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Fall 2014 Registration Information

The Fall course offerings are available on WebAdvisor through ‘Search for Sections’. A pdf of the 2014-15 Course Catalog (with course descriptions) is available by clicking on “course catalogs” on WebAdvisor or by clicking “course announcements current and past” on this site.

Instructional YouTube videos:
-How to Search for Sections
-How to Add Preferred Sections
-How to Register for Courses
-How to Drop Courses

Fall 2014 Important Dates:
September 5 (Friday) Waitlisting via WebAdvisor ends (students have 48 hours to register if called off the waitlist).

September 7 (Sunday) Fall Web Registration Ends

September 10 (Wednesday) Classes begin. Add/Drop Period begins. At this point in time, any registrations must be done on the paper Add/Drop Form with the signature of the instructor. Classes may be dropped (electives and liberal arts) using WebAdvisor (or all others on the paper form).

September 17 (Wednesday) Final day for adding courses and final day to drop a course without “W” transcript notation

September 17 (Wednesday) Deadline to submit Independent Study, Collaborative Study and Internship Forms


RISD/Brown cross-registration for RISD students

September 3: Brown University Classes begin; RISD students may register for Brown Classes

RISD students may enroll in courses at Brown University through the cross-registration arrangement (and vice versa).  The courses at Brown must be applicable toward RISD degree requirements, or they will not be approved.  For a step-by-step tutorial on the cross-registration process, click the YouTube link here:

Cross registration forms are available in our frequently requested forms section of our website.

Click here for the RISD/BROWN cross-registration map.

Registration Instructions for Incoming Transfers & Graduate Students

Web registration for new transfer students and graduate students begins on August 1, 2014 and continues through Sunday, September 7, 2014.  Registration information and navigation instructions are posted on the “Students” tab of the Registrar website (select the option for “Course Registration” for further instructions and information).

Additionally, information specific to August registration (for the fall semester) for transfers and graduate students is available here.

Instructional YouTube videos on how to navigate registration on WebAdvisor:
-How to Search for Sections
-How to Add Preferred Sections
-How to Register for Courses
-How to Drop Courses