Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Rowan University: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Update

Rowan University is committed to keeping the community informed as the coronavirus situation unfolds. Below are a list of frequently asked questionstravel guidelines and University notices. Find links to important resources.

The University has extended spring break to two weeks (March 16-28) to allow faculty time to convert course material for remote delivery (i.e., Webex) beginning March 30. Although we are extending spring break one week, we are not extending the semester.

Please note that as professional schools with specific curricular and accreditation requirements, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine may have different policies or procedures. Please refer to communication from Dean Annette Reboli and Dean Tom Cavalieri, their designees or online information specific to those schools.

Here are more ways to reach us, if you have questions:

  • Faculty: Contact the Office of the Provost at 856-256-4108.
  • Students: Glassboro campus students should contact the Dean of Students at 856-256-4283. CMSRU, SOM and GSBS students should contact the offices of their respective deans.
  • Students who are studying abroad: Contact Gokhan Alkanat, director of the International Center, at 856-256-5191 or
  • Wellness Center: 856-256-4333

Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA): The Latest Coronavirus News & Resources for Child Care Professionals, Families and Policymakers

Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) is committed to providing news and the latest information to help prepare families, child care providers and policymakers as we closely monitor the situation around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. To equip communities, CCAoA gathered resources to ensure the safety of all individuals. We are also interested in learning how Coronavirus has impacted your community. Your comments will help inform CCAoA and policymakers.

Center for Disease Control (CDC): Schools and Childcare Programs – Checklist for Teachers and Parents

These helpful checklists help you protect yourself, your students, and families by practicing and promoting healthy habits during the school year. Use these checklists to plan and take action if a COVID-19 outbreak occurs in your community.

Early Childhood Investigations Video: Bracing for COVID-19: What Early Childhood Programs Need to Know and Consider Now, by Julie Looper Coats, M.A., Jessica Rose-Malm, M.A. and Tom Copeland

Most of us are not prepared for the impact of COVID-19. While we may have heard tips to mitigate the spread, you may be scrambling to figure out the many other details that will impact your program’s business. It’s time to take a deeper dive into all aspects of disaster preparedness including policies and procedures, health considerations, and the long term consequences of possible program closures. View this urgent and important webinar presented by Julie Looper Coats and Jessica Rose-Malm from Child Care Aware of America to organize your thinking and planning. Child Care business expert, Tom Copeland will also help you begin to plan how to handle tuition and subsidies, obligations to staff members, insurance (or lack thereof) and many other consequences.

edWeb: COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic: Considerations for Early Childhood Professionals Webinar

Presented by Andrew Roszak, J.D., M.P.A., EMT-Paramedic, Executive Director, Institute for Childhood Preparedness | Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT 

We understand that these are challenging times and there is a considerable amount of conflicting information at this time. Gryphon House is partnering with the preparedness experts at the Institute for Childhood Preparedness to offer this special edWebinar, designed to help cut through the noise and provide you with the essential information you need as an early childhood professional. Gryphon House author, Andrew Roszak, provides the latest updates and information designed to help keep you safe.

This recorded edWebinar will be of benefit to preK teachers, librarians, childcare providers, and school and district leaders.