Neighborhood | RU Glassboro Off-Campus Housing

Explore the Neighborhood

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 and check out some area attractions below.



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    Area Attractions

    • The Heritage Glass Museum 

    For something a little different, check out The Heritage Glass Museum where you can experience an exhibit of glass blowing factories and learn about the art history of glassblowers.

    • Edelman Planetarium 

    Experience the night sky! Edelman Planetarium offers live stargazing, a rooftop observatory, as well as an immersive 360-degree video experience. 

    • Primitive Axe

    Ready to throw? Check out Primitive Axe, an indoor axe throwing venue, located just a mile away from campus. 

    • Liberty Virtual Reality 

    Located on Rowan Blvd, Liberty Virtual Reality creates an interactive entertainment experience; plus hosting an arcade center. 

    • Exit 4 Private Escape Rooms

    Ready for a night trying to get out — of an escape room? Enter Exit 4 Private Escape Rooms. Get a group together and head over to try your skill in leaving.