Academic Policies

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Policies and Procedures

The primary and ultimate responsibility for knowing and conforming to the standards, policies and degree requirements resides with the individual student.

While every effort will be made to inform students of any changes as soon as it is practical, students should consult the appropriate academic or administrative department, school, college, or other service providers for currently accurate information on any matters described in the catalog or policy section. Rider University also reserves the right to vary the policies and procedures on a case-by-case basis, as fair and reasonable treatment of interested parties requires in the University’s best judgment.

Topics found in the policy section include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Academic Concern, Conditional Standing/Dismissal, and Readmission
  • Academic Load/Overload 
  • Accompanying Costs for Voice Students 
  • Applied Music - Westminster College of the Arts
  • Class Attendance/Absence
  • Commencement Requirements – Westminster Choir College only
  • Courses - Adding, Dropping, Repeating and Withdrawing
  • Degree Completion
  • Diploma Conferral
  • Grades
  • International Student Status
  • Interruption of Studies
  • Recital Scheduling
  • Transfer Credit While Currently Enrolled at Rider

View the complete Policy Page here