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Important Dates

The timeline below will make you aware of what needs to be done as prospective, new parents and family members of an incoming first year student at Rowan.

Summer 2015

July

  • Review Parent and Family Handbook
  • Join the Parent Connection E-Mail Group
  • Complete Rowan student self-service "Parent/Guardian Demographic Information"
  • Register for "Rowan Alert: Emergency Notification System"through Rowan student self-service
  • Week of 7/15 - Fall 2015 bills available to view on Self Service
  • 7/15 - Health forms due

August

  • 8/1 - Search for "work-study" job (student employment) online, www.rowan.edu/provost/financialaid/workstudy.html
  • 8/12 - Fall bill payment deadline
  • 8/15 - Completion of RU Reading Together: Common Reading Program 2015-2016, "Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash"
  • 8/29 - Freshman Move-In Day (8:00am - 4:00pm)
  • 8/29 - Move-In Day: "All Aboard the Brown-Eyed Susan" for parents, family members and students (Chamberlain Student Center Pit)
  • 8/30 - President's Welcome
  • 8/30 & 31 - Upperclassmen Move-In (9:00am - 4:00pm)
  • 8/31 - Completion of required online Alcohol-Wise initial course deadline

Fall 2015

September

  • 9/1 - Semester classes begin
  • 9/2-8 - Schedule Adjustment/Registration, WEB 7am - 11pm
  • 9/14 - Labor Day (no classes)
  • 9/14 - Alcohol-Wise follow-up deadline
  • 9/17 - "Accounting and Finance Expo" - Career Management Center

October

  • 10/2-4 - Family Weekend
  • 10/17 - "Career Exploration and Graduate School Fair" - Career Management Center
  • 10/17 - Homecoming

November         

  • 11/3 - Election Day (No Classes)
  • 11/12 - "Career Fair" - Career Management Center
  • 11/26-28 - Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes)

December

  • 12/12-18 - Finals Week
  • 12/18 - Fall Semester Concludes

Spring 2016

January

  • 1/1 - Earliest date to File a FAFSA for the academic year 2016/2017
  • 1/19 - Spring Semester Begins

February

March

  • 3/14-19 - Spring Break (No Classes)
  • 3/15 - Suggested date to have your FAFSA on file to allow RU to offer incoming freshman a preliminary financial aid award package
  • 3/25 - Good Friday (No Classes)

April

May

  • 5/3-9 - Finals Week
  • 5/9 - Spring Semester Concludes
  • 5/10-13 - Commencement Week