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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 2, 2018 
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 30
  • Friday, August 31
  • Saturday, September 1

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 2.  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 2; 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.


Airport Pick-Up

Request Airport Pick-Up


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
William Larrousse
Director of Undergraduate Admission
Ciambelli Hall
Headshot of Susan Makowski
Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Admission
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
NJ - Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren; Puerto Rico; US Virgin Islands; CT; MA; RI; NH; ME; NY- Orange, Rockland, Westchester, Upstate; All other states

Fall 2018 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Friday, September 14, 2018 7:00 PM Voorhees High School
Sunday, September 16, 2018 12 - 3pm Morris County Regional Fair - CCM
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 9:20 AM Bernards High School
Headshot of Eric Gurwitz
Associate Director of Admission
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
NJ - Mercer; NJ - Middlesex; NY - Staten Island; NY - Manhattan; NY - Brooklyn; NY - Bronx; NY - Queens

Spring 2018 Travel Schedule

School Date Time
Hopewell Valley  Thursday, February 1, 2018 7 p.m.
Foundation Collegiate Academy Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:30 p.m.
Career Council: Bishop Ahr High School Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Headshot of Matthew Metzger
Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
PA; DE

Fall 2018 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 6:30 PM Carbon County College Night @ Jim Thorpe Area HS
Friday, September 21, 2018 8:30 AM Norristown Area High School
Monday, September 24, 2018
Headshot of Marianne Kollar
Regional Recruiter
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
California; PA – Chester and Delaware Counties

Fall 2018 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:50-11:40 a.m. Mater Dei High School
Monday, September 24, 2018 11:30 a.m. Westview High School
Monday, September 24, 2018 1:17 P.M. Del Norte High School
Headshot of Fay Rappaport
Regional Recruiter
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Washington DC

Fall 2018 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Monday, September 17, 2018 9 -1 P.M.   6-8 P.M. Charles County Public Schools Fair
Sunday, September 23, 2018 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. Loudoun County Public Schools Fair
Headshot of Jennifer Cook
Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Fall 2018 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 9:30-1:00 Mercer County Community College
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 9:30am-12:30pm Bucks County Community College
Monday, October 1, 2018  
David Powell
Director of Admissions, Westminster College of the Arts
Williamson Hall
Chanelle Lester
Director, Graduate Business and International Admission
Headshot of Michael LaPorte
Regional Recruiter
Ciambelli Hall
Territory:
Florida

Fall 2018 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Monday, September 17, 2018 10:00 AM Barron Collier High School
Monday, September 17, 2018 5:30 PM Collier County CF at Golden Gate HS
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 10:53 AM