Graduate Open House

Our graduate open house offers the opportunity to meet with faculty and current students. You will get a sense of the people, places and points of view that make RISD one of the most widely respected graduate programs.

Friday, November 9 from 2–5 pm
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If your schedule allows, extend your visit into the evening and enjoy Grad Open Studios. Students across disciplines will be opening their studio doors, offering a look into the work and discourse going on within our graduate community.

Campus information programs

Presented by the Admissions Office, these programs provide introductions to our graduate programs, learning resources, community and application process. Each event also offers a guided tour of campus, with an emphasis on graduate facilities. Programs begin in the Admissions Office in Woods-Gerry House (62 Prospect Street). The presentation and tour typically take two hours or more and reservations are required.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 3–5 pm
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Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 3–5 pm
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Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 3–5 pm
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Online information programs

If you are not able to travel to Providence, an online information program provides a similar introduction to our graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. We’ll also describe the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

Thursday, September 13 at 12 pm
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Thursday, October 4 at 3 pm
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Thursday, October 25 at 12 pm
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Thursday, November 15 at 3 pm
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Thursday, December 6 at 12 pm
Application Question + Answer Session
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RISD in Los Angeles

RISD representatives look forward to meeting with you at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) on Saturday, October 20.

You'll be able to connect with graduate alumni and our staff to gain insights about our graduate programs and community, learn about the applications process and, if you would like, share your portfolio for review.

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LACE is located at 6522 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

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