Withdrawals + LOAs

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

 Withdrawal during       Tuition portion charged   Room & board portion charged 
   First week    0%         5%*    
   Second week    20%         20%     
   Third week    40%         40%     
   Fourth week    60%         60%     
   Fifth week    80%         80%     
   Thereafter    100%         100%     

Charges may be assessed once official notification is sent from the Registrar’s Office.

*Begins on move in day through the first day of classes

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