Campus Life

A male and female student walk past the Rowan Rec Center.

Campus Life

Life at Rowan

The Rowan community is a vibrant one, with students pursuing fulfillment through participation in wide-ranging opportunities. We encourage healthy life choices, multicultural competency, personal and professional growth, campus and community involvement, civic responsibility and leadership development. Our student-centered approach promotes the education of the whole person within a global society, helping students prepare for life after Rowan.


A man and woman peruse the art gallery together, looking at art.

Established and emerging artists showcase their crafts, exhibiting at our art gallery and performing in our concert hall, making Rowan a cultural destination for the region.

Athletics & Sports Recreation

A stadium crowd dressed in Rowan colors cheers for their team.

Go Profs! With our mascot Whoo RU and fellow Profs cheering on, students participate in more than a dozen collegiate, club and intramural sports.

Health & Safety

Along with Rowan VIPs, President Ali Houshmand cuts the ribbon to officially open the new wellness center.

Student Health Services promotes optimal wellness and removes medical and mental health-related barriers to learning, while empowering students to be well informed healthcare consumers.

Housing & Dining

A young woman wearing a Rowan shirt sits on her bed in her residence hall, with another residence hall visible outside her window.

More than a dozen residence halls and apartments, including freshmen-only housing, and a variety of on- and off-campus dining options help to make Rowan feel like home.

Student Involvement

A volunteer packs and organizes brown bag lunches.

The Office of Service Learning, Volunteerism & Community Engagement promotes a community of active citizens. We work with faculty and community partners to design a range of opportunities.

Entertainment & Culture

Yellow stage lights illuminate a rock band playing on a stage for students.

From ice skating and comedy shows, to weekend shuttles to Philly, our Office of Student Activities connects students with a variety of personally fulfilling and fun entertainment and cultural events.

Student Life

Freshmen women wearing yellow t-shirts and black eye grease compete in a game of tug of war at orientation.

The Division of Student Life offers guidance and support to students, so that they can reach their personal, professional and academic goals. 

University Libraries

Two students share a laptop in the Rowan Campbell library

Four physical libraries and our website provide access to a range of resources and services. Subscriptions to more than 55,000 online journals and thousands of e-resources are available 24/7.

Jean & Ric Edelman Planetarium

Students look up in amazement at a colorful projection of the universe in the planetarium.

Open to the public, the Edelman Planetarium advances the understanding of the universe and astronomy. Programs entertain and education adults and children alike. 

Campus Recreation

A row of students walk vigorously on treadmills.

Located on the Glassboro campus, the Rec is a 92,000-sq.-ft. health club open year-round that offers recreational activities, fitness programs, intramural sports and instructional classes. 

Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM

A female disc jockey wearing a blue shirt changes a CD near a radio broadcast microphone.

WGLS-FM has won over 250 awards, establishing itself as one of the premiere college radio stations in the nation. Volunteers staff the station 24 hours a day to broadcast a variety of programs.

Technology on Campus

Two male students use virtual reality headsets inside a virtual reality cube known as the cave.

Cutting edge technology connects students to learning opportunities both in and outside the classroom, helping them to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to compete professionally.

Camden Campus

Facade of the Rowan Camden campus building, a structure built in 1928 as the First Camden National Bank.

Located in the University District, the five story building of Rowan Camden campus, located at Broadway and Cooper, features 40 classrooms and serves over 800 students each year.

Student Government Association

A female Student Government Association rep wearing a white SGA shirt smiles while in the Student Center.

SGA acts as a student voice for the campus community, serves as an outlet for student concerns and investigates solutions to various issues that affect the campus as a whole.

Student Diversity

A male student wearing a button down shirt, tie and jeans, walks through the Rec Center carrying a laptop, with students.

Rowan takes great pride in building a community that values diversity. We sponsor programs and initiatives designed to make a Rowan education both attainable and personally rewarding.