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Information for Parents

Be informed and stay current with your student's college experience. Staying involved with your student, and knowing what they are doing on campus can contribute to their best college experience. Visit Rowan's Parents & Family website for upcoming events and additional information.

Protecting your student from the Flu:
Most Healthy adults may be able to infect others with the flu beginning 1 day before symptoms develop. College students are consistently in large group settings and can benefit greatly from getting a yearly flu shot. Help keep your student healthy and in classes this flu season by encouraging them to their flu shot and practice good hygiene. Flu shots are available at the Student Health Services by appointment.

What to Pack:

When coming to college, students should remember to pack a few essential health-related items including:

Copies of Insurance & Prescription Cards
Thermometer
Medical Items or Pills prescribed by your doctor
Nasal Decongestant
First Aid Kit
Band-Aids
Antiseptic Ointment/Gel
Cold Remedies (Tylenol, Motrin, Robitussin)
Antacids (Tums, Mylanta)
Alcohol-based Hand Gel
Disinfecting Supplies for cleaning door handles, telephones, etc.
Flashlight

Emergency Contacts

For a true emergency, call 911. In the event that parents cannot contact their sons or daughters who may be ill, or in other emergency situations, certain campus numbers are important to remember:

Richard Jones, Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students - (856) 256-4257
Office of Public Safety - (856) 256-4911 (Emergencies) / (856) 256-4922 (Non-emergencies)

Forms and Additional Resources

Health Related Forms and Flyers
New Student Forms
Medical Release Form
Charges for Student Health Services
Local Doctors and Lab Information
Health Care for College Students (American Academy of Pediatrics)
After Hours Care Resources

Health & Wellness Websites
Student Health Services Home (856) 256-4333
Counseling & Psychological Services (856) 256-4333
Healthy Campus Initiatives (856) 256-5175

Student Life Information
Parents & Family (856) 256-4596

Health Warnings:
Alcohol & Energy Drinks and Falsely Labeled "Bath Salts"
Important Information on Preventing Binge Drinking
Updated Information on Underage Drinking and Related Resources