Withdrawals + LOAs

Full-time students who withdraw or take a leave from RISD after the semester begins are charged a portion of tuition as follows:

 Withdrawal during       Portion charged 
   First week    0%     
   Second week    20%     
   Third week    40%     
   Fourth week    60%     
   Fifth week    80%     
   Thereafter    100%     

If a housing contract has been signed, the student must pay the room charges for the entire semester. Additionally, the student will be charged for the portion of the meal plan that has been used, along with an administrative fee. Charges may be assessed once official notification is sent from the Registrar’s Office.

Foundation Studies students consider each other's work under the guidance of Professor Merlin Szasz.