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Start Up Smart

Fall Welcome Weekend/Start Up Smart

Fall Welcome Weekend and Start Up Smart events are a vital follow-up to Summer Orientation and will continue to grow your knowledge of campus resources and organizations.

As a result of their participation in Welcome Weekend and Start Up Smart, students will:

  1. Report feeling welcomed to Rowan University and having met others.
  2. Be empowered to become engaged with campus activities, organizations, and services.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of behavioral expectations and the importance of making positive personal wellness choices.

Welcome Weekend

Select University departments will be open on Sunday for the convenience of students and parents during move in.

 

Students will receive a specific Welcome Weekend/Start Up Smart schedule upon check-in to their residence hall. Commuter students may pick up their scheudle at the Chamberlain Student Center Information Desk.

 

Friday, August 31st - assigned Holly Pointe Commons residents only

Time  Event Location 
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Welcome Aboard the Brown-Eyed Susan

Holly Pointe Commons

5 - 9 p.m.

Glassboro’s 14th Annual Cruise Nite Car Show & Food Truck Festival

1 South Main Street

9 - 11 p.m. First Night Fest: Glow in the Dark Mini-Golf, Laser Tag, and Cotton Candy

Moved to rain location: Eynon Ballroom, Chamberlain Student Center

 

Saturday, September 1st

Time  Event Location
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Welcome Aboard the Brown-Eyed Susan 

Gazebo, Holly Pointe Commons, & Student Center

6 - 7:30 p.m. or
7 - 8:30 p.m.
Residence Hall Meetings

Your Residence Hall, see your RA for assigned time. 

7:45 - 8:45 p.m. or 9 - 10 p.m. *Playfair

Intramural Field
(Rain location: Student Recreation Center)

Residential Students: See your RA for assigned time.

*Commuter Students: 9 p.m. 

9 p.m. - Midnight *Midnight Breakfast

Glassworks, Holly Pointe Commons

 

Sunday, September 2nd 

Time Event  Location 

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.,
2 - 3 p.m., or
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

*The ProfMazing Race!

Explore your new Rowan community in a small group team to win prizes.

Intramural Field
(Rain location: Student Recreation Center)

Residential Students: See your RA for assigned time.

*Commuter Students: 2:30 p.m.

4 p.m. *Meet for President's Welcome parade

Residential Students: Meet outside of your residence hall.

Commuter Students: Meet in Eynon Ballroom, Chamberlain Student Center

5 - 6:30 p.m. *The President's Welcome & Picnic

University Green

8 p.m. - Midnight *Late Night at the Rec

Student Recreation Center

11:30 p.m. - 2 a.m. Midnight Shuttles to WalMart - Sponsored by the Student University Programmers

Shuttles depart from Chamberlain Student Center

 

Monday, September 3rd 

Time Event Location 
3 - 7 p.m. *Food Truck Festival featuring a live performance - Sponsored by the Student University Programmers

Chamberlain Student Center Back Patio

 

Tuesday, September 4th 

Time Event Location 
9 - 11 p.m. *Movie Night: "Black Panther" - Sponsored by the Student University Programmers

University Green