Updated every Friday. Last update: 10/22/21
Rider University’s Fall 2021 COVID-19 Dashboard is intended to provide meaningful information to assist students, faculty and staff as we work together to help protect the health and safety of our campus community. Learn more about our campus health practices and protocols. The Fall 2020 Dashboard and Spring 2021 Dashboard are archived and remain available for those who wish to access previous data.
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All faculty and staff who are unvaccinated or who did not report their vaccination status will be required to undergo weekly testing. Exempted students will also undergo requited weekly testing.
of students who will be accessing campus this fall are vaccinated.
of students have received an approved exemption.
of full-time faculty who have reported their status are vaccinated.
of staff who have reported their status are vaccinated.
This chart indicates laboratory-confirmed and/or self-reported COVID-19 positive cases reported to the University involving students and employees. Please note: Those who reside or work off campus and have had no contact whatsoever on campus since the start of the fall semester are NOT included in these figures. This data is intended to provide information regarding positive cases related specifically to the physical campus.
On-campus figures include students or employees who live or work on campus or who have been on campus during their infectious period and regardless of where they live (e.g. attending an in-person class, practice or event; studying in the library; eating on campus; working out in the SRC).
Off-campus figures include students or employees who tested positive but do not currently work or reside on campus and who have not been on campus during their infectious period.
|Timeframe||On-campus Students||Off-campus Students||On-campus Employees||Off-campus Employees||Weekly Total|
|October 16-22, 2021||2||0||3***||0||5|
|October 9-15, 2021||3||0||2**||0||5|
|October 2-8, 2021||2||0||0||0||2|
|September 25-October 1, 2021||1||0||1||0||2|
|September 18-24, 2021||1||0||0||0||1|
|September 11-17, 2021||6||1||3||0||10|
|September 6-10, 2021||2||0||2*||0||4|
*One of these cases involves an employee of UAM (SRC Staff) who is not a Rider employee. We are including it here given the employee works on campus. This case is not counted in any other chart as it involves quarantine or isolation.
**Both of these cases involve Gourmet employees who are not Rider employees. We are including them here given that Gourmet employees work on Rider's campus. These cases are not counted in any other chart.
***One of these cases involves an employee of Gourmet (GDS), who is not a Rider employee. We are including it here given that Gourmet employees work on Rider's campus. This case is not counted in any other chart.
This chart includes the number of student tests conducted on campus. It does not reflect the number of tests that students or employees take off campus. With regard to the latter, positive test results are recorded in the chart above.
The Student Health Center tests symptomatic residential students and, where appropriate, residential students who are identified as close contacts of a positive student COVID-19 case. Commuting students are tested via their primary health care provider or off-campus testing site.
|Timeframe||Tests administered through the Student Health Center||Tests administered through weekly surveillance program||Weekly total|
|October 16-22, 2021||33||245||278|
|October 9-15, 2021||33||211||244|
|October 2-8, 2021||33||216||249|
|September 25-October 1, 2021||36||158||194|
|September 18-24, 2021||33||165||198|
|September 11-17, 2021||43||176||219|
|September 6-10, 2021||15||24||39|
Students or employees in quarantine have been identified as close contacts of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, are completing their travel advisory required quarantine or have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and are awaiting test results.
|Timeframe||Students quarantining on campus||Students quarantining off campus||Employees|
|October 16-22, 2021||6||2||0|
|October 9-15, 2021||1||4||0|
|October 2-8, 2021||7||1||0|
|September 25-October 1, 2021||3||3||0|
|September 18-24, 2021||3||1||0|
|September 11-17, 2021||1||2||0|
|September 6-10, 2021||2||0||0|
Students or employees in isolation have tested positive for COVID-19.
|Timeframe||Students isolating on campus||Students isolating off campus||Employees|
|October 16-22, 2021||0||2||1|
|October 9-15, 2021||2||0||0|
|October 2-8, 2021||0||2||0|
|September 25-October 1, 2021||0||1||1|
|September 18-24, 2021||0||1||1|
|September 11-17, 2021||0||8||4|
|September 6-10, 2021||0||2||1|
For additional information regarding the University’s contact tracing, testing and reporting procedures, as well as isolation/quarantine guidelines, please review the Resolved and Ready plan. Questions may be directed to [email protected].
Please see New Jersey’s COVID-19 Dashboard for information regarding positive COVID-19 cases throughout the State.