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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation at Cumberland

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Students are encouraged to make a virtual or in-person appointment to see their advisor through Starfish, or may drop in at any time during normal business hours.

Schedule an appointment through Starfish. If you do not have an advisor, please call, 856-200-4647, or email [email protected].

Welcome to New Student Orientation (NSO)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Congratulations on your decision to attend Rowan College of South Jersey - Cumberland Campus!

Once you’ve applied, satisfied the placement test requirement, and established your preferred form of payment you are now ready to attend a New Student Orientation (NSO)!

Every incoming freshman is required to attend an NSO before meeting with an academic advisor to register for courses. New Student Orientations are optional for transfer students who have already completed 9 or more college credits.​

Choose from th​e New Student Orientation options below:

​​​1. Self-Paced 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:

Take the Self-Paced Orientation

​​​2. On-Campus Orientation

Join us on-campus for your New Student Orientation! The On-Campus Orientation will last about an hour and a half and will include a short presentation and information on logging into your WebAdvisor Portal and Gmail accounts. You will also have an opportunity to discuss your major and meet with an advisor to complete your course selection.​

NSO Dates

​New Student Orientation for the Spring 2022 semester is no longer available. Please reach out to the Admissions Office for an alternative orientation: [email protected].

Students interested in exploring academic opportunities for Summer 2022, orientation dates will be available shortly. If you are a visiting student, please visit our Visiting Students at Cumberland page for more information to register.

For students incoming for Fall 2022, new dates will be posted in April. If you are a current high school student and incoming for Fall 2022, you will take part in Priority Registration. More information about Priority Registration will be available through
your high school's guidance department.​

​Interested in the different student-support programs RCSJ- Cumberland has to offer? Click below to ​learn about student-support programs geared to help you succeed!