Welcome to RISD!
We are excited to meet you and welcome you in to the RISD community. Below please find a list of important dates pertaining to graduate students and links to more information.
Monday, June 13, 2016
MA in Interior Architecture off-campus Summer Program begins. Summer program ends Friday, July 29.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Residence halls open for students attending Summer Orientation.
Summer Orientation begins. Graduate students enrolled in the Master of Design Interior Studies and MARCH Architecture summer start program participate in Summer Orientation. International students who require a visa to study in the U.S. will be required to participate in International Orientation, beginning September 1.
Monday, June 20, 2016
Master of Design Summer Program Interior Studies (Adaptive Reuse) begins. Summer program ends Friday, July 29.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Summer health insurance waiver due (optional, only for transfer students enrolled in Summer Foundation Studies who do not want to participate in RISD's health insurance plan).
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Residence halls open for Master of Arts Teaching Program
Monday, July 11, 2016
Classes begin for Master of Arts in Teaching Program. Summer classes end Thursday, August 18.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Residence Halls open for Landscape Architecture students
Monday, August 1, 2016
10:00 am Fall web registration for new graduate and new transfer students
Landscape Architecture Design Foundation/ Field Ecology class for incoming grad students begins. Class ends Friday, August 26.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Health insurance waiver deadline (optional, only for students who do not want to participate in RISD's health insurance plan for the 2016-2017 academic year)
Thursday, September 1, 2016
International Orientation begins. International Orientation is required for all new graduate students who require a visa to study in the U.S. If you do not require a visa but consider yourself part of the international student community, please email email@example.com.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016- Saturday, September 10, 2016
Graduate Welcome Week events begin. Click here for the Welcome Week Schedule