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Info session archive

Check out recordings of our most recent info sessions hosted by the Admissions team, current students, staff and faculty and be sure to register for upcoming online events.

Student to Student

Current students answer questions about life and learning at RISD—hear more about how they spend their free time, where they find inspiration and what it's like in a studio class.

Intercultural Connect

Our student panel discusses diversity and social equity on campus, clubs that focus on affinity across all social identities as well as life in the studio and in the city of Providence.

Careers Connect

RISD Careers offers students a range of opportunities for professional development, career planning and job searches. Hear from the team about programs and services designed to help you plan your future.

Residence Life Connect

Hear from members of the Residence Life team about RISD's residence halls, room selection, what it’s like to live on campus and the various resources available to you as you transition to your new home at RISD.

Fine Arts Connect

Learn about majors in the Fine Arts division: Ceramics, Glass, Illustration, Jewelry + Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture and Textiles (FAV will be covered in another info session).

Architecture Connect

Learn about the undergraduate Architecture and Interior Architecture programs with Associate Professor of Architecture Carl Lostritto, Admissions Officer Isabel Sanchez and current students.

Design Connect

Learn more about our design programs: Apparel Design, Furniture Design, Graphic Design and Industrial Design, with Scheri Fultineer, dean of Architecture and Design, current design students and Admissions Officer Isabel Sanchez.

Film/Animation/Video Connect

Join Admissions Officer Antonio Peters and current Film/Animation/Video students for a conversation about the major and its three tracks: Live Action, Animation and Open Media.

Faculty Studio Visit: Spencer Evans, Experimental and Foundation Studies

Meet Spencer Evans, assistant professor in the Experimental and Foundation Studies program. See his studio, hear about his teaching style and the way he approaches his creative work.

Faculty Studio Visit: Kelly Murphy and Antoine Revoy, Illustration

Admissions Officer Kara Skolnik joins Illustration faculty members Kelly Murphy and Antoine Revoy for a tour of their home studios, a discussion about work and teaching and a cameo from their dog, Kiwi.

Faculty Studio Visit: Katie Bullock, Glass

Join Admissions Officer Timothy Lai and Glass Critic Katie Bullock as they tour Katie's studio and discuss her approaches to teaching and art making.

Faculty Studio Visit: Rafael Attias, Illustration

Join Illustration Senior Critic Rafael Attias and Admissions Officer Melanie Patterson as they tour his studio and discuss his creative practice and approach to teaching.

Faculty Studio Visit: Nick Jainschigg, Illustration

Join Admissions Officer Timothy Lai and Associate Professor of Illustration Nick Jainschigg as they tour Nick's studio and discuss his approaches to teaching and art making.

Faculty Studio Visit: Max Porter, Film/Animation/Video

Join Admissions Officer Isabel Sanchez as she gets a virtual tour of Assistant Professor Max Porter's studio and chats with him about teaching and animation.

Transfer Connect

Hear Admissions officers, Residence Life staff and current students who have recently transferred to RISD share insights and information about life in the studio, on campus and in the city of Providence.

Transfer Careers Connect

Hear from Admissions Officer Antonio Peters and Kevin Jankowski, head of RISD Careers, about the many opportunities and resources available to you as you begin to plan for your future creative and professional life.

Transfer Summer EFS Connect

Hear more about the summer Experimental and Foundation Studies program for transfer students from Admissions Officer Kara Skolnik and EFS faculty Ken Horii, Gwen Strahle and Rachel Rosenkrantz.