Enjoy comfort and community
Creative practice is exciting and intense. It's important to recharge—to feel at home while getting the most out of your time outside the studio. The Student Life Portal will help you select housing and the other basics of residence life before exploring all that RISD’s campus and community have to offer.
Connect with your community by getting involved in a wide variety of organizations and activities on campus.
Select on-campus accommodations, access important resources and feel at home with support from Residence Life.
Get medical care and counseling and psychological services provided on campus by professional staff.
Learn what you need to know about US immigration, obtaining authorization to work and coming to RISD as an international student.
Find out about traveling and shipping your belongings to RISD, as well as useful info and resources for navigating Providence.
See daily specials and meal service hours for RISD’s on-campus dining venues.
Search locations for RISD buildings, departments and offices, studios and outdoor spaces on campus.
Deposit funds and manage your risdbucks account, with additional support available from Card Services.
Be informed of official RISD policies regarding conduct, health and safety, campus security and much more.