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Admitted Student Virtual Event Series

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Admitted student virtual event series

When you are a Rider Bronc, you are free to engage, free to change and free to explore. That discovery process begins now—so come find your footing with us.

Our faculty, staff and students are here to help you find the answers you need in our virtual event series. Whether you want to talk about academic majors, campus activities, housing options, health and wellness—or anything else on your mind—we’ll make sure you feel confident and connected.

When you’re ready, please confirm your enrollment by making your tuition and housing deposit.


Available on-demand

Virtual Admitted Student Day
This is more than a single day’s event. We’ve created a new online hub with everything you need to know to start your journey as a Bronc!


One-on-one appointments 

Would you like to speak one-on-one by video chat or phone with admissions, financial aid, faculty or a current student? Please fill out the contact request form to let us know how we can best support you.


Live events

All events are scheduled in the Eastern time zone (ET).

#RiderReady info sessions 
Get your enrollment next steps and speak with a live panel of current Rider students.

Bronc Family Lunch and Learn - For parents and guardians

  • June 9 at 12:00 p.m. - Programs for Students from Diverse Communities: Join us for a lunch-and-learn about programs to assist freshmen and transfer students as they transition into their college experience at Rider University. This event speaks to students who identify as Black/African Americans, Chicanx/Hispanic/Latinx, Asian/Asian Americans, Native Americans, Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders, Multi-Ethnic, LGBTQ+, first generation, those students with ability challenges, or those who may identify as underrepresented, marginalized, or under-resourced. We look forward to seeing you there!
  • June 16 at 12:00 p.m.Orientation & Placement Testing: Join Christine Mehlhorn, director of transition programs, and administrators representing Academic and Student Affairs to learn about online orientation, placement testing, and course selection.
  • June 24 at 12:00 p.m. - Financial Aid & Billing Next Steps: Join Edward Hill, director of financial aid, and Jennifer Park-Yu, bursar, as they detail the next steps with financial aid and billing for the fall semester. Get your questions answered.

Welcome parties 
Get to know other incoming students and chat with current Rider students. Use your #RiderReady Printables to dress up and decorate your space!


Virtual backgrounds

Add a virtual background to your next online meeting.  Click here to download your free Rider University virtual backgrounds (zip file).

Visit the Zoom website for a step-by-step guide to enabling your virtual background.


Social media

Get to know your future classmates in the Rider University Class of 2024 Facebook Group.

Keep up with the latest from our community on social media.

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Share your most spirited photos on Instagram with #RiderReady #Giveaway for a chance to win a $150 gift card to the Rider University Bookstore! Giveaway runs from April 8 - August 27, 2020. Winner to be selected at random and will be notified by August 28, 2020 via direct message.


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