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Out-of-state Students

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The following information pertains to new students at the Lawrenceville campus.

Westminster Choir College Students (Princeton campus), please contact WCC Admissions at 800-962-4647 or Chris Botti, Assistant Dean of Students, at 609-921-7100 x8262

 Orientation and Placement Testing

You will not need to come to campus in advance for your placement testing or orientation unless you want to.  We understand that coming to campus during the summer can be costly and difficult.

Students who do not attend orientation will complete an online orientation program during the summer and can participate in other orientation activities during move-in weekend.

Visit www.rider.edu/orientation for more details.


Early Move-in to the Residence Halls

If you are enrolled in a program that has an early move-in time, please follow the instructions given to you by that program (i.e. Milestone Bridge to Success week, LEAD Camp, MSLI).

Freshman move-in day is Sunday, September 1, 2019 
If you'd like to make arrangements to move into your residence hall earlier on one of the following dates, please fill out the early move-in request form.

Early move-in request form for Lawrenceville residential students
Note:
Please open the early move-in request form while logged into your Rider email, and without another Gmail account saved in the browser, otherwise you will get a message saying you need permission to access the registration form .

Early move-in hours are between the hours of 10 a.m.–5 p.m. or 7 p.m.–11 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Thursday, August 29
  • Friday, August 30
  • Saturday, August 31

There will be resident advisors in each building to assist you in the check in process.  You are not required to stay in your room until the evening of Sunday, September 1.  We offer this early access for your convenience.

If you plan to move in early, please be advised that your meal plan will not begin until dinner on Sunday, September 1; but you can pay cash for meals in Daly Dining Hall until that time. Meals cost $7-$12 per meal.


Area Shopping

US Route 1 is a major highway near campus which has the following stores for you to purchase all of your residence hall needs -

Bed, Bath & Beyond, Walmart, Target, Kohl's, Best Buy, Shoprite, Wegman's, plus the shopping mall with Old Navy, Macy's, Lord & Taylor, Sears, JC Penny and MANY restaurants.


Airports/Car Rental

View information about transportation from airports.

 


Area Hotels

The following hotels are 10 minutes from campus.  They provide guests of Rider a special rate.  Please request this rate when making your reservation.

Courtyard by Marriott in Ewing, NJ

Springhill Suites by Marriott in Ewing, NJ


Shipping

Please ship all items to the following address.  UPS delivers to our mail room once a day.  The mail room is only open during the day Monday through Friday from 9 - 4pm.

Please mark your boxes clearly with your name and Bronc ID.

2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648


Admission Representative Contact Information

Susan Christian
Dean of Enrollment
Ciambelli Hall 202
Headshot of Susan Makowski
Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Admission
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
NJ - Morris, Somerset, Sussex and Warren counties; Puerto Rico; US Virgin Islands

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Thursday, February 7, 2019 10:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. Hunterdon Central High School
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:15 A.M. - 11:45 A.M. Hillsborough High School
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Headshot of Kaleen Butterfield
Admissions Counselor
Ciambelli Hall 203
Territory:
NJ - Bergen; NY - Nassau; NY - Suffolk; Texas

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 7 P.M. - 9 P.M. Bergenfield High School
Monday, March 11 - Thursday, March 14, 2019 TBA Suffolk County
Monday, March 11, 2019 8:15 A.M. - 10 A.M.
Headshot of Courtney Agyeman
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
NJ - Mercer, Middlesex; NY - Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Monday, February 18, 2019 9 A.M. - 12 P.M. Upward Bound: Rutgers-New Brunswick
Thursday, February 28, 2019 6 P.M. - 7 P.M. Foundation Collegiate Academy
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 9 A.M.
Headshot of Jennifer Cook
Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:30 A.M. - 2 P.M. Mercer County Community College
Monday, February 4, 2019 9:30 A.M. - 2 P.M. Rowan College at Gloucester County
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Headshot of Fay Rappaport
Regional Recruiter
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Washington DC

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6 P.M. - 8 P.M. Baltimore County Public Schools
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 6 P.M. - 8 P.M. Baltimore County Public Schools
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Headshot of Hannah Ford
Admission Counselor
Territory:
NJ - Monmouth, NJ - Ocean, NJ - Atlantic, and NJ - Cape May

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:30 A.M. - 12 P.M. Cape Atlantic National Hispanic Fair at Atlanic County Institute of Technology
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6 P.M. - 8 P.M. Brick Memorial High School
Headshot of Matthew Metzger
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
PA; DE

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Monday, March 4, 2019 6:30 P.M. Abington High School
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 8:45 A.M. Berks County College Fair
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6 P.M. Phoenixville Area High School
Headshot of Jessica Vento
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission
Territory:
NJ - Burlington; NJ - Camden; NJ - Cumberland; NJ - Gloucester; NJ - Salem

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Burlington County Institute of Technology
Friday, January 25, 2019 12:30 P.M. - 2:20 P.M. Freedom Academy Charter School
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Headshot of Michael LaPorte
Regional Recruiter
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
Florida

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. Nassau County at Yulee High School
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 8:30 A.M. St. Joseph Academy
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11 A.M.
Headshot of Marianne Kollar
Regional Recruiter
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
California; PA – Chester and Delaware Counties

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9 A.M. - 1 P.M. & 6 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. Pasadena Convention Center
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. Santa Anita Park
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Headshot of Kara Jonsson
Admissions Counselor
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
CT; MA; RI; NH; ME; NY- Orange, Rockland, Westchester, Upstate; All other states

Spring 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Monday, March 25, 2019 11:10 A.M. - 1:20 P.M. Maria Regina High School
Monday, April 1, 2019 6:30 P.M. - 8 P.M. Avon High School
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 9 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.