Info Sessions

Hosted by members of the Admissions team, our online programs give an excellent introduction to life and learning at RISD, how to apply and develop your portfolio and more.


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Note: There are no upcoming info sessions at this time. We’ll update this page as new sessions are scheduled. In the meantime, check out the session recordings below to learn more about applying to RISD.

RISD 101

Learn all about RISD, from our academics and student life to the application process.

Application prep and portfolio tips

Get advice directly from reviewers about everything from navigating the Common Application to developing and refining your creative work.

For families and applicants

We offer educational resources on understanding what it means to receive an art and design education. Join us for these events that are tailored to prospective students and their families.

Ask Admissions Anything

These open, Q&A-format events give you the opportunity to ask an Admissions rep whatever you’d like about anything related to RISD.

Want to take a campus tour?

If you’re interested in RISD, join us for an in-person info session and student-led tour. You’ll learn more about our community and campus, and get answers to your questions along the way.

Register today