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Rider University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Talbott Library of Westminster Choir College of Rider University: Music Education Resource Center, American Organ Archives, Choral Music Collection Ernest & Young Bloomberg Terminal for corporation information, Riderana (Rider University archive)

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 446,772 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 25,647 current serial subscriptions.
  • 874,751 microforms.
  • 20,890 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art Gallery, Holocaust/Genocide Center, Language Lab, Journalism Lab, TV Studio, Multimedia Room, Finance/Accounting Room, Multicultural Center, Flow cytometer, 4 PCR machines, 2 autoclaves, Scintillation spectrometer, Gamma counter, Induction-coupled plasma emission spectro-photometer, Nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, Solomat(submersible instrument for environmental monitoring)

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 520 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 60 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 150 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 300 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 50 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 150 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 46% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 87% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 10% of housing units are Triples.
  • 2% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 22 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 56% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Cranberry Fest, Unity Day, Homecoming Weekend, International Week, University Day, Black History Month, Greek Week
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 110 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Sociology Honor Society (Alpha Kappa Delta), National Freshman Honor Society (Alpha Lambda Delta), Fine Arts Honor Society(Alpha Psi Omega), Worldwide Accounting, Finance, and Computer/Information Honor Society (Beta Alpha Psi), Biological Science Honor Society (Beta Beta Beta), Business Programs Honor Society (Beta Gamma Sigma), National German Honor Society (Delta Phi Alpha), Business Honor Society (Delta Sigma Pi), National Education Honor Society (Kappa Delta Pi), International Economics Honor Society (Omicron Delta Epsilon), National Leadership honor Society (Omicron Delta Kappa), National Honor Society for Initiated Members (Order of Omega), History Honor Society (Phi Alpha Theta), Internationalism Honor Society (Phi Beta Delta), Collegue and Alumni Honor Society (Phi Chi Theta), Philosophy Honor Society (Phi Sigma Tau), National French Honor Society (Pi Delta Phi), Business Education Honor Society (Pi Omega Pi), Psychology Honor Society (Psi Chi), National Spanish Honor Society (Sigma Delta Pi), Managementa and Human Resources Honor Society (Sigma Iota Epsilon), Earth Science Honor Society (Sigma Gamma Epsilon), National English Honor Society (Sigma Tau Delta), National Scientific Research Honor Society (Sigma Xi)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Campus Ministry, Christian Fellowship, Rider Association of Protestants, Hillel, Muslim chaplain
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Asian Students at Rider, Latin American Student Organization, Organization of Caribbean-Affiliated Students, International Student Club, Black & Hispanic Alliance (BHA), Franco Italian Culture Association (FICA), Latinos for Academic & Social Excellence (LASE), Rider International Community of Students (RICS)
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student Government, Literary magazine, Yearbook, Radio station, Television Station, Chorus, Jazz ensemble, Concert and jazz bands, Symphony orchestra, music ensembles, Inspirational choir, Musical theatre, Drama/theatre group, Dance group, Film society, Debating, Departmental and special interest groups, Rider FLAG, Photography & Digital Imaging Club, Rider University Bronc Band, the Rider vibes (a cappella group), Glee Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Rider News: weekly during the school year

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Newark, NJ (45), Philadelphia, PA (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Trenton, NJ (8)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Trenton, NJ (8)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 82% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 6 fraternities
  • 4 fraternity houses
  • 17% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 5 sorority houses
  • 16% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Princeton University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other






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