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Care Packages and Gift Cards

There is no greater feeling for students, than to look in their mailbox and see that slip of paper that says they have a package waiting for them. Students everywhere love to get boxes of food and other supplies from their family.

Residential Learning

The Welcome Package arrives just after school begins, loaded with energy boosting snacks and easy meal substitutes for late wake ups or working through lunch or dinner. With over 30 munchies from Kraft Easy Mac & Cheese and Kellogg's Pop Tarts, to ACT II Microwave Popcorn, Nabisco Chip Ahoy, and a Quaker Chewy Granola Bar, your student will be prepared for almost any stomach-grumbling emergency.

The Trick or Treater arrives for Halloween loaded with popular Halloween candy like Snickers, Herskey's Kit Kat Bar, Doritos Nacho Cheese and more. This is also when midterms typically fall, so this package will be doubly appreciated.

The Valentine Surprise will boost your student with a traditional heart-shaped box of chocolates, Welch's Fruit Snacks, an inflatable beach ball, a fun box of those tiny Conversation Hearts and lots more. It's a fun reminder of your love.

The Out of the Blue Care Package arrives when it's least expected. With more than two dozen student favorites like Kellogg's Fruit Snacks, M&M's, Nabisco Wheat Thins, Oreo Cookies and more, this surprise package practically guarantees a thank you call home. Out of the Blue Packs show up for no special reason except to show your love. Yours will arive during the first semester, but not near the start of school, Halloween or finals. Just "Out of the Blue."

The Fall Finals Survival Package includes Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples, Sunkist Oranges, Kar's Goin' Granola Mix, and Welch's Fruit Snacks that will satisfy even the hungriest of late night cravings. Enough to last all through finals.

The Move-In Mug serves a generous mixture of coffees, teas, cococas and cold drinks designed to keep students alert during long nights with the books. With its thermal mug and lid, it's a tasty companion to the Welcome Package.

A collaborative partnership with our Residential Learning and University Housing Office and On Campus Marketing, offers parents and family members a variety of food packages that will be sent to their students with special personalized messages. All packages will be distributed from a centralized location on campus. Your student will be notified of the location, date and time to pick up their packages. Any items not picked up will be donated to charity.

Gift and Care Package Available Through Gourmet Dining

Our food service provider Gourmet Dining has care packages available for you to purchase online, so you don't have to mail food all the way from home.

Live, Learn and Play Gift Card

Help your student maintain a balanced mind and body. Purchase a Rowan University Rec Center gift card that will afford your son or daughter the opportunity to receive personal training sessions, work with a nutrition consultant, and participate in a myriad of fitness classes and intramural sports. This is a perfect gift for all occasions…and just might be the energy boost your student needs especially during midterms and finals!

Please contact Melanie Alverio, Assistant Director, Membership & Marketing Services via email,, or call 856-256-4957 to obtain a Live, Learn and Play gift card.