Webinars and info sessions

Our information sessions for incoming students provide an overview of our community and a forum for questions you may have. The webinars below are designed to get you acclimated to campus resources prior to your arrival.

August 4, 2023 Webinar

Cultural Considerations

Learn from RISD’s Center for Arts & Language and International Student and Scholar Affairs teams about topics that you may experience within and outside of the classroom as you navigate studying in the United States. Topics include: American academic expectations, cultural adjustment and transition, communications (small talk, idioms, etc) and relationships, belonging and community building.

July 26, 2023 Webinar

Get Informed with Equity & Compliance

Connect with the Equity & Compliance team to learn how they help create a learning, living and working environment free from discrimination. This webinar is meant for students only and the Q&A portion was anonymous and was not recorded.

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July 19, 2023 Webinar

Get Support with Health Education and Prevention, Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, Disability Student Services, Care Team

You will learn how you can connect with available campus resources that support your access needs, mental and emotional wellbeing, and health education.

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July 12, 2023 Webinar

Get Ahead with Extrademics

Every student manages their classes and studio space differently. The Extrademics team is here to support, expand and enrich your time at RISD through advocacy, tutoring, research, grant writing and career preparation. With 15 departments in total, this team can support your academics holistically.

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June 28, 2023 Webinar

Get Around with Public Safety, Dining, Card Services, Food Pantry, RISD Store and the Mailroom

There are a lot of new things to navigate when you go to college. Meet the teams who support many of your basic needs when you arrive on campus—from eating a good meal, to picking up your packages and getting the supplies you need for a last-minute project.

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June 21, 2023 Webinar

Get Paid with Student Employment, Student Financial Services, and International Student and Scholar Affairs

Find out more about on-campus employment as both a domestic and international student, and about the kind of support that financial services can provide you with while you’re here.

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June 14, 2023 Webinar

Get Involved with Residence Life, Intercultural Student Engagement & the Center for Student Involvement

You will learn how to get involved on the RISD campus and locally in Providence, and how to find a community of people with shared identities, hobbies and passions. You will hear from Residence Life, Intercultural Student Engagement (ISE), and the Center for Student Involvement (CSI)—all of which offer events, programs and other opportunities to connect and engage socially.

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Upcoming webinars



Federal Work Study 101

Students who receive federal work study as part of their financial aid package can learn more about what exactly is work study, the benefits of work study, how work study can help pay off your tuition balance, where to find available jobs on campus, and more. Students have been preregistered for this webinar and will receive a confirmation email, which will include the webinar Zoom link, in their RISD inbox.

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