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Connect with Admissions

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. Continue to check this page for updated programming.

Upcoming webinars (all times EDT)

Jul 1

RISD 101 with Antonio

1–2 pm EDT

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

Jul 6

Facilities and resources on campus with Isabelle

1–2 pm EDT

Get an inside look at our tools, resources and spaces on campus, from major-specific workspaces to first-year dorms.

Jul 8

Portfolio tips with Isabelle: Interdisciplinary exploration

1–2 pm EDT

How can you make work that combines both Drawing and Digital art? Video and drawing? Join us for this discussion about merging mediums and disciplines.

Jul 9

Ask Admissions Anything with Timothy

1–2 pm EDT

Ask anything that's on your mind about what it’s like to attend or apply to RISD.

Jul 10

Faculty studio visit: Sean Salstrom, Glass

1–2 pm EDT

Learn about faculty member Sean Salstrom’s approach to sculpture through action, object and performance.

Jul 13

Portfolio tips for international students with Timothy

7:30–8:30 am EDT

What’s in a portfolio? Find out how to get started, discover some new materials, get advice on documenting your work and more.

Jul 15

RISD 101 with Mike

1–2 pm EDT

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

Jul 22

Portfolio tips with Isabelle

1–2 pm EDT

What’s in a portfolio? Find out how to get started, discover some new materials, get advice on documenting your work and more.

Jul 23

Ask Admissions Anything with Melanie

1–2 pm EDT

Ask anything that's on your mind about what it’s like to attend or apply to RISD.

Jul 29

RISD 101 with Melanie

1–2 pm EDT

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

Archived info sessions

RISD 101

Learn the basics of learning and living at RISD with Admissions Officer Isabelle Sanchez.

RISD Assignment announcement and tips

The Admissions team shares the new RISD Assignment for those applying to be undergraduates in 2021.

Facilities and resources on campus

Admissions Officers Antonio Peters and Melanie Patterson give an inside look at the tools, resources and spaces on campus, from major-specific workspaces to first-year dorms.

Student studio visit: Eli Kauffman, Painting

Meet Eli Kauffman, a fourth-year Painting student, as they share how their work has changed during their time at RISD.