Info sessions

The Admissions team hosts a number of online and in-person events designed to help you prepare for your future at RISD. In addition to Admitted Students Day in April for first-year students, online events for both first-year and transfer students provide an overview of our campus community and a forum for any questions you may have.

On-campus events

April

3

All first-years: Admitted Students Day

Join us for a fun, informative, RISD-filled day in Providence. Meet other admitted students and their families and hear from faculty and current students. Learn about our community, academic programs, careers and more. Ask questions, tour campus... in short, begin to picture yourself at RISD.

April

10

All first-years: Admitted Students Day (second date)

Join us for a fun, informative, RISD-filled day in Providence. Meet other admitted students and their families and hear from faculty and current students. Learn about our community, academic programs, careers and more. Ask questions, tour campus... in short, begin to picture yourself at RISD. (This program is the same as the first Admitted Students Day on April 3, so sign up for one or the other, not both.)

April

17

All first-years: Admitted Students Info Session

If you can't attend either of our Admitted Students Days, consider joining us for this abbreviated afternoon program at the Admissions Office. You'll hear from a student panel and learn more about our community, academic programs, resources and career prep at RISD.

There are no events at this time.

Online events

December

17

Early Decision: International Student Welcome

Learn about next steps from our Admissions and International Student Services teams.

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.

December

19

Early Decision: RISD Connect

Join the Admissions and Residence Life teams and student panel for next steps and a Q+A session.

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.

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.