Orientation 2022

Welcome to Raider Nation and your Orientation Information Page!

Your 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

Orientation Dates and Registration

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

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

Session 2:  Monday, June 27 (First-year and transfer students)

Session 3:  Wednesday, June 29 (First-year students)

Registration is OPEN!

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 “Sign-in” button under the sessions listing.

Step 4:  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. Please note 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.

Parent Orientation Sessions

Parent Orientation will occur on the same day as the student’s 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?

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