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Online info sessions

OPEN RISD is a series of online info sessions for newly admitted students. These sessions with Admissions officers, current students and campus leaders are an overview of our community and a forum for questions you may have.

Online events

March

26

Regular Decision: RISD Connect

Connect with current students to learn more about life in the studio, on campus and in the city of Providence.

When you register, you’ll receive a personalized connection to a webinar. Give yourself a few minutes prior to the start to follow the quick and easy process of installing the necessary software.

April

6

All first-years: Multicultural RISD Connect

Join our student panel as they discuss 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.

When you register, you’ll receive a personalized connection to a webinar. Give yourself a few minutes prior to the start to follow the quick and easy process of installing the necessary software.

April

7

All first-years: 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.

When you register, you’ll receive a personalized connection to a webinar. Give yourself a few minutes prior to the start to follow the quick and easy process of installing the necessary software.

April

14

All first-years: Parent/Family Connect

Open to both incoming students and their families, this is an opportunity to hear from family members of current students about their RISD experiences.

When you register, you’ll receive a personalized connection to a webinar. Give yourself a few minutes prior to the start to follow the quick and easy process of installing the necessary software.

April

16

All first-years: International Students Connect

Meet with our director of International Student Services to learn about campus resources and international student engagement at RISD.

When you register, you’ll receive a personalized connection to a webinar. Give yourself a few minutes prior to the start to follow the quick and easy process of installing the necessary software.

May

5

Transfers: RISD Connect

Talk with current students who have recently transferred to RISD. They'll share insights about life in the studio, on campus and in Providence.

When you register, you’ll receive a personalized connection to a webinar. Give yourself a few minutes prior to the start to follow the quick and easy process of installing the necessary software.

May

12

Transfers: 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.

When you register, you’ll receive a personalized connection to a webinar. Give yourself a few minutes prior to the start to follow the quick and easy process of installing the necessary software.

There are no events at this time.