Saturday, Sep 3, 2022
From Welcome Week through Cranberry Fest, students can enjoy a number of beloved Rider traditions
There are plenty of ways to celebrate the beginning of the fall semester, Broncs.
Welcome Weeks introduces our newest Broncs to the Rider community. There are more than 20 events to celebrate new and returning Broncs alike.
Spend time with some of your favorite Broncs before classes start and enjoy inflatables, food trucks, crafts and more!
Want to become involved with Student Government? Interested in joining Greek Life? Want to help plan major campus events? Broncapalooza has clubs and activities for all those interests and more. Learn more about Rider's 150+ student organizations during the annual involvement fair.
On Wednesdays We Wear Cranberry Kickoff
Wednesday, Sept. 7
8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Show your Rider pride in your favorite cranberry outfit for the first day of classes (and every Wednesday this year)! Stop by the Ask Me Tent with any questions to ease your first-day jitters.
Friday, Sept. 9
Ben Cohen Turf Field
Rock Fest is the perfect way to celebrate the first week of the semester with fireworks, live music, food trucks and more.
Saturday, Sept. 10
Student performers sass, shade and style with amazing talent and pride for a chance to be named Rider’s Drag Champion. Drag Race is a fundraiser for Relay for Life.
Friday, Sept. 16 and 23
A two-part, full-production, singing talent show where any student can show off their vocal skills for a chance to be the next R Factor champion! R Factor was named Best Campus Tradition 2017 by the National Association of Campus Activities.
Saturday, Sept. 17
Celebrate Rider's history with one of the University's greatest and longest-standing traditions. Enjoy live music, free food, games and entertainment!