This list will continue to be updated with more tasks, so stay tuned!  Be sure to check your RISD email to keep up to date.  

May 1                                

 Housing Portal Opens

June 1                                 

Deadline to submit Housing application to Residence Life

Housing Addendum to receive Accommodation in Residence Life due (only for students requesting accommodations based  on a disability. Contact with questions.)

June 15                        

 Health Form due (for all new students). 

June 28                            

 P.O.S.E. applications due  (optional; first year students who are not attending international orientation only) 

June 30                              

RISD Cultural Community Survey closes.

August 1 

Register emergency contact information (federal requirement for all students) on Web Advisor

Complete the Student Information Release Form (optional) 

Prepare any belongings you would like to ship to RISD.  If you are arriving on September 6, please see these instructions If you are arriving before September 6 (BRDD, P.O.S.E and International Orientation students) please see these instructions

August 13                        

Submit your ID photo to Card Services

August 14

Last day to opt out of RISD Student Health Insurance

August 15                        

Application for Disability Services Form due (only for students requesting accommodations based on a disability. Contact with questions.)

Early September                

Check WebAdvisor for your class schedule.  Check your RISD email for a message from the Registrar's Office with more information.

September 6-9                          

Move in to campus, and attend New Student Orientation

September 10                              

Classes begin