Graduate Checklist

Welcome to Rider University!

We are looking forward to seeing you on campus soon! Please follow the steps below to secure your spot in the upcoming class.


Confirm your enrollment online
To confirm your enrollment you first must go to this page: Confirm Your Enrollment. Once that is done, within 24 hours you will have access to an online housing application. Graduate students are encouraged, but not required, to live on campus.


Pay tuition deposit online
To confirm your enrollment you first must pay your USD 200 tuition deposit. This payment can be made through your myRider portal and it is due by May 1.


1) Have your doctor fill out the Student Health Record form
This form is required for all graduate students. Once this form is filled out, email it directly to [email protected]. This form must be received no later than December 1 (spring term) or August 1 (fall term).

2) Request your airport pick up
For a nominal fee Rider University offers airport pick-up during specific days for all international students who will be living on campus. If you would like to schedule your pick up, fill out the Airport Pick-Up Request Form. You will receive an email confirming the receipt of your request. If you do not receive an email within 24 hours, please contact us at [email protected].  We can only guarantee your airport pick up if you submit the Airport Pick Up form.

3) Join the conversation
If you are a Lawrenceville student join our Facebook group to meet new students, make friends and ask questions about Rider!
If you are a Westminster Choir College student contact [email protected] and we’ll send you an invitation to join the group.

4) Submit your final transcripts
Our offer of admission is contingent upon satisfactory completion of any academic work in progress before you enroll at Rider. It is your responsibility to ensure that your final official transcripts are forwarded to the Office of Undergraduate Admission by August 1 or as soon as your courses are completed.

5) Learn more about applying for a visa, academics, and life at Rider