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Glassboro State College Student Life

Glassboro State College is on a 921-acre campus in a suburban setting in Glassboro, New Jersey, not far from Philadelphia. There are many activities and organizations for Glassboro State College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Glassboro State College also has fraternities and sororities.

Glassboro State College has a thriving Kappa Delta Pi. In fact, more students participate in Kappa Delta Pi than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Glassboro State College include Public Relations Student Society of America, Student University Programmes, Rowan Television Network and Elementary Education Club.

Glassboro State College students' favorite campus traditions are Profstock (spring concert), Homecoming Week.

Does Glassboro State College Offer Student Housing?

Glassboro State College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Glassboro State College students live off campus. In 2021, 24.42% of undergrads at Glassboro State College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 75.58% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Glassboro State College. There are 5,801 spots available in on-campus housing for all 15,963 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 3,898 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Glassboro State College offers coed housing.

Glassboro State College Athletics

At Glassboro State College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Glassboro State College:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is Glassboro State College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Rowan University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Glassboro State College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Glassboro State College has EMS service including 2 ambulances, security and campus police trained as police officers in NJ.

Plan a Visit to Glassboro State College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Glassboro State College, take New Jersey Turnpike to Glassboro, NJ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Philadelphia International airport.

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