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RISD WILL REOPEN CAMPUS IN FALL 2020. GO TO COVID.RISD.EDU FOR THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT AND FURTHER DETAILS.

Fall 2020 reopening plan

Public health

The health and vitality of our community depends on each of us actively working to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Academics

We have made all efforts to preserve in-person instruction while maintaining strict health and safety procedures.

Campus life

Living and dining on campus will be different this fall—but we will still make the student experience beyond the studio and classroom supportive and enriching.

RISD Reopens this Fall

Guided by three primary goals—community health and safety, academic integrity and financial viability—President Somerson announces that the college will open this fall with students on campus in a de-densified model.

Community Message

President Somerson addresses the anger and hurt rippling across the country, condemns the continued role that systemic racism plays in our society and encourages action.

Compelling Bodies of Work

Graduates of 16 master’s degree programs present strong thesis work in RISD Grad Show 2020.

RISD Senior Show 2020

An online exhibition presents diverse and contemplative work by more than 300 of RISD’s newest graduates.

Celebrating the Class of Perfect Vision

Forced to postpone Commencement, the RISD community came together virtually to congratulate this year’s graduates.

2020 Grads Share Work Virtually

From film premieres to the grad thesis show, graduating students are turning to alternative outlets for showcasing their work.

Virtual exhibitions

Offsite Online

RISD Furniture Design MFAs

through Aug 31

Sight Unseen

Photography Show

RISD Photography Seniors

through Aug 31

Virtual