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Hosted by members of the Admissions team, our online information sessions give an excellent introduction to RISD’s programs, life in Providence, how to apply and more

Upcoming info sessons (all times EDT)

Sep 10

Graduate information program

10–11 am

Join members of the Admissions team for an introduction to RISD’s graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. You will also learn the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

Sep 15

Studio visit: Charlotte McCurdy MID 18

3–4 pm

Join us for a peek into the studio practice of interdisciplinary designer/researcher and Industrial Design alum Charlotte McCurdy MID 18. This webinar is part of our special topics series, which offers deep dives into specific aspects of the student experience and RISD’s graduate community.

Sep 24

Graduate information program

10–11 am

Join members of the Admissions team for an introduction to RISD’s graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. You will also learn the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

Sep 29

Ask Admissions Anything

10–11 am

Join Admissions staff members Molly Pettengill and Timothy Lai (an alum of the Painting MFA program) for an "ask me anything" session about RISD's graduate community, academic programs and more.

Oct 6

Special topics event (details tbd)

3–4 pm

Join us for a deep dive into a specific aspect of the RISD graduate experience. Special topics sessions include closer looks at the studio practices of students and alums, ask me anything sessions and engaging panel discussions.

Oct 8

Graduate information program

3–4 pm

Join members of the Admissions team for an introduction to RISD’s graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. You will also learn the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

Oct 13

Special topics event (details tbd)

3–4 pm

Join us for a deep dive into a specific aspect of the RISD graduate experience. Special topics sessions include closer looks at the studio practices of students and alums, ask me anything sessions and engaging panel discussions.

Oct 20

Special topics event (details tbd)

10–11 am

Join us for a deep dive into a specific aspect of the RISD graduate experience. Special topics sessions include closer looks at the studio practices of students and alums, ask me anything sessions and engaging panel discussions.

Oct 22

Graduate information program

10–11 am

Join members of the Admissions team for an introduction to RISD’s graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. You will also learn the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

Oct 27

Faculty portfolio tips

3–4 pm

This session focuses on the graduate application’s portfolio requirement. Join the Admissions team and RISD faculty members members, who will offer tips and guidance for submitting your portfolio.

Nov 5

Graduate information program

3–4 pm

Join members of the Admissions team for an introduction to RISD’s graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. You will also learn the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

Nov 9

Nov 13

Graduate Virtual Open House

details coming soon

Taking the place of our annual, on-campus Graduate Open House, this year we are holding a weeklong series of webinars focused on specific academic divisions and departments, as well as essential resources for graduate students.

Nov 19

Portfolio tips

3–4 pm

This session focuses on the graduate application’s portfolio requirement. Join the Admissions team as they offer tips and guidance about submitting your portfolio.

Nov 24

Special topics event (details tbd)

3–4 pm

Join us for a deep dive into a specific aspect of the RISD graduate experience. Special topics sessions include closer looks at the studio practices of students and alums, ask me anything sessions and engaging panel discussions.

Dec 3

Portfolio tips

3–4 pm

This session focuses on the graduate application’s portfolio requirement. Join the Admissions team as they offer tips and guidance about submitting your portfolio.

Dec 10

Application Q+A session

3–4 pm

In this session the Admissions team will dive deep into and answer your questions about the application process.

Dec 17

Application Q+A

10–11 am

In this session the Admissions team will dive deep into and answer your questions about the application process.