Military Affairs Information

Welcome to Rider University Office of Military Affairs!

Since 1865 Rider University has opened its doors to veterans and military service members.  One of our proudest historical facts is that Civil War veterans comprised most of Rider’s inaugural class.  Today, our University continues to serve service members, veterans, and their beneficiaries in reaching their goal of starting or continuing their education. Rider is also honored to be a Yellow Ribbon University.

Entrepreneurship Program

Free seven-week boot-camp style program offered in the summer.
Through a grant from Grand Bank of Hamilton, veterans will learn the key elements for starting a new business or growing an existing business.

Learn more | Apply Here

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Ron Cook
cookr@rider.edu
609-895-5522

Rider is known for its professional preparation, leadership development, student-centered environment and small class sizes.  We take care in guiding students through academic advising, registration and career services.

Rider offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate programs.  Visit our Admissions page for more information on these degree options and how to apply www.rider.edu/admissions.

Services provided by the Military Affairs Coordinators include assisting students in applying for educational benefits for veterans and veterans' dependents, certifying school attendance to the regional VA office, maintaining individual students’ files, and reporting to regional and state VA offices.

Yellow Ribbon

With the Yellow Ribbon program, Rider University is fully committed to meeting the tuition needs of our veterans, military service members, and their families.  Learn more about the Yellow Ribbon program.

View the Veterans and Military brochure
Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RUVeterans