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. You can browse by theme and sign up for events below (all times eastern):

Interested in in-person info sessions and tours? Learn more about these options here.

RISD 101

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

Nov 9

Nov 18

Dec 7

Dec 16

Application prep and portfolio tips

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

Nov 3

Nov 15

Nov 22

Dec 8

Dec 13

Archived info sessions

Application Prep 1: RISD Application Launch

The Admissions team shares the new RISD Assignment for those applying to be undergraduates in 2023. 

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.