AT RIDER, WE BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF EXPLORATION!

If you’re still considering your major…you’re in good company:  One of every five Rider freshmen waits to declare a major.  


Features of the GLASS Program include:

  • GLASS Freshman Seminars help students explore career options and academic majors.
  • Peer-to-Peer Mentoring from successful GLASS students.
  • Major and Career Advising
    We will help you connect your interests, strengths, and values to possible majors and careers.
  • Academic Linked Advising via the Freshman Seminars.
  • Sophomore Mentoring Program partners sophomores in the GLASS program with Rider Alum to focus on professional development and life after Rider University
  • A Core Curriculum provides a unique opportunity to sample courses in a wide variety of areas while fulfilling the necessary requirements for graduation.
  • GLASS prepares students to participate in immersion opportunities, designed to connect academic interests to the world beyond the classroom:

For more information, contact:

Terri Marriott
Director of Student Academic Services
Fine Arts 207

Theresa (Terri) Marriott, M.A. 03 09 is the Director of Student Academic Services for Liberal Arts and Sciences and Adjunct Professor for the College of Continuing Studies.  She earned her Master and Bachelor degrees from Rider University and joined the Rider Administration in 1995.

Jonathan Millen
Associate Dean for the Liberal Arts
Fine Arts 207B

Dr. Jonathan H. Millen is a Professor of Communication and Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts, Education and Sciences at Rider University. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts and joined the faculty in the Department of Communication and Journalism at Rider in 1991. He served as department chair from 2005-2010. In addition to teaching a wide array of communication courses, he developed The Social Impact of Rock and Roll for the American Studies program and a course on conflict resolution for the Law and Justice program.

Lauren Nicolosi
Career Advisor
Fine Arts Building, Dean's Suite 207G