Updated every Friday. Last update: 11/30/21

Rider University’s Fall 2021 COVID-19 Dashboard is intended to provide meaningful information to assist students, faculty and staff as we work together to help protect the health and safety of our campus community. Learn more about our campus health practices and protocols. The Fall 2020 Dashboard and Spring 2021 Dashboard are archived and remain available for those who wish to access previous data.

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Vaccination Rates

All faculty and staff who are unvaccinated or who did not report their vaccination status will be required to undergo weekly testing. Exempted students will also undergo requited weekly testing.

96%

of students who will be accessing campus this fall are vaccinated.

4%

of students have received an approved exemption.

98%

of full-time faculty who have reported their status are vaccinated.

91%

of staff who have reported their status are vaccinated.

Confirmed positive cases | Student testing | Quarantine | Isolation

Confirmed positive cases

This chart indicates laboratory-confirmed and/or self-reported COVID-19 positive cases reported to the University involving students and employees. Please note: Those who reside or work off campus and have had no contact whatsoever on campus since the start of the fall semester are NOT included in these figures. This data is intended to provide information regarding positive cases related specifically to the physical campus.

On-campus figures include students or employees who live or work on campus or who have been on campus during their infectious period and regardless of where they live (e.g. attending an in-person class, practice or event; studying in the library; eating on campus; working out in the SRC).

Off-campus figures include students or employees who tested positive but do not currently work or reside on campus and who have not been on campus during their infectious period.

Timeframe On-campus Students Off-campus Students On-campus Employees Off-campus Employees Weekly Total
November 20-26, 2021 2 0 3 0 5
November 13-19, 2021 6 0 1 0 7
November 6-12, 2021 7 0 0 0 7
October 30-November 5, 2021 2 0 2 0 4
October 23-29, 2021 0 0 0 0 0
October 16-22, 2021 2 0 3*** 0 5
October 9-15, 2021 3 0 2** 0 5
October 2-8, 2021 2 0 0 0 2
September 25-October 1, 2021 1 0 1 0 2
September 18-24, 2021 1 0 0 0 1
September 11-17, 2021 6 1 3 0 10
September 6-10, 2021 2 0 2* 0 4
Cumulative total 34 1 17 0 52

*One of these cases involves an employee of UAM (SRC Staff) who is not a Rider employee. We are including it here given the employee works on campus. This case is not counted in any other chart as it involves quarantine or isolation. 

**Both of these cases involve Gourmet employees who are not Rider employees. We are including them here given that Gourmet employees work on Rider's campus. These cases are not counted in any other chart.

***One of these cases involves an employee of Gourmet (GDS), who is not a Rider employee. We are including it here given that Gourmet employees work on Rider's campus. This case is not counted in any other chart.

On-campus testing

This chart includes the number of COVID-19 tests conducted on campus.  It does not reflect the number of tests that students or employees take off campus.  The Student Health Center tests symptomatic students and students who are identified as close contacts of a positive COVID-19 case.  Surveillance testing numbers include student and employee tests.

Timeframe Tests administered through the Student Health Center Tests administered through weekly  surveillance program Weekly total
November 20-26, 2021 18 105 123
November 13-19, 2021 130 212 342
November 6-12, 2021 80 296 376
October 30-November 5, 2021 32 295 327
October 23-29, 2021 13 311 324
October 16-22, 2021 33 245 278
October 9-15, 2021 33 211 244
October 2-8, 2021 33 216 249
September 25-October 1, 2021 36 158 194
September 18-24, 2021 33 165 198
September 11-17, 2021 43 176 219
September 6-10, 2021 15 24 39
Cumulative total 499 2414 2913

Quarantine

Students or employees in quarantine are either unvaccinated close contacts of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or are either vaccinated or unvaccinated, have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and are awaiting test results.

Timeframe Students quarantining on campus Students quarantining off campus Employees
November 20-26, 2021 0 0 1
November 13-19, 2021 1 3 0
November 6-12, 2021 2 2 0
October 30-November 5, 2021 0 1 0
October 23-29, 2021 0 0 0
October 16-22, 2021 6 2 0
October 9-15, 2021 1 4 0
October 2-8, 2021 7 1 0
September 25-October 1, 2021 3 3 0
September 18-24, 2021 3 1 0
September 11-17, 2021 1 2 0
September 6-10, 2021 2 0 0

Isolation

Students or employees in isolation have tested positive for COVID-19.

Timeframe Students isolating on campus Students isolating off campus Employees
November 20-26, 2021 0 4 3
November 13-19, 2021 0 8 1
November 6-12, 2021 2 5 2
October 30-November 5, 2021 2 0 2
October 23-29, 2021 0 0 1
October 16-22, 2021 0 2 1
October 9-15, 2021 2 0 0
October 2-8, 2021 0 2 0
September 25-October 1, 2021 0 1 1
September 18-24, 2021 0 1 1
September 11-17, 2021 0 8 4
September 6-10, 2021 0 2 1

Additional Information

For additional information regarding the University’s contact tracing, testing and reporting procedures, as well as isolation/quarantine guidelines, please review the Resolved and Ready plan. Questions may be directed to [email protected].

Please see New Jersey’s COVID-19 Dashboard for information regarding positive COVID-19 cases throughout the State.