Category Archives: Current Students

Can I test out of a course?

Rider’s College of Continuing Studies offers two credit-by-examination options. CLEP (The College-Level Examination Program) DSST (offered by the American Council on Education) Our advisors can help guide you through the exam process and make the most of the knowledge you … Continue reading

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Where do I buy or rent my books?

The University Store (Rider’s bookstore) is located on the ground floor of the Bart Luedeke Center. Regular business hours during the fall and spring semesters are: Monday – Thursday : 8:30am – 7pm Friday : 8:30am – 4:30pm Saturday : … Continue reading

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How do I get a parking permit?

To obtain a parking permit, visit Public Safety in the West House (#8) on the campus map.  Please bring your Rider Photo ID, car registration, insurance card and driver’s license to obtain your parking permit.  There is no fee to … Continue reading

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How will I be notified when the campus will be closed?

RiderAlert is used exclusively in an emergency, to relay weather related and other closings, and to provide timely warnings as a means of preventing crimes or other serious incidents. Members of the Rider University community are encouraged to sign up … Continue reading

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How do I contact financial aid?

Candee Schaefer is the dedicated financial aid counselor for all College of Continuing Studies students.  She can be reached via email at cschaefer@rider.edu or by phone at 609-896-5000 x7353

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Do you have a winter term?

Yes, Rider University’s winter term is called JTerm and meets for three weeks in January. Fast-track your studies with Rider University’s 3-week January term Lighten your spring semester course load and still graduate on time. Earn 3 credits in only … Continue reading

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Do you offer services for students with disabilities?

Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) ensures equal access to all students with qualifying documented disabilities as defined by federal legislation. SSD offers a range of services to assist students with documented learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, cognitive impairments, physical … Continue reading

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Do you offer career advising and assistance?

The Office of Career Services enables Rider University students and Alumni to increase career awareness through assessment, research, experiential learning and the development of job search competencies resulting in informed decision-making. Lawrenceville Campus – Bart Luedeke Center, Suite 237 609-896-5058 … Continue reading

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What services are available to veterans?

Rider’s degree programs are approved under the Veterans Readjustment Benefits Act of 1966, as amended. The VONAPP (Veterans Online Aplication) website is the official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website that enables services members, veterans and their beneficiaries, and … Continue reading

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Do you have classes in the summer?

Yes! Rider offers two summer sessions.  The first session typically starts in mid-May and runs through the end of June and the second starts the first week in July and runs through the end of August.  Both sessions are six … Continue reading

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