Apply & Register
It is easy to apply and/or register for summer!
Remember, you do not have to pay your tuition at the time of registration. Tuition is due two weeks prior to the first day of classes. So register now and don't lose your spot!
Learn how to apply for:
- Visiting Students
- Previous Rider Students
- High School*
- Audit & Alumni Audit
- Westminster Choir College & Conservatory
*Note: For the Lawrenceville Campus Only
Important Notice about Closed Courses.
If the summer course that you want to take is closed, please take advantage of the waiting list feature in myRider. Waiting lists help the University access student demand for a class and give us an opportunity to react to that demand. For help with the wait list feature, please contact the office at 609-896-5033 or [email protected]
For a complete list of courses, visit the Summer 2016 Course Schedule
Current Students in College of Business Administration, College of Liberal Arts, Science, School of Education, School of Fine and Performing Arts and Westminster Choir College
- If you are currently enrolled as a full-time or part-time student, you must be greenlighted by your advisor
- Consult with your advisor prior to course selection
- Register through myRider
- You may also register in person at the Registrar’s office, Fine Arts
- Westminster Choir College students may register in person at the Assistant Registrar’s office in Williamson Hall (starting at the same time)
Current Students in the College of Continuing Studies
- If you are a part-time or full-time College of Continuing Studies student, you may register through myRider. CCS students do not have to be greenlighted.
- Consult with your advisor prior to course selection
- You may also register in person in the CCS office, Bart Luedeke Center, Suite 31
Undergraduate: Full-time and part-time degree-seeking or non-matriculated (personal goal) students:
- Contact the Office of Admission at 609-896-5042
- Apply online at www.rider.edu/applynow (complete the College of Continuing Studies application form if you plan to be a part-time student – includes a $50 nonrefundable application fee)
- Submit official transcript to the Office of Admissions
- Apply online at www.rider.edu/applynow (complete the College of Continuing Studies application form if you plan to be a part-time student – includes a $50 nonrefundable application fee) or Download the summer application/registration form (.pdf)
- Submit unofficial transcripts
- Non-matriculated students will be registered once the application has been processed
- Make an appointment with a CCS advisor by calling (609) 896-5033 if you intend to matriculate. Bring unofficial transcripts
First -time applicants for graduate study:
- Obtain an application for graduate study by calling 609-896-5036 or emailing [email protected]. You may complete an online application by visiting www.rider.edu/applynow
- Submit the following:
- Application for graduate study, including a $50 nonrefundable application fee
- Official transcripts from every college or university attended
- Statement of aims and objectives
- For additional program specific application requirements and application deadlines go to www.rider.edu/gradadmission. Applicants may also contact the Office of Graduate Admission by calling 609-896-5036 or emailing [email protected]
Graduate students not seeking a degree (Special Standing)
- Call the Office of Graduate Admission at 609-896-5036 for information
International Graduate Applicants must submit
- An official evaluation/translation of prior course work (we recommend World Education Services for this evaluation, http://www.wes.org/)
- Official notification of TOEFL scores
- Please contact the Office of Admission, at 609-896-5036, for more information.
Visiting students must be in good academic standing attending another institution
Undergraduate Visiting Students
- Request approval of transfer course selection from your institution
- Download the summer application/registration form (.pdf).
- Send application and unofficial transcripts from your institution
- as pdf to [email protected] or
- fax to (609) 896-5261 or
- mail to Rider's mailing address (shown at the bottom of this page)
- Upon completion of course[s], you may request an official Rider transcript through the CCS office or at www.rider.edu/registrar.
Graduate Visiting Students
- Contact the Office of Graduate Admission by calling 609-896-5036 or emailing [email protected] for information about enrolling as a visiting graduate student. Generally, you must be enrolled in an equivalent graduate program at another institution or already have a graduate degree.
- Request a re-admit or re-enroll form from the College of Continuing Studies office [Bart Luedeke Center/Suite 31 ground floor] by phone 609-896-5033 or download it here.
- Register through the College of Continuing Studies office once the application is approved.
- Contact the Office of Graduate Education, Leadership and Counseling at 609-896-5353
Academically talented high school juniors and seniors
- Apply to the Gifted and Talented Program
- Submit application with official high school transcripts and recommendation from your guidance counselor
- You will be registered through the College of Continuing Studies once the application has been processed
- High School Students interested in Westminster Choir College Summer Residential Programs, may visit www.rider.edu/woce or by calling Westminster Continuing Education office at 609-924-7416.
Current and prospective students or Rider University alumni interested in taking a course without credit.
Auditors must register the first day of class. Audit registration is on a seat availability basis. Some courses are not open for audit registration.
- Contact the CCS office to verify space availability
Bart Luedeke Center/Ground Floor
Contact the Continuing Education office at 609-921-7100 x8228, the Westminster Conservatory at 609-921-7100 x8260 or visit the website.