Upcoming online events
We invite admitted grad students to join us for online events with faculty, staff and current grad students. In these Q+A and info sessions, you will learn more about your program, next steps, life at RISD and in Providence, and have opportunities to ask any questions you may have.
In addition, the info session library below offers new and current grad students a great way to learn about the resources available to them at RISD. In them, faculty, staff and current students share information about research support, professional development and career preparation, and other valuable insights into the graduate experience.
Live Q+A with Graduate Studies office and RISD grad students
In this session a graduate student panel as well as staff from RISD’s Admissions and Graduate Studies offices will answer your questions about programs, Providence and anything else on your mind.
Info session library
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.