Summer Sessions

Register for summer session courses

Catch up and graduate on time. Get ahead and graduate sooner.

Make progress on your degree this summer and start your future.

Rider University is here for you this summer, no matter what your educational goals may be.

Registration is open to all! Current and visiting students at the high school, undergraduate, graduate levels are welcome. Our flexible programs will help you find school-life balance. 

Get the best value by registering for 4 Undergraduate courses for the price of 3.


Select from 100+ courses in business, humanities, sciences and social sciences. Study with our accomplished faculty who are thought leaders in their disciplines. 

Summer I course schedule 
CLASSES RUN: Monday, May 18 - Wednesday, July 1
LATE START CLASSES: Tuesday, May 26 - Wednesday, July 8

Summer II course schedule
CLASSES RUN: Monday, July 6 - Tuesday, August 18

NOTE: When reviewing course offerings in the Enhanced Course Roster (ECR), classes offered ONLINE are indicated with section OL. Classes offered through remote and alternative instruction are indicated with section RAICourses are subject to change, please check back often.

Current students may register at ​

For more specific date information, please refer to the Summer Academic Calendar.

Continue your studies from home

To protect the health and safety of our community and ensure continuity of instruction, all Summer I and Summer II courses are being offered through online, remote and alternative instruction. Courses that are labeled with section OL will be offered online. Courses that are labeled with section RAI will be offered through remote or alternative instruction.

What do we mean by remote or alternative instruction (RAI)?

Remote or alternative instruction (RAI) means something other than in-person classes. The method of instruction will vary by class and faculty. Essentially, instruction will be managed in a way that makes the most sense for the instructor, students and subject matter. Some faculty will utilize Canvas, others another form of online instruction. Still, other faculty may utilize email to provide assignments, reading, and other content and through which you will send completed work or assignments. In addition, synchronized class meetings may be required. Be sure to check your Rider email regularly for information related to the semester in general and specifically related to your classes from your dean and faculty.

If you require summer housing, contact Residence Life at [email protected] or 609-896-5057 to request an exemption.

Remote learning support

Need additional support for remote and alternative instruction? Check out OIT’s remote access guide for students which covers everything from virtual meetings to how to request a laptop. Additional remote learning resources are available through the College of Continuing Studies (CCS).

Connect with our staff

Have questions or concerns? Contact us at [email protected] or 609-896-5033 to connect with CCS staff. You may also request to meet with an advisor by contacting [email protected] or by reaching your advisor directly.