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On the Gloucester Campus, East College Drive will be closed on Monday, February 26, through the end of May due to road construction.

All traffic must use the other entrances to the College. Employees will be able to access F-lot by driving through E-lot. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause & look forward to a safer traffic pattern once construction is complete. Click HERE for a map.

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Financial Aid at Gloucester


Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Rowan College of South Jersey will accept FAFSAs on a rolling basis during the academic year. However, it cannot guarantee that students filing their applications after the May 1 priority deadline will have their financial aid awarded by the fall and/or spring payment due dates.

  • May 1, 2023 – priority deadline; students are encouraged to complete 2023-2024 FAFSA by this date for Fall enrollment.

  • June 30, 2023 – final deadline for filing the 2022-2023 FAFSA. (This is an important date for students attending RCSJ for the summer 2021 term. The Rowan College of South Jersey (Gloucester) federal school code 006901 must be added to the 2022-2023 FAFSA before June 30.)

  • May 1, 2023 – priority deadline; students are encouraged to complete 2022-2023 FAFSA by this date.

State Student Aid (HESAA)

FAFSA Filing Deadlines

The FAFSA must be received by the federal processor (not postmarked) by the following dates to be considered for the NJ TAG, STARS and EOF programs:

​​Returning Students/Renewal Applicants
  • April 15, 2023 – renewal applicants; FAFSA filing deadline for returning students who received any New Jersey state aid d​​uring the 2022-2023 year.

​New Students/Non-Renewa​l Applicants
  • ​​​​​​​Sept. 15, 2023 – new/non​-renewal applicants; FAFSA filing deadline for all other students interested in obtaining state ​aid for either full academic year or Fall semester only.

  • Feb. 15, 2023 – new/non-renewal applicants​; FAFSA filing deadline for Spring-only aid.

State Grant Record Deadlines

Students must have completed HESAA State Grant Records (Applicant Information Requests, state verification, corrections, etc.) by the following dates. These are the deadlines for reporting additional information, making corrections and submitting requested documentation to the State of New Jersey. 

​​Returning Students/Renewal Applicants

​​Students who received state aid (TAG, STARS, EOF) during the 2022-2023 year are considered renewal applicants.​

  • Nov. 1, 2023 – deadline for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters.

  • Feb. 1, 2024 — deadline for Spring 2024 semester only. 

New Students/Non-Renewal Applicants

​​​Students who did not a​pply and receive state aid (TAG, STARS, EOF) during the 2012-2023 year are considered new/non-renewal applicants. ​

  • Oct. 1, 2023 — deadline for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters. 

  • Mar. 1, 2024 – deadline for Spring 2024 semester only​.

College Code Change Deadlines

All students who are attending Rowan College, and want to receive state aid at the College, must specify this with HESAA. All students have until the following ​​deadlines to update their school choice as RCSJ-Gloucester(state college code 2281). 

  • Oct. 1, 2023 — all applicants; deadline for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.

  • Mar. 1, 2024 — all applicants; deadline for Spring 2024 semester only.