An inclusive community

Through a range of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, Rider University strives to maintain an environment that upholds our commitment to embrace, respect and value the diverse voices, experiences and perspectives that shape our community. Explore the ongoing efforts that we’ve put in place to continue to cultivate an inclusive campus where students, faculty and staff feel welcomed, safe and supported.

First-Gen Forward recognition

First-gen Forward Recognition

Colleges of Distinction - Equity and Inclusion 2023-2024

College of Distinction in Equity & Inclusion

Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Rider University supports the university’s efforts to reach and foster the understanding and appreciation of different cultures and ways of life that are shared by diverse groups of people through programming, policies and best practices.

Student is interviewed in Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Committed to Inclusive Excellence

Inclusive Excellence Plan

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Connect with your community

Get connected with your community, affinity space or allies to find the support and resources you need at Rider.

Events and Programs

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion supports a number of campus-wide events/programs throughout the year that celebrate our diverse community and advance multicultural understanding.

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