Category Archives: Transfer

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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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 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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Do you have classes during winter break?

Yes! In between the Fall and Spring semesters, Rider offers JTerm.  JTerm is a three week session where students can earn three college credits.  Current, prospective, visiting, and previous students are welcome to register.  Available courses and descriptions are typically … Continue reading

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Do you offer online courses?

Yes!  Rider offers a variety of online courses in all of our semesters: Fall, Spring, jTerm, and Summer. Check the Course Selection Roster for a list of all courses.  Sort using “OL” in the Section column for a list of … Continue reading

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Will life-long learning be accepted for credit?

Through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), students can earn credit for previous knowledge.  Earn up to 15 credits through a portfolio development process that details and verifies your subject knowledge with guidance from our advisors and faculty. 609-896-5033 myfuture@rider.edu

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How many credits can I transfer?

Our advisors will work with you to transfer the maximum amount of credits possible.  Many of our programs allow up to 90 transfer credits.  Contact the office to set-up a phone or in-person appointment with one of our advisors.  Bring … Continue reading

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What kind of transfer credits do you accept?

Credits from a 2 year or 4 year educational institution which holds accreditation from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools or an equivalent regional accrediting association. The course work has to be at least “C” quality or equivalent. … Continue reading

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