Health & Safety

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

Health & Safety

A Safe and Secure Atmosphere

The health and safety of our Rowan community is a top priority. Rowan offers a comprehensive public safety program for the University community and maintains a visual presence throughout our campuses. The focus is on preventive patrols and crime prevention programming, as well as offering police services. Student Health Services and our Healthy Campus Initiatives promote optimal wellness and empower students to make healthy choices.

Shuttles & Walking Escorts Service

Rowan University is committed in the mission to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the Rowan community. The Department of Public Safety offers a both a shuttle service program and walking escort service for any student, employee, or visitor who may feel unsafe walking from one location to another on campus. Kindly call (856) 256-4922 to request a walking escort on campus. View the stops on a map.

Student Health Services

Computer check in stations at the 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.

Counseling Services

A row of three confidential check-out desks at the wellness center.

Housed in our newly renovated Wellness Center at Winans Hall, CPS provides quality counseling to address a range of mental health issues. We offer appointments, drop-in hours and emergency response.

Healthy Campus Initiatives

Two students ascend a rock climbing wall in the background while students play football in front of the wall.

HCI educates students about making healthy choices and decisions. We collaborate with departments across campus to create a multi-faceted approach that impacts students’ personal wellness.

Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) Services

A sidewalk on the older side of campus during autumn, with bright orange and gold leaves' of oak trees on both sides.

The AOD Program offers screening services, therapy and treatment for students. We also lead outreach programs and offer off-campus referral and consultations. 

Rowan Rec Center

A row of students walk on treadmills at the Rec Center.

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. 

Public Safety

A public safety officer kneels on the ground to introduce his K9 officer to a little girl wearing a dress.

Rowan offers a comprehensive public safety program. We provide services through the following sections: Police, Security, Crime Prevention, Parking, Fire Safety and Emergency Medical Services.

Rowan Alert System

A Rowan public safety officer monitors reports on multiple computer screens.

Our campus emergency notification system, Rowan Alert, sends information to registered users about weather-related cancellations and university emergencies.

Parking Services

Screen shot of the buy permit and pay notices screen for the Permit Store.

Parking Services manages parking permits both for students and staff, as well as for visitors to our campus.

Emergency Medical Services

Rowan University EMS is a student-run organization providing emergency medical response 24/7 to the Rowan University campus and surrounding community.