Residential Experience Packages

Room and Board Options and Rates

RISD offers three types of room and board packages:  Essential RISD, Suite Experience, and Apartment Experience.  Essential RISD and Suite Experience packages include one of two full meal plans with a varying mix of meal swipes and dining points.  Apartment Experience rooms come with the Flex 7-60 Dining Plan.  Students living in these rooms can choose to enroll in the Foundation or Residential Dining Plans for an additional fee, or can opt for reduced plans depending on their class standing.

For full descriptions of housing and dining rates, along with building and room photos and floor plans, please refer to our dedicated website at:

Room and Board Rates, 2017-2018


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