Opportunities to connect

Throughout the fall 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.

Graduate Open House

Nov 9

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.

If your schedule allows, extend your visit into the evening and enjoy Grad Open Studios. Students across disciplines will be opening their studio doors, offering a look into the work and discourse going on within our graduate community.

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Online information programs

Nov 15

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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Dec 6

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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Portfolio days

Oct 21

San Francisco, CA
hosted by California College of the Arts

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 27

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 28

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 3

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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Nov 30

Online | National Portfolio Day Association with CareerEco

The National Portfolio Day Association is partnering with CareerEco to offer an online event for prospective graduate students. RISD will have representatives available between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm EST.

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RISD in Los Angeles

Oct 20

LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)

This event connects with graduate alumni and our staff to gain insights about our graduate programs and community, learn about the applications process and, if you would like, share your portfolio for review.

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.