What's life like living at Rider?

Rider University is a vibrant living and learning community – recognizing that your life outside of the classroom is as important as your life inside the classroom. Living on campus is an important component of your college experience – offering you both personal freedom and the responsibility of being a part of a community.

Aerial view of Rider campus residence halls

A wonderful place to call home

Rider’s residential community is home to more than 1,600 students. Living on campus means not only being close to your classes, but being connected to friends, resources, activities, and of course, amazing on-campus eats.

West Village

Dining and meal plans

Rider offers a variety of food in a number of venues across campus and several meal plan options to fit your individual needs.

Students eat together in Cranberry's

Housing and dining rates

Find housing and dining rates for the current academic year.