Rowan University Emergency Information

Inclement Weather Closing

The University will remain open and classes will be held during inclement weather whenever possible. It is your decision, based on your assessment of the situation, whether or not to attend class. If you do not attend, please make arrangements with your professor or students as to how the missed work will be completed.

Rowan will notify the University community of a closing through the following ways:

  • Rowan Alert Message System (register)
  • Rowan homepage (
  • Email
  • Voicemail
  • Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM.
  • KYW News Radio 1060 AM
  • KYW-3 television
  • Dial 900-737-1060 (95 cents per call)
  • Dial 856-256-INFO (856.256.4636), press "1"

School Closing Numbers

KYW News will announce that Rowan is closed by stating the following numbers.

  • Day Classes: 829 - The decision to cancel classes will be made by 6:00 a.m.
  • Evening Classes: 2829 - The decision to cancel classes will be made by 3:30 p.m.
  • Camden Campus: 625