Webinars and Info Sessions
Our information sessions for incoming students offer a closer look at our community and a forum for you to ask any questions you may have. The webinars below will also help you discover available resources before you arrive on campus.
Info session recordings
Cultural Considerations with the Center for Arts & Language and International Student and Scholar Affairs
Learn from our Center for Arts & Language and International Student and Scholar Affairs teams about what you may experience in and outside the classroom while studying in the United States. We will cover US academic expectations, cultural adjustment and transition, communications (small talk, idioms, etc.), and relationships, belonging and community building.
Get Support with Health Education and Prevention, Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, Disability Student Services and the CARE Team
Get Ahead with Extrademics
Every student manages their classes and studio space differently. The Extrademics team is here to support, expand and enrich your time at RISD through advocacy, tutoring, research, grant writing and career preparation. With 15 departments in total, this team can support your academics holistically.
Get Around with Public Safety, Dining, Card Services, Food Pantry, RISD Store and the Mailroom
There are a lot of new things to navigate when you go to college. Meet the teams who support many of your basic needs when you arrive on campus—from eating a good meal to picking up your packages and getting the supplies you need for a last-minute project.
Get Paid with Student Employment, Student Financial Services and International Student and Scholar Affairs
Find out more about on-campus employment as both a domestic and international student, and about the kind of support that Student Financial Services can provide you with while you’re here.
Get Involved with Residence Life, Intercultural Student Engagement and the Center for Student Involvement
You will learn how to get involved on the RISD campus and locally in Providence, and how to find a community of people with shared identities, hobbies and passions. You will hear from Residence Life, Intercultural Student Engagement (ISE), and the Center for Student Involvement (CSI)—all of which offer events, programs and other opportunities to connect and engage socially.