Graduate Information On and Off Campus

A variety of events and programs are available to introduce you to the learning opportunities available in RISD’s graduate programs

On Campus Events

IN FOcus

Our IN FOcus events offer an overview of graduate education at RISD and an up-close look at specific programs of interest.

The Dean of Graduate Studies, faculty and currently enrolled students will offer a broad view of our graduate learning community. Staff from Student Financial Services and the Admissions Office will share insights on financing graduate study and applying for admission. You’ll tour the campus and spend time with faculty and students in your program of interest.

In FOcus events will take place in the fall for those considering applying for 2016-17 enrollment. Please check this page for forthcoming schedules.

Information Programs

Presented by the Admissions Office, these programs provide introductions to our graduate programs, resources, community and application process. Each event also offers a guided tour of campus, with an emphasis on graduate facilities. Programs begin in the Admissions Office in the Woods-Gerry House at 62 Prospect Street. The presentation and tour typically take two hours or more.

Information programs will take place in the fall for those considering applying for 2016-17 enrollment. Please check this page for forthcoming schedules, which will be posted as they become available.

Online Events

Information Program

Our online admissions programs provide an introduction to our graduate programs, learning resources, community, and campus. We'll also describe the steps to apply for admission and for financial aid. This program will take place in the fall of 2015 – please check this page for forthcoming schedules, which will be posted as they become available.

Landscape Architecture

Learn more about the graduate program in Landscape Architecture in this event with Scheri Fultineer, Department Head and Graduate Program Director. We will also be covering the application process and the types of fellowships and financial aid that are available. Please check this page for the date of next fall's event and the opportunity to reserve a space.

Events Around the United States

Graduate Portfolio Days

If you can’t visit us here in Providence, please plan to meet with RISD representatives at a National Portfolio Day session in your area. To find out which events we will be attending in the fall of 2015, please check back on this page. Events will be posted as the information becomes available.


For Visitors

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Campus location
Admissions Office
Woods-Gerry House
62 Prospect Street
Providence, RI 02906
directions

Hours
8:30 am–4:30 pm
Monday-Friday

Mailing address
Admissions Office
Rhode Island School of Design
Two College Street
Providence, RI 02903
USA

Traveling to Providence?
Book a hotel with one of RISD’s partner hotels at our campus travel portal.

Please note: all RISD offices are closed on Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, the week between Christmas and New Year’s, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day.

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Given all the artwork in motion, just walking around campus can be fun.