Fall 2021 Online Registration Begins June 14 for Current Students

All students should access Student Planning prior to the upcoming Fall registration.

Students will be able to register online in Student Planning on or after their assigned registration appointment times. Login to Student Planning directly at this link: https://ss.risd.edu/student.

Remember that web registration appointments mark the beginning of your registration period for Fall 2021. Registration remains open from your appointment time until September 5, 2021.

Important Registration Dates, Fall 2021:
June 14-15 (Mon. – Tues.) Web registration opens for rising seniors and returning graduate level students, by appointment
June 16 (Wed.) Web registration opens for rising juniors by appointment
June 17 (Thurs.) Web registration opens for rising sophomores by appointment

Additional information and appointment times will be sent the week prior to registration.

Student Planning Tutorials:
-Watch the following short video tutorial series to familiarize yourself with the many features and benefits.
For Students:
Tutorial 1: Introduction to Student Planning & Registration
Tutorial 2  Student Planning: Preparing for Registration
Tutorial 3: Student Planning: Registering for Classes
For Advisors:
Tutorial 4: Student Planning for Advisors

Important Dates, Fall 2021:
June 14:
Registration beings for Fall 2021 for continuing students
August 2 (Monday):  Incoming Graduate and Transfer (new admits) register online
September 3 (Friday) Waitlisting closes
September 5 (Sunday) Fall Web Registration Ends
September 8 (Wednesday) Classes begin. Add/Drop Period begins.
September 15:  Final Date to Add/Drop courses and to submit registration for Fall Internships

Summer 2021 Important Dates

The Summer 2021 Semester runs June 1st – August 31st. Please review important dates below. For a complete list of dates for the academic year, please refer to the Academic Calendar by clicking here.

Summer 2021 Important Dates:
June 14 – Master of Arts in Adaptive Reuse program courses begin (Hybrid)
June 18 – RISD Offices and Library Closed (observance of Juneteenth)
July 5 – Master of Landscape Architecture program courses begin (Hybrid)
*Master of Design (Adaptive Reuse) program courses begin (Hybrid)
*Master of Design (Exhibition and Narrative Environments) program courses begin (Hybrid)
*English for Art and Design Summer Course begins (Online)
*RISD Offices and Library Closed (Observance of July 4th)
July 6 – Master of Arts in Teaching Summer Program courses begin (Online)
*Orientation for Summer Foundation Program courses begin (Online)
July 7 – Summer Foundation Program courses begin (Online)
July 12 – Master of Architecture Summer Program courses begin (Online)
August 2 –  Fall 2021 Web Registration for New Graduate and New Transfer Students
August 9 – Remembrance Day; Offices and Library Open, Classes Held
August 31 – Summer 2021 Degree Conferral Date

Spring 2021 Grading Deadlines

There are different grade deadlines during Spring to accommodate the time-sensitive review of degree requirement completion for the graduating class.

Instructors are asked to submit their grades electronically via WebAdvisor. Instructions for WebAdvisor grading is available on this website or by contacting registrar@risd.edu with questions.

Final Grade Submission Deadlines:
-Tuesday June 1 by NOON for RISD Seniors & Graduating Graduate Level Students
-Monday June 7 for Non-graduating Students*

*Who are your graduating students?
Login to WebAdvisor and view your grade roster.  Students identified as 06/21 in the column labeled Anticipated Compl.Date. are graduating students.

Faculty Evaluating Students:
Final Evaluations of Student Progress/Performance due June 14. Instructors enter final evaluation narratives on WebAdvisor. A short instructional video is available for the online evaluation feature.  Further details on final evaluation narratives are available here.

Zoom Drop-in Hours Begin September 21st

Beginning the week of September 21, the Registrar’s Office will hold weekly Zoom hours.

Zoom Drop-In Hours for 2020/2021:

**NOTE: Only users accessing Zoom with an @risd.edu or an @brown.edu email address will be able to access these meetings.**

Tuesday 9:00 AM-11:00 AM EST

Thursday 1:00PM-3:00PM EST

Students are welcome to drop by during these times to speak with a member of the Registrar’s staff. Meetings longer than 15 minutes will need an appointment.

Registrar’s Office Working Remotely

The Registrar’s office is available remotely. Please contact registrar@risd.edu for assistance.

Please visit RISD’s covid.risd.edu site for additional details regarding returning to campus and what you need to know.

Student Planning Online Registration Tool

Student Planning is available for students and advisors!  The web-based tool integrates degree planning, registration, scheduling and advising.

All students are encouraged to access Student Planning prior to registration.  Login to Student Planning directly at this link: https://ss.risd.edu/student.

Watch the following short video tutorial series to familiarize yourself with the many features and benefits.

For Students:
Tutorial 1: Introduction to Student Planning & Registration
Tutorial 2  Student Planning: Preparing for Registration
Tutorial 3: Student Planning: Registering for Classes

For Advisors:
Tutorial 4: Student Planning for Advisors

FAQs are available on this site at Student Planning.

Questions about navigating Student Planning:
Contact the Office of the Registrar (401) 454-6151 or email registrar@risd.edu

Questions about access:
Contact the Service Desk of Information Technology Services at (401) 454-6106 or email servicedesk@risd.edu

Questions about specific degree requirements:
Contact your Academic Advisor.