Making it Official: Tuition and Housing Deposits

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Deadline: May 1  Still accepting deposits. | Need Help?


Tuition Deposit

Your tuition deposit is non-refundable.

Housing Deposit

If you plan to be living on campus, you must:

  • Submit your non-refundable housing deposit online or via check.

  • Check your email for instructions on how to select your room (available on or about March 1)

When are deposits due? 

  • If you accept the Rider University offer of admission, you will need to pay your deposit(s) by May 1 to secure your place in our entering class.

  • Deposits received after the due date will be accepted on a space-available basis.

  • Housing for the first year is guaranteed if all deposits and forms are received by May 1. Housing is assigned on a space-available basis to students whose deposits are received after May 1.


Paying Online

To make your deposit online, you’ll need to access your myRider student portal at  

If you pay online you will not need to submit the Admission Decision Form. Payment of the tuition deposit online secures your seat in the entering class.

EOP Admitted Students 
If you have been admitted through the EOP program, you must pay by check, money order, or by phone using a credit card. See below for instructions. 

Instructions to pay online through the myRider portal

  1. Visit the myRider Portal

  2. Sign in using your Rider username and password, found in your acceptance letter.

  3. Click the "Applicant" tab next to the "Welcome" tab in the top left of the page.

  4. Locate the "Steps to enrolling at Rider" box/channel and within that area, click "Pay my Deposit".

  5. Select the appropriate term.

  6. If you will be living on campus at Rider select your term of entry. For example, "Fall - Tuition & Housing ($400)" to make a deposit for tuition and housing.
    If you will be commuting select your term of entry. For example, "Fall - Tuition Only ($200)" to make a tuition deposit only

  7. Select "Make Deposit Payment".

  8. Select your payment method (credit card or electronic check) and click "Continue".  

  9. Enter your payment information and click "Continue".

  10. Confirm your payment information and click "Submit Payment".  

  11. A confirmation email will be sent.  

myRider Help

Consists of your Bronc ID followed by the four digit month and date of your birth. For example, Bronc ID of 001234567 and a birth date of May 1 would be password 0012345670501

Already a paid commuter tuition deposit?
If you have already paid your commuter tuition deposit and would like to live on campus you may go back to step 6 and choose “Fall- Housing Only ($200)” deposit to make your housing deposit.

Already a paid housing deposit?
If you have paid a housing deposit, the Office of Residence Life will contact you at a later date via email regarding your housing application.

Contact Us
If you are having difficulty, please contact the Office of Admission at 1-800-257-9026 or 609-896-5042.

Paying By Check, Money Order or Phone

If you will not be living on campus, please pay only the tuition deposit.

If you plan to live on campus, you may send one check or money order covering both your tuition deposit and your housing deposit.

Please consult your acceptance packet for amounts required. 

Please make your check or money order payable to Rider University.

  • Include your full name and Bronc ID (see the bottom of your acceptance letter) on your check or money order.

  • Send your payment along with your Admission Decision Form.

Office of the Cashier
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 USA

To pay your deposit by phone
, please contact our Cashier's Office at 609-896-5390 between 9am and 4pm, Monday through Friday.  Have a credit card ready.