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 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 3, 2017
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 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 31
  • Friday, September 1
  • Saturday, September 2

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 3rd.  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 3rd; 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

Click here for information about transportation from airports.

Airport Pick-Up

Limited shuttle service will be provided from JFK, Newark, and Philadelphia Airports. Fill out the Airport Pick-Up Request Form.

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


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
NJ - Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren; Florida; Puerto Rico; US Virgin Islands; CT; MA; RI; NH; ME; NY- Orange, Rockland, Westchester, Upstate; All other states

Spring 2018 Travel Schedule

School Date Time
Immaculata High School Wednesday, March 7, 2018 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Manville High School Monday, March 12, 2018 6:30 p.m.
Sparta High School Thursday, March 15, 2018
Headshot of Eric Gurwitz
Associate Director of Admission
Ciambelli Hall
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

Spring 2018 Travel Schedule

School Date Time
Abington High School Monday, March 5, 2018 6:30 p.m.
Berks County College Fair Tuesday, March 6, 2018 8:45 a.m.
Upper Dublin High School Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Headshot of Marianne Kollar
Regional Recruiter
Ciambelli Hall

Spring 2018 Travel Schedule

School Date Time
TBD Thursday, March 8, 2018 12 p.m.
The Grand Del Mar Saturday, March 10, 2018 12 p.m.
Shutters-on-the- Beach Sunday, March 11, 2018 12 p.m.
Headshot of Fay Rappaport
Regional Recruiter
Ciambelli Hall
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Washington DC

Spring 2018 Travel Schedule

School Date Time
Balt County Public Schools Tuesday, March 6, 2018 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Seasons 52 Wednesday, March 7, 2018 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Balt County Public Schools Wednesday, March 7, 2018