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Welcome to Rowan-Virtua SOM

Congratulations on your acceptance to Rowan-Virtua’s School of Osteopathic Medicine! Welcome to the family! We can’t wait for you to start your journey with us.

Here at Rowan-Virtua SOM, we strive to eliminate the barriers of inequity that arise in medical education by fostering an environment of academic excellence, empowerment, and advocacy. Through mentorship and support, we aim to improve and enhance the experience of all our community members, including Black, underserved, and underrepresented minority medical students.

Our mission is to prepare culturally-proficient physicians and researchers who are focused on holistic wellness. The Rowan-Virtua SOM community is dedicated to developing world-class physicians of the future through intentional, thoughtful introspection and action regarding anti-Black racism, implicit bias, xenophobia, heterosexism, and transphobia. Learn more on our Rowan-Virtua SOM DEI website.


You're on your way!

Step 1.

Make your deposit!

The Rowan-Virtua SOM acceptance fee is $500 to hold your seat in the class and is due based on when you are accepted. Specific deadlines will be stated in your acceptance letter.

You can submit your deposit online by logging into your student application portal. Please complete the Acceptance Confirmation Form in your acceptance packet* and mail it to:

Rowan-Virtua SOM Office of Admissions
1 Medical Center Drive, Suite 162
Stratford, NJ 08084

*If you cannot find the Acceptance Confirmation form in your email, please reach out to us at 856-566-7050.

Step 2.

Get your Rowan NetID

Follow two steps to gain access to Rowan University's wealth of resources.

1) Register for DUO authentication at 

2) Set up your network username and password at 

Step 3.

Submit your official transcripts

To successfully matriculate as a Rowan-Virtua SOM medical student, we must receive the final and official transcripts from all institutions you have attended. The deadline for receiving these documents is July 1, 2024. Please have transcripts mailed to:

Rowan-Virtua SOM Office of Admissions
1 Medical Center Drive, Suite 162
Stratford, NJ 08084

Step 4.

Complete your background check

We value the safety of our community and those we serve. Please review the criminal background check (CBC) forms in your acceptance packet* and email the completed forms to: 

*If you cannot find the CBC information in your email, please reach out to us at 856-566-7050.

Step 5.

Complete your health forms

You are required to submit health and immunization forms before matriculating as a Rowan-Virtua SOM student. Our Department of Family Medicine handles all medical information and you will be contacted shortly with the student health and immunization requirements. If you have any questions, please contact Charise Emery, CMA at Rowan-Virtua SOM Department of Family Medicine, 856-566-6825.

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Beginning your medical school journey is an exciting time and there are many decisions to be made along the way! We have partnered with veryapt, who specializes in post-graduate housing, to help you navigate your housing options in South Jersey. Whether you're looking for a rental, a roommate, or a property to purchase, our partners have options!

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