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Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, June 3 at 9 am
Amica Mutual Pavilon
(The AMP, formerly known as “The Dunk”)
One LaSalle Square, Providence, RI

Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Friday, June 2 at 1:30 pm
First Baptist Church in America
75 North Main Street, Providence, RI

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Reserve up to six tickets for your guests to celebrate with you and RISD’s graduating class of 2023. Order by April 28.

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Venue information and accessibility

Commencement will be held in the Amica Mutual Pavilion (The AMP) at 1 LaSalle Square, Providence, RI.

The AMP is an accessible building.

We ask that graduating students let us know about the special seating needs of their families when reserving tickets for Commencement. You may also email us at or call 401 454-6379. Please contact us well in advance for information on entry and seating arrangements.

The Graduate Hooding Ceremony will be held at the First Baptist Church in America at 75 North Main Street, Providence, RI. There is an accessible dropoff location and entrance at the rear of the building.

An ASL translator will be at both the Graduate Hooding and Commencement ceremonies. The Commencement program will include translations of the program and welcome in more than 20 languages.

Reunions 2023

Part of Commencement and Reunion Weekend, this year's reunions celebrate the classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, 2018 and our two-year reunion class 2021.

Commencement and Reunion weekend is a great way to welcome the Class of 2023 and help them connect with our alumni community. We have some wonderful opportunities planned to bring everyone together to celebrate, including the all campus Lantern Lighting and Artists Party, the Alumni Commencement Processional, RISD Craft, and a special WaterFire.

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