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RISD offers a variety of online info programs and other events for prospective students to learn about the college and the outstanding graduate programs offered here.

Upcoming online events

Sep 29

Ask Admissions Anything

Join Admissions staff members Molly Pettengill and Timothy Lai (an alum of the Painting MFA program) for an "ask me anything" session about RISD's graduate community, academic programs and more.

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Oct 6

Faculty AMA: Carl Lostritto

Join Associate Professor of Architecture Carl Lostritto for an "ask me anything" session about the RISD community, the graduate program in Architecture and more.

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Oct 8

Graduate info program

Join members of the Admissions team for an introduction to RISD’s graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. You will also learn the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

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Oct 9

Graduate portfolio review: international and domestic students

An opportunity to get portfolio feedback from a RISD representative prior to the graduate application deadline.

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Oct 13

Studio visit: Aaron Forrest

Join us for a peek into the studio practice of Associate Professor of Architecture Aaron Forrest. This webinar is part of our special topics series, which offers deep dives into specific aspects of the student experience and RISD’s graduate community.

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Oct 17

National Portfolio Day online event: California
noon–4 pm EDT / 9 am–1 pm PST

An online event for California residents to get portfolio feedback from a RISD representative prior to the graduate application deadline.

nationalportfolioday.org
Oct 20

Graduate experience panel discussion

Join us for a panel discussion with current students and alumni, who will share insights about the graduate experience at RISD. This webinar is part of our special topics series, which offers deep dives into specific aspects of RISD’s graduate community and creative culture.

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Oct 22

Graduate info program

Join members of the Admissions team for an introduction to RISD’s graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. You will also learn the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

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Oct 25

National Portfolio Day online event: Massachusetts
noon–4 pm EDT

An online event for Massachusetts residents to get portfolio feedback from a RISD representative prior to the graduate application deadline.

nationalportfolioday.org
Oct 25

National Portfolio Day online event: New York
noon–4 pm EDT

An online event for New York residents to get portfolio feedback from a RISD representative prior to the graduate application deadline.

nationalportfolioday.org
Oct 27

Portfolio tips from RISD faculty

This session focuses on the graduate application’s portfolio requirement. Join the Admissions team and RISD faculty members members, who will offer tips and guidance for submitting your portfolio.

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Oct 31

National Portfolio Day online event: Illinois
noon–4 pm EDT / 11 am–3 pm CDT

An opportunity for Illinois residents to get portfolio feedback from a RISD representative prior to the graduate application deadline.

nationalportfolioday.org
Nov 5

Graduate info program

Join members of the Admissions team for an introduction to RISD’s graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. You will also learn the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

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Nov 9 Nov 13

Graduate Virtual Open House
more details coming soon

Taking the place of our annual, on-campus Graduate Open House, this year we are holding a weeklong series of webinars focused on specific academic divisions and departments, as well as essential resources for graduate students.

Nov 12

Graduate portfolio review: international and domestic students

An opportunity to get portfolio feedback from a RISD representative prior to the graduate application deadline.

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Nov 19

Portfolio tips

This session focuses on the graduate application’s portfolio requirement. Join the Admissions team as they offer tips and guidance about submitting your portfolio.

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Nov 24

Special topics event

Join us for a panel discussion with current students and alumni, who will share insights about the graduate experience at RISD. This webinar is part of our special topics series, which offers deep dives into specific aspects of RISD’s graduate community and creative culture.

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Dec 3

Portfolio tips

This session focuses on the graduate application’s portfolio requirement. Join the Admissions team as they offer tips and guidance about submitting your portfolio.

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Dec 10

Application Q+A session

In this session the Admissions team will dive deep into and answer your questions about the application process.

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Dec 17

Application Q+A session

In this session the Admissions team will dive deep into and answer your questions about the application process.

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Past online events

Studio visit: Charlotte McCurdy MID 18

Join us for a peek into the studio practice of interdisciplinary designer/researcher and Industrial Design alum Charlotte McCurdy. This webinar is part of our special topics series, which offers deep dives into specific aspects of the student experience and RISD’s graduate community.