The Rider Allies Program is a campus wide voluntary program that creates allies, supports and resources for the LGBTQ community. It is designed to create a network of allies and visibly identify faculty, staff and students who support the LGBTQ population and can provide a safe and nondiscriminatory environment on campus for members of the LGBTQ community. They can provide support, information and resources available both locally and nationally.
Rider Spectrum, formerly known as Rider Gay-Straight Alliance, is an organization dedicated to bringing together the campus community on the topics of homosexuality, bisexuality, transgenderism, the intersexed, and those that are questioning their sexuality. Rider Spectrum aims to break down sexual and gender-based stereotypes while providing a comfortable atmosphere for its members.