RISD mailing address + directions

Rhode Island School of Design
Two College Street
Providence, RI 02903-2784 USA

Phone: 401 454-6100
Toll-free: 800 364-RISD

Visiting and directions »


Call 401 454-6666 for RISD Public Safety 24/7.
Visit emergency.risd.edu in the event of a campus-wide emergency.

Applying to RISD

Undergraduate and Graduate admissions
Information about applying to RISD is available at RISD Admissions where you can also request a catalogue.

For all questions about the Admissions process, please email admissions@risd.edu.

Continuing Education or summer program admissions
Information about RISD's wide range of Continuing Education classes, workshops and certificate programs for children and adults is available at the RISD Continuing Education website. Please direct questions to cemail@risd.edu.

Contact people or offices

Contact a specific RISD faculty or staff member
To contact members of RISD's community, search by name in the search people + pages box at the top of every page. You can also contact just about anyone who works or studies at RISD using the standard formula for RISD email addresses: first initial of first name + first seven letters of last name + @risd.edu

For example: xfaculty@risd.edu (Xavier Faculty), ystudent@risd.edu (Yolanda Student) or zemploye@risd.edu (Zander Employee) Note: RISD does not publish student contact information.

Contact a RISD office
Phone numbers and contact information for RISD offices are available in the Offices Directory.


Undergraduate and Graduate transcripts
Requests for copies of transcripts and/or diplomas are handled by the RISD Registrar.
Request a transcript »
Request a new copy of your diploma »

Continuing Education transcripts/certificates
If you took courses or completed a certificate program through RISD Continuing Education, you can request a transcript by contacting CE at cemail@risd.edu.


Working at RISD
Learn more about working at RISD or find a list of all current openings at the Human Resources website, where you can apply for jobs online.

Hiring RISD students and alumni
The best place to post a position or internship opportunity for RISD students and alumni is on ArtWorks, our online job and internship board, where you can also search student and alumni portfolios. To access ArtWorks go to the RISD Careers site and sign in.

Please direct questions to the RISD Career Center at 401 454-6614 or artworks@risd.edu.

Academic Calendar

View the current academic calendar or download a PDF version.

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The façade of the Chace Center, a new multipurpose hub that opened
in 2008, offers an interesting contrast to the historic campus
buildings that surround it.