Campus Event Planning

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Successful events are well planned with thorough attention given to every detail. Preparation is the key to your event success!

Rider's many experienced and knowledgeable event resources can assist with all stages of your event planning from space scheduling and promotion through event set up and catering. The Campus Event Planning page is designed as a guide to provide the information, campus contacts, and forms you need to plan.

Campus Event Planning Information for Students, Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff Event Management Guidelines and Procedures (PDF)

25Live FAQs (PDF)

Who do I contact to reserve space?
Faculty, Staff, Student Club/Organizations - You must submit your space request via 25Live at  Space use requests must be submitted 2 days in advance. Space is available on a first come, first serve basis. We recommend at least one-week notice for a meeting, and at least two-week notice for an event that requires set up.

Faculty/Staff Scheduling Timeline (Lawrenceville Campus):
June 15 - Spring non-classroom locations; Fall classroom locations
December 15 - Summer non-classroom locations; Spring classroom locations
March 15 - Fall non-classroom locations; Summer classroom locations

Student Club/Organization Scheduling Timeline (Lawrenceville Campus):
June 15 - Fall semester locations
October 15 - Spring semester non-classroom locations
December 15 - Spring semester classroom locations

Event Planning Contacts

Scheduling assistance
Scheduling Coordinator at 609-896-5326 or [email protected]

Event planning assistance and set up coordination
Manager of Events and Conferences at 609-896-7709 or [email protected]

Food service and catering
Gourmet Dining Catering at 609-896-5274 or [email protected]
Faculty and staff may place catering orders online at

Media Services and audiovisual needs
OIT Media Services at  609-896-5000, ext. 3000, option 4 or complete a ticket on-line at the Technology Help Desk

External groups looking to hold an event at Rider
Associate Director of Conference Services at 609-896-7337 or [email protected]