For the fall 2020 semester, Rider will resume its on-campus living and learning environment. The University’s comprehensive plan to guide the reopening of campus offers options for both in-person and remote instruction. The plan provides guidance on ensuring the highest level of academic instruction while also protecting the health and safety of Rider’s campus community.
This website is the information source for Rider’s plan for the 2020-21 academic year. As the knowledge and understanding of the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve and new information becomes available, all relevant policies and plans will be updated as appropriate. Please check back frequently to stay informed.
Rider’s plan to guide the resumption of campus operations in the fall 2020 semester includes:
Download “Resolved and Ready: Rider University’s Plan for a Safe, Enriching and Adaptive Academic Year” (PDF) to read the comprehensive guidelines. Please view this document as an evolving framework of ideas and recommendations that incorporate best practices throughout higher education. Our ultimate goal is to balance our primary concern for the safety of all campus constituents with our mission of providing a vibrant, living, learning on-campus experience for the students we serve.
All faculty, staff, students and external visitors are expected to fully comply with the policies, protocols and guidelines outlined in this document as part of the Rider University community.