Feel at home and included

Students who live on campus enjoy the comfort, convenience and community that is ingrained in the RISD residential experience. Supported by dedicated staff, residence advisors, and advocates of inclusion in residence (AIRs), RISD’s gender-inclusive housing accommodates a variety of individual 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, including dining, medical accommodation and international student forms.

Medical accommodations

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


Deposit funds and manage your risdbucks account, with additional support available from Card Services.

Dining menus

See daily specials and meal service hours for RISD’s on-campus dining venues.


Check washer and dryer availability at all campus housing laundry facilities.

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.