Dining and Meal Plans


For questions regarding meal plans or Bronc Bucks contact the Residence Life Office.

If you choose to live on campus, your college experience presents the opportunity for something very important in your life: independence. Living on campus offers you both the personal freedom and the responsibility of being part of a community.

Housing Dates

Lawrenceville Campus

Description Date/Time*
New Student Move-In Sunday 9/6
Returning Student Move-In Monday 9/7 - Tuesday 9/8
Thanksgiving Closing Tuesday 11/24
5:30 pm
Thanksgiving Halls Reopen Sunday 11/29
2:00 pm
End of Fall semester/
Winter Break Closing
Tuesday 12/22
5:30 pm
Spring Semester Opening Saturday 1/23
9:00 am
Spring Break Closing Friday 3/11
5:30 pm
Spring Break Halls Reopen Sunday 3/20
2:00 pm
End of Spring Semester/
Spring Closing
Tuesday 5/10
5:30 pm

*updated for Fall 2015

All residences and dining facilities will be closed to students during the following periods:

  • Thanksgiving
  • End of semester
  • Spring break
  • and other designated periods when school is not in session.

Closing times will be set by the Residence Life Office. In addition, students must leave the residence unit within twenty-four (24) hours after their last examination, termination of enrollment, or release from the agreement.

Princeton Campus

Description Date/Time*
New Student Move-In Wednesday 9/2
Returning Student Move-In Thursday 9/3
Thanksgiving Closing Tuesday 11/24
12:00 pm
Thanksgiving Halls Reopen Sunday 11/29
2:00 pm
End of Fall semester/
Winter Break Closing
Tuesday 12/23
12:00 pm
Spring Semester Opening Saturday 1/23
9:00 am
Spring Break Closing Friday 3/12
12:00 pm
Spring Break Halls Reopen Sunday 3/20
2:00 pm
End of Spring Semester/
Spring Closing
Tuesday 5/14
8:00 pm

*updated for Fall 2015


Housing Options

Offering convenient access to your classes, the dining hall, recreation center, theater and library.  You're less than a 10-minutes walk from just about everything!

Lawrenceville Campus

14 residence halls plus six Greek houses for members of fraternities and sororities.

Take a tour of Rider's residence halls 


Princeton Campus

Music students attending Westminster Choir College can choose from three residence halls.


Housing List by Hall