Seton Hall University
Students in Walsh Library portico


A student is eligible to participate in Seton Hall University's RISE program if the student meets all of the following requirements:

  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Is enrolled at Seton Hall University or accepted for enrollment in the next academic term 
  • Must meet income criteria as established by the U.S. Dept. of Education
  • Has a need for academic support, as determined by RISE, to successfully pursue a postsecondary educational program. 

Additionally, student participants must meet at least one of the following categories:

  • Be first-generation college students (neither parent/guardian holds a bachelor's degree or higher) 
  • Be from a low income level as determined by federal guidelines for family unit size.
  • Have a documented disability.