Category Archives: New Student

Can I get credit for my corporate and/or military training or knowledge?

Yes, some professional and military training courses have been approved for college credit. Military/Veterans: Please visit the Joint Services Transcript (JST) website and submit a request for an official copy of your transcript. For Air Force, please visit the Community … Continue reading

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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 do I get a school ID card?

To obtain your Rider ID, bring your class schedule to the Photo ID office on the first floor of the Bart Luedeke Center, room 137. The Photo ID office can be contacted at: 609-896-5234. During the first week of the … 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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What is the Dean’s Scholar Award?

Receive up to $450 in scholarship per semester!  Newly admitted students (or returning students with least a one year break) who are taking a minimum of 6 credits are eligible to apply for the Dean’s Scholar Award. This scholarship is available … 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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