New and incoming student events and webinars

Offering an even closer look at RISD, our info session library features faculty, staff and current students sharing information about research support, professional development and career preparation, and other valuable insights into the RISD graduate experience.

New and incoming student webinars

Mar 15

Master of Landscape Architecture Admitted Student Webinar

Join faculty in Landscape Architecture to get a closer look at the Master of Landscape Architecture program and curriculum.

Mar 15

Master of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design (TLAD) Welcome and Q&A

Department Head, Dr. Shana Cinquemani has invited you to a "Welcome and Question & Answer" virtual meeting. This will be an opportunity for you to hear from Dr. Cinquemani about the MAT and MA programs for 2023-24 and ask any questions you have on your program to help you decide if you will accept a place in the cohort for the 2023-24 academic year.

Note: Please ensure you are logged into Zoom prior to this session. You will be admitted into the meeting from the Waiting Room in Zoom when Dr. Cinquemani is ready to begin the session.

Mar 21

Master of Architecture Online Open House

At this event, admitted M.Arch students will meet with a panel of faculty and current M.Arch students with opportunity for discussion and questions about creative work, curricula, and practice within the department, school, and the city of Providence. We'll cover careers, student teaching, engagement with other disciplines, the various ways environmental and racial advocacy intersect with our making culture, and various other unique aspects of RISD Architecture.

Mar 22

International student online session

An opportunity for admitted international students to speak with Director of International Student and Scholarly Affairs (ISSA) Kate Sacco and learn about cross-cultural community engagement and resources at RISD.

Mar 23

Master of Architecture In-Person Visit Day

Meet with RISD Architecture Graduate Program Director and interact with faculty and students while studios are in session. Visitors will have an opportunity to tour the RISD campus and visit the Architecture Department facilities. Emphasis will be placed on opportunities to see and participate in our discursive culture while also addressing any individual questions admitted students may have. Partners and families are welcome.

Apr 6

Career Center online session

This webinar provides a closer look at our Career Center. This is an opportunity to discover the various services and resources offered and ask any general enrollment questions you may have.

Apr 6

Student-to-student online session

A closer look into our graduate community. We'll provide you with some meaningful insight into student life and recent projects in the format of a Q+A session with current graduate students.

Apr 7

Master of Interior Architecture online session

Meet Interior Architecture faculty online for a closer look at the department's three degrees, information about the department's facilities, and a quick survey of some INTAR alumni and student work.

Apr 7

Master of Industrial Design online meet and greet

Join Graduate Program Director, Professor Paolo Cardini, along with current 1st and 2nd year MID students for a casual meeting and Q+A session.


Academic resource webinars

Center for Arts & Language: Graduate Student Info Session

The Center for Arts & Language is a college-wide resource offering academic support and advocacy for effective and expressive communication at the many intersections of arts and language. Hear A&L Director Jen Liese share information about the important resources and services the center offers for grad students, including tutoring in writing, public speaking and visual communication, as well as English language support for multilingual students.

CoWorks: Introduction for Graduate Students

Meet CoWorks Director David Kim and learn about the tools, training and interdisciplinary skill-building opportunities that CoWorks provides for both remote and on-campus graduate students.

Fleet Library: Orientation for Graduate Students

Learn about the many resources the Fleet Library has to offer both remote and on-campus graduate students. The presentation reviews how to access the library's collections and find the support you need for your research.

Intro to RISD Global for Graduate Students

In this session, new and returning graduate students will learn about the many opportunities for global engagement available through RISD Global, the college’s hub for global learning and academic engagement in art and design education. The RISD Global team will share information about off-campus programs, partnerships, initiatives, research assistantships and off-campus co-teaching opportunities, and guide you in exploring all available resources to grad students both on campus and remotely.

Nature Lab: Info Session for Graduate Students

Join the Nature Lab team to learn how graduate students can access this campus resource this semester, whether you are on campus or remote. The session will cover the Nature Lab’s online and in-person services, including an extensive natural history collection, biomaterials advice, sustainability tools, 3D scanning, GIS and photography.

Office of International Student Services (OISS): Employment for International Graduate Students

Join OISS to learn about the important requirements and process for international graduate students to secure legal employment while studying at RISD.

RISD Careers: Info Session for Graduate Students

Meet the RISD Careers team and learn how graduate students can benefit from our services from the start of your time here. This webinar introduces you to the resources and events RISD’s career center offers graduate students, both on-campus and remote.

RISD Museum: Graduate Student Resource Orientation

Explore digital and gallery resources, along with graduate student opportunities, with Public and Academic Program staff members Alexandra Poterack and Deb Clemons. The presentation covers research basics, professional options and opportunities for students to share creative practices.