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Campus information programs

Information programs provide an excellent introduction to life and learning opportunities at RISD, along with a detailed explanation of the application process. Each program includes a presentation by a member of the Admissions staff and a student-guided tour of campus.

All weekday information programs begin at 1 pm with a presentation, followed by a tour. They run for approximately three hours. Please refer to your reservation confirmation for location details.

Online information programs

If you are not able to travel to Providence, we are pleased to offer a variety of webinars to help you learn about programs, resources, community and campus. We’ll also describe the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.


Thursday, October 3 at 6 pm: General Information Program and Q+A

Tuesday, October 8 at 7:30 am: International Q+A

Wednesday, October 16 at 6 pm: Brown|RISD Dual Degree

Tuesday, November 5 at 6 pm: Intercultural Q+A

Tuesday, January 7 at 6 pm: General Information Program and Q+A

Tuesday, January 14 at 6 pm: Transfer Q+A

Getting here + around campus

Just northeast of RISD's central campus, the Admissions office is located in Woods-Gerry House at 62 Prospect Street. If you also plan to visit specific RISD buildings or offices, please download and print this campus map for more information.