The Venue

Rowan University will be hosting the 9th Conference on Engineering Education for Sustainable Development (EESD) in June 2018. Rowan University is located in Glassboro, New Jersey in North America, which is 30 minutes outside of Philadelphia.


Rowan has attracted the attention of national organizations that evaluate colleges and universities. U.S. News & World Report ranks Rowan University 19th of Northern Regional Universities and third among the public institutions in the category. The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering is ranked 32nd nationally among master’s level programs and the Chemical Engineering program is ranked third.
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EESD 2018 Conference attendees and presenters will have a variety of hotel accommodations and student housing options to choose from for your stay at Rowan University.
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Rowan University offers a wide variety of food choices across campus that provide convenience, affordability, and flexibility to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Dining options include the Marketplace, the Food Court, Prof’s Place, Starbucks, the ROGO Market, the Owl’s Nest, and much more.
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Please check whether you are required to obtain a visa prior to traveling to the United States of America. If you need a letter from the organizers to support you visa application, please request the conference letter.

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Rowan University is located in the southern New Jersey town of Glassboro, 18 miles southeast of Philadelphia. The campus is easily reached from the N.J. Turnpike, the Atlantic City Expressway or any of the Delaware River Bridges. The Welcome Gate is located at 257 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028.

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The Philadelphia International Airport is located approximately 25 miles from campus on the southern outskirts of the city of Philadelphia. Schedules for public transportation, including bus and train services, can be obtained at the Rowan University Information Desk in the Student Center or at

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Rowan’s location puts you 30 minutes away from the historic city of Philadelphia, birthplace of the nation; with historic sites such as Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, and the Constitution Center. In under an hour away from campus, stroll the boardwalk in Atlantic City, or enjoy the surf and sand of the famous Jersey Shore. Rowan’s campus also puts you just two and half hours away from New York City and Washington, D.C., where you can explore all the landmarks, museums, cuisine, and more that each city has to offer.


Only 30 minutes north of Rowan University, Philadelphia is one of the most historically important cities in the entire country. Philadelphia is home to key national landmarks such as Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Constitution Center, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Atlantic City

Only an hour east of Rowan University, Atlantic City features “world-renowned casinos resorts and hotels, big name restaurants featuring famous chefs, unique attractions, headline entertainment, luxurious spas, championship golf, elite shopping and more.”

New Jersey Beaches

Only an hour east of Rowan University, you can visit a number of New Jersey’s 130 miles of coastline. Our state’s “white-sand beaches draw hundreds of thousands of visitors and families each year. Come enjoy the surf, sand, sun, fun and excitement of the famous Jersey Shore.”

New York City Skyline

Only two hours north of Rowan University, New York City is one of the most exciting and diverse cities in the entire country. The city is famous for its iconic landmarks such as One World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty.

Washington, DC

Only two and half hours south of Rowan University, you can visit Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital. The city is home to iconic national treasures such as the White House and the Lincoln Memorial.


Only 30 minutes south of Rowan University, Delaware features Colonial-era towns, tax-free shopping at outlets and the Christiana Mall, events and festivals, miles of seashore, and much more.