of the fall semester. 
    3. Transfer Campus Business Day is a three hour on-campus experience for students who need assistance completing items on their New Student Checklist.  
  4. Welcome Week: Rowan has a tradition of welcoming all students back to campus before the start of each semester. During Welcome Week, you will find programs and activities to give you a taste of campus life and connect with current student leaders. Our website will have the most updated schedule - check back often throughout the summer as we update it with more events! 


Online Transfer Orientation 

All new students are required to complete orientation. If you previously attended Rowan and were accepted as a readmit or are transfering from the Rowan Choice program, you are not required to complete orientation, but are encouraged to do so to learn about any policies that may have changed or new resources available to you.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What if I have a special need?
If you did not indicate any necessary accommodations when you registered for orientation, please contact our office immediately; some arrangements take at least two weeks to arrange. You may also want to contact Disability Resources to discuss your needs for the upcoming academic year (856-256-4259).

Who should I contact if I have questions about the placement tests? 

Please email the Testing Center at testingservices@rowan.edu for assistance with Placement Testing.

How do I register for classes?
Incoming students should view the Banner Registration Tutorial prior to orientation online. This tutorial will introduce you to the services available through Banner, including course registration. Your academic advisors will expect that you are comfortable using Banner to search for classes when you meet with them. Reference https://sites.rowan.edu/registrar/_docs/registration-quick-reference-guide.pdf for more registration information. 

Who is my academic advisor?
Check out the Advising Directory or log into the Rowan Success Network to schedule an appointment with your advisor.  

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Parent & Family Orientation

A variety of Parent and Family Orientation programs are available this summer. 

Ask Us
If you have additional questions about Parent & Family Orientation, please contact Parent & Family Connections at 856-256-4596.

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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.

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