Beginning your academic journey at Rowan College of South Jersey’s Gloucester Campus will be one of the most exciting times of your life. The New Student Orientation (NSO) serves as the first step in preparing you for this exciting opportunity at RCSJ. The purpose of the NSO is simple: to help you efficiently transition into college and empower you with the tools necessary to become academically successful. At the conclusion of the NSO, all students should meet with an advisor to begin selecting courses for the upcoming semester.
Choose from four New Student Orientation options below:
1. On-Campus New Student Orientation
Join us on-campus for your New Student Orientation! The On-Campus Orientation allows students to meet with RCSJ staff, take a campus tour and register with their advisors for upcoming classes at the end of the session. Students attending the On-Campus Orientation must have a high school/college transcript and test scores from a placement exam or Accuplacer exam on file. Call 856-468-5000 x2268 to schedule an Accuplacer Test prior to attending the NSO.
Click the link below to RSVP for an On-Campus Orientation session:
2. Virtual New Student Orientation
Join a live, online interactive virtual orientation with staff that will walk you through the orientation process while answering your questions along the way. Students attending the Virtual Orientation must have a high school/college transcript and test scores from a placement exam or Accuplacer exam on file. Call 856-468-5000 x2268 to schedule an Accuplacer Test prior to attending the NSO.
Click the link below to RSVP for a Virtual Orientation session:
3. Transfer Orientation
We are excited you decided to become part of the RCSJ family! As a transfer student you have already invested time, money, and resources into your studies, so you know exactly what it takes to succeed. Our Transfer Orientation provides students who have already earned credits at another institution with an opportunity to successfully onboard and start your semester strong at RCSJ. Students registering for this event should visit https://www.rcsj.edu/transfer/gloucester first and ensure that all 3 steps listed are completed prior to registering for the Transfer Orientation.
Click the link below to RSVP for a session:
4. Self-Paced New Student Orientation
The Self-Paced Orientation offers an online, step-by-step guide with videos and important information that you will need to know before scheduling a meeting with your advisor. This Orientation session is self-paced and available online 24/7 for your convenience. Please note that you will need to complete the necessary steps as outlined in the Self-Paced Orientation and then schedule a meeting with your advisor to begin registering for classes.
Click the link below to begin the Self-Paced Orientation: