From its beginnings, Rowan University, formerly known as Glassboro State College, has been a fixture in the city. Now Rowan Boulevard blends the old with the new in a charming display, just a mile-and-a-half from the Crossings at Glassboro, our off-campus housing near RU. So whether you are or student or simply want to live in the area, use our interactive map to explore the neighborhood. Many local merchants accept the RowanCard — note how our location is convenient to shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. Use our interactive map to see what's nearby.