Orientation 2021

Welcome to Raider Nation and your Orientation Information Page!

Rivier University Student OrientationYour Raider Story Starts Here!

Through Orientation, 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

Download your New Student Guide for next steps and resources to have a successful start at Rivier this fall. 

Orientation Dates and Registration

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

Session 1:  Monday, June 21 (First-year students)

Session 2:  Wednesday, June 23 (First-year and transfer students)

Session 3:  Friday, June 25 (First-year students)

Session 4:  Monday, June 28 (First-year students)

Register for your Orientation Session

Step 1:  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 “Register” button under the sessions listing.

Step 4:  Under EXISTING USER select “Rivier University Login,” and log in with your Rivier email and password.

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.

Parent Orientation Sessions
Parent Orientation will occur virtually the week of June 21. Parent/Guardian information is collected when students register for their orientation session.

View the Parent Orientation Schedule

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?

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