Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE)

General Information

General Information 

To register for courses you may obtain a Registration Packet from the RISE office in the Sylvia Trottier Building on Clement Street or by calling (603)-897-8623 and leaving your name and address. Please complete the form to apply for membership and to register for courses.

Membership Information 

Fees: Membership-$120 per person per semester
(Note: Membership fee is non-refundable)

Most morning classes meet at either 9:00-10:30 a.m. or 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 

Most afternoon classes meet at either 12:30-2:00 p.m. or 2:15-3:45 p.m. 

Membership Benefits 

  • No learning prerequisites, except a curious and investigative mind.
  • Experts and enthusiasts lead a variety of courses.
  • Cafeteria available to RISE members.
  • Trips and interest groups available outside of courses.
  • Rivier’s Regina Library is available for your use.
  • The Muldoon Health and Fitness Center is open to you.
  • Rivier activities are available.
  • Free parking pass and ID card
  • DAWN, the RISE Literary Journal, is written, edited, and published by RISE members. View guidelines for submitting manuscripts.
  • The social experience is the best benefit! 

View the membership handbook. 


 Contribute to RISE
• Rose H. Arthur Scholarship Fund
• RISE Scholarship
• Gift to RISE

For more information, contact the RISE Office at (603) 897-8623. Click here to learn more about making a gift.

RISE Inclement Weather Policy
RISE members and facilitators are personally responsible for their own safety and must exercise good judgment when making traveling choices in winter weather. The RISE Office will not notify you (via the RISE Notes) regarding class cancellations. All RISE courses and activities are cancelled if Rivier University is closed due to inclement weather. Visit the University’s Inclement Weather page for more information.

Other Helpful Links 

Mass Schedule
Regina Library
RISE Talent Search Questionnaire 

Click here for a map of the area surrounding Rivier University and links to driving directions.

Learn more about the Road Scholar  

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