Opportunities to connect

RISD offers webinars and on-campus events for prospective students to learn more about the college and the outstanding graduate programs offered here. RISD representatives also participate in National Portfolio Day Association events in select cities and online in the fall.

On-campus information programs

Sep 26

On-campus information program

Presented by the Admissions Office, these programs provide introductions to our graduate programs, learning resources, community and application process. Each event also offers a guided tour of campus, with an emphasis on graduate facilities. Programs will be held in the 1st-floor lobby of 20 Washington Place. The presentation and tour typically take two hours or more and reservations are required.

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Oct 10

On-campus information program

Presented by the Admissions Office, these programs provide introductions to our graduate programs, learning resources, community and application process. Each event also offers a guided tour of campus, with an emphasis on graduate facilities. Programs begin in the Admissions Office in Woods-Gerry House (62 Prospect Street). The presentation and tour typically take two hours or more and reservations are required.

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Nov 14

On-campus information program

Presented by the Admissions Office, these programs provide introductions to our graduate programs, learning resources, community and application process. Each event also offers a guided tour of campus, with an emphasis on graduate facilities. Programs will be held in the 1st-floor lobby of 20 Washington Place. The presentation and tour typically take two hours or more and reservations are required.

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Online information programs

Sep 19

Online information program

If you are not able to travel to Providence, an online information program provides a similar introduction to our graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. We’ll also describe the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

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Oct 3

Online information program

If you are not able to travel to Providence, an online information program provides a similar introduction to our graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. We’ll also describe the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

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Oct 24

Online information program

If you are not able to travel to Providence, an online information program provides a similar introduction to our graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. We’ll also describe the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

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Nov 21

Online information program
alumni question + answer session

If you are not able to travel to Providence, an online information program provides a similar introduction to our graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. We’ll also describe the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

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Dec 5

Online information program
application question + answer session

If you are not able to travel to Providence, an online information program provides a similar introduction to our graduate programs, learning resources, community and campus. We’ll also describe the steps to apply for admission and financial aid.

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National Portfolio Days

Oct 19

San Francisco, CA
hosted by San Francisco Art Institute

RISD will have representatives at this graduate portfolio day, organized by the National Portfolio Day Association. We look forward to meeting with you.

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Oct 26

Boston, MA
hosted by Massachusetts College of Art and Design

RISD representatives meet with prospective grad students at this annual event, organized by the National Portfolio Day Association.

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Oct 27

New York, NY
hosted by Parsons School of Design

RISD representatives meet with prospective grad students at this annual event, organized by the National Portfolio Day Association.

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Nov 2

Chicago, IL
hosted by School of the Art Institute in Chicago

RISD representatives meet with prospective grad students at this annual event, organized by the National Portfolio Day Association.

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Open House Events

Nov 8

Graduate Open House

Our graduate open house offers the opportunity to meet with faculty and current students. You will get a sense of the people, places and points of view that make RISD's graduate programs among the most widely respected in the world.

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We can help

If you're unsure about which Admissions-hosted event to attend or if you have any questions please get in touch with us.