Orientation 2024

Welcome to Raider Nation and your Orientation Information Page!

Your Raider Story Starts Here!

Orientation is a day-long program where you will have the opportunity to explore:

  • The Rivier Campus
  • Academics and Core Curriculum
  • Accessing Your Class Schedule
  • Campus Support Services
  • Life Outside of the Classroom
  • Financing a Raider Education
  • Steps You Need to Complete Before Classes Start

Orientation Dates and Registration

Student Orientation Dates—Choose the session that works best for you!

Session 1:  Monday, June 24 (First-year students)

Session 2:  Wednesday, June 26 (First-year and Transfer students)

Session 3:  Friday, June 28 (First-year students)

Registering for an Orientation session

Step 1:  Once registration opens on Monday, Apr. 8, create your RIVNET Account by going to www.rivier.edu/accountrequest.

Step 2:  Visit the registration site to view your session options and register.

Step 3:  Click the “Sign-in” button under the sessions listing.

Step 4:  Select “Rivier University Login,” and log in with your Rivier email and password. Please note if you recently created your account, it takes 24 business hours to activate.

Step 5:  Select your session and complete the necessary information.

If you have any questions or need additional assistance registering, please contact the Office of Student Engagement at (603) 897-8254 or orientation@rivier.edu. Please note that students need to be deposited to register. Please allow 24 business hours for your account to activate after creating your RIVNET account to register for orientation.

Have a Question? 

More information often leads to more questions. We’re happy to help! Email your questions to us at orientation@rivier.edu, or call the Office of Student Engagement at (603) 897-8254.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to attend the Orientation?

  • Yes! All incoming first-year resident and commuter students are required to complete the Orientation Program. We hope you can attend in person; a virtual option is available for students unable to attend. Please contact the Office of Student Engagement for more information at (603) 897-8254 or orientation@rivier.edu.

How do I create my RIVNET account (email, MyRiv, etc.)?

Do I need to register for classes before orientation?

  • No. As a first-year student, you will be enrolled in first-semester classes by your academic and career advisor based on the information you supplied to the Office of Admissions. For all subsequent semesters, you will register yourself.

How do I access my student health portal?

When does the registration portal open?

  • Registration opens to the public on Monday, April 8.

Get Ready to Become a Raider

We have all the info you need to get ready for your Rivier experience.


Office of Student Engagement