Feel at home and included

Students who live on campus enjoy the comfort, convenience and community that is ingrained in the RISD residential experience. Staff, residence advisors and advocates of inclusion in residence (AIRs) offer dedicated support in all facets of residence life.  Housing is gender-inclusive, accommodates many lifestyle preferences and aims to meet the needs of art and design students.

All about housing

Convenient resources

Student life portal

Select housing and access important documents, such as dining, medical accommodation and international student forms.

Medical accommodations

Contact Residence Life to request housing changes due to medical reasons.


Add funds and manage your risdbucks account, with support provided by Card Services.

Dining menus

See daily specials and meal service hours for dining venues on campus.


Check for available washers and dryers at all campus housing laundry venues.

Work orders

Access the easy-to-use work request form to submit issues to Facilities Operations.

New students

Find links to a variety of information geared toward students in their first year at RISD.