The new version of MAC OS X, 10.10 (Yosemite) is expected to be released today, Thursday October 16th, and is currently incompatible with the ClearPass registration system and potentially other services at Rowan.

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Getting Started

Whether you are about to start your first semester at Rowan University or returning for your senior year, there are several steps you should take to digitally prepare yourself before you arrive on campus.

New student? Start here.

Returning student? Start here.

Questions? Contact the Technology Support Center for help at or 856-256-4400.

New Students

Your Rowan Network account is your key to connecting to critical resources on campus, including the University's secure wireless network and student email.

  • Visit and click "I don't know my username" to obtain your network username and password for the first time.

  • Need help creating a secure password you'll remember? Try this technique.

Your Banner ID and PIN provide access to Self-Service Banner, the system you will use to register for classes, apply for housing and manage your personal information.

  • Your Banner ID will be included on your admissions materials, orientation email invitation and the mailing label from the orientation reminder. You can also visit and log in with the username and password you obtained in the first step to locate that information.
  • Your Banner PIN is initially your birth date as MMDDYY.
  • Log in to Self-Service Banner at

Check your Rowan email account at least daily to keep up with the latest information about events on campus and review important University announcements.

Every computer trying to connect the Rowan Network will be scanned and must meet a certain set of requirements in order to get online. Students are encouraged to prepare their computers to connect to the Rowan Network before they arrive on campus.

The University has reached agreements to offer some of the most popular software programs for free to students.

Keep your personal data safe from cybercriminals by creating strong passwords to protect your accounts and learning how to spot potential scams.

If you need technical help or guidance while preparing for your first semester at Rowan University, contact Information Resources & Technology. We are here to help you.

Returning Students

Your network password is likely expired or expires soon, so start off each semester with a new network password.

While you're updating your important Rowan accounts with new, secure passwords, also change your Banner PIN.

Haven't logged in to your Rowan email account since the end of last semester? Now's the time to check for important messages from the University.

Update your computer's anti-virus program before you arrive on campus to help you easily connect to the University's wireless network.

If you need technical help or guidance while preparing to return to Rowan University, contact Information Resources & Technology. We are here to help you.


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