Requirements for all Interntional Students

Student Health Services is responsible for the public health of the university and for the medical services for all international students regardless of insurance choice.

If you are an International or ELI student you are required to have:

A Health Care Professional must sign the Student Health Record and return to: 

Rider University Student Health Services
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
[email protected]

Note: All immunizations must be translated from your native language to English prior to your arrival to Rider University.  

Please be sure to make and keep a copy of this document before mailing it to the Health Center.

Vaccines can be administered at our health center.  Approximate fees (covered by health insurance) are listed below:

  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR): 2 required.  $75.26 USD each
  • Hepatitis B: (20 or older) 3 required. $69.96 USD each
  • Hepatitis B: (under age 19) - 3 required.  $32.86 USD each
  • Meningitis A,C Y, W-125 (Menactra/Menveo): $133.56 USD per single dose.  Required of all students residing on campus
  • Tuberculosis testing (Mantoux | PPD):  $11.66 USD 


All International Students are required to have appropriate health insurance coverage.
View details of the plan offered through Rider University.

If you seek to waive the International plan offered by Rider University, you must provide a comparable health insurance plan.  
The following levels of coverage are deemed appropriate:

  • Accident / sickness unlimited
  • $50,000 medical evacuation
  • $25,000 repatriation

The plans must be submitted to the Center for International Education with the International Student Health Insurance Waiver Form

Dental Insurance

The insurance plan offered by Rider University does not include dental services for non-traumatic dental issues.  Please be certain to obtain routine dental care prior to traveling to the University.