Welcome
to
RISD

Congratulations and welcome to our graduate community. Below you’ll find important practical information about enrollment and throughout this site you'll get a closer look at the nature of graduate study at RISD, life in Providence and more.

Reserve your space

Key dates

Apr 15

Enrollment deposit due

Submit a nonrefundable enrollment deposit of $500 to reserve your space (this is applied to your first tuition bill). To pay your deposit by credit card or to authorize a bank transfer from your checking or savings account, please use the link below to go to our secure online site. You’ll need to indicate your name, RISD student ID number and the semester you will enroll (as indicated in your acceptance letter). All future tuition bills and other fees can be paid at this site as well.

If you are unable to submit payment online, please contact Admissions to arrange an alternative payment method.

Reserve your space
Jun 1

Transcript due (for summer program participants)

If you are participating in one of our summer programs, you must confirm the satisfactory completion of your undergraduate education by arranging for your final, official transcript to be sent to Admissions by June 1.

Jul 1

Transcript due (for fall semester start date)

If you are starting your studies in the fall semester, you must confirm that you have satisfactorily completed your undergraduate education by arranging for your final, official transcript to be sent to Admissions by July 1.


Get in touch

Graduate program directors are the first point of contact for any program-specific questions (regarding materials, curriculum, etc.). For general inquiries about enrollment, email the Admissions team at admissions@risd.edu.

Change of address

Please notify the Admissions team of your new address should you happen to move. Keeping your records up-to-date will ensure that you receive all mailed information.