Admissions Transfer

Online Info Sessions

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):

RISD 101

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

Oct 6

Oct 22

Oct 27

Nov 10

Nov 12

Nov 17

Ask Admissions Anything

Join a one-hour session to ask an admissions officer your questions in real time.

Oct 7

Oct 18

Nov 18

Application prep and portfolio tips

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

Oct 19

Oct 26

Oct 28

Nov 5

Nov 16

Campus tours and student life

Join an admissions officer for a detailed perspective of our campus, facilities and resources and learn more about student life outside the studio and classroom.

For families + applicants

Made just for parents and families who want to learn about RISD, the application process, careers and more.

Oct 1

Archived info sessions

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.

Meet your regional rep

We're sure you have a lot of questions about RISD and our admissions officers are available to get them answered. Meet your regional admissions officer and ask away—they're here to help. Please select an event below based on the location of your college.

Oct 4

Oct 6

Oct 7

Oct 8

Oct 21

Oct 22

Oct 27

Oct 27

Oct 31

Nov 9

Nov 11

Nov 12

Nov 15

Nov 23

Nov 24