Rowan College at Gloucester County

RCGC Fall Open House and GCPCA College Fair Oct. 15

College Relations, Communications, and Marketing
Date: 9/28/2015

Deptford Twp. – College-bound students who are weighing their options can come out and learn more about Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC) and all the College has to offer during its annual fall Open House on Thursday, Oct. 15, in the College Center.

The Open House is a great way to get familiar with the different academic divisions, athletics and student services at the College. Prospective students and their parents will have a chance to tour the campus and meet RCGC faculty and staff, who will be available to answer questions and provide visitors with valuable program, admission and financial aid information.

This informative and fun event introduces prospective students to all things RCGC. Students can explore the College’s 70 programs of study and four-year transfer partnerships, providing them the opportunity to personalize higher education to their unique goals and aspirations. RCGC awards transferable associate degrees as well as career-oriented credentials. Seven academic divisions comprise the College, which include Business Studies; Health, Physical Education and Recreation; Liberal Arts; Law and Justice; Nursing and Allied Health; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); and Continuing Education.  

With premier partner Rowan University, prospective students can discover pathways to a Rowan University degree, moving seamlessly to the main campus in Glassboro or finishing their bachelor’s degree with tuition discounts at RCGC. Wilmington and Fairleigh Dickinson Universities also offer degree completion programs on the RCGC campus. Representatives from these institutions will be in attendance to provide more information. Ranked as one of Community College Week's top 40 fastest growing community colleges in the nation, RCGC serves as a valuable resource to students looking to transfer to four-year universities, enhance career options and foster personal development.

In addition to academics, activities coordinators and athletic coaches will be available to share information. RCGC’s Athletic Department has received many national awards, including being named the Top NJCAA athletic program in the country, as well as having more than 300 All-American athletes.

Campus tours will give visitors a glimpse of RCGC’s state-of-the-art facilities, including the new Nursing and Allied Health Center and the Law & Justice Education Center’s addition. The College also possesses an array of amenities, ranging from Career and Academic Planning, to Counseling and Wellness Services.

The Open House runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the RCGC College Center. For more information, call 856-468-5000, ext. 6272. RCGC’s Open House is being held in conjunction with the Gloucester County Professional Counselors’ Association College Fair, which will take place in the Physical Education Center. For a listing of visiting colleges and universities, visit

Rowan College at Gloucester County is located at 1400 Tanyard Road in Deptford, just off Exit 56 of Route 55.